We made it to soup season y’all! And by “we” I mean technically it is fall for all of us. But those of you who live in the south like me know it’s still 20 million degrees outside. Insert me crying and screaming because I hate being hot. The cheat code for being able to eat soup like the lucky people in 50 degree weather is making it cold inside your house. You can cuddle up in blankets, eat comfort food, and be happy like me. This homemade Chicken & Rice soup legit feels like a warm hug on a crisp fall day. And it’s simple directions with simple ingredients which means anyone can make this soup fav.Read More
Getting back into the swing of blogging means back to the recipes! Specifically the easy to make but full of flavor recipes like this Tortellini Sausage & Veggies dish. September through December tends to be much busier months for everyone collectively. Whether it’s having children in school, the holiday season, work life picking up, there never seems to be enough time in the day. One life hack I’ve learned since balancing adult life responsibilities is how to make dinner quick and easy. Whether it easy quick meals like this one or the perfect freezable meals to thaw at dinner time. When dinner figured out everything else seems to get a little bit easier for the evening.Read More
Cinco de Mayo is exactly one week away. This means you have access to this fresh Grapefruit Margarita recipe on this week’s thirsty Thursday and next week. Yes, Thursday Thursday and cinco de Mayo fall on the same day. Can you say celebration? Bring on the margaritas, tacos, chips, salsa, and everything else in between!Read More
Raise your hand if you love brussel sprouts? Now raise your hand if you used to hate brussel sprouts but now you love them? If your hands were up for both of those questions then we have a lot in common. Brussel sprouts seems to be one of those vegetables people either hate or love. There tends to be no in between on indecisiveness when it comes to these little veggies. However, I challenge you to give these Sweet Chili Brussel Sprouts a try even if you don’t particularly care for Brussel sprouts. The mix of flavors bring such a unique sweet and savory taste that can surely make any vegetable taste delicious.Read More
If you read yesterday’s blog post and thought “there has to be a recipe to use with this blueberry simple syrup” then you are correct! If you’ve never had a French 75 drink think of it as a mimosa with a stronger twist. However, I guarantee you’ve never tasted a Blueberry Lemon French 75 and you need one…now. The fresh blueberry simple syrup adds the perfect extra layer of flavor in this drink.Read More
I don’t know about you but Spring time always makes me think of home made simple syrups for cocktail drinks. There’s something about using fresh fruits to kick up the flavor notch on a drink that never gets old. And the best part is how easy it is to make your own simple syrup like this deliciously fresh Blueberry Simple Syrup recipe. You only need three ingredients, a pot, and a stove. Yes, it’s truly that simple giving new meaning to its name simple syrup.Read More
Spring is here and it’s the perfect time to indulge in lighter spring type recipes. Most of us (y’all *me side eyeing myself) have been doing the consistent work since the new year or earlier. And if you’ve been doing the work then you know exactly how important your nutrition is to achieve health goals. This delicious Pesto Shrimp & Veggie Pasta is a reminder that healthier options can and should taste good. Besides who doesn’t love a pasta dish that’s equal parts easy and tasty?Read More
We know Spring is officially around the corner when daylight savings is almost here. This Sunday don’t forget to set your clocks to “spring forward”. With an extra hour of sunlight and spring starting on the 20th it’s only right to celebrate with our choice of 4 cocktails perfect for spring! There’s something about spring time that calls for a refreshing light drink, and good conversation with great company.Read More
I’m proud to collaborate with more than 30 Black recipe developers as we celebrate Black History Month 2022. This Virtual Potluck explores Black food through the lens of Afrofuturism. Our collaboration of recipes explores the intersection of the Black diaspora via culture, future, geopolitics, imagination, liberation, culture, and technology.
Cook and share the inspiring recipes by checking out the list of participants below. Follow each participant and continue the discussion with us on social media using the hashtag #BHMVP2022!
Black History Month 2022 is here which means it’s time to celebrate everything and everyone Black. As the poet Theresa tha S. O. N. G. B. I. R. D so eloquently stated “Black is an adjective, adverb, color, and noun.” For this years Black History Month I’ve joined a collaboration with Eat The Culture to contribute a recipe centered around Afrofuturism. I decided to create this beautiful and refreshingly delicious Dragon Fruit Pineapple Rum Punch. It’s a dose of South Africa meets the Caribbean and I can’t wait for you all to try it!Read More