Hatch Green Chile Chicken

The summer time sun is heating up the state here in TX but that’s not the only thing that’s hot… it’s hatch chile pepper season! Hatch green chiles are grown in abundance in New Mexico (the home grounds for hatch chiles) which is obvious walking by local storefronts that have hanging bundles of hatch greenContinue reading “Hatch Green Chile Chicken”

Spagetti Squash with Bacon & Onion

The first time I attempted making spaghetti squash I was skeptical to say the least. I picked one of these yellow squash up from the bin at Kroger staring at it thinking “This is probably just going to be one of those mediocre health substitutes for pasta that people rave about on social media”. But…Continue reading “Spagetti Squash with Bacon & Onion”

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”

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”

Cheesy Chile Pepper Shells

Creamy, cheesy, a bit of a kick from the chile peppers all smothering the pasta shells. Reminiscent of a mac n’ cheese but all sassed up with nutritious ingredients you wouldn’t even realize were in there. Yep, this is no average pasta dish that you could find on an Olive Garden menu. Oh no, there’sContinue reading “Cheesy Chile Pepper Shells”

Chicken Enchilada Skillet

Growing up, it was always a big deal when my mom would make enchiladas. They were a family favorite but she would only make them every once in a while because of the lengthy process. She’d spend the afternoon cooking & shredding the meat, roasting the peppers, frying tortillas & tediously rolling them up. WalkingContinue reading “Chicken Enchilada Skillet”

Turkey Bolognese

Craving a rich, saucy pasta dish that’ll satisfy you at the end of the day? A bowl full of warm Bolognese sauce & pasta will do just the trick. This healthy version is filled with lean protein in the turkey, antioxidants from the red wine, & anti-inflammatory properties in the veggies. And… it is soContinue reading “Turkey Bolognese”