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 […]

Spinach and Artichoke Pizza Bites (Dairy Free and Vegan)

Have you ever had one of those big bread bowls filled with spinach artichoke dip? OMG, I could dip the bread cubes, pitas, veggies and my spoon in there all day! Since The Kid has a dairy allergy, that stuff (thankfully!) isn’t usually found in our house. I’m very grateful for that since I know […]

Sundried Tomato Couscous

For my birthday dinner in November, The Kid and I went to a restaurant that specializes in healthier, locally sourced meals. I love that such a place exists although I do wish it wasn’t so expensive fancy. I got a wonderful entrée with caramelized sea scallops, sundried tomato couscous, and grilled asparagus. Sigh, if only […]

Beet Hummus

I’m all about colors in my food. The more colors, the better. It just keeps things fun along with tasting great. A few weeks ago, I found beet hummus on a trip to Trader Joe’s and I loved the flavor. Not only that, the color was a gorgeous deep red color that turned hot pink […]

Curried Apple Beet Soup

Beets and apples are two of those things that just go together. Kinda like peanut butter and chocolate, yin and yang, rice and krispies. LOL! It’s soup weather here so what better way to take advantage of that than to make soup with beets and apples. There’s something magical about the color of beets to […]