Mini Vegetable and Bacon Frittatas

Mini Vegetable and Bacon Frittatas

As I said in my last post, sweet breakfasts are kind of my thing – I’ve got to have at least a piece of fruit, and I hold pretty steadfast on that. But, as with most things in life, there’s an exception. And you...

Chocolate-Vanilla Marbled Bread

Chocolate-Vanilla Marbled Bread

My husband may be a savory breakfast person, but on my side of the table there’s got to be a little sweetness. Whether with fresh fruit or muffins, or even just a flavorful cinnamon tea, I love to wake up to a weekend breakfast...

Blood Orange Margaritas

Blood Orange Margaritas

Spring is sprouting little by little here in Austin, and the weather is slowly but surely taking a turn for the warmer. This has meant shorter skirts and longer evenings spent out on our porch, sipping strong drinks while watching the sun sizzle down....

Roasted Vegetable Macaroni & Cheese Cups

Roasted Vegetable Macaroni & Cheese Cups

Around here, we’re all about comfort food, and if you aren’t aware that macaroni and cheese is synonymous with comfort food… well, let me educate you. Macaroni and cheese equals all that is good in this world. It’s a hug in a bowl, a...

Salmon Couscous Salad with Tomatoes and Zucchini

Salmon Couscous Salad

We eat a lot of good food in this house, but one element that’s severely lacking in our daily diets is fish. What we need is fewer fats and more Mediterranean – olive oil, vegetables, red wine and plenty of thick pink salmon! …Not...

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Quick Chocolate Covered Strawberries

So, yes. This may be a bit late, and too romantic of a scene for a random Wednesday, but I’ve had a revelation: Why do we only enjoy these tasty one-bite treats on Valentine’s Day anyway? Why not on a random Wednesday? Wednesdays are...

Crock Pot Chicken Taco Chili

Crock Pot Chicken Chili

There’s nothing better than lazing around on a Sunday and being finished preparing dinner by noon. This chicken chili was so delicious, full of flavor, and super simple to boot! Just combine a bunch of basic ingredients, including kidney and black beans, chopped peppers,...

Rustic Peach and Ginger Tart

Rustic Peach Tart

Okay, now. I’m sure you’re not seeing too many peach recipes lately, and I’m well aware of why that is. Full disclosure: I moved to Texas last summer and immediately began living and breathing for ripe, in-season peaches that soften in your hand, drip...

Asiago Mashed Potatoes and Broccoli

Asiago Mashed Potatoes and Broccoli

My husband has been away on a business trip for nine days, and while I surrendered early on to the fact that peanut butter sandwiches and cereal would be my new meals, that’s not been the case at all. I’ve had dinner with neighbors,...

Easy Chocolate Mousse

Dark Chocolate Mousse

There’s simply nothing better than a silky chocolate mousse made with good quality ingredients, served with homemade whipped cream and enjoyed with someone special. And ok, I usually advocate going on the cheap for ingredients, but why not spend a little more for your...