Dairy Free Broccoli Cheddar Soup

The Kid works at a deli, and they have subs, salads, flatbread pizzas, and soups. LOL, for the first time in her life, The Kid is making things with sliced cheese, shredded cheese, cheese toppings… with gloves on of course. It’s just ironic that the one with the life threatening dairy allergy is actually working […]

Lemon Ginger Chicken Soup with Brown Rice

I admit it. As committed as I am to the gym, the continued hot weather we’ve had lately has made even me question the dedication needed to leave the house. This weekend the temps are supposed plummet here in Texas, and I can’t wait. Colder weather means pumpkin spice but also warm soups for dinner. […]

White Bean Chili with Pickled Radishes and Guacamole

It’s not really Fall nor chili season yet, but it IS pretty chilly right now for Texas. No clue what happened with this cold front that blew in this week, but we’ve been in the 80s here. What the WHAT?! Yep, 80s in October in Texas at last. Not just for a brief moment in […]

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 […]

Quick and Easy Creamy Broccoli Carrot Soup

The Kid started her first year in college last week and even though she’s living at home, it feels like forever since I’ve seen her. I sent her a quick text the other day asking if we could get together for dinner, and I volunteered to make her anything she wanted for the occasion. Her […]