Cheap Eats: Salmon Napoleon

I’m making a post for my frugal readers out there because not everyone can afford to eat out. And most people don’t have time to make a meal that’ll take more than 20 minutes to make. So today’s post is all about taking a cheap grocery store item and making it into a gourmet meal….

DIY Mother’s Day Cookies

Mother’s Day is this Sunday and what better way to show your appreciation for the most important woman in your life than to bake her some cookies! Even if you’re not an expert baker this simple recipe and DIY design anyone can do.  So let’s start baking!     Ingredients you’ll need for the sugar…

Houston Hotspots: Honey Art Cafe

Tucked away in a small shopping strip center near the museum district in Houston, is a small, colorful cafe owned by art duo Lulu and Lin.  With a creative vision and the help of Kickstarter this gifted pair has made Honey Art Cafe become a reality. The pair have set up an outlet where creative Houstonians can…

Allspice Almond Bundt Cake

This post is dedicated to readers who love to bake! Or maybe those who don’t… Or for anyone who just loves a delicious cake!   I would take credit for this incredible cake however I adapted this particular recipe from an Apple Spice Bundt Cake from TasteofHome.com.  I just omitted a few ingredients and added…

Roasted Green Tomato Soup

Ahhh winter is finally here and the weather forecast in your area is probably cold or you’re having a bit of snow. Stepping out in this kind of cold weather this time of year can be daunting.   No better time then to bust out your favorite soup recipes! This particular recipe is healthy, easy, inexpensive, and…

Cinnamon Roll Pie Crust

Since Thanksgiving is around the corner and many households across the country will be baking pies this year, why not put a twist on a regular pie crust.  Some people prefer to make their own (click HERE for a pie crust recipe), while others prefer to skip the work and just buy store-bought pie crusts….

Labor Day Inspired White Chocolate Bark

In America we celebrate Labor Day on Monday September 5th and it’s right around the corner! So today was a perfect excuse for me to get a head start on making some Labor Day sweet treats for a party. White Chocolate Cherry Bark with chocolate dipped & bedazzled Rainer Cherries. Making bark is simple. All you need is…

Tofu Fries

Who doesn’t love to chomp on French fries occasionally? Of course I like to make healthier alternatives when feeding my son so I had an idea to make some Tofu Fries! I made these two ways. One with a sweet smokehouse rub and spicy cilantro sauce (above pic).  The other way was Asian style with…

Texas Style Shrimp & Grits

Delicious. Savory. Fulfilling. Comfort Food. Enjoyable. Basically a meal I devour in seconds every time. I’m talking about shrimp and grits y’all!  A simple and easy meal to make. Hassle free and not time-consuming.  Not too many people in my family like seafood so I rarely make this dish.  I’m a Texas girl and down…

Lobster Ceviche

This is a throwback post but a great time for me to repost this recipe because I feel it’s a perfect summer dish! A delicious treat made with fresh and simple ingredients.  I love ceviche period,  but I think adding fresh lobster meat makes for a mouthwatering appetizer. Ceviche is really popular dish served at many Latin…