Jamaican Jerk Seasoning

    Recently someone had mentioned a really good mango and avocado salsa they had made, since then I couldn't get the idea for jerk shrimp tacos with mango salsa out of my head. I had to make some, so I schedule shrimp tacos to appear on our menu last week. I went back and  forth on the jerk seasoning. I already had all the ingredients at home to make up this recipe from Coastal Living … [Read more...]

Chickpea Gumbo

This was one of those surprising meals. I found the recipe online thinking it sounded pretty good, but I was still a little skeptical.  The recipe was easy and I liked that. And this turned out to be quite a delicious meal. Fair warning, it was very spicy. If you aren’t quite as in to spice as we are you might want to tone down on the Tabasco and cayenne. Not shown here but I served this over … [Read more...]

Three Bean Vegetarian Chili

Who would have thought weekend temperatures would be in the 40’s in March here in Florida. We are currently experiencing quite a late cold front, making it perfect cornbread and chili weather. I know there is some debate as to whether chili should have beans or not, but when you are making a vegetarian chili there isn’t really an option to forgo beans. This is a great recipe for #MeatlessMarch, … [Read more...]

Four Cheese Macaroni

This recipe actually wasn’t made by me, but my mom. Sometimes we will have dinner get togethers and bring dishes to each others houses. I think this one was right after we go the puppy and he was too young to go play with their huge dogs. And speaking about puppies… did I ever share any cute puppy photos when we got Wyatt? Yes, I probably did, but here he is back in October at a whooping 6 … [Read more...]

Indian Spiced Roasted Cauliflower

Roasted vegetables always make a quick and easy dinner side. If you are tackling this whole meal in one night you will want a quick vegetable. This cauliflower was actually one of our favorite things from the meals. It had a little kick to it and was still crispy, how I like my veggies. Both this recipe and Cornish Hen recipe on Friday call for Garam Masala. I actually ordered mine online, … [Read more...]