Monthly Archives: July 2015

Slow Cooked Chipotle Apple BBQ Brisket Sandwich

The combination of sweet apples and spicy chipotle peppers give a ton of flavor to this slow cooked, shredded BBQ Brisket sandwich recipe.

Chipotle Apple BBQ Brisket Sandwich Recipe

It’s hard for me to put into words how much I love this new bbq brisket recipe!

Like, I want to describe it, but when I try, the word yum just keeps coming out very loudly with a bunch of mmmm’s on the end! 😉

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Kale Apple Slaw

Kale Apple Slaw is a delicious & healthy twist on traditional coleslaw. This vegan and gluten free recipe is perfect served as a side dish at BBQs or added to pulled pork or brisket sandwiches.

Kale Apple Slaw Recipe

With summer and swimsuit season in full swing, I’m always looking for ways to make new recipes a little bit lighter and healthier, while still totally delicious!

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Grapefruit Lime Sherbet Float Cocktail

Fresh squeezed grapefruit and lime juice are shaken with vodka and served over lime sherbet for a boozy, delicious summer float cocktail recipe!

Grapefruit Lime Sherbet Float Cocktail Recipe

Eating scoops and scoops of delicious rainbow sherbet was one of my favorite things about hot summer days growing up in Oklahoma!

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Asian Lamb Meatballs in Green Curry Sauce

This recipe features delicious Asian spiced lamb meatballs covered in a flavorful Thai green curry sauce, all made in under an hour!

Asian Lamb Meatball in Green Curry Sauce Recipe

Ever since my first dining experience at Shophouse, I’ve been dreaming of the delicious bowl I built there consisting of green curry sauce on pork and chicken meatballs with rice noodles.

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Acai Blackberry Smoothie

Get a boost of antioxidants, fiber and Omega-3s in this vegan Acai Blackberry Smoothie recipe. Easy to whip up for breakfast in only 5 minutes!

Acai Blackberry Smoothie Recipe

I’ve been a huge fan of adding blackberries to new recipes lately. And by lately I mean just yesterday I posted a recipe for Blackberry Jalapeno Pulled Pork Tacos (Yes, YUM!)

I’ve also added blackberries to these recipes for Blackberry Jalapeno Guacamole and Blackberry Serrano Cornbread!

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Slow Cooked Blackberry Jalapeño Pulled Pork Tacos

Pulled pork tenderloin is slow cooked in a combination of roasted jalapeños and fresh blackberries in this delicious recipe for pulled pork tacos!

Blackberry Jalapeno Pulled Pork Tacos

A couple of years ago I combined blackberries and jalapeños for the first time in a margarita recipe, and it was a match made in heaven!

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Pineapple Coconut Pancakes

This Pineapple Coconut Pancake Recipe is light & fluffy, with sweet, tart & tropical flavors, perfect when topped with Pineapple Coconut Cream Cheese Syrup!

Pineapple Coconut Pancake Recipe

When I first met my bestie Amy Black, she was managing the cutest little breakfast & lunch spot in La Jolla called Coffee Cup.

Not only was it fun to bop in to visit her at work, but the food was incredible! Amy has since moved back to Phoenix, but I still frequent Coffee Cup for their delicious food!

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BBQ Chicken Peach Bacon Cheddar Quesadilla

Grilled peaches, BBQ chicken, crispy bacon and spicy cheddar cheese are combined in this delicious, loaded cheddar quesadilla recipe!

BBQ Chicken Peach Bacon Cheddar Quesadilla Recipe

For this recipe, I basically decided to toss 4 of my favorite things in between a couple of tortillas and make the most quesadilla ever!

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One Pot Mediterranean Lamb & Mushroom Pasta

Ground lamb recipes are a delicious way to mix up easy weeknight dinners, like this Mediterranean Lamb & Mushroom Pasta recipe, made in one pot in under an hour!

One Pot Mediterranean Lamb and Mushroom Pasta Recipe made with ground lamb, tomatoes, mushrooms and macaroni noodles

About a month ago, I had the pleasure of joining my new friends at Superior Farms in Northern California to meet some of their ranchers, check out the farms where their lambs graze and learn more about their delicious lamb products.

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BBQ Meatball Sub

Grilled BBQ Pork and Beef Meatballs are topped with crispy onions and served in sweet Hawaiian hot dog buns in this scrumptious Meatball Sub recipe!

BBQ Meatball Sub Recipe

Growing up, I loved to put BBQ sauce on everything! Maybe it was the sweetness of the sauce, or maybe the fact that I grew up in the south, but either way, I loved it!

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Nectarine Fig Burrata Bruschetta

Nectarines and figs top this light and delicious Burrata Bruschetta recipe, perfect served as an appetizer at summer parties!

Nectarine Fig Burrata Bruschetta Recipe

Over the years, I’ve heard people mention the 5 Love Languages. I went to look them up and I found Burrata nowhere on the list, so I’m pretty sure they made a mistake! 😉

Just in case anyone was wondering, my 5 love languages go something like this:

  1. Coffee
  2. Burrata
  3. Tacos
  4. Beer
  5. Pizza

I believe my next book will be entitled “The 5 Love Languages of a Foodie” haha!

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Watermelon Jalapeño Mojito

This Jalapeño Watermelon Mojito Recipe is light and refreshing with a slight kick of spice, made delicious as a cocktail or as a mocktail!

Watermelon Jalapeno Mojito Recipe

It’s Thursday, which means that it’s almost the weekend!

And since 4th of July falls on a Saturday this year, most people have Friday off, which means it’s basically Friday! Time to make yourself a mojito! 😉

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Grilled Berry S’Mores

Grilled strawberries and blueberries add a delicious twist to traditional s’mores for the perfect patriotic summer dessert recipe!

Grilled Berry S'Mores Recipe

This weekend is the 4th of July and I couldn’t be s’more excited (see what I did there 😉 ) to head to Houston to visit my sweet 90 year old Nana and the rest of my fam!

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