Good Luck Soup – A Playful Black-Eyed Pea Recipe

Good Luck Soup – A Playful Black-Eyed Pea Recipe

Y’all already know I love soup. And I like to come up with new recipes using ingredients I always have on hand. Since we’re well into the new year & since I love black eyed peas, I came up with a “new” way to cook them – I’m calling it Good Luck Soup! How fun…

{Southern Style} Skinny Zuppa Toscana

{Southern Style} Skinny Zuppa Toscana

My family loves soup. One of our favorites is Zuppa Toscana. I recently made Skinny Zuppa Toscana & shared it in my Instagram stories – lots of friends asked about it so I thought I’d share my recipe for a Vegetarian Zuppa Toscana with a Southern Twist (of course). Everyone knows this soup made famous…

{Southern Style} Mediterranean Chicken Soup

{Southern Style} Mediterranean Chicken Soup

It’s soup season!! Actually anytime is a great time for soup IMO & I have a great 1 for you to try! This Mediterranean Chicken Soup is packed with protein & loads of veg. Plus it has a Southern twist you’ll love! I made my Mediterranean Chicken Soup the traditional way, slow cooking it in…

Lentil Salad with Garden Fresh Veg

Lentil Salad with Garden Fresh Veg

We’ve always eaten lots of vegetables but now I’m finding new ways to enjoy them fresh from the garden. This lentil salad recipe is a perfect way to get loads of protein, vitamins & minerals! Since starting our garden I have been amazed at the things I can grow in the ground. Potted plants are…

Easy Homemade Remoulade Sauce

Easy Homemade Remoulade Sauce

If you want the best tasting remoulade sauce you can find, you’ll have to make it yourself using this super easy homemade remoulade sauce recipe. Since 2009 I have been making my own condiments & sauces. It started because I wanted healthier options for my family. Recently my sister tweeted “Are there any good remoulade…

Quick & Easy Homemade Beef & Veggie Meatballs

Quick & Easy Homemade Beef & Veggie Meatballs

Now that we’re all home more we’re paying more attention to all. The. Things. Like… Our immediate surroundings (our home y’all!). Our relationships – with folks who live with us & those who don’t. And FOOD. We’re paying more attention to food! Good, bad or indifferent. Well y’all know I cook everyday at least once….

Elegant & Easy Shrimp Ceviche Recipe

Elegant & Easy Shrimp Ceviche Recipe

About 6-7 years ago Mr. Green & I spent our anniversary weekend at the Four Seasons Houston. I planned dinner & cooking classes at Quattro where we learned to make a super easy shrimp ceviche that was absolutely delicious! Naturally it would be, I’d expect nothing less. We didn’t get to eat ours for our…

Chicken & Kale Stuffed Manicotti

Chicken & Kale Stuffed Manicotti

I love anything stuffed or rolled. So when DH said he wanted chicken for dinner I couldn’t bring myself to make plain old chicken. Instead I used it to make an easy weeknight stuffed manicotti… with a twist! Usually manicotti is stuffed with Italian cheeses & herbs – ricotta, mozzarella, parmesan, etc. I do love…

The Best Way To Cook Salmon

The Best Way To Cook Salmon

My family & I love salmon. Baked salmon, sautéed salmon, grilled salmon, salmon patties/cakes/croquettes (or whatever you wanna call them), smoked salmon, salmon poke, ceviche, & of course sushi. We love it all. But in my opinion, the best way to cook salmon is hands down to baste it with butter and/or oil while cooking…

Mediterranean Chicken “Stoup”

Mediterranean Chicken “Stoup”

Hi foodie friends! Hopefully 2019 is still going strong for you! I rung in the new year in fine fashion, not too crazy, not boring – just perfect. Until last week. Last week I felt a little tingling in my throat that turned into a full on cold. I really didn’t want to take OTC…