Gluten Free Italian Cream Cake

Yes I said it, I made this luscious cake into gluten free!! It’s sweet, but not too sweet. Dense, but moist at the same time. Filled with coconut, and pecans. You will not regret making this cake. Well unless you are on a diet, then you will regret it. I made this for someone very…

Chocolate Smoothie Bowl

My new favorite snack, treat, breakfast, lunch, dinner….pretty much any time of the day…are smoothie bowls! Avon just came out with a protein powder called Espira! Once I saw it, I knew I had to try it. Espira comes in chocolate and vanilla. Plant based, vegan, gluten free, NON-GMO, soy free, no preservatives, no artificial…

Blueberry Lemon Pound Cake

I’m finally making it through a container of blueberries I had in my fridge. I’m actually kinda sad to see them go. I made some blueberry and spinach smoothies, blueberry pancakes, and now this pound cake. At least I started with something healthy! Not too much to say about this cake, besides the fact it’s…

Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes

It’s cold outside in south Texas today!! Freezing rain, ice, and heavy winds makes us not want to leave the house. Instead we decided to bundle up and warm up the house by cooking!! I had a container of blueberries in my fridge that needed to be used asap. I’ve also been testing many many…

Game Day Bark

Football playoffs are here so bring out the snacks!! This recipe was actually inspired by all the leftover Christmas goodies I had from the holidays. It just so happened to be Football Sunday when I was craving something salty and sweet. Beer will do that to you… Anyway these are super simple. All you need…

Abuelita – Mexican Hot Chocolate

Abuelita or also know as Mexican hot chocolate. In my opinion much better than regular hot chocolate. Made with Mexican chocolate, common brands are Abuelita or Ibarra. This recipe I used Abuelita, since being one I was more familiar with. Abuelita comes in a box with wrapped tablets of chocolate. This chocolate is made with…

Chicken Stir Fry

I have been cooking some dishes that have not been so healthy. Today I decided I needed something lighter. Insert chicken stir fry! Plus I had some ground chicken in my fridge that needed to be used, along with tons of different vegetables. This recipe I use brussel sprouts, sugar snap peas, spinach, and carrots….

Gluten Free Biscuits

These aren’t just regular biscuits, they are gluten free buttermilk biscuits. I have used a gluten free flour in this recipe. You may use regular all purpose flour though if you like. Just be sure not to over mix the dough. By over mixing it will result into a dense and harder biscuit. I like…

Homemade Chicken Nuggets

Chicken nuggets are not just for kids. I repeat….chicken nuggets are not just for kids. Now that we got that out of the way, let me walk you through how I made these delicious nuggets. Side note, I used a gluten free flour blend, and gluten free bread crumbs. You can most definitely sub regular…

Perfect Frittata

  Upon looking into my fridge I saw I have at least 3 dozen eggs. Which inspired me to make a frittata this morning. Plus I wanted the leftovers in my fridge for a quick easy breakfast during the week. There are a few things that make a perfect frittata. First we will start with…

French Toast

I love breakfast. I could eat it at any time of the day. French toast is something I never really ordered at a restaurant. Simply because it’s so easy to make and such an inexpensive dish, I refused to pay someone to make it for me. Anyone can make this recipe, it’s that simple. This…

Green Chili Beef Tostadas

I was at the grocery store earlier this morning and they had a display of tostada shells and diced green chilies. At that point I knew what I was hungry for, thank you HEB. I do not care for packaged taco seasoning. I make my own and store it in an air tight container with…