“Everything but the Bagel” Muffins

“Everything but the Bagel” Muffins

You probably know what "Everything but the Bagel" seasoning is if: (A) you religiously shop at Trader Joe's; (B) follow tons of wellness/health/food Instagram accounts, or (C) are friends with me. Stemmed from the beloved Everything Bagel, came a seasoning blend of sesame seeds, sea salt flakes, dried minced garlic, dried minced onion, black sesame [...]

Lemon Tahini Fish

Lemon Tahini Fish

When trying to eat low fat, but high protein, I love to incorporate white fish into my diet. Cod is one of my favorites because it's flavorful and inexpensive; I also enjoy making halibut. I've always said Nashville would be the perfect place to live, if we were bordered by an ocean, and had fresh [...]

Make Your Own N’awlins Muffuletta

Make Your Own N’awlins Muffuletta

Down in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Louisiana, there's an old Italian grocery store famous for its Original Muffuletta Sandwich created by Sicilian immigrant Salvatore Lupo. Central Grocery was opened in 1906 by Lupo, and the shop still brings in hundreds of locals, tourists, and foodies from around the world every day. The iconic [...]

Sesame Chicken

Sesame Chicken

Typically, Chinese is one of those food groups we all love, but know it's filled with so much MSG, fat, and overall, unhealthy. Luckily, it's not very hard to make your own tasty Asian meals. Today, we're going to go over how to make the following: Sesame Chicken Later this week, look out for this [...]

Sweet n Spicy Bacon Wrapped Jalapenos with Goat Cheese

This is going to be short and sweet, literally. Christmas is TEN DAYS away y’all. Between work, shopping, and holiday parties - it’s a busy month for us all. Don’t get stressed out with your party food and baking - make it easy on yourself. Granny wants you to bring an appetizer for dinner? No [...]

“Reese’s” Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

“Reese’s” Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

It's the holiday season, and no matter where you look, you're in a society filled with sugar and candy. Why not make your own, and know exactly what ingredients go into what you're eating? I've got the perfect recipe to satisfy your sweet cravings. These Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter bars are essentially homemade Reese's. These [...]

Smoked Paprika Breakfast Potatoes

Smoked Paprika Breakfast Potatoes

I've whipped up a recipe for smoked paprika breakfast potatoes, and they are delicious paired with eggs, bacon, or even as a side with whatever you're having for dinner. These would also be divine in a breakfast burrito (I haven't eaten yet today and I want to eat everything I'm talking about). Sometimes I get carried [...]

Simple Slaw

Simple Slaw

My best friend moved to Raleigh a few weeks ago... it's her first big move.... sigh. She got a killer job promotion (and a HUGE raise), and I'm so happy she made the decision to start this new chapter of her life. Of course, I had to go visit her asap... can't let my boo [...]

Skinny Margaritas

Skinny Margaritas

I'm typing this as I'm getting ready for a Cancer Survivor benefit, so don't expect a long post for this one. Margaritas - we all love them. We all want them. The recipe I'm providing you is not only easy, but healthy too! Skinny Margs don't have to taste "healthy." Anytime I've ordered a "skinny" [...]