Faux Som Tam (Green Papaya Salad)

The first time I tried Som Tam was on an island off the coast of Honduras. A tiny little restaurant with amazing thai food made fresh to order. The flavors were full, rich… Continue reading

Fresh Fish Ceviche with Homemade Tortilla

This is my first meat recipe ::gasp:: I know. I don’t have time to go into detail about it now – but please know this decision came from a lot of research, a… Continue reading

Jicama, Corn & Cabbage Salad with a Citrus Dressing

It’s been a while.  My once very adventurous self became a little complacent in the kitchen. This isn’t a bad thing, just a way of day to day life. Cooking up similar, delicious… Continue reading

Rich and Tangy Pecan Tortilla Soup

Out here in Austin, we have a restaurant called Bouldin Creek Cafe.  At said cafe…they have a Pecan Chipotle Pesto Dip and Chips that is complex in flavor and a little difficult to… Continue reading

Chimi Chutney (Fresh Herb Spread)

This franken spread was the love child of my researching into chimichurri and a mint chutney. My garden has a giant parsley plant with more parsley than I know what to do with… Continue reading

Kale and Brussel Sprout Salad with Roasted Lemons

A great salad when you want something light, but full of flavor. I’m not usually a huge fan of brussel sprouts unless they’re covered in delicious balsamic and roasted.  But lately I’ve been… Continue reading

Gluten Free Coconut Flour Muffins – 2 flavors Lemon Ginger Cayenne & Lemon Poppyseed (both with nuts)

I acquired a large bag of organic coconut flour as a gift and I was on a mission to figure out what to do with it.  I don’t usually bake which is how… Continue reading

Baked Sesame Glazed Cauliflower Bites

First things first, credit where credit is due: Our Four Forks highly inspired this recipe.  As usual though, I gave my own little twist to the recipe based on what I had on hand.… Continue reading

Loaded Egg Drop Soup with Zucchini Noodles

I have a friend who calls this “Chinese food soup” because everytime I bring some into the office she thinks it smells like someone ordered chinese food.  It’s a rich flavorful soup, but… Continue reading

Thai Peanut Sauce over Rice and Veggies – easy, quick, weeknight meal.

I think I could live off of thai flavoring for the rest of my life if I had to…. Thai flavoring is easily my go-to I don’t know what I feel like, but… Continue reading