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 >>

Smoothie Restarts

If you’re like me, you’ve indulged hard this holiday season. So many delicious holiday treats. I am back to just craving healthy foods that don’t leave me feeling sleepy or bloated or just really full.  These smoothie recipes are a good way to get some hydration and vitamins in the morning without feeling so heavy. It’s a great way to kick off the New Year and really feel your best by getting essential nutrients. Choose your favorite flavor for a 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 >>

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 >>

Fried Green Tomatoes

I was meandering through a Farmers Market last weekend and I was seriously on the hunt for something different. Something I’ve not had in awhile or something truly new to me. I came across a few things but honestly one that caught my eye was just simply a basket of under ripe green tomatoes.  In the south eastern part of the United States, fried green tomatoes are a very popular food.  Now I don’t have a deep fryer at my 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 >>

Fruit Pizza

I really enjoy sharing my ideas and skills in cooking with others and that is one of the reasons I started this food blog. To me, cooking makes sense but to the people who can be intimidated, or those that are just brain blocked on what to make or create next, this post is for you. Hello to all the parents reading this post this week.  I heard a news story last week that American Parents spend on average $500 Read More >>