Fruits & Veggies in a Snap

🙋‍♀️Today I am sharing a couple of my favorite kitchen tools! What I've learned over the years is that skinny does not mean healthy. What's more important is getting adequate water, rest, exercise and nutrition - which is a challenge when you are always on the go. The reason convenience foods are convenient is because... Continue Reading →


Brunch and a DIY

Oh man - what a long day! So I started my day by making a sausage, sweet potato, and kale breakfast casserole. It sounds like kind of a weird combo but it was AMAZING! Here is a pre-oven shot. I forgot to take a picture of it on my plate because I was too busy... Continue Reading →

Fish Escovitch & This Week’s Menu

Tonight I am making a lovely red snapper dish from Joyce LaFray's Tropic Cooking called Fish Escovitch. So my first question about this recipe is what the heck is Fish Escovitch? Apparently, it is a Jamaican style of cooking that ends with pickled veggies over fried fish. You had me at fried! For this recipe,... Continue Reading →

A Peek Into What’s Cooking

Since I cook for 20 (even though there is only 2 of us), I usually end up serving leftovers when our busy nights disrupt our schedule. That also means I am constantly scooting our menu around to accommodate. It is also the reason some form of Taco salad is on the menu just about every... Continue Reading →

Fiesta Wednesday!

We do A LOT of taco nights around here. But today I am trying something different - Layered Taco Salad! To make it I layered black beans, cheese, lettuce, tomato, black olives, roasted poblano peppers, green onion, and guacamole in a casserole dish. I'm going to refrigerate it until ready to serve. Right before serving... Continue Reading →

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