All Posts by Laura Fuentes


Meal Prep Burrito Bowls | Low Carb Lunch Idea

This recipe is everything you love about restaurant style burrito bowls at home! Made with simple and fresh ingredients, these burrito bowls are low carb and the perfect lunch idea to meal prep!

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2 Bell Pepper Pizza: A fun way to make grain-free pizzas and use up extra veggies in the fridge.

Bell Pepper Pizzas | Low Carb Pizza Recipe

Pizza is a family favorite in most of our homes and today’s low carb bell pepper pizza recipe is as much fun to make as it is to eat. These mini pizzas are personal-sized and easy to customize toppings for each person.

image: Three bell pepper slices with pizza toppings on them on a long rectangle plate
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Chick-Fil-A Nuggets Copycat Recipe

My kids love the crispy outing, the seasoning, and the slightly tangy flavor or the original Chick-Fil-A nuggets at the restaurant. And once in a while, we buy them. However, as a large family, it gets expensive because we need trays, not a 6 or 8pc box.

Enter my copycat Chick-Fil-A Nuggets that are just as good if not tastier than the original.

image: six homemade chicken nuggets in a tin lunchbox with snap peas, a small dish of ranch dressing and another small dish of berries.
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How to Defrost Chicken Quickly

You’re standing in front of the fridge, then freezer, and are trying to come up with something to make for dinner. Chicken! You’ve got a huge bag in the freezer. Boom. Problem solved. Except… it’s frozen.

Now, you’re left there standing with chicken on hand wondering what’s the safest way to defrost frozen chicken? You’re not alone. I get this question all the time!

image: two baked chicken breasts on a plate.

With the popularity of these healthy chicken dinner ideas, comes an immediate need for chicken to use and cook! And, depending on the amount of time you have, here are 3 ways to defrost chicken quickly and safely.

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Easy Homemade Ranch Dressing Recipe

An all-purpose Homemade Ranch dressing made with simple ingredients and so good you’ll never want to go back to the store-bought version. Use it for salads, as a dip, or with pizza- if that’s your thing!

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How to Take a Nap and Feel Refreshed

Growing up in Spain, taking an afternoon, “siesta” was the norm. As a kid, I just looked at it as something done by adults when all I wanted to do was play. Now as an adult living in the United States, I’ve figured out that there was something about these siestas that helped everyone feel great.

So, if you want to learn how to take a nap and feel refreshed after you wake up, I’m going to share tips with you that are part research, part trial-and-error, and part asking my uncles who are pros at taking siestas.

image: Woman waking up from a nap smiling with a white blanket
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