Pad Thai Udon Lettuce Wraps

The Kid loves pasta. It doesn’t matter what kind of pasta and she’s happy with eating the noodles hot, cold or anywhere in between. I love Asian food, and I’m happy with eating any flavor or nationality Asian food. So when our worlds combine, you get udon noodle lettuce wraps. These turned out to be […]

Chelo Persian Rice Pilaf (with Grilled Steak and Tomatoes)

A couple years ago, The Kid and I were invited to a party at a friend’s house and we were lucky enough that the party was catered by a Persian catering company. Yes, there really is such a thing and it was a foodie delight! There were kebabs (or are they kabobs?), koobideh, breads, and […]

Edamame Veggie Bowl

The top worries I hear when working with nutrition is how to add protein to their eating and also how to work more veggies in. Both lean protein and veggies are a great habit to have since they keep the calories in your meal under control and they add volume, fiber and vitamins. That means […]

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 […]

Quick and Easy Cauliflower Etouffee

We’re coming up on Mardi Gras soon and I live near Louisiana so that means it’s 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 […]