If anyone reading this has ever attempted a Whole30 diet, then you certainly know that it is quite a challenge! For those who haven’t heard of the Whole30, it basically cuts out everything delicious. The purpose of this diet started as a way for people to pinpoint triggers in their own daily regimen. You stop…
It’s the first day of Spring! It certainly doesn’t feel like it in Nola today though. I had plans to pack away my winter clothes this weekend and pull out the tank tops, but the rainy/chilly weather had other ideas. However, the cold snap did inspire my brunch menu for work today. Shrimp & Grits was one of the first things that came to my mind.
There are a million different recipes for Mac & Cheese, and I like most of them. For Thanksgiving I will happily eat the variation my extended family prefers.
I’ve always loved fried rice. The best versions usually come from Hibachi or Thai restaurants. I’ve been trying to recreate it at home for years and here is my favorite way to make it. In this recipe I am substituting cauliflower for the rice, making it low-carb friendly.
I wanted to share some of my favorite summer recipes with you, old & new!
Tomato & Goat Cheese Bruschetta
I haven’t always been a fan of raw tomatoes. I often find them underripe, out of season, or just flavorless. That all changed when I discovered this preparation while working in an Italian restaurant in Connecticut. I’ve been obsessed with it ever since and find it perfect for entertaining. This is an oldie,
I’ve been craving a lot of New Orleans dishes lately. I made red beans and rice for the Super Bowl and this week decided to make Courtbouillon. What is that you ask? Well…I first had the dish just a couple of weeks after moving to New Orleans in the summer of 2012. Courtney and I…
I have a fondness for ethnic food. I love Thai, sushi, Indian, Chinese, Vietnamese- you name it, I want it. I love the spicy and exotic flavors! I especially love getting take-out. It reminds me of when I was working like a crazy person in restaurant kitchens and would often only get 1 solid day…