Vanilla Banana Pancakes

When did you first start drinking coffee?  I made it all the way through college only drinking maybe one or two cups period.  It just wasn’t my thing and I couldn’t stand the taste.  Shortly after college I took off to go work in London for a couple of months.  It was there that...

Garden Tea Cocktail

Happy hour anyone?  Seriously, I stay pretty busy these days with work, kids and trying to keep things tidy at home.  Sometimes I just need a little cocktail, beer or wine to help celebrate the long tidiest day that I’ve just experienced. Every couple of months I try to come up with a cocktail...

Classic Chewy Brownie Recipe

Right before Mother’s Day I received a text from my cousin.  He wanted an easy brownie recipe so that he could make them with his girls for Mother’s Day.  His wife loves chocolate, and it was going to be a special treat for her.  After browsing through the site, I soon realized that I...

Jalapeno Beef and Chorizo Burger

I couldn’t embark on the weekend without sharing another grilling recipe for this gorgeous, long holiday weekend coming ahead. I’ve already got you covered on one side dish with this fast and easy Grilled Romaine Salad. Today we are pulling up our sleeves and getting downright dirty with this Jalapeno Beef and Chorizo Burger....

Grilled Romaine Salad with Parmesan

Most people assume that grills are only for burgers, ribs, brisket or pizza. I’m here to prove that theory wrong today by adding some romaine lettuce to the grill. In fact, my opinion is that it’s the only way to truly enjoy this piece of lettuce. It transforms this leafy green into something magnificent....

Shrimp and Grits Bites

If you’ve ever lived in Texas or traveled here, you know that the weather can turn at any moment. It can be a sunny 95 degrees one day while the next day it can drop below freezing and snow. All corners of the state can be having different weather patterns as well. This weekend...

Steak and Hummus Pita Bites

I just so happen to be sharing these Steak and Hummus Pita Bites on National Hummus Day.  I don’t participate much on National food holidays but Sabra hummus just happens to be one of my favorite food products. My kids love to get home from school and immediately tell me that they are starving....

Poblano Chicken Tostadas

How is it that we are already in the month of May? I can sincerely say that I’m not ready for summer to be here and for kids to be out of school. Is that bad to say? I’ve got one toddler who can keep herself busy for hours on end but lately has...