Low-Carb Deconstructed Egg Roll

I am a sucker for some good asian cuisine. However, I am not a fan of the swollen face and fingers that come with it (or at least seem to immediately happen to me). My husband and I have found an Asian take-out restaurant in our new community that has KILLER eggs rolls!! When everContinue reading “Low-Carb Deconstructed Egg Roll”

Chicken Poblano Corn Chowder

Soup season is HERE!!! There is something about the cool crisp breeze and a good bowl of soup… makes me feel warm inside. Another great thing about soup is you can basically throw whatever you have into a pot of soup and make it work. I encourage you to use what you have in theContinue reading “Chicken Poblano Corn Chowder”

Turkey Cashew Stir Fry

Happy Monday!! I made this dish last week and it will definitely be on repeat. I am going to keep this short and sweet because Chapman is about to wake up from her nap and I have been trying to get this recipe posted for dayyyssss. I wasn’t quite sure how this was going to turn out because I was playing around with portioning out the flavoring, but it was delicious!! I did rely on my mom hack and used the frozen cubes of minced garlic, ginger and basil– THEY SAVE SO MUCH TIME!! If you follow me on instagram you know I recently found them at another grocery store other than trader joe’s, so look in the freezer section at your local store. Those little cubes are life changing in the kitchen!! I also tried to be very mindful of the sodium added to this dish. Asian inspired recipes can come with a lot of sodium, which is usually why they are so addicting. But this recipe is seriously delicious without all the excessive salt. Take a look… 

Vegetable Hash

I was craving some veggies today so I made a veggie hash!! It was so simple, especially because I already had some of the vegetables chopped up in the fridge and just threw them in, and I look for any excuse to eat a fried egg now that I’m not pregnant anymore…. runny yolk gives me life! What I love about this dish is it can be good for ANY meal–breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner! I had it for lunch and might have it for dinner tonight, too :p. I also am living for Siete Foods new hot sauces (you can find it at Whole Foods and it will be available to order online soon)! They are made with clean ingredients and taste amazing! This dish was super easy and delicious. Take a look…

Mediterranean Turkey Meatball Pasta Salad

It has been a crazy last 4 weeks! You know, becoming a mom and trying to keep a tiny human alive and all 🙂 It has also been a big adjustment trying to figure out how to get in the kitchen to cook when trying to love on and take care of our new bundle of joy. But because cooking is my “me” time, and even though I now have to do it in stages (and over days sometimes), I find a way to make it happen. I’m not cooking as much as I had envisioned, but as long as I create one good meal every few days I think that’s a win! Take a look at this delicious dish…

Summer Cookout with Beatriz Ball

Happy summer, friends!! {Or almost summer to us here in the northeast} Y’all know I enjoy sharing recipes and putting a healthier spin on things, but I also LOVE to set the table and have dinner parties! It’s probably the southerner in me, but even in our small, one-bedroom NYC apartment, I try to host and set the table whenever I can. It honestly brings me joy!

Living in NYC has been an adjustment, for sure. Even after 3 years, I still miss things from home in Alabama and one of those things is cooking out. We don’t have backyards in the city, or even front yards for that matter, but we DO have rooftops! Daniel recently bought a {tiny, rooftop-sized} grill for us to use on the roof and we have had several cookouts already. When Beatriz Ball reached out to partner with me, I was first thrilled because I already use and love their pieces!! And second, I thought a summer grill out would be so fun with their collection.  I just love how their pieces can be used for a nice dinner party or to add some elegance to an outdoor BBQ!! I think this mix of nice and casual is perfect for the season! Not to mention, I’m obsessed with lemon patterns right now so I’m looking for any excuse to use this tablecloth  🙂 Take a look…