Moroccan Glazed Carrots

Carrots, Carrots, Carrots. What can I say…I love carrots!     So many things you can do with carrots (refer to my CARROT TACO SHELLS post) believe it or not. If you love carrots as much as I do, then today is your lucky day! Tonight for dinner I made some Moroccan glazed carrots and…

Funfetti Pancakes

If you’re looking for a fun (and easy) recipe for your family & kids then this is it! If you have a jar of sprinkles just laying around this is perfect and pretty simple to make!     FUNFETTI PANCAKES (makes about a dozen small pancakes) 1 cup all purpose flour 2 tablespoons of sugar…

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…

Lychee Panna Cotta

Panna = Cream Cotta = Cooked COOKED CREAM! Got it? You learn something new everyday! Shopping at my favorite specialty grocery store I came across batches of lychees.  I was intrigued because I have never tried a lychee before so I grabbed a bunch since they were about $1.50 a pound. The texture, once you…