Easy Egg in a Mug Breakfast

Breakfast is the most important meal and that basically gets inscribed in our brains at such an early age. It’s the fuel our body needs to get us going and on the right track to function at our best each day. Most mornings consist of eating leftover breakfast casserole, toast with avocado, cereal, donuts...

Asian Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs

January is known as the slow cooker month. I see it as people being exhausted after months and months of holiday preparation that they want to try and slow things down in the New Year. In my case that rings pretty true with the kids going back to school, homework and having a two...

Vanilla Pear Infused Water

At the end of each year I check out the latest and greatest trends for the upcoming year. This list can contain vegetables, spices, ethnic regions and possible recipe ideas. One of these trends is infused cocktails and water. It’s almost a shock that something so simple could be a hot commodity this year. So...

Baked Chicken Drumsticks

When I was younger we would typically eat out after church if my mom hadn’t put a pot roast in the oven that morning. Living in a town of 5,000 people lunch options were at a bare minimum with one Mexican food restaurant, McDonalds, Sonic, DQ, BBQ, KFC and a few others. On some...

Behind the Scenes November-6

With the addition of a new one in the family and two holidays back to back the Behind the Scenes took a backseat for a month. I’m back today to show you November and December’s behind the scenes from the blog. It’s fun showing you a look at what I see from behind the camera...

top Recipes from 2015

2015 has been a great year for the blog although that also means I’ve been very busy. I finished up with the weekly cooking shows for my local station in March and then basically started filming live segments at the station in April. For some reason the live shows are easier for me because...

Slow Cooker Mexican Dip

I know most of us asked for a white Christmas, but I wasn’t considering an actual blizzard to be taking place in Texas. Tornadoes, flooding and a blizzard all happening in one day in this great state. We’ve hunkered down and have stocked up on all the essentials like bread, peanut butter, toilet paper...

Tex Mex Mule

An open letter to my parents.   Dear Mom and Dad, As a child I remember all the fun I had on Christmas and summer breaks. The last bell would ring at school and I would run out of school just knowing that there was fun to be had at home. I would beg...