Acorn Squash with Sausage and Brown Rice

Where I work, a lot of my patients like recipes. I found this recipe on and made it my own. It reminded me of comfort food, Thanksgiving and fall. Ingredients 15 ounces frozen cubed butternut squashOlive or canola oil1 lb mild or spicy sausage1 small onion, diced1 red bell pepper, diced2 stalks celery, diced2… Continue reading Acorn Squash with Sausage and Brown Rice

White Beans and Rice

This is a standard meal if you're from south Louisiana. I usually always have a stock of beans in my pantry and I was very excited when I found Blue Runner brand at Publix. I chose to add grilled chicken to mine for a little extra protein and I also added a little kick of… Continue reading White Beans and Rice

Creamy Pesto Chicken and Veggies Just a simple recipe of chicken and fresh summer veggies! I was featured in Chattanooga's HealthScope Magazine's April 2019's 30th anniversary issue! Ingredients 2 tbsp olive or canola oil 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken tenderloins Salt and pepper, to taste 1/3 cup sun-dried tomatoes, chopped 1 lb asparagus, ends trimmed, cut in half 1… Continue reading Creamy Pesto Chicken and Veggies

Lemon-Parm Chicken, Sweet Potato Fritters, Sautéed Spinach

Hello from Charleston! I've been wheat-free for 5 days now and it's really made me put on my thinking cap. Now, the reason I'm going wheat-free is not because of an intolerance or allergy; I want to eat less processed foods, eat MORE whole foods, and....maybe lose some weight. Luckily, I like gluten-free products. Disclosure:… Continue reading Lemon-Parm Chicken, Sweet Potato Fritters, Sautéed Spinach

Chocolate Cherry Creme Brulee

Desserts aren't my favorite thing to prepare but I had to figure out how to make my favorite dessert. Ingredients 1 large egg 3 egg yolks 1/2 cup granulated white sugar 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 ounce Chocolate Cherry Bailey's (or Creme de Cocoa or Godiva chocolate liquor) 3 cups Heavy Cream (I used… Continue reading Chocolate Cherry Creme Brulee