Cauliflower Fried “Rice” with Chicken

I’m in the middle of facilitating and participating in a workplace weight loss competition so I’m extra inspired these days. I’ve had these two bags of frozen riced cauliflower sitting in my freezer for about 2 months now and I finally found the courage to use it. This recipe touts low carb, nutrient-dense, and moderate … Continue reading

Jambalaya with Barley

  I’ve been more and more interested in experimenting with other whole grains besides rice so here we go! You’re already familiar with some of the common ones; wheat, corn, oats, rye, and rice. But, did you know that those grains aren’t necessarily ‘whole’ unless it hasn’t been overly processed? Some dietitians will recommend you consume … Continue reading

Skinny Mexican Beef Casserole

Mexican. Easily in my top 3 cuisines. This is sort of Mexi-American but it does the trick. I used a new ingredient with this recipe. Miracle Rice. It’s a plant-based, lower carb, lower calorie option to your everyday rice. This dish is low fat, low carb, and high fiber. And full of nutrients.  Ingredients 1 … Continue reading

Creme Brulee

  So I’m not a baker. But THIS girl had to figure out how to make her favorite dessert. I’m on my third attempt and second Mission Completed and yum. Chocolate Cherry Creme Brulee Ingredients 1 large egg 3 egg yolks 1/2 cup granulated white sugar 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 ounce Chocolate Cherry … Continue reading

Shrimp and Okra Gumbo

So. Hiatus. Good to see you again. One of my fall favorites is a hot, soupy, stew-y dish. Let’s talk gumbo. Courtesy of Aunt Teenie. I was born and raised in south Louisiana where gumbo is a mainstay. You know I love cooking and I love exploring new dishes. I’m a little ashamed to say … Continue reading