Spicy Crunchy Roll Sushi Bowl

The theme for me lately is to make sure I use all the leftover bits and pieces from recipes and meals I’ve made. It’s a great way to cut down on grocery purchases as well as the amount of food that goes to waste. Both wins in my single mom budget book. I try to […]

15 Minute Low Calorie Jambalaya

Jambalaya is one of those dishes that smells amazing and the warm spices just seem perfect for a cold rainy or winter day. It’s got the famous Emeril (BAM!) trinity of onions, peppers, and celery plus some creole seasonings in the mix. Usually it’s loaded with as many calories as it is flavor, so I was […]

Lemon Ginger Chicken Soup with Brown Rice

I admit it. As committed as I am to the gym, the continued hot weather we’ve had lately has made even me question the dedication needed to leave the house. This weekend the temps are supposed plummet here in Texas, and I can’t wait. Colder weather means pumpkin spice but also warm soups for dinner. […]

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 […]

Falafel Flatbread

A couple weeks ago, The Kid and I took a road trip to San Antonio. When we take our trips, we make a point to eat at places that we don’t have at home. What’s the point in eating the same stuff we can get here, right? So as part of our trip, we stopped […]