Graham Cracker A La Mode

Spring break is officially here!  Not sure why I consider this a holiday or vacation because the last seven years I have worked the entire week.  It only counts if you have a kid in school or you are in school yourself.  This break however doesn’t prepare you for the real world of 2...

Baked radish chips

Haboob.  If you haven’t heard of this word before let me tell you all about it.  It’s an INTENSE dust storm and they happen during a thunderstorm.  No rain just good ole’ dirt.  I officially experienced my first haboob and I can tell you I DON’T LIKE IT.  I get it…. the wind and...

Loaded Potato Bites

“Food.com is hosting an awesome Simply Potatoes recipe contest.  All you have to do is enter a recipe using Simply Potatoes and 4 other ingredients.  The grand prize is $3,000 and then there is a people’s choice price of $1,250 and a random drawing for $750.  You have until March 31, 2014 to get...

Pistachio-Pesto-Pizza

Pizza is like the ultimate comfort food to me.  I can have it hot, warm or even cold.  Yes, you heard me right.  I love eating pizza straight from the refrigerator. Another guilty pleasure of mine is watching reality TV, food shows and The Young and the Restless.  You could say TV food show...

Oreo-Mousse-Jars-2

Lately I’ve been having some major chocolate cravings.  Unfortunately every time I seem to crave it I don’t have any on hand. What’s a girl to do?  Stock up on it! You betcha I came home with a cart full of different chocolates including: oreos, ice cream, pudding, m&ms and chocolate chip morsels.  When...

February Behind the Scenes

It’s time again for another installment of A Zesty Bite goes behind the scenes.  For the month of February, I probably missed 2-3 “behind the scenes” shots.  I get so busy knowing that I need to get the food on the table so its not COLD or afraid my dogs will snatch something the...

One Pot Vegetable Pancetta Orzo

I usually send Olivia off to PDO (parent’s day out) on Tuesdays and Thursdays!  Since our vacation ran a little longer than expected due to weather delays I decided to keep her home so that I could just love on her all day long.  She got up and we soon made our way to...

Baked Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings

We have been very fortunate since the past couple of days were spent in Deer Valley, Utah.  Shaun and I were given the chance to go on this trip, however we left our little one behind.  My parents were gracious enough to even drive up and watch her in Lubbock.  They arrived a day...