Cilantro Lime Rice

My visit to the culinary side of Cinco de Mayo is going to be brief. I’m a big fan of Mexican food (thanks mostly to my Hispanic grandparents), but I can almost never get the food to last long enough to photograph. I have a weak spot for anything that includes chilies or chorizo but it looks like my better half and his mini me both prefer the Americanized version of the cuisine. This cilantro lime rice is now a family favorite and oh-so easy to whip up.


The citrus flavor really shines through which means it’s almost necessary to enjoy this WITH something and not alone. I suggest some semi-homemade refried beans (coming soon) or the sweet pork salads I posted a while back.

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5 No-Fuss Party Activities


The last few weeks have been a crazy celebration of a few things. First, my blog is celebrating it’s THRID year this Wednesday. Can you believe that? One Sweet Appetite has been floating around for 730 days. Geez, that’s like a billion in blog years! But most importantly my sweet little boy turned one year […]

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Birthday Cake Pancakes


Can I be honest for a quick second? Yes? Good… I have a cake mix problem. They are just so stinken simple to use in every recipe. I keep my little hoarder stash in our food storage and reach for one on special occasions… You know… Like Wednesday’s (huuuuump day!). Good thing is I actually […]

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