Full BBQ Dinner

Does this look familiar? If you’ve been following me since THE BEGINNING you may know that I posted a similar recipe some time last year. That is the fun thing about cooking; some methods are tried and true and others could use a little more excitement. Although my BBQ pulled pork is practically the same, … Continue Reading

THE Greatest Alfredo (no butter!)

I had some unpleasant technical issues uploading this blog post but luckily I was able to get it out before the weekend! If you are looking for another “take to work” lunch idea this one is great too. It is super filling and packed with flavor. It may not being the healthiest recipe but it … Continue Reading

Epic Protein Pancakes and Rootz Partnership

Use code: SALADSPINNER to receive a discount on Rootz products and help support my blog! As I mentioned briefly in past posts, I have been trying to build more muscle. Until college I never really went to the gym. All of my physical activity came from years of soccer. I’ve been an active person my … Continue Reading

Easy Work Lunch: Cold Noodle Salad

Happy Monday! This week I wanted to share with you a recipe that is perfect for any work or school lunch. You can make it Sunday night and it will last until the end of the week. This is how I do most of my cooking to help save time during the week. Once the … Continue Reading

Tofu Taco Bowls

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while you have probably already heard me rant about the versatility of tofu and how everyone should get over their fear/ the stigma and just try it. Well here is another perfect opportunity to give tofu a try. This plant-based meal is a remix to the ever-popular … Continue Reading

Fried Plantains With Rice and Beans

I posted a picture on Instagram and it seems this recipe was requested! This is something I grew up eating, and different from the Con Gris and Lechon recipe I shared over the summer, this traditional Cuban dish is much more simple. Cook it on a lazy Sunday and– depending on your family size–you can … Continue Reading

Ramen Noodles: the perfect weeknight dinner

I am finally becoming the stereotype of a college student with this recipe. I had a wonderful surprise snow day so I decided to share my easy as can be shrimp ramen recipe that can be made in under 20 minutes. Although I wouldn’t label this a SUPER healthy meal, it is super quick and also … Continue Reading