Turkey Picadillo

Picadillo is definitely my go to lunch or dinner. It’s quick, easy, and absolutely delicious. It’s also comfort food for me as my mom often made different variations of this classic Cuban dish.

Traditionally picadillo is made with ground beef. I always substitute that for ground turkey. Just as flavorful but in my opinion more of a healthy option. I always keep a pack of ground turkey in the freezer.

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Couscous Citrus Salad

This recipe was inspired by a salad I had at the Nordstrom e-Bar. It is honestly one of my favorite things to grab when I’m hungry at the mall. Being that it’s prepackaged I took a good guess that it probably has plenty of preservatives even though it looks healthy. Much to my delight it is quite easy to recreate at home!

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Graduation

Embarrassed or ashamed are certainly not two words you’d associate with going to university. At times (a lot of times) this is how I’ve felt. Not because I feel that getting an education is something to be ashamed about. On the contrary I indulge in the vast knowledge you immerse yourself in. The problem for me is that I am 26 and I’m now just about to graduate with my bachelor’s degree. Continue reading