Shrimp and Sausage Gumbo Casserole

Shrimp & Sausage Gumbo Casserole

I went to school at The University of Houston, and I truly miss the goodness of southern cookin. Then I got a craving for some Gumbo and it just had to happen. I found this very fun recipe in a Better Homes and Garden magazine from last summer, and it totally hit the spot. If you’re not familiar with Gumbo, it is a thicker soup full of vegetables and spices. It has to contain okra, which, before I moved to {Read More}

Curry Beef Stew

Curry Beef Stew

I am totally in love with curry right now. This Curry Beef Stew is a mix between a hearty beef stew and a creamy, slightly sweet, and just a tad-bit spicy soup. It’s served best over some hot jasmine rice. It’s the perfect way to warm up on a cold winter night. This creamy curry beef stew is actually light and healthy! It’s full of veggies and lean beef, and a great way to keep on track. I’m usually a grilled steak {Read More}

Thai Beef Skewers

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Oh boy do I have something good for you! I was given a sneak peek at a revolutionary cookbook! It is packed full of quick, delicious, and healthy main courses. Believe me when I say that I can’t stop looking at all the mouth watering recipes. I wanted to pick one out and share it with you, to give you a sneak peek as well… I have never shared a beef recipe with you, so I thought this would be {Read More}

Creamy Santa Fe Corn Boats

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Are you sick of cream cheese yet? Me neither! This is a recipe I created for a vegetable side dish to accompany your favorite Mexican meal. It is a creamy macaroni and corn casserole dish with a kick of spicy flavor. These cute little boats are super easy to prepare and will have your family singing your praises! Even my little ones gobbled these up!! Creamy Santa Fe Corn Boatsserves 8 Ingredients:1- 15oz can of corn; drained1- 15oz can of {Read More}

Kung Pao Chicken

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…More like Kung -WOW- Chicken! Feeling a little spicy today? This dish is seriously one of my new favorites. I {heart} Chinese food, and I especially {heart} anything spicy, so this was a match made in heaven. It’s really a simple recipe that you can whip together in no time! Start off by chopping your peppers and chicken into bite-sized pieces. Place your chicken in a bowl and add one egg white, corn starch, salt, and a little canola oil. Give {Read More}

Chipotle Tamale Pie

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Similar to the comfort food Shepard’s Pie, this is it’s Mexican counter-part. I found this recipe on the Today Show, but changed a few things to make it even a little bit more health conscious. Here’s what’s you’ll need to make it: Serves 6 Ingredients: 1 tbsp unsalted butter at room temp. (I omitted this) 3/4 – pound ground turkey 1 tbsp olive oil (didn’t use this either) 1 med. yellow onion, chopped 1 green bell pepper, diced 2 garlic {Read More}