A break would be nice. A long, extended weekend would be wonderful right now. A day to recoup, exhale, and relax. I think just about everyone could use that. I've been knees-deep in work lately. Severe weather season is slowly dragging to a close. By June 1st, we usually are out of the woods. June… Continue reading Sloppy Joe Pasta
We're in for a doozy today. It's severe weather season in Oklahoma, and it definitely feels like. There's a mugginess in the air that's only felt this time of year. The National Weather Service has put out outlook maps for today and the tornado potential. I love this time of year, but it's always a… Continue reading Pesto Shrimp & Roasted Tomatoes Pasta
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
Continuing the international theme this morning... This time I'm tackling one of my favoite Indian dishes: biryani. My favorite Indian restaurant in the OKC metro is Himalayas in Moore, and their chicken biryani scores high marks in my books. They also have the best gulab jamun (fried dough balls in an absolutely sinful syrup), dal,… Continue reading Chicken Biryani with Cauliflower Rice
We're now in the thick of winter. The wind comes whipping down the plains with a nasty chill attached to it. I dream of the days when the cicadas are buzzing and the leaves curl in the hot summer sun. Only a few more months of winter left, but it feels like forever. I'm to… Continue reading Naked Fish Tacos
Sometimes you just need a quick and breezy dinner to get on the table in seconds flat. This is one of those meals. Born out of my obsession with sausage & peppers, this recipe has become my go-to on super busy workdays. It takes no time to put together (less than 20 minutes) and keeps… Continue reading Sausage & Peppers with Cauliflower Rice
"Cacciatore" means "hunter" in Italian. This Italian slow cooker version takes it to another level. Add all the veggies and olives you want!