Kung Pao Chicken and Vegetables

I have been in a food rut lately. So I apologize for the lack of recipes recently, but I don't feel like I have been very creative in the kitchen. We have reverted to pretty simple foods while we introduce Hadley to solids. One can only bake sweet potato fries so many ways and I'm not sure if you want to read about all of them. And I'm not going to deny her a baked sweet potato fry. The girl loves … [Read more...]

Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

Before I get to today's recipe, these cute furballs have an announcement to make. We found out a week and a half ago that our little peanut is a girl! By the looks on their faces the boys are thrilled to be adding a little pink to their lives. I have been busy planning the pink, green, aqua, and yellow Lilly Pulitzer inspired nursery. I have plans of holding my teacher friends hostage … [Read more...]

Garlic Chili Brussels Sprouts

Yep, continuing right along with my brussel sprouts kick. I have another recipe to share with you. There were a few weeks when I was on a good eating kick, I lost about 10 lbs and am feeling great. Right now I'm kind of trying to maintain that 10 pound weight loss while stuffing my face with cookies... I'll let you know how that one works out. Where was I, healthy eating, oh yeah. So, I stuffed … [Read more...]

Kale and Cabbage Salad with Spicy Peanut Dressing

This salad was inspired by the delicious Kale salad I had at Public House in Temecula, CA. After eating there I saw that salad in my dreams and knew I had to recreate it. The salad itself was pretty simple. Some kale, cabbage, red peppers, carrots and roasted peanuts. The dressing was a little trickier. I had to search through a few different recipes to come up with this combination. It ended … [Read more...]