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…

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…

Blackberry Jam

  Do you know what today is? Yep. Flashback Friday to be exact!  This post is from about a year ago and wanted to repost. The blackberries in this recipe can be substituted with any fruit or vegetable. All you need are (2 cups) blackberries, (1 cup) white sugar, (2 teaspoons) cornstarch, and (1-2 tablespoon) ground…

Bee Pollen Granitas

Ahhh summer is around the corner and it’s getting hot outside. Well I live in Texas so I should say it’s getting HOTTER.     So today I decided to make a sweet treat for myself and my family. GRANITAS! Bee Pollen Granitas to be exact. What is granita you ask? It’s basically flavored shaved…

Beet Pastry Dough

“How do you get the party started? With a fat beet.”  (insert your laughter here) Ahhh beets! Who isn’t in love with this nutritious veggie? To be honest I rarely buy beets. Why? Because I don’t know what the heck to do with them! I happened to have some just sitting in my fridge for…

Kale Powder

First: Sorry I have been away so long I, along with my whole family, have been sick. So I haven’t been cooking and baking as much.  However I did want to share a healthy tip/trick with you all today. For anyone who knows me I have been trying to eat healthier, of course breaking bad…

Homemade Croutons

Who loves croutons?   Well for those who love that extra crunch to go with your salads and soups (or just to eat as a snack by themselves) this post is for you!  Croutons are basically toasted bread and used as a garnish for soups and people add them to salads as well.  I never…