In case you live in Alaska or the Pacific Northwest where it rarely breaches the 80 degree mark, it’s a billion degrees outside for the rest of us. What do you eat when it’s a billion degrees outside? Chiles!!! (Ever heard of Gustatory Facial Sweating? You will, just keep reading.) Hatch Chiles have a particular…

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Vietnamese food is a cuisine that I CRAVE! Full of antioxidants and vitamins naturally and a perfect balance of spicy, sweet, salty and sour… it’s totally addictive. It originates from a climate very similar to our hot, sticky Texas summer weather so these Vietnamese Spring Rolls are a natural go-to for us in the summer.…

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So you’re eating Paleo or maybe, Gluten-Free. How does that work for Super Bowl Snacks?  I created this delicious Paleo “Rice” Bowl for starters, but I will also point you to some of my favorite Super Bowl Worthy snacks that are either Gluten-Free, Paleo Friendly or both. How does this “rice” work into Super Bowl…

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Well I promised to my Facebook people that I would publish the recipes I used to create this Mezze this week, so I’m making that promise good. Mezze (or Meze, equally used) – the Eastern Meditteranean and Middle Eastern cuisines’ equivalent to Spanish tapas – is a collection of small bites eaten as an appetizer…

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