Roasted Shrimp with Beets and White Beans

Roasted Shrimp with Beets and Beans

I’ve been on a beet kick lately. I’m not sure why but a couple weeks ago I saw them on the salad bar at Whole Foods and I had to have them. They’re a gorgeous shade of red. Unless of course you get the golden beets and then they’re bursting with sunny color. They have […]

Lemon Thyme Chicken with Fingerling Potatoes

Lemon Thyme Chicken with Fingerling Potatoes

I love using fresh herbs when cooking. It can really make all the difference in flavor. Last night I realized that I had a bunch of thyme in the fridge that I needed to use. I’ve been adding little bits to scrambled eggs and salads for a punch of flavor, but I still had plenty […]

Kitchen Sink Chicken Soup

Kitchen Sink Chicken Soup

Texas was able to avoid Winter so far this season, but our luck finally ran out. An arctic front blew in this weekend, and I took the easy warm way out and decided to put off my weekly grocery shopping. Admittedly not the best decision on my part because I delayed long enough for us […]

Dairy Free Chocolate Pots de Creme

Dairy Free Pot de Creme

If there’s such a thing as kid comfort food, I think chocolate pudding would have to be it. Adults have mac and cheese, nachos, grilled cheese. Hmmm, I’m sensing a cheese theme here. Kids like pudding. When I was planning out our fancy Valentine’s Day Dinner, of course I had to come up with something […]

Broiled Lobster Tails with Tomato Vodka Dipping Sauce and Spring Mix Salad

Lobester with Tomato Vodka Dipping Sauce

This year The Kid and I had no plans for Valentine’s Day so we decided to make a fancy dinner at home. I’m so lucky and grateful that I have an adventurous kid who is kind enough to taste test and tolerate my love for cooking. I hadn’t had lobster in quite a while and […]