Category: Recipes

healthy + chips = new favorite

The word healthy was a yucky word to me for many years.  Healthy meant veggies, no flavor and boring.  Did you ever think that?  Has the word healthy been hard to swallow before?  Well don’t worry…it is soon to become one of your favorite words because now healthy can be chips …

no thai take out here

OK, so yesterday I shared my new favorite sauce (Peanut Sauce) and I mentioned that The Hubby and I love to drizzle it over grilled chicken, but we love it even more when we drizzle it over this grilled chicken. Why this chicken?  Well it is all about the marinade.  The …

loving this thai peanut sauce…

Not too long ago I was strolling the aisles at my local Trader’s Joe and came across a thai peanut salad dressing.  Now I know this doesn’t sound too special but to The Hubby it is was a HIGE find.  You see The Hubby loves peanut butter, he loves thai …

oreo + caramel + brownies = AMAZING!

Hello weekend!  I don’t know about you but I am so glad that the weekend is finally here…and these brownies make me giggle with joy!! In SE Texas it has been raining all week, causing devastating floods and some serious unrest…Starbucks was even closed one day…you know its bad when they …

sweet & spicy…oh so good pineapple!

It is no secret that we love to grill here in Texas.  I mean c’mon we kinda live on grilled everything in the spring & summer.  We will grill anything that will sit still on the grill (or not fall through the grates)….fruits such as pineapple. The obvious favorites are of course, steak (like …

surprise their are veggies in this rice!

rice is a favorite around here…and we have made our fair share.  Some of ur favorites are this Mexican version, or this cheesy one and & especially this cilantro lime version…but this green version is a new must make.  So why make another version when I already have so many?  Well you can really never have too many rice recipes, especially …

stay in for this favorite…fajitas

The Hubby has started cross fit in the last couple of months…yes I said The Hubby is doing cross fit.  Now just to be clear, I am not doing cross fit The Hubby is doing cross fit and I am so, so proud of him.  He has been so committed …

a berry muffin morning is a Spring must

Spring is in full swing in my part of the world and I cannot get enough of all the yummy that comes with Spring.  Every time I walk into the produce area of my local grocery stores and farmers markets I am overwhelmed by all the beautiful veggies & fruits. …

chicken + grilled cheese = perfect sandwich

One of my most very favorite things to eat in the whole world is a sandwich and a grilled cheese is at the top of the list.  OK, I know that sounds a little simple from a “food blogger” but I LOVE a grilled cheese sandwich.  There is something so yummy …

cornbread that is super cute and sweet

Cornbread is one of those things that I have 1000 recipes for (kinda like brownies) but I just can’t get enough of them.  Each one is just a little different, making each one super special in its own right.   Over time I have tried so many recipes, some with …