Month: March 2017

Warm Mediterranean Quinoa Salad with Zucchini

Warm Mediterranean Quinoa Salad with Zucchini

Today, during my weekly shopping trip with the girls, I asked a routine question “Maddie, do you have everything you need for your lunches?” “Well, Mom I want something different…I’m tired of ham in my lunch. Can you make me that stuff with the feta, […]

Marinated Artichoke Salad

Marinated Artichoke Salad

We had some gorgeous weather here in Texas over the weekend…sunny, warm and clear…the perfect weather to work in the yard, hang out on the porch with a refreshing beverage and grill some great food. The Cowboy was gone to the ranch on Saturday to […]

Lemon Blueberry Cream Cake

Lemon Blueberry Cream Cake

Lemon Blueberry Cream Cake…one bite and the Cowboys’ eyes rolled back…his head shook with satisfaction and at that moment I knew that I had created something worth jotting down.  He had no idea is was low carb and sugar free…that’s a keeper in my book! […]

Melted Leek Frittata with Roasted Zucchini & Asparagus

Melted Leek Frittata with Roasted Zucchini & Asparagus

  Melted. Leek. Frittata.  I should not have to say another word. I have always, even as a child, loved quiche but as a low carb girl, I have ditched the crust for the Italian cousin of quiche, the frittata.  Frittatas have to be one […]

Slow Simmered Texas Style Venison Chili

Slow Simmered Texas Style Venison Chili

We woke up this morning to cool weather in Texas! Todays’ 40 degree weather finally gave me an excuse to cook some cool weather food.  I want chili and not just any chili…Venison Chili decked out with all the fixins’! I have secretly been craving it for […]

Jalapeno Pimento Cheese

Jalapeno Pimento Cheese

I have an unnatural fondness for pimento cheese.  It is a southern staple but, for me, it is one of those foods that just takes me back to my childhood.  I remember there always being a container in our fridge next to the package of […]

Almond Flour Sour Cream Pound Cake

Almond Flour Sour Cream Pound Cake

There is no cake I love more than a pound cake…versatile, moist , decadent and scrumptious!  To this day, when I go visit my mom there is a very high probability that she has a freshly baked pound cake waiting on the counter with some fresh strawberries hiding […]

My Best Selling Almond Chicken Salad

My Best Selling Almond Chicken Salad

Chicken salad.  For a long time, I never dared to try it when it was served because I knew what I liked… and if I was anywhere other than home I wasn’t sure what I was going get.  Canned chicken?  Fruit?  Sweet?  Onions?  Nuts?  Truth […]