Five Minute Instant Pot Mushroom Risotto

Have you ever had risotto in an Italian restaurant? It’s a soft and creamy rice dish with tons of flavor. Strangely enough, there’s no cream in it usually. It’s made with a short grain rice that has a lot of starch in it. The constant stirring while cooking breaks down and mixes with the liquid while it […]

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 […]

Low Calorie Cauliflower Tabbouleh

On one of our road trips this summer, The Kid and I went to a great vegetarian restaurant in San Antonio. You know how I am with my bowls… put any combination of food together and call it “A Bowl” and I’m there. So naturally I ordered one of their bowls. This one had kale […]

Mexican Sofrito Bowl with Cilantro Lime Rice (with Video)

If you’re running short on time and are desperate for dinner, it can be very tempting to stop and pick something up. Hello Chipotle that’s on the way home from work. Instead you can make your very own Mexican bowl in about the same amount of time that it takes to stop, and you can […]

Chili with Beans – Mole Style

Have you ever tried mole sauce on Mexican dishes? What is mole sauce, you ask? Like many things, there are several variations depending on the country and culture. It’s usually a red or brown sauce that’s used in meat dishes, and it’s got lots of spice from ingredients like cumin, chilis, cinnamon, and usually chocolate. You […]