Cilantro Pesto

I love love love pesto. And spicy food but that’s nothing new. So when I came across a recipe for cilantro pesto, I knew I had to try it. You’ll need: Cilantro Basil Garlic (all chopped) Olive oil Kosher salt Parmesan Your favorite noodle, I had macaroni so macaroni it was! In a food processor … Continue reading

Sweet Potato Hummus

I’ve been wanting to make homemade hummus for a while now but wasn’t sure which direction to go in. My friend Lauren Pou made some one night that had sweet potato in it. It was delicious and the sweet potato adds flavor and keeps it moist without tons of olive oil. I mean the girl … Continue reading

Rosemary Carrots

I wanted to post something festive since its a gameday and all. The best I could come up with is Rosemay Carrots because they are burnt orange. I know I know, carrots, kinda lame right? Well, I must admit this post everyday for a month thing is harder than I thought! Coming up with new … Continue reading

Egg and Sausage Stack on Sourdough Toast

I was craving something for a late breakfast the other day, but wanted something a little more hearty. This post was inspired by the one and only Peter Pevoto. He posted a picture of his eggs in a nest breakfast on my Facebook wall, and the idea of eggs in a nest inspired this eggs … Continue reading

Spicy Italian Dipping Sauce

I wasn’t really sure what to call this yummy concoction, so I’ll take your suggestions. Basically, this what you get when you sit down at an Italian restaurant. I love bread and olive oil with balsamic vinegar and cracked pepper. Adding this pesto-y herb blend really takes it up a notch. I could literally make … Continue reading

Fall Salad: Baby Greens with Pears, Candied Pecans and Blue Cheese

Y’all know how much I love a great salad! I usually put plenty of strawberries, cucumbers and lots of other summer produce into my salads but with fresh summer produce dwindling, I’ve been searching for something new. After reading an article about pears on one of my favorite blogs, Camille Styles, I decided this fall … Continue reading

Creamy Avocado Pasta

The cooler weather definitely has me craving some more hearty dishes but with plenty of summer produce in the stores and my love for avocados this dish really hit the spot. The avocado really tames the heat of the jalapeño and cilantro while allowing their flavors to still come through. This would be great as … Continue reading

Poached Egg Salad

Ive been craving poached eggs lately. Not sure why, maybe I need more protein or something. Anyways, I decided to add a poached egg to my staple salad: spinach with strawberries, cucumber and avocado. Don’t be afraid… it may sound hard but I’ve had great success using this method to poach an egg. 1. Bring … Continue reading

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