Broken Meatball Sub Sandwiches

Broken Meatball Sub Sandwich - these meatballs are really moist and the best I've had! Quick and easy recipe.

These meatballs. Ohhhhh Mah Gawd. This tempting adulteress Broken Meatball Sub Sandwich will lure you with just one look. Oooooo. Aahhhhhh. I'm seriously-legit-for-reals not being over dramatic. That's just not my style. This meat is so moist and flavorful with just the right amount of crisp on the outside. How do you make these bad boys? I mean, girls. First a very short backstory on ... [ Read More ]

Southern Sweet Tea Pick-Me-Up Popsicles

Southern Sweet Tea Pick-Me-Up Popsicles - a refreshing frozen treat! Also gives you a little caffeine for energy.

Who says caffeine has to be served in a cup? These frozen Southern Sweet Tea Popsicles are just what the doctor ordered to cure summertime heat, hot flashes, or just plain dawg tiredness. Why drink water when you can slurp on one of these? This is hydration redefined by snobification. ... [ Read More ]

Pork Chops With Honey Lime Cilantro Sauce

Pork Chops with Honey Lime Cilantro Sauce - out of this world recipe!

I've been on a cilantro kick and I can't be stopped. If you're one of those cilantro haters, I regret to inform you that this won't be my last cilantro recipe. And haters, let's bring peace to the cilantro world. No fighting. Put down your protest signs. I'll make a "pro-cilantro" meme and force it to go viral on Facebook. It'll be all controversial and stuff. Yeah. Take that, politics. No, ... [ Read More ]

Sticky Rice With Cilantro and Sweet Caramelized Onions


So this happened. We're eating this delicious sticky rice with this sauce, binge watching Silicon Valley, and my husband, out of nowhere, totally starts flirting with me. As he was happily scarfing down his second helping of this cilantro and caramelized-onion-infused goodness, he told me that I make the best rice he's ever had (whoa) and he loves all of my rice variations. Did you hear ... [ Read More ]

Honey Lime Cilantro Sauce

Honey Lime Cilantro Sauce - this recipe is great with pork, chicken, steak, and on salads!

I spent more time trying to adequately name this sauce than actually making it. Making sauce = 5 minutes Naming sauce = an embarrassing amount of time that discloses my indecisiveness This Honey Lime Cilantro Sauce could be called Fix Your Food Sauce because it's bound to help anything you pour it over (chicken, steak, pork, fish). It could also be called Honey Lime Vinaigrette because it's ... [ Read More ]

10 Kitchen Items I Can’t Live Without

10 Kitchen Items I Can't Live Without

Today, I thought I'd share with you a few kitchen items that I just can't live without. I mean, if I was stranded on a deserted island, I would certainly perish without them. Oh right, there won't be any food to cook on the island. Coconuts maybe? Who cares. While I'm starving and wasting away on the island, I can "pretend" I'm cooking. It'll give me something to do instead of talking to ... [ Read More ]

Mom’s Luscious Lemon Cake


I've been off the grid the past few weeks. It's been a whirlwind of activity with all the cake eating. There's the chewing. And the savoring. The lusting. I mean it takes time, ya know? My mom was here visiting from Arizona for 10 days and we wore ourselves out antiquing and eating this lemon cake for days while binge watching Grace and Frankie on Netflix. Okay the truth. She wore herself ... [ Read More ]

Spicy Power Turkey Sandwich With Avocado Spread

The Spicy Power Turkey Sandwich - perfect recipe to eat while taking the Fed Up Challenge. No sugar or white carbs.

This is not an ordinary boring outdated turkey sandwich. No. It's got charisma. Pizzazz. If this sandwich had hands, they would be wiggling finger jazz hands. I don't know. Just go with it. It's the perfect lunch if you're on a sugar free diet or doing the Fed Up Challenge, which I was. I might still be doing it if it weren't for the hubby's birthday extravaganza. Birthday = sugar. (I ... [ Read More ]

Spicy Chicken Fried Rice

Spicy Chicken Fried Rice - better than takeout! No wok needed - also sugar free and a great recipe for the Fed Up Challenge

Let's be dramatic. I'm starving. I'm so hungry, I'm going to pass out. I'm dying of starvation. If I don't eat cake soon, I will die. These are things I've actually said or thought in the last 2 days. My sugar withdrawals have kicked into high gear and, although I know it will pass, I've gone mad. MAD I tell you! ... [ Read More ]

Day 2 of the Sugar Free Challenge

Day 2 of the Sugar Free Challenge #fedupchallenge #sugarfree

Hi there challenge peeps! Just a quick check-in to see how you're doing on Day 2 of our Sugar Free Challenge. (For those of you not doing the challenge and don't care about this sugar free stuff, feel free to mosey on outta here or better yet, stay and check out some of my favorite recipes like Marinated Vegetable Salad or to-die-for Brie Pasta.) So far I'm feeling good and more alert. For ... [ Read More ]