I've been trying to make a lowcarb version of broccoli cheese rice for a while now. I've made a baked version before in a casserole dish, but it didn't turn out that great. It was too dry and not nearly cheesy enough. The cauliflower rice wasn't the problem, so I knew I was on to… Continue reading One Pan Cheesy Chicken & Broccoli
I'm a Trader Joe's fanatic. Oklahoma City got its first TJ's a few years ago and I've been making a weekly or bi-weekly trip ever since. Now, Trader Joe's is not my normal grocery store of choice. I usually go there to try out new things, peruse, or buy olive oil. Trust me when I… Continue reading Pork Belly Stir Fry
Seafood is an extravagant purchase where I come from. We're only about 1,000 miles away from the closest coast and good, cheap seafood is really hard to come by. My main seafood purchases are shrimp and catfish, and I do that sparingly. I'm talking a once-a-month meal. So imagine my surprise when my local grocer… Continue reading Shrimp & Scallop Divan
It feels like I have a short work-week this week when I really don't. I'm leaving Friday as soon as I get off work to fly to Montana and spend the holidays with my family. I keep thinking about all the things I have to do before I leave and it's making it seem like… Continue reading Vegetable Loaded Chicken & Wild Rice Soup
Since our epic snow storm busted over the course of 24 hours, I found myself with nothing to do this weekend. I cleaned. I played around with some makeup. I made chex mix. I entertained the cats. That was all before 9:24 a.m. yesterday. What the heck was I going to do for the rest… Continue reading Pesto Shrimp & Vegetable Sheet Pan Dinner
We're in for the home stretch for the holiday week. Thanksgiving is in t-minus three days, and most people are planning on heading home to spend the holiday with their loved ones. Not me, though. I really wanted to get Christmas off this year and that meant foregoing Thanksgiving. I'm okay with that. I've worked… Continue reading 30 Minute Sheet Pan Sausage Dinner
A side dish that is green, delicious, and good for you. Roast broccoli until slightly charred, then toss with this unique cilantro, cotija and pepita pesto.