• Classic Steamed Blue Crabs
  • Mediterranean Crescent Ring
  • Jalapeno and Chorizo Macaroni and Cheese
  • Swiss Chard and Quinoa Breakfast Bowl
  • Stuffed Mushrooms Parmigiana
Classic Steamed Blue Crabs

Classic Steamed Blue Crabs

Only recently have I discovered how absolutely sweet and amazing fresh steamed crabs really are. Sorry lobster …you have been replaced. Because blue crabs have my heart. But before we start ripping these babies apart …can we talk? I have been called a supermom, a turbo mom, etc. (There’s even been an article about it) And I’m not really… 

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Mediterranean Crescent Ring

Mediterranean Crescent Ring

Need something new to bring to that breakfast potluck at work? This is it! Here is the classic crescent ring, made over using delicious Mediterranean-inspired ingredients. So I am blessed with a fantastic job, and I get to work with some really incredible people. My organization has its issues, like all do, but it has been… 

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Jalapeno and Chorizo Macaroni and Cheese

Jalapeno and Chorizo Macaroni and Cheese

YAY it’s the post-triathlon splurge! And spicy, saucy Jalapeno and Chorizo Macaroni and Cheese is the perfect reward! Oh my gosh what an incredible experience today was! Today was the Rocketman Florida triathlon at Kennedy Space Center. I did the International+ distance which was a .93 mi swim, 29 mi bike, and 6.2 mi run. We started… 

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Swiss Chard and Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Swiss Chard and Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Thank you October for the Swiss chard you bring. My all-time favorite leafy green is the star of this uber healthy, kinda-sorta breakfast salad served with a sexy silky egg on top. So, it is another triathlon week for me! Yes, really. Yeah, I don’t know what I was thinking either …Well, yesss, I want the blinggg…. 

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Stuffed Mushrooms Parmigiana

Stuffed Mushrooms Parmigiana

It has been quite a while since I have given you pretty party food ….so, here you go! A new stuffed mushroom. From me with love. I made these on a lovely Sunday afternoon (with fabulous natural lighting I might add) to be football food. I am a football fan and it is football season. So I… 

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Pina Colada Monkey Bread

Pina Colada Monkey Bread

Holy schnikes look what I made! Seriously LOOK at what I made! Look at it!! LOOOOOK!!!!! Unbelievable how good this is. Yes food police, I used Grands! biscuits. Sometimes, a girl’s gotta splurge, and this is my post-triathlon splurge anyway so I earned it! I’ll eat salad tomorrow ….and the next day. Or not. But… 

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Calabacitas con Elote with Brown Rice and Quinoa

Calabacitas con Elote with Brown Rice and Quinoa

My next triathlon is this week, so you know what that means? …CARBS! Healthy, tank filling, engine fueling carbs! To load up properly takes a few days, so this recipe is perfect to top off the tanks while I do my best to rest up and be ready. But first, the event this Sunday! This will… 

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Healthy Grilled Shrimp Cocktail Pasta Salad 5bW_2212x2212

Healthy Grilled Shrimp Cocktail Pasta Salad

So who doesn’t love shrimp cocktail anyway? …Exactly. So I wanted to turn shrimp cocktail into a cool pasta salad and add it to my repertoire of stuff I can make ahead and bring places. Then I even made it healthy – so, as my son says, “Bay-yum!” I grilled the shrimp rather than poaching… 

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Crockpot Beef Tips with Wine and Thyme

Crockpot Beef Tips with Wine and Thyme

Ahhhh, the first sign of fall, YES!! I have been out running the past three mornings, and there has been a cool breeze each time. So runs are sucking less – a clear sign fall is on the way. The air is starting to be breathable again. The morning sky is crisp. Less haze. Yep,… 

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Parmesan and Herb-Crusted Haddock

Parmesan and Herb-Crusted Haddock

Last week, I told you about my college days, those first years on my own, and having to fend for myself in the kitchen not yet knowing how to cook. And I brought you my Copycat Sour Cream and Chive Pasta Roni, my take (a-hem.. and obviously better cuz real food always wins) on the… 

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