Category Archive: 'Recipes'

Spirulina Dark Chocolate Smoothie Superfood To Go!

  Smoothies are my main squeeze in the warmer months and I will admit I get stuck on the same ingredients often. This shake came out of laziness to fill veggie caps. Yes, I mix powerhouse plant powders and shove them into little gel caps for amazing supplements. It seems these days I have way […]

Pizza Pizza Pizza!!! Fast Food Style

  Out of all the foods in the world pizza is the one thing hubby and I consume the most of. We eat many types of pizza on many types of crust. If you follow me, I’m sure you will know I LOVE VARITY when it comes to pizza. Even though most of the pizzas […]

Banana Split Smoothie

    I don’t know about you but even the words banana split takes me back. They were the decadent dessert in our home growing up. Fresh strawberries at their peek, perfectly ripe bananas, neapolitan ice cream, hot fudge, caramel, whip cream nuts and cherries. That was my my favorite combo. I was not big […]

Ramen!

    From the first day I ever tried Ramen in America it truly changed my life. I had always love noodles but Ramen was something different! Ramen was magical! Ramen was fast!!! Ramen was easy but was Ramen good for me?!? Of course in the 80s and being around age 14, I was not […]

Fast Mac-n-Cheese with Poached Egg

    I do not deny my love for pasta and eggs together or apart! The less pans I have to use the better for me because I really hate clean up after I’ve cooked anything. My husband is starting to think this is why I married him.  I know mac n cheese is a […]

Veggie Stock from Scraps

A long time ago… my friends mom, who was a great frugal cook showed me this trick of scrap saving and it was not for a compost pile! She kept all her vegetable scraps from various dishes she made like soups, stews, side dishes and tossed them in a Tupperware she kept in the freezer. […]

Mac n Cheese with Poached Eggs and Asparagus

  We have all had mac n cheese that has been boiled to death then you add back the binder by making a rue. This is way easier then that and once you make it you will never go back, that’s my bet. This is one of those meals that you can eat breakfast lunch […]

Seared Maitake Steak with Cauliflower Mash

  The picture says it all, I hope! Rich savory and easy to make. There is nothing like mushroom steaks and this will melt any mushroom lovers heart for sure. I have love mushrooms my whole life. I am so grateful to be living in a time where mushroom varieties are so abundant. Maitake is […]

Red Beans and Rice with Alligator Sausage

With Mardi Gras in full swing, one can only be dreaming of Cajan Creole Cuisine  Red Beans and Rice!!! Hellz yeah I have the best memories of Mom and I in New Orleans for the first time. We didn’t do Mardi Gras, but we did do Jazz Fest and let me tell ya; it was […]

Hello Dolly Cookie Bars ~ Moms Recipe UPDATED

  As you can see, I have always been a hugger and kisser! I have also always loved traditions of all kinds. I love making new ones and passing on some old ones. I also have the belief of… Just because you grew up with certain family traditions does not mean you have to keep them. […]

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