Sweet Pumpkin Pecan Bread

It’s still November, which means it’s still appropriate to continue the fall baking conundrum. Last night, I was craving something sweet yet something I could still serve up in the morning for breakfast. If you haven’t noticed yet, I am quite a fan of sweet breads.. especially when I am in the mood to bake…

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Loaded Sweet Potato Nachos

September has finally arrived and along with the cooler mornings, it has also brought the football game season. To me, football games are a way of life in the South. Looking back as far as I can remember, football has always been my fall comfort. I always look forward to the Saturdays where I can…

Butter Lettuce Fish Tacos

Fish Tacos are among my favorite dishes to make because they are so versatile during the summer months. I take that back, I make fish tacos year round because Justin and I love them so much. The trick to making a good fish taco lies in the filling, and a good fish taco shouldn’t need…

3 Summer Side Dishes

I wanted to do something a bit different with this post, I wanted to give y’all more than just one recipe.. so I decided to create a 3-in-1 post with THREE different summer side dishes. Summer dinners can either go one of two ways. It’s either super busy, running around from one activity to another…

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…

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…

Farm to Table “Sautéed Veggie & Bacon Risotto”

Nothing is better than knowing exactly where the food you put on your table comes from. Whether it’s grown close on a local farm, within the same state you live, or in a different country- the nutrient composition stops developing after it’s been harvested. Local farms are the most beneficial to our health when it comes…