Woodsman Wild Game Chili & Skillet Cornbread

It’s about time I created a recipe for all the outdoorsmen and their families who follow this nutrition blog. This Woodsman Chili and Cornbread is particularly good during the harsh winter months. Cold afternoons call for warm chili with a touch of spice to heighten your senses. Chili is a complete & balanced meal in…

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Asian Cashew Chicken

Asian dishes have always been a favorite for me, however I don’t normally make too many of them due to the amount of soy ingredients they call for. Although I don’t use soy sauce, I still find ways to create the unique umami flavor using different ingredients such as rich balsamic vinegar, coconut amino acids,…

Chocolate Chip, Pumpkin, & Zucchini Muffins

It is just about that time of year again when the fall baking has begun and pumpkin flavor makes its big debut. Soon enough your kitchen will begin to smell like pumpkin spice and everything nice, but all those sweet pumpkin treats might add up quicker than you think. It seems you can’t go anywhere…

Avocado Caprese Salad

During the summer months when it is just so hot outside, cooking near the hot oven might seem like suicide in the south. That’s why I get creative, creating side dishes and other meals that can be served chilled and don’t take too much energy putting together. We recently had a fish fry with some…

Simply Roasted Veggies

This recipe is one of my absolute favorites to make because of the simplicity of putting it together, leaving it in the oven, and ease of cleaning up after dinner. If you are looking for an easy side dish to make for your family (or yourself), this is definitely one to post on the fridge….

“Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash”

Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day, especially if I have the time to actually cook something. But let’s face it, most of us don’t have an abundance of time in the morning to make a big spread of homemade biscuits, brewed coffee, poached eggs, and freshly squeezed juice. It’s just not going to…

Shrimp Ceviche Lettuce Wraps

  Come on Summer, you’re almost here! I can almost taste you. The sweetness from the summer’s abundant fruit offerings to the zesty zing of fresh squeezed lime juice. To me, Summer means longer days, lighter meals, and fresher ingredients. To me, Summer is a way of life, it’s what us southerners dream of during the…

Fiesta Shrimp and Farro Salad

Alright guys, you asked for it, so here it is. Can I get a drum roll please…. The protein packed, whole grain goodness, veggie lovers delight, whopper of a salad that uses avocado as a dressing! Can I get an amen to this beautiful masterpiece? This recipe happened by accident this past week when Justin…

The Easiest “Blueberry Buckwheat Pancakes”

Buckwheat, despite the name, is actually a fruit related to the rhubarb plant. However, it is still considered a ‘psuedocereal’ because of it’s characteristics mimicking that of a cereal grain. Buckwheat is 100% naturally gluten free (ideal for people with celiac) but still 100% great tasting. Among other things, it contains high amounts of vitamins and…

“Chicken Turmeric Curry with Jasmine Rice”

Okay so I have a funny story to tell you about where I found my inspiration for this post. I’ll be honest, I promise. Last week, during my foodservice rotation in my Dietetic Internship I was helping out in public school kitchens. I worked three days alongside the foodservice workers to get a better understanding…