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
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
Happy first official day of fall to all of you! Comfort season calls for comfort food and that’s exactly what I’m sharing with you today. These 6 Comfort Food Recipes for Fall are sure to get you in the spirit of crisp air, falling leaves, and warm blankets. Here we have a variety of recipes with multiple ways to prepare them. I love a good crockpot recipe just as much as I love a classic stove top recipe. When we switch it up we get to enjoy the much more. But what matters the most is to feel the comfort the comfort food gives to us in this season.
Fall may be right around the corner but summer is over just yet. Many of us are still looking for those healthier recipe options before transitioning into holiday comfort foods. These roasted salmon & veggie packets are not only easy to make, but they’re perfect for any meal and meal prep. I also love the fact we make them year round. There is no wrong time for salmon or fresh vegetables.Read More
Happy first new recipe of 2021 everyone! The new year brings new goals for most people. One of the most common goals people share is eating better or losing weight. Although this Brown Sugar Baked Chicken Wings recipe isn’t considered “healthy”, it is an alternative to the usual fried option. I know this is an unpopular opinion but I prefer my wings baked or grilled. There’s just something about a good marinade on a baked/grilled wing that can’t be accomplished with frying.Read More
The new year is around the corner and everyone is going to be sharing advice for 2021. Well, my unsolicited advice is to get comfortable being inside for a few more months by finding joy in the small things; like dinner time. If you’re going to be stuck inside your home, your stomach should at least be full and happy, right? If there’s one thing 2020 has taught us it’s that life is short so enjoy the little things in life. Food on the table and a roof to cook it under is a great place to start. This round up of my favorite 5 Winter Comfort Food Dishes is perfect for the cold weather and to switch up the usual dinner ideas you’ve been making since March.Read More