Baked Veggie Egg Rolls

I remember growing up and waiting at the local Chinese take out place for dinner. We lived near a hole in the wall place where you walked in and there was a glass counter way in the back. There were a few tables and chairs, but it was mostly take out. They wrote your order […]

Barbecue Cauliflower Bites

I’ll start this post out by saying that The Kid hates cauliflower. If she sees it in the fridge, she makes a face. If she walks by when I’m cutting it up, she makes gagging noises. I thought I was pulling one over on her with this recipe when she said “Man, these are really […]

Portable Powercakes Chocolate Chip Muffin

Have you seen those cute little muffin mixes in a cup? There are a few brands out there like Flap Jacked Mighty Muffins and Kodiak Cakes Minute Muffins. They come in a cup, you add water and microwave. How easy is that? Not bad if I say so myself, except not every grocery store has them. Also […]

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 […]

Grilled Pork Chops with Two Bean Pine Nut Salad

You’ve heard of three bean salad? Well I was one bean short of a three bean salad last night, so I made mine two bean salad but added in the fun of pine nuts. I know, when am I ever not a bean short of a full salad. LOL. 😉 I’m on a pine nut […]