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Coconut Flour Pancakes

June 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

Let’s just cut to the chase here. If you’ve ever tried to blindly create anything with coconut flour, it’s highly likely you ended up angry, frustrated, confused, and most definitely hungry. I wasted a lot of ingredients before [read more...]

Garam Masala Grilled Chicken Skewers

April 8, 2017 // 2 Comments

Let me start by saying that what I’m about to share with you is the easiest, most delicious bite of fabulous I have thrown together in a long time. And, I throw together bits of fabulous frequently. This one was practically perfect in every [read more...]

Roasted Garlic

March 25, 2017 // 1 Comment

You hear it all the time. You have to “layer flavors” when you’re cooking. Well, what the heck does that mean? Load up on ingredients? Add tons of spices? Layering flavors can easily mean coaxing out the natural sugars in a food, [read more...]

Lemon Rosemary Roast Chicken

March 13, 2017 // 1 Comment

Everyone needs a back pocket recipe. It’s that one impressive yet easy meal you can pull from your back pocket anytime you need a pass for dinner. Last second dinner guest? Back pocket recipe. Need to impress? Back pocket recipe. Need [read more...]

Pollo con Calabaza

March 4, 2017 // 2 Comments

By now you’ve figured out that I have a serious love of food. Grandma Ollie used to hypnotize me with the movement of her wooden spoon, creating intoxicating aromas in the kitchen at the ranch with the simplest of ingredients. And, when I [read more...]

Red, Red Wine Chicken

February 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

Well, there’s been a theme to this week… Now that I’ve completely lost your attention and I, myself, am swaying back and forth dancing in my seat, let’s talk about the week, shall we? Red, reeeed wiiiiiiiiine… I could [read more...]

Day 21 – Chicken Lettuce Wraps

January 21, 2017 // 1 Comment

They say it takes 21 days to break a habit. Today is my Day 21 of making better choices, and so far, this is what I have to report: Less hangry moments (they do occur if I don’t time out my meals properly) Less body pain in the morning (if you [read more...]

Greek Moussaka and Lamb Chops

January 14, 2017 // 2 Comments

I’m a sucker for a beautiful plate. When the vibrant colors dance visually, you can practically guarantee they will dance on your palate, right? So, when I was first introduced to Moussaka, a traditional Greek dish featuring eggplant and [read more...]

Caldo de Pollo

December 9, 2016 // 0 Comments

Brrrrrrrrrr… it’s chilly up in here! North Texas may not inspire tundra-like weather, but it has officially hit the freezing mark; and, that can only mean one thing: Caldo! Growing up in South Texas, it rarely dipped past the 40’s, [read more...]