Southwest Bean Burger

After a season of pure indulgence during the holidays, I am craving food that is really satisfying but something that is not going to make me feel weighed down. Can comfort food this winter be healthy?  I believe it can. This veggie burger has so much southwest flavor that it is cravable and delicious too. If you are a person who has never tried a bean burger, behold, one of the most delicious bean burgers you may have ever made Read More >>

Marinated Steak And Veggie Wraps

You’re going to love these braised steak wraps. The beef is marinated in an Asian inspired sauce that really gives such a delicious zing. Its a very fresh and fun lunch, dinner or appetizer option. I marinated steak cubes in a rice wine vinegar and low sodium soy sauce with some ginger, garlic and a few dashes of cayenne pepper. I like a bit of spice in my life and my food. ( I am a big fan of moderately Read More >>

The Best Beer Batter For Everything

I was expecting some company last weekend and I wanted to make something fun to pass around and dip while we were talking. These onion rings were some of the best I’ve ever had. I love the flavor and love how the beer creates such an airy light batter.  They were very quick to cook. I used peanut oil because it has a high smoke point meaning it will cooperate well when heated to a high temperature. Also, peanut oil Read More >>

Chicken, Bacon And Ranch Pasta Salad

Welcome to the wonderful world of cold pasta salads. Have you been chowing down on them all summer like I have? This is a recipe you must try tonight because I already know it will be a hit. I used to work as a waitress while I was in college and the chicken sandwich with bacon and ranch dressing was a very popular item on our menu. I decided to somewhat replicate this salad with the flavors of the sandwich Read More >>

Carrot Caesar Pasta Salad

This is one of the salads I made on our holiday weekend last week. It was a very popular and delicious dish.  I took a Caesar Salad and I added cold pasta, carrots and onions.  This salad was meant to be a side dish however I think you could easily add some meat or tofu and make this a full meal deal. Cold chicken, turkey, or tuna fish would be fabulous with the other flavors in this salad. When browsing Read More >>

17 Delicious Salads For Summer 2017

17 Delicious Salads For Your 2017 Summer Summer Melon Salad This is an incredibly cute salad full of sweetness. It is a trio of melons with some crunchy  red radish and fresh basil. There is some crumbled bacon in this salad too to give texture and a little bit of saltiness. I would even suggest swapping with prociutto or sliced salami. It is very easy to make the little melon balls with the correct tools. I would suggest getting the Read More >>

Mustard Pork Chops

Father’s Day is coming up and I would definitely recommend this delicious meal.  If you have the opportunity to grill these chops, I would go for it. I found two fresh pork chops for around $2.50. I served them with some cabbage salad and made a delicious dinner for two for about $4 a piece. Talk about a bargain. If you’re going to grill them, Start by seasoning with a little kosher salt and a pinch of garlic powder. I Read More >>