How To: Fresh Strawberry Picking

The strawberry picking season here in Texas is winding down, it’s one of my favorite seasons of the year. I wait anxiously all year long to go and pick fresh, local strawberries by the bucket load. It’s become a tradition I hope to keep for many years to come. Last year, I started the tradition…

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Simple Strawberry Rhubarb Jam

Strawberry & Rhubarb Strawberry and rhubarb go together like peanut butter and jelly. It’s the perfect ratio of sweet to tart, making it explode on your taste buds with every bite. Add in some locally fresh picked berries and you have a recipe for delicious jam that will make everybody craving more. This ‘Simple Strawberry…

Creamy Pesto Chicken

Who wouldn’t love a dish named ‘Creamy Pesto Chicken’? If you are a lover of herbs, chicken, and all things fresh- this dish is one for you. It’s easy enough to make when time is crunched or if you want something simple with basic ingredients and little instructions. Sometimes, those are the best meals because…

Protein Fiesta Bowl

Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner, which, in my language means all the best foods make a grand reappearance onto the plate. Mexican cuisine has so much to offer in the taste profile. Even in the nutrition profile most of the meals are busting with fresh produce, protein, fats and enough herbs to…

Strawberry Salad with Blackberry Balsamic Dressing

When spring season hits, so do my cravings for fresh food. It’s officially perfect weather for long days at the farmers market and I couldn’t be happier to see fresh fruit and local produce. Although you don’t have to go too far for fresh produce, the grocery stores around us are starting to re-stock on…

My Famous Guacamole

  This recipe showcase is long past over due, but leave your doubts at the door because this simple yet simply delicious recipe will knock the icing off your store bought guacamole. There’s nothing much to it- avocado, cilantro, pepper, tomato- the freshest ingredients around to give it a fresh bite. It gives even the pickiest of eaters something to…

“Spicy Sesame Stir Fry”

Oh what a wonderful world we live in where we have the greatest nutrition grown straight from the earth. I’m talking about the fresh vegetables you and I cook, the ones we buy from the farmers market or local grocery store. How amazing it is that the vitamins and nutrients our bodies need and crave,…

“Cinnamon Pumpkin Waffles”

This recipe has been one of my absolute favorites for several years now. When I was searching Pinterest for new fall recipes (like every girl does), I came across a pumpkin pancake recipe that used pumpkin puree in the mix. Let me tell you, it changed my life. After using pumpkin puree in my waffle…

Let’s Get “Figgy” With It

Figs at the Farmers Market This past Saturday, I decided to attend our local farmers market that occurs every weekend here in Downtown Bryan, TX. Why is it that I’ve been living in this city for over three years and I am just now venturing out to these local events? Or rather, why I am…