Recipes, Small Bites

Portobello & Goat Cheese Beef Meatballs.

While I’ve never been one for meatballs, I am a HUGE fan of goat cheese and portobello mushrooms. I figured if I was going to take a stab at making meatballs I love, I would need to incorporate those two things and boy oh boy, I wasn’t wrong! These guys are packed with flavor and...

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Entrees, For fun, Recipes, Veg Head

Easy and Fresh: Pasta al Pomodoro

This has to be one of my favorite Italian pasta dishes. Pasta al Pomodoro literally translates to “Pasta with tomato” in Italian. It’s light, fresh and completely uncomplicated. If you’re looking for a 10 minute dinner to make your taste buds scream, you might enjoy this. The key is to use fresh ingredients.

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Entrees, Getting Saucey, Recipes, Recipes-General, Small Bites, Veg Head


I have to admit, it has taken me a while to develop a love affair with pesto sauce. I had no idea why I didn’t love it because basil is one of my favorite herbs on the entire planet. I love basil in all forms so why not pesto? Little did I know it was because I am not the biggest fan of pine nuts and most pesto recipes call for pine nuts. Ah ha! It’s amazing what a little research does.

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Recipes, Small Bites

Shrimp Ceviche

I was raised (for the most part) on the MS Gulf Coast which means I have a natural love of shrimp pumping through my veins. Love it. Love it. Love it. So much so that I have to wonder if my grandparents (whom raised me) might have pureed it and fed it to me as baby food. Ok, so the…

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Just Because, Recipes, Recipes-General, Uncategorized

Homemade Dog Treats: Banana & Peanut Butter cookies

This week was my Boston Terrier’s 10th birthday. I thought I would commemorate the occasion by making some organic dog treats. Admittedly I don’t give my dogs “treats” other than baby carrots because I’m so paranoid about the weird ingredients of dog foods and treats considering it’s not a fully regulated industry. Not only that but the gourment-style dog treats we all know and love are SO expensive. So why not make my own?! 🙂

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Entrees, Recipes, Recipes-General

Goat Cheese and Baby Bella Frittata

So this week’s food obsession is brunch. I don’t know why, but I like the word BRUNCH and everything it embodies.

I made this frittata long time ago and was craving it in a major way today. If you’re not familiar with a “frittata”, it’s simply an Italian style omelet. You start it on the stove and then place it in the oven for the last 10 minutes to bake then serve it in slices like you would a slice of pie.

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Entrees, Food Photography, Recipes, Recipes-General, Veg Head

Goat Cheese, White Cheddar and Parmesan Shells with Broccoli.

I know this recipe has DANGER written all over it. Trust me when I say it is. We’ve been eating off of it for two days. We’re a household hooked on dairy and carbs but hey – we’re a happy couple of gals LOL! Pair this with a Pinot Grigio (from Italy, not CA) and you’ll be in a cheese lovers heaven. And there’s broccoli in it! That way you can say you had your green veggies. At least that’s our story and we’re sticking to it. 🙂

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