Crock Pot Honey Sesame Chicken

Crock Pot Honey Sesame Chicken

Make your weeknight meals mouthwatering with this easy, Asian-inspired chicken and rice dish with only basic ingredients! A healthier and more delicious twist on takeout. You’re gonna love it! Last Friday my hubby stumbled home from a weeklong business trip, tired of working and...

Mini Banana Pudding Trifles with Shortbread Cookies

Mini Banana Pudding Trifles with Shortbread Cookies

Try these tasty trifles layered with vanilla pudding, shortbread cookies and bananas for an elegant but SO easy Southern favorite! There are dozens of reasons I love Southern living – We have just about the friendliest people you’ll ever meet, the best knee slappin’...

Grilled Ratatouille Pasta

Grilled Ratatouille Pasta (1)

Put your perfect summer produce to work in this grilled ratatouille pasta, full of flavorful zucchini, bell peppers, tomatoes and eggplant! Before summer’s up and all the perfectly crisp produce disappear with the sizzling sun, we’re firing up the grill more than ever! But...

Spicy Italian Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Spicy Italian Stuffed Zucchini

Try this twist on classic Mediterranean cooking with a delicious low-carb stuffed zucchini! Piled with Italian sausage, tomatoes and mushrooms, weeknight meals don’t get more scrumptious than this! Before he followed his nose and peeked under the foil, just as dinner was going in...

Watermelon Basil Salad with Feta & Corn

Watermelon Salad

Try this tasty twist on watermelon by pairing it with fresh basil, corn, feta and tomatoes for a crisp, cool salad! The dog days of summer are just about over for the rest of the country, but here in Texas it’s still mighty temperate!...

Spicy Southern Fried Chicken

Spicy Southern Fried Chicken

My husband and I enjoy chicken grilled, baked, poached and pan-seared all the time, but once in a while we feel like being a little naughty. Ok, alotta naughty. Mom, don’t go yet – you can keep reading! Every few months we get a...

Southwestern Stuffed Bell Peppers

Southwestern Stuffed Bell Peppers

Packed with protein-rich black beans, brown rice and veggies, these stuffed peppers make one mouthwatering and healthy meatless meal! So zesty and full of flavor! Stuffed peppers are one of my favorite weeknight dinners to make, because they’re a simple, all-in-one meal that can...

Light Apple Pecan Crisp

Light Apple Pecan Crisp

This amazing apple pecan crisp is simple, scrumptious and easy to enjoy at only 150 calories per serving. Plus, it’s so delicious served with reduced fat vanilla ice cream or whipped cream! Home is very much with my husband here in Texas, where we’ve...

Roasted Sausage, Peppers and Sweet Potatoes

Roasted Sausage, Peppers and Sweet Potatoes

We cook this every week! Our favorite all-in-one meal with smoky sausage, sweet peppers and hearty sweet potatoes. Change them out for whatever veggies are in season! When I’m not feeling my best and need to whip up something easy and healthy, I turn...

Tortellini Spinach Salad

Tortellini Spinach Salad

Tender tortellini and fresh colorful veggies combine in this standout spinach salad. Super healthy, delicious and so easy to prepare! Lately, I’m all about cooking up scrumptious, light meals that leave you feeling satisfied instead of starved. A salad just isn’t a salad to...