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 […]

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 […]

Indian Curry Lentils

The other day I was at the grocery store and needed something easy for lunch when I got home. I grabbed one of those cup o’ soup type things because it was cheap and fast. It fit the bill for exactly what I needed. It was a lentil curry mix and it turned out to […]

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 […]