Poblano Avocado Tilapia with Plantains

Summer is bringing the heat here in TX which means all we’ve been craving are summer meals; Fresh fish, lighter flavors, juicy watermelons, outdoor dining. I love seeing how the shift of foods our bodies crave correlates to the flavors that are in season. I believe that our bodies are designed to eat seasonally whichContinue reading “Poblano Avocado Tilapia with Plantains”

Tuscan Farro Soup

Dreaming of Italian villas in the countryside surrounded by fresh herbs & the beautiful sound of the waves crashing against cliffs?? This is the picture that comes to mind as the ingredients meld together over the stove with savory aromas of rosemary, cured meat, & hearty grain. Delish! Transport the tasty flavors of the ItalianContinue reading “Tuscan Farro Soup”

3 Breakfast Dessert Oatmeals

Why eat oatmeal in the morning?? Well, first of all, why not?! My idea of oatmeal growing up was the Quaker brand instant packets like maple & brown sugar or peaches & cream. My sister & I loved the dinosaur edition that had little dinosaur eggs in it which I’m still not sure what thoseContinue reading “3 Breakfast Dessert Oatmeals”

Good Ole Meatloaf

A traditional American meal where families gather around the dinner table enjoying a variation on a classic meat & potato dish. Tender, juicy ground meat seasoned up with some spices pairs perfectly with mashed potatoes & fresh veggies. You can’t walk into a diner without there being meatloaf on the menu. Everyone seems to makeContinue reading “Good Ole Meatloaf”

Bakery Style Blueberry Muffins

Who doesn’t love a good ole’ blueberry muffin?? I’m a sucker for blueberries; Especially this time of year when they’re in season being full of flavor & extra sweet. Pop them into a bread & that’s a good start to the morning.

Cheesy Chile Pepper Shells

Making the Dish Sweet Potatoes & Chiles: The first step in making the cheesy chile pasta shells is roasting two of the essential ingredients: Poblano peppers & sweet potatoes. As we know, baking potatoes can take awhile & we don’t have all day. So, I like to cut my sweet potatoes into quarters placing themContinue reading “Cheesy Chile Pepper Shells”

5 Insider Items to Ask Your Local Bakery For

I am passionate about my bakery as well as other authentic bakeries because of the love poured into the business & the community of customers. It is easy to stand behind top quality products when they are made with whole ingredients; No fillers, no preservatives, just cut & dry ingredients & that’s important to me.Continue reading “5 Insider Items to Ask Your Local Bakery For”

Breakfast “Cookies”

Oatmeal is my go-to breakfast on the daily. Seriously though, I don’t know what I would do without oatmeal in my life. If it’s not a bowl of oatmeal cooked on the stovetop with milk in the mornings, then I eat it in some other form later in the day like in granola, a muffin,Continue reading “Breakfast “Cookies””

Reasons to Add Ginger to your Pantry

Zesty, pungent, aromatic, a bit spicy while looking kinda gnarly. That would be the super spice known as ginger root. Since ancient times, ginger has been used for many medicinal purposes being rich in properties that aid the body & mind. Ginger may be called a root, but it is actually a rhizome. So whatContinue reading “Reasons to Add Ginger to your Pantry”

Squash & Cabbage Fritters

We’ve got cabbage in the house today! Cabbage is one of those vegetables that doesn’t get enough credit as it so easily gets looked over. Call me guilty cause I definitely underrated it for years. I mean, when I’m hanging out in the produce area at Kroger, I never think, “Oh yeah I have toContinue reading “Squash & Cabbage Fritters”