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 […]

Quick and Easy Cauliflower Etouffee

I live near Louisiana so that means it’s always a perfect time for etouffee. Bam, y’all! For those of you new to etouffee, it’s typically a seafood stew that’s served in New Orleans and area. I’ve seen shrimp etouffee and sometimes a crawfish version. Like many Southern comfort foods, there’s a hint of veggie with […]

Zucchini Noodle Pad Thai

Oodles of zoodles! Yes, zoodles can make the world go round… or at least make it easier to squeeze in some veggies. Zoodles are zucchini noodles for those of you not in the know. I love using them in place of pasta. They keep calories down, add a nice punch of vitamins and fiber, and really […]

Quick and Easy Creamy Broccoli Carrot Soup

The Kid started her first year in college last week and even though she’s living at home, it feels like forever since I’ve seen her. I sent her a quick text the other day asking if we could get together for dinner, and I volunteered to make her anything she wanted for the occasion. Her […]

Tomato Basil Soup with Grilled Cheese Cubes

Tomato soup and grilled cheese is like the comfort food. You can always open up a can of that strange red goo, add water, and heat it while you make your grilled cheese. It’s also hellaeasy to make your own tomato soup from scratch. Seriously. It’s one of those things where you do it once […]