Another reason I love spiralizing is that I can spiralize veggies one night, store them in the fridge in a container, and have them ready to go when I need them a day or two later. Click here to see how I spiralize veggies ahead of time and store them. 

Kitchen Tools: Spiralizer Comparison

I believe I speak for most of us when I say that one can never have enough (useful) kitchen tools. Especially those that make our lives a little easier in the kitchen, right? If you've never heard of a spiralizer, you are in for a treat. A spiralizer is a manual (handheld or counter mounted) ... (read more)

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Fuentes Family Beach Vacation Summer 2015

Normal people plan a family vacation weeks or months ahead of time. I decide to do a beach vacation for the 7 of us with three days to plan. 7 = me + husband + 3 kids + 2 exchange students. Go-with-the-flow kind of people who enjoy imporomptu fun times is how I would best sum up ... (read more)

falafel stuffed pitas for a healthy luch

Falafel Stuffed Flatbread with Tzatziki Sauce

I love falafels. They are bite-sized pieces of deliciousness filled with my favorite Mediterranean flavors. The other day, I made some for dinner, and I happened to get lucky and have leftovers for the next day. For lunch, I turned a couple of the falafels into a delicious lunch idea: stuffed ... (read more)