Mexican Cooking: Pico de Gallo (Salsa Fresca)


So, what’s the difference between pico de gallo and salsa? Well, pico de gallo is also called salsa fresca. And as its name suggests, it is a type of fresh salsa. It’s crunchy, fresh, and much less soupy than regular salsas which tend to be blended or puréed. I generally prefer pico de gallo as fillings for burritos and […]

Healthy Cooking: Chicken Penne Salad w/Lemon Yogurt Dressing


I absolutely love creamy salad dressings, but if you go with the usual caesar or ranch dressing, you’re really better off eating a cheeseburger nutritionally. Protein is a must for me in every salad, and I don’t buy into the no-carb hype. So, I’m going to introduce one of my favourite ways to put together […]

Healthy Cooking: Oven-baked Spiced Herb Chicken Breast


An oven-baked chicken breast is one of the most versatile dishes you can make. You could serve it up on its own with sautéed vegetables. Or even use it in salads, sandwiches and even on pizza. It’s also a much healthier option than frying or grilling. The trick to get it juicy is how you […]