While holidays usually come fully equipped with all of the standard, traditional fare, special dietary requirements sometimes send us in search of new options. This year, I came across this awesome sweet potato option that is really easy, healthy and looks absolutely festive on the table. This comes from another site called OneHotOven.com INGREDIENTS: 1 …

I had you at Cajun Shrimp, didn’t I? Who doesn’t love a nice spicy helping of shrimp on top of smooth, creamy and cheesy grits, with a little jalapeno chaser? I looked at a lot of different Shrimp and Grits recipes before putting together something that suited our tastes. This is another super easy dish, …

This is a new favorite recipe for several in my family who have gluten allergies. These sugar cookies are a gluten free version of the famous LOFT frosted sugar cookies. They’re pretty and festive, easy to make and even those without gluten issues think they’re great! INGREDIENTS: For cookies: 1/2 cup butter, softened1 cup sugar2 …

I have this recipe in my family cookbook. My Mom made it. My Auntie Brooks made it. And what I remember is that everyone’s cheddar cheese grits casserole tasted just a little different. Every cook had their own way of selecting ingredients and making the dish their own. I’ve done the same by using the …

This recipe is a cold weather staple in our house. It’s one that even those people who claim they can’t cook can manage to put together and for a working Mom, this is a nourishing meal that is a real time saver and budget stretcher. When my Dad retired, he took an interest in cooking. …

I am trying to find interesting and tasty ways to eat healthy and use up my leftovers. As the mother of 6 and the Grammy of “almost” 13, I have a lifelong habit of cooking things in large batches. This has become problematic for me as I struggle to cook as well for 2 as …

I wanted to do something exciting this weekend to mark the beginning of fall weather. I found some inspiration by combining pumpkin and chocolate – what’s not to love about that, right? And this combination was made even more special because I was able to use gluten free chocolate cookie crumbs, making this seriously decadent …

I love all the flavors of Tex-Mex food and am always on the lookout for something new and different to serve alongside some of our favorite entrees. I found this recipe in my email this morning from one of my favorite bloggers at CallMePC.Com. Although I had to make an adjustment or two to fit …

Finally, it’s that time of year again when I can start making all of my chili, soup and stew recipes. These are some of our family’s favorite meals. This White Chicken Chili recipe is one I got from AllRecipes.com years ago and was one inspired by the dish served at Cha Cha’s Restaurant. I’ve never …

If you like a little spice in your breakfast food, introducing Andouille sausage is a great way to add a bit of a kick to your morning routine. This is a super easy breakfast and yet it’s something you can feed family or guests and make a pretty and impressive plate. INGREDIENTS: 1 Andouille sausage, …