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Margarita Steak Fajita Recipe

Margarita Steak Fajita Marinade

The other day I wanted to make some traditional Fajitas but I ended up not having everything I needed for my traditional marinade so, I came up with this Margarita Steak Fajita Marinade and OH MAN!  I don’t make Fajitas very often because honestly, I just don’t think about buying […]

Oreo Cookie Chocolate Mousse Pie Recipe

No-Bake Oreo Chocolate Mousse Pie

Sometimes you can come up with something that you know you are going to make over and over again.  Tonight, I created this basic dessert which I am calling a no-bake Oreo Chocolate Mousse, and I absolutely loved it.  As a matter of fact, this No-Bake Oreo Chocolate Mousse Pie […]

German Chocolate Cake Recipe

Scratch German Chocolate Cake

When you see the words scratch and German Chocolate Cake in a title, do I really need to say anything else?  🙂  Well, the story behind this recipe showing up on my blog at this time is simple.  Ya see, the other day my son asked me to bake a […]

Chicken Parmesan Attempt

Recipe Creation Process

Have you ever gotten something in your head that you just can’t get out?  Well, one o’clock in the morning and I am wide awake thinking about chicken parmesan!  Yes – that is right, a recipe!  I am not thinking about how to pay the bills, the argument I may […]

Achieving A Balanced Breakfast

A Balanced Breakfast

CUT – REDUCE – AVOID – LOSE -DENY… I feel like these are such negative words!  STOP using them!  RE-BALANCE – MODIFY – SIMPLIFY- ALLOW… These are so much nicer!   One thing I have definitely figured out, it is much simpler to achieve a balanced breakfast plate than a balanced […]

Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas Family Favorite Easy Recipe

Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas

I was sixteen when I made my first sour cream chicken enchiladas. I found it in an old recipe book of my mom’s and made them for my boyfriend.  I could not find all the ingredients at the only grocery store in my small Texas town so, I left those […]

Easy Pizza Low Carb Simple Recipe

Easy Pizza Four Ways

Last night my kids wanted something I use to make them way back when.  When I was so busy with a restaurant and a photography studio that I didn’t have the time to make complicated meals for the family.  I wasn’t going to share this one, but my daughter reminded […]

Easy Southern Cornbread Dressing

Cornbread Dressing

Recently, I came across an email I had printed out.  It was one my mother sent me in 2000 when I was living in Melbourne, Florida, and about to experience my first Thanksgiving away from family.  The email was the recipe for my great grandmothers’ cornbread dressing. The recipe was […]

Cajun Parmesan Tilapia

Cajun Parmesan Tilapia

You can’t always get what you want in a small town. I love living in Llano, Texas with its river running through the middle and its beautiful courthouse square but you have to make a road trip to get fresh tilapia.  Fresh beef – not an issue, but fresh tilapia, […]