Dominican Republic- Pastelon (Plantain Lasagna with ground turkey)

My experience in DR was not exactly as planned. I had just found out I was pregnant a month prior to my trip. Mixed with nausea and all the fun stuff females go through while pregnant, I wasn’t able to enjoy the food or activities. ¬†With that being said, I’m lucky enough to have close…

Puerto Rico- Sofrito Chicken with Stewed Beans and Tostones

This is a super simple meal but left a lasting impression on me. This day started off with hiking through the El Yunque forest in Puerto Rico, then rappelling off a 50 foot cliff, and finishing off with zip lining over breathtaking views of the mountains. The excursion concluded not with a restaurant styled meal…