Cauliflower Huevos Rancheros

Cauliflower Huevos Rancheros

I complicate things. I try so hard to come up with good recipes for this blog, that I end up coming up with nothing at all and feel defeated. As soon as I step away and start cooking for myself and my own enjoyment again, things get tasty. I’m really going to focus on sharing the recipes for foods that I like to eat, instead of trying to guess what you like to eat.

This really has hardly any similarities to huevos rancheros, but it sounded catchy and I couldn’t think of another name. Continue reading

Cheddar Grits with Sausage and Kale

Cheddar Grits with Sausage and Kale

I’m always on the lookout for savory breakfast ideas that go beyond potatoes and eggs. There’s more of a challenge for me personally, since my husband doesn’t eat meat. Last week I made grits and topped them with a bag of frozen quinoa and kale mix we picked up from Costco and they were delicious. I immediately knew I wanted to elaborate on that idea and ended up with the following recipe as a result. Continue reading

White Bean Tuna Salad

White Bean Tuna Salad

When I was younger, we ate a lot of tuna salad. My mom would make a big bowl of it and we’d all sit around the table. She’d pass out slices of American cheese and we would fold them in half one way and then again the other way to tear them into perfect squares. She’d set the bowl in the center and slide Ritz crackers across the table to us as requested. We’d eat and talk and laugh. I loved it. Continue reading

Peach Shortcake with a Cinnamon Biscuit

Peach Shortcake with a Cinnamon Biscuit

I’ve eaten a lot of really good strawberry shortcake lately and it really got me thinking about different takes on the tasty dessert. I love when strawberry shortcake is made using a buttery biscuit as the vehicle for all of the syrupy goodness. I contemplated a lot of different fruits in replacement — blueberry? raspberry? blackberry? apple? So many good options! I settled on peach, since they’re in season right now and it was phenomenal. I can’t wait to start playing around with other options too. Continue reading