Grilled Chicken with Saffron Rice

The mission for a clutter free kitchen continues. Should I call it The Accidental Clean Kitchen Quest? LOL. OK, no. Lets not. Anywho, I’ve moved on to the plethora of spices that I have and I came across an almost empty jar of saffron. I love saffron for it’s flowery smell, cool color, and of […]

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 […]

Single Serving Focaccia Rolls

One of my favorite things about going to an Italian restaurant is the bread they bring to the table to dip in the olive oil or you can get it with different toppings for an appetizer. The smell of it, the taste of it, the everything of it. We’ve had an abundance of herbs lately […]

Roasted Eggplant with Pomegranate and Cumin Tahini Cream

If Santa could make a dish for Christmas in the summer, I bet he’d pick something with red and green. This is one of those dishes that is almost too pretty to eat, but somehow I managed to leave no leftovers of mine. I wanted something different for the side dish for dinner with The Kid […]

Spring Vegetable Curry with Jasmine Rice

When you’re looking for a quick meal, it’s a bonus to keep calories down and taste up in the process. Stir frys and curries are a great way to save time, get a bunch of veggies in, keep calories down, and still manage to have lots of flavor. Just like dinner bowls, they’re very easy […]