Here in Louisiana we love our seafood. Being so close to the coastline we always have fresh seafood available to us. Of course if you walk into most restaurants, options are friend or covered in a yummy fattening sauce. While I love my Cajun dishes, this girl also likes to eat healthy! So I always… Continue reading Garlic Mustard Shrimp
How many of you use the web/blogs for dinner inspiration? I know I do! I am always marking various posts with yummy goodness to help me plan my weekly menus. Of course there are a ton more "main entree" type posts available compared to side items. Which means I am always brainstorming what sides to… Continue reading Balsamic Roasted Sweet Potatoes
Something funny happens with age....the way you view everything changes! I have always been the girl that made new year resolutions. They usually always revolves around the same ones year after year. Lose weight, spend less, lose weight, organize my house, oh and did I say lose weight? Apparently that is a BIG one still.… Continue reading Resolutions or Goals?
I am a firm believer that words are the most powerful force. Words have the power to break people down, to hinder, to humiliate, to confine people! They also have the ability to build you up, to heal, to help, and to keep you focused. So this year instead of making a New Years resolution,… Continue reading The Power Of Words
I have been carefully planning out my new year. I have our 10 day cleanse ordered, my Slim & Trim ordered to start right after the cleanse, and a list of must have grocery items to get back into the house. I decided a few weeks back to get my house back on a semi-paleo… Continue reading The Best Laid Plans…..
To say our holiday was full of blessings and relaxing would be an understatement. For years we have always been "busy" for Christmas. After all, trying to fit in multiple family celebrations into two days can and is daunting. We have always had Christmas Day in our home. We started that when our boys were… Continue reading A Louisiana Christmas
It is cold here in south Louisiana. I mean REALLY cold here in south Louisiana, at least for our standards! I know that it is much colder in other parts of the world, but guys – please keep in mind that we are not use to cold weather. Nor are we equipped for it. I… Continue reading Chicken Chili
Growing up we had several traditions for the Christmas holiday, nothing really extravagant, but a few things that we have always done for the holidays. These traditions, like driving around looking at lights, are things that I remember the most about the holiday. I remember the few traditions that we had more than most of… Continue reading Tis the Season
I saw this posted on a social media platform over the weekend, and it resonated with me instantly. I can vividly remember all the various phases of my life. I am sure that many of you can remember them as well….. The awkward pre-teen years when I was comparing myself to others because I wasn’t… Continue reading Be Who You Needed…..
We all know that roasting vegetables is the BEST way to cook them, I mean unless you have been living under a rock. There is just something about roasting that brings out the flavor is so many foods. Once I discovered roasting years ago, I have never went back to steaming my vegetables. While this… Continue reading Roasted Cabbage with Parmesan Cheese