Appetizers

Bayou Shrimp Salad with Avocado

Bayou Shrimp Salad with Avocado

This post is sponsored by Bolner’s Fiesta Brand. Lately, I have been trying to meal prep a few more weekly lunch options.  I have been noticing that Maddie and the Cowboy often skip breakfast so when they come in for lunch they are just ravenous!  […]

Jalapeno Popper Pimento Cheese – Low Carb, Keto, GF

Jalapeno Popper Pimento Cheese – Low Carb, Keto, GF

Around here, we are crazy for jalapeno poppers!  You know, the jalapeno stuffed with cheese and wrapped with bacon…the Cowboy’s version is killer!  Imagine for a moment that these spicy, bacon wrapped beauties had a baby with say…pimento cheese!?  The result?  Something insanely delicious…Jalapeno Popper […]

Loaded Pizza Bars – Low Carb

Loaded Pizza Bars – Low Carb

Loaded Pizza Bars are one of our favorite kid-friendly low carb/keto creations and one that my daughter requests over and over again.  Packed with veggies, protein and healthy fats, Loaded Pizza Bars are great for a quick lunch and can be easily made ahead of […]

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Diablos

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Diablos

Now, I know summer is the official grilling season but I love, and prefer grilling in the Fall!  Texas Fall weather is just perfect for sitting out on the porch watching the sunset and grilling up some super tasty food!  These Bacon Wrapped Chicken Diablos […]

Apricot Glazed Sweet & Spicy Wings

Apricot Glazed Sweet & Spicy Wings

I am always experimenting with different wing recipes…everyone around here loves them, which is great because they make a quick and easy dinner!  The Cowboy adores them and these Apricot Glazed Sweet & Spicy Wings are a definite hit! You know why I decided to […]

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 […]

Creamy Garlic Feta Dressing

Creamy Garlic Feta Dressing

Have you ever made a mistake in the kitchen that turned out to be freakin’ amazing?  That is just how this Creamy Garlic Feta dressing was born! A few weeks ago, I was on a mission to dress up some fresh corn on the cob […]

Crispy, Gluten Free, Golden Fried Calamari with Dynamite Dipping Sauce

Crispy, Gluten Free, Golden Fried Calamari with Dynamite Dipping Sauce

It’s tough going out to eat these days….I realize now why we only went out on very special occasions as a kid.  Feeding a family of four (or more) at a restaurant can get expensive!  We definitely don’t go out as much as we used […]

Authentic & Simple Texas Guacamole

Authentic & Simple Texas Guacamole

Like most Texans, I have definite opinions about how certain foods should be.  Guacamole is one of them.  It is one of my favorite things…I could (and have) eaten it by the spoonful.  A fresh warm corn tortilla wrapped around authentic and simple Texas Guacamole…heaven. […]

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 […]