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…

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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….

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…

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…

“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…

Easy and Delicious “Salmon Croquettes”

Salmon Croquettes. Fancy word, fancy dinner? Better known as salmon cakes, these crispy little guys are easier to make than you think. With a few extra ingredients such as corn and green onions, you can increase the flavor and change up the game. If you like your salmon cakes with a bit of spice, try adding…

“Savory Sausage and Veggie Paella”

  If you’re looking for an easy week day meal, look no further than my recipe right here. This recipe is one of my staples when I have left over vegetables and no idea where to put them. The wonderful news about this dish is the endless possibilities you can create with a little bit of…