Monthly archives: May, 2014

Mexican Chicken and Dumplings

Mexican Chicken and Dumplings

Chicken and Dumplings is the ultimate comfort food!  So it should come as no surprise to you that a couple of weeks ago when I saw a recipe for Salsa Verde Chicken with a Cornbread Dumpling on Pinterest – found here: – that I would decide to try it for myself.  It wasn’t a particularly

Chili – Lime Jicima

So here’s something you might find funny…I’m eating clean for a few weeks thanks to my friend from grade school, Ryann.   And since I am, I thought I would come up with some healthy and clean snacks to add to my repertoire. Remember how I told you that KB and I love travelling to

Hot Brown with Bourbon Mornay Sauce

Last weekend was the Kentucky Derby.  I’ll admit, I never was in to horse racing, until I spent 3 years living in Louisville.  And now that I don’t live there, I’m not into it again.  Hah.  Don’t get me wrong, it was great fun dressing up, buying a hat and going to the races to

Creamy Garlic Pasta Salad

KB loves garlic.  Part of me wonders if he isn’t scared of vampires the amount of garlic he eats.  Hah.  At any rate, I like garlic too, but in moderation.  This pasta salad definitely has a lot of garlic in it, but since it is roasted, all you get is the yummy roasted garlic flavor.

Mexican Mac and Cheese

Who doesn’t love mac and cheese?  Cheesy goodness, tons of carbs, everything that is bad for you, but tastes oh so good!  It’s comfort food at it’s finest.  I think as a mom who works in the fitness industry it’s particularly challenging for me having a picky eater and an almost-2-year old that is following

Bacon Wrapped Grilled Cheese Soldiers

You can’t go wrong with bacon and cheese.  Yes I know it’s not the most healthy, but everything in moderation is what I like to say.  That plus a good exercise regimen and it’s OK to indulge every once in a while.  So I first saw the idea of bread rolled up around a filling

Pimento Cheese and Bacon Pinwheels

I always like to have a few things on hand that I can make into appetizers in the event that I get unexpected company or I am running late making dinner.  Let’s face it, I rarely get unexpected company since I live in the MON (middle of nowhere).  I usually know who is coming and