Roasted Butternut Squash & Sweet Potato Cranberry Kale Couscous Salad

November 6, 2014
Butternut Squash Kale Cranberry Couscous Salad 2

I recently told you guys about the new cookbook I received a few weeks ago called The 52 New Foods Challenge.  After flipping through the pages, and reading the concept, I was totally inspired to create some new recipes with my children.  I saw words such as roasted maple butternut, sweet potatoes, kale, cranberries, and […]

Israeli Salad & Grilled Chicken ~ Bento #155

July 13, 2014
Israeli Salad & Grilled Chicken

I know I say this all the time, but I really love packing my leftovers for lunch the next day.  It’s just so easy, and eliminates the never-ending, “What am I having for lunch today?” question. Recently I made this amazing Israeli salad and topped it with some grilled chicken.  It was so light and […]

Asian Chicken Salad with Ginger-Lime Dressing Bento #139

January 9, 2014
Asian Chicken Salad with Ginger-Lime Dressing

Happy New Year The ROXX Box fans!! Thanks for allowing me the opportunity to take a much needed break.  My family and I traveled to Texas to visit my parents over the holidays, and we had a wonderful time. Now I’m back, and ready to get back into creating some fabulous meals and bento box […]

Tropical Confetti Slaw & Jerk Tilapia ~ Clean(ish) Eating Day 7

June 8, 2013
Jerk Tilapia

Being from the caribbean, I have a love for caribbean cuisine. One of my favorite caribbean dishes is “jerk” anything. Since starting this clean eating challenge, I’ve been looking for ways in which to cook some of my favorite meals. I have a jerk rub that I LOVE, but it calls for “brown” sugar. From […]

Mini Shrimp & Egg Salad Sandwiches #SundaySupper

April 21, 2013
Mini Shrimp & Egg Sandwiches

Are you planning a bridal/baby shower or birthday party this spring?   If so, this post will be PERFECT for you.  This week I have teamed up with some fellow #SundaySupper participants to showcase some great dishes for your spring festivities. For my contribution, I decided to make some mini shrimp & egg salad sandwiches. […]

Salmon Beets and Spinach Salad with Honey-Dijon Vinaigrette

March 13, 2013
Salmon Salad

Even though I could stand to lose a few pounds, I am not a fan of dieting.  It seems as though whenever I call myself being on a “diet”, I self destruct within a few days.  I just LOVE food.  And there is absolutely no sense in depriving myself of all the wonderful food out […]

Mixed Greens Salad with Candied Pecan Goat Cheese Balls & Onion-Poppyseed Dressing

March 6, 2013
Spinach Salad with Candied Pecan Goat Cheese Balls

OK…I know I keep saying this about every food blog I talk about, but this is SERIOUSLY 1 of my FAVORITES.  I just love how Jennifer blogs about her recipes, and takes you through a series of delicious photos.  It’s bloggers like her that makes me want to step up my game.   So the other […]

Lemon Couscous Salad with Sauteed Shrimp Bento #75

February 28, 2013
Lemon Couscous Salad 4

For dinner I made this.  Well scallops IN MY VERY HUMBLE OPINION  (IMVHO) never taste good reheated or cold.  So I knew that it would not go well with my bento lunch.  But IMVHO, shrimp taste great hot or cold, so I decided to substitute the scallops for shrimp when preparing my bento lunch. Lemon […]