Watermelon Mojito

The kids are back in school,but it is still incredibly hot here in Texas. There is nothing better then a cold, refreshing cocktail to beat the heat. You can easily leave out the rum and make it non alcoholic. These mojitos are easy to make but look incredibly fancy and delicious. The drink will taste…

Grilled Peach, Burrata and Prosciutto Salad

My Favorite Salad Ever! I can eat this salad anytime, as a light meal, starter or side with a grilled protein. The flavors come together so beautifully, I cannot think of anything I would rather eat. It is hard to beat the sweetness of the peaches along with the saltiness of the prosciutto and the…

Peanut Noodles

If you are looking for a quick and simple recipe that is packed full of flavor, look no further. I like to make these noodles as a side when guests come over, and there has never been a single noodle left in the bowl. This is most definitely a crowd pleaser, as well as a…

Eggroll in a bowl

I love chinese takeout but it’s not always the healthiest option. This eggroll in a bowl is a low fat way to enjoy your favorite Chinese takeout without the guilt. It has the flavors of an eggroll, without the deep fried wrapper. This light, quick, one pan meal is one that you will want to…

Chimichurri Sauce

Chimichurri is an herb based condiment that originated in Argentina. A traditional Argentinian chimichurri is made with only parsley and dry oregano, but I love the addition of fresh cilantro. It is usually served alongside grilled proteins, such as steak, chicken and pork. I also like to serve it with grilled fish. It is incredibly…

Grilled Eggplant with Tomatoes and Mozzarella

This oven roasted eggplant recipe is quick, easy and full of flavor. Roasting eggplant is a great way to get tender delicious eggplant, without the extra calories and mess of frying it. I like to use fresh mozzarella, but you can try it with any soft cheese. I suggest serving this immediately out of the…

Arugula and Strawberry Salad

Fruit on a salad seems to scream warm weather is here! Light and fresh, this salad is perfect on its own, or topped with any grilled protein. This salad is great to serve as a lighter side during BBQ season and is definitely a crowd pleaser. If you don’t have pine nuts, feel free to…

Sweet Potato Toasts

Who needs bread when you can have sweet potato toast! It’s very simple to make and can be topped with virtually anything you like. This is my favorite combination of flavors but the sky’s the limit when it comes to sweet potato toast. They are healthy and delicious and can be eaten for breakfast, lunch…

Fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes

Everyone has a box of their favorite pancake mix in their pantry. It is easy and quick, which is why people tend to use that instead of making their own pancake batter. What people don’t necessarily know, is how easy it is to make a fluffy, golden, restaurant quality pancake. These buttermilk pancakes are super…