• Pull Apart Bacon and Cheddar Bread

    This Bacon Cheese Pull Apart Bread is so wrong, its right! Its super easy, inexpensive, and a definite crowd-favorite. Stuffed with loads of cheddar cheese, garlic, scallions, and last but certainly not least, BACON! Pull apart breads are perfect for parties because they take minutes to prepare and the oven does all of the work! Experiment with different ingredients that you have on hand to create a version of your own! Give your diet a break and indulge, you deserve it!
  • Watermelon Gazpacho

    Soup on a hot day? If it's this watermelon gazpacho, then of course! Watermelon and coconut water give a light and refreshing twist to this chilled tomato soup. The combination of the fresh vegetables and herbs mixed with the fruit juices makes this a real sweet and savory treat! With a food processor, this watermelon gazpacho can be prepared in less than 10 minutes. Let it chill in the refrigerator for an hour and then it's ready to go for a summer event or a day at the beach!
  • Coconut Lime Baked BBQ Wings

    You will never fry chicken wings again once you taste these crispy baked chicken wings! The secret ingredient: Baking Powder! It may seem like an unlikely pairing, but the chemical reactions in the baking powder draws the moisture out of the skin allowing it to evaporate, thus making the skin light and crispy. These guilt-free wings are gluten-free too! They are perfect for a football watch party or a child's birthday party. The homemade Cilantro-Lime BBQ sauce takes these wings to ...
  • Tex-Mex Tortilla

    This Tex-Mex tortilla is a tasty twist on the Spanish classic. In Spain, it doesn’t get more typical than the tortilla de patata (omelette). Prepared for almost any occasion, this dish is so versatile and can take on a number of flavors, however it is usually prepared plain. In this recipe, the cumin and cilantro give this tortilla flavorful layers that are similar to those found in Tex-Mex style food. If you’re looking for a way to spice up a breakfast or entertain a crowd, this recipe ...
  • Independence Day Cookies

    The 4th of July is the one date that you can expect all Americans to pull out their grills and wait for the fireworks at night! A day of celebration calls for a sweet treat! These Independence Day cookies are super easy to make and will have your guests thinking that you've done the most! Dried blueberries and cranberries are great for cookies and cakes because they keep their shape and have lots of flavor. I prefer to use white chocolate in these cookies because it does not overpower the ...
  • Grilled Chicken Skewers with Salmorejo

    In summer time, nothing attracts people faster than a delicious and colorful grilled chicken kebab, and Salmorejo goes perfectly as a flavorful dipping sauce! Salmorejo comes from Córdoba, Spain and is a cold, tomato-based soup similar to gazpacho. Salmorejo has a smooth texture and lots of flavor, which makes it perfect for grilled vegetables, salads, and marinades. Kebabs are a fun to assemble with friends and family and can be made the night before. If you are having people over ...
  • Chicken Enchilada Zucchini Boats

    Enchiladas are a crowd favorite in Texas, and now you can enjoy them healthier, and gluten-free using zucchini boats! Zucchinis are packed with vitamins A and C and can hold their shape under high temperatures, which makes it the perfect substitute for bread in a number of dishes! Once you see how easy it is to make homemade enchilada sauce, you will never buy the store brand again! Did you know that the intensity of chili powder varies from country to country? If you don't like spicy ...
  • Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes

    No matter where your family has migrated from, everyone celebrates Thanksgiving in the States...and in the South, it’s over the top! There’s always a pumpkin dish on the dessert table, and a fight for the last piece! Did you know that pumpkins aren’t vegetables - they’re fruits! They are so versatile and can be incorporated into a number of dishes, but these pumpkin spice cupcakes are by far my favorite!  Thanks to canned pumpkin, you can make these all year round. These pumpkin ...
  • Croissant French Toast

    There is not one diner in the South that doesn’t serve French Toast! This American classic follows a similar process to the Spanish torrijas, but is a lot healthier! These are perfect for an impromptu breakfast or an elegant brunch. You can adorn them with your favorite toppings, or let your guests decide. The mix of spices with the orange zest, combined with the sweetness of the croissants gives the perfect balance between earthy and sweet. You can have these on your table in 15 minutes for ...
  • Silver Dollar Pancakes

    What's the difference between pancakes and silver dollar pancakes? Well nothing...silver dollar pancakes are just smaller, which make them perfect for tapas! Normally, pancakes are served at breakfast or brunch with syrup and other sweet toppings, but these silver dollar pancakes can serve as a delicious base for a number of savory tapas....like with cream cheese, salmon, and red peppers...YUMMY!