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”

Creating a Balanced Trail Mix

Alright people, its all about trail mix today! There are endless options that line the shelves when it comes to trail mix whether its chocolate almond, tropical, or apple cinnamon. People seem to have there go to flavor or brand that they like to snag for a quick snack on the go. BUT, before youContinue reading “Creating a Balanced Trail Mix”

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”

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. These bakery style blueberry muffins incorporate blueberries in two different ways: Fresh blueberriesContinue reading “Bakery Style Blueberry Muffins”

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”

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””