Archives for October 2017

Chickpea Shawarma

Roasted chick peas are pretty easy to make and you can eat them as a snack, throw them in a pita for a sandwich, or toss them in a wrap. They’re versatile and they can take on the flavor of the spices that you cook them in. They also add a nice crunch to salads. […]

Vanilla Peach Bowlcake for One (or Maybe Two)

I’m not sure if you’ve noticed a pattern, but I try to alternate trends of sweet desserts and snack themes with dinner, salad and entrees. Ha, you can’t have too many cookies or waffles without throwing in some dinner bowls along the way. Every now and then I like to mix it up with something different. I use pumpkin […]

Asian Tofu Burgers

One of my favorite flavor themes is Asian. I love Thai, Japanese, Chinese, Vietnamese. If I ever go to a restaurant and find banh mi on the menu, you would be wise to bet on me ordering it. The flavors with the sour pickled radish and carrots, spicy sriracha, crispy bun and creamy mayo is perfect. […]

Grilled Chicken with Saffron Rice

The mission for a clutter free kitchen continues. Should I call it The Accidental Clean Kitchen Quest? LOL. OK, no. Lets not. Anywho, I’ve moved on to the plethora of spices that I have and I came across an almost empty jar of saffron. I love saffron for it’s flowery smell, cool color, and of […]

White Bean Chili with Pickled Radishes and Guacamole

It’s not really Fall nor chili season yet, but it IS pretty chilly right now for Texas. No clue what happened with this cold front that blew in this week, but we’ve been in the 80s here. What the WHAT?! Yep, 80s in October in Texas at last. Not just for a brief moment in […]