Antojitos

Have you run out of ideas for dinner? Need an easy hor d’oeuvre for your Superbowl or Oscar viewing party? I GOTCHU. Antojitos have been my favorite quick recipe to make when I’m hungry and don’t know what to make because nothing sounds good and I’m not a real adult who plans everything out all…

One Pot Gnocchi Bake

“Felt creative, might update my website later” turns out to be a 100% true Instagram caption today! Hellooooo everybody, it’s definitely been a minute, but I’m here! I’m feeling culinarily (is that even a word?) creative and I’ve got some recipes to share with you all. Today stems from my impulse to buy leeks last…

Rum-Soaked Golden Raisin and Walnut Knots

Last month I spent a solid, good two consecutive weeks being Chef Viviana, plumping myself and my family up with sugary carb foods like what I’m about to share today, and enjoying the start of a new year in a relatively relaxed environment, on the precipice of starting Marie Kondo’s decluttering KonMari method in my…

Buddha Bowls: The Easiest Meal Ever

I don’t recall how I came across Buddha Bowls in the first place, but it was probably while browsing Pinterest a few months ago. I was immediately drawn to the rich colors of all the vegetables together and, since it was Lent season, the easiness of making them. As for why they’re called Buddha Bowls,…

Vegetarian Fettucine Alfredo

It’s still Lent season, but this was not a Lent-friendly dish. However, it was a dish I made twice and one that had absolutely no leftovers, twice. Who knew fettucine alfredo was so easy to make? I mostly followed a video from Tasty on 4 ways to make fettucine and went with the second version…