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…

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…

Rosemary Glazed Porkchops

This one is for my meat lovers out there who love a good juicy pork chop! I personally don’t eat pork but I have a family of carnivores, plus as a home cook I want to learn to cook EVERYTHING! This is a great dinner recipe if you don’t like to spend a lot of…

Seared Scallops with Asparagus and Spinach Purée

As I am trying to eat more healthy and clean I love coming up with new, easy and delicious recipes! I wanted to cook some scallops because truth be told I have never cooked them before. And after this I probably never will again they were $20 a pound at my grocery store! Yep my exact…

Homemade Herb Bread

I love making my own bread mainly because it tastes so much better than store-bought.  I like fresh bread to go with my soups and stews that I cook around this time of year.  I believe most people do not make their own bread because they assume its difficult and time consuming. I am here to show…