My house smells so insanely good right now. There's a chili cookoff at work today, and I've got a big pot of Texas Red simmering in the oven. I toasted the spices before mixing in the wet ingredients which really made the chili & cumin smell come out. I'm not a big chili fan, but… Continue reading White Lasagna Soup
Happy 4th of July! This is the 10th holiday in a row I've had to work. I'm not complaining, though. Not only do I get holiday pay (yipee!) but I'm not really a fan of smaller holidays like this one. I'll soak in the fireworks and patriotism in my drive home tonight---I don't need a… Continue reading Gulf Coast Cobb Salad
I've never understood how people dislike mushrooms. I get different tastes and all of that, but what's not to like about mushrooms? I've always been a big supporter of edible fungi. Portobello, shiitake, oyster, chanterelle, morels...they're all my favorites. They all hold a special place in my heart. Mushrooms are love, mushrooms are life. I've… Continue reading Creamy Brie Mushrooms
I've developed this new routine that's starting to get problematic. Since I've had to completely uproot my schedule--moving off of working the graveyard shift to now working 1pm-10pm---I've had to develop new routines and schedules. I eat my dinner now around 6-6:30, which is a pretty normal time to eat dinner for most people. But… Continue reading Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken Skillet
I feel like when you're doing a specialty diet, you're bound to run out of options when it comes to meals. Sometimes it takes a few months. Sometimes a year. There's only so much you can do with the small amount of food groups you're given, you know? I find myself struggling to come up… Continue reading Spinach Artichoke Dip Chicken Skillet
If you're first starting out on the keto diet, this one is for you. There's a lot of richness in this skillet alfredo that will keep cravings at bay. Use asparagus in place of pasta and you'll never miss the carbs. Cheesy, creamy, alfredo goodness.
Red pepper sauce is one of the easiest of all sauces to make, and it tastes so good baked with chicken breast & goat cheese.