Southern BBQ Bowl

This week’s dinner theme is based on the quick and easy Dinner Bowl concept. The first one was the Korean BBQ Bowl which had a bunch of Asian flavors mixed it. Today’s recipe is another take on the BBQ flavor but this time brought to you in Southern style with vinegar-based barbecue sauce, spicy beans, cole […]

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 […]

Vegan Broccoli Mushroom Stir Fry

The other day I got a text from The Kid asking if she could make dinner for us one night. I was getting ready to reply when she followed up with a pic of a recipe that she had found on Pinterest. Now this so rarely happens, that I had to contain my excitement. Much […]

Low Fat Cajun Shrimp and Grits

Do you celebrate Mardi Gras? Now I’m not one that usually does but I do like any occasion to celebrate with regional foods. When you think of Southern foods, most times it’s fried and covered with gravy and includes some kind of biscuits and butter. In honor of the event, I was thinking about down home […]

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 […]