Month: June 2017

Mango Pecan Oatmeal Cookies

Mango Pecan Oatmeal Cookies

My mom is a mango fanatic, so I wasn’t surprised when I received a text from her with a picture of some mango cookies that she picked up at a local restaurant.  My first thought was how delicious and summery that sounded and after looking […]

Red Pepper & Caramelized Onion Frittata

Red Pepper & Caramelized Onion Frittata

I have to admit, I am a frittata fanatic.  The Cowboy…not so much.  The texture of baked eggs is just not his thing but, I believe in my heart of hearts, that this frittata could forever change his mind.  I know it’s just eggs and […]

30 Minute Chicken Ranchero

30 Minute Chicken Ranchero

Chicken Ranchero was inspired by a trip down to South Texas for a family graduation.  After the event we all went out to eat to the only real restaurant in town which was a hopping Mexican food joint.  It was so crowded that we had […]

How to Make your Own Roasted Red Peppers

How to Make your Own Roasted Red Peppers

I am all for shortcuts in the kitchen and while those jarred roasted red pepper come in handy in a pinch, there is nothing like the real thing!  The flavor is just out of this world.  I use roasted red peppers all of the time.  […]

Jalapeno Mexican Fudge

Jalapeno Mexican Fudge

If you are a cheese lover, Jalapeno Mexican Fudge is your dream come true! Mom #2 has been making Jalapeno Mexican Fudge for as long as I can remember.  We always made a huge batch before any big family get together, especially our big family […]

Southern Sauteed Summer Squash

Southern Sauteed Summer Squash

Southern Sauteed Summer Squash is by far one of my favorite summer dishes.  It is light & healthy, quick & easy, complements any meal and is SUPER delicious! We eat a ton of zucchini around here all year round but it seems like when summer […]

So, I have Celiac Disease.  Now what?

So, I have Celiac Disease. Now what?

Yep, I have Celiac Disease. I was diagnosed only a few months ago, even though I had a feeling for years that this could be the answer to all of my off the wall health problems.  I have always known that my odd problems all […]

Pomegranate Mint Lemonade

Pomegranate Mint Lemonade

Nothing quite revives a sweltering hot summer day in Texas better than a cool, refreshing glass of fresh lemonade.  There is just nothing quite like it!  Pomegranate Mint Lemonade takes this refreshing summer drink over the top. Tart, cool, sweet and sour…it is lemonade at […]

Spinach & Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms

Spinach & Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms

Me and stuffed mushrooms, we go way back…they were always around on special occasions especially when one of my grandfathers was coming over for dinner.  He’s a retired Colonel and, for as long as I can remember, he only eats beef, potatoes and a select […]

South of the Border Spaghetti Squash

South of the Border Spaghetti Squash

Creamy, cheesy, spicy spaghetti squash?  Yes please!! Say hello, to South of the Border Spaghetti Squash! It all started when I had a great idea for some leftover pulled pork…at least it was great in theory.    I thought a southwest enchilada version of green chili […]