March 29, 2017

Winn Dixie’s Big Fat Juicy Tomato Event {Okra and Tomato Recipe}

WinnDixie2Here in the south, we love tomatoes and Winn Dixie is celebrating with the Big Fat Juicy Tomato Event! Tomatoes are healthy, delicious, and can be used in many different styles of recipes. Truth be told, there is nothing better than ditching the canned tomatoes and using fresh, local tomatoes. Thanks to Winn Dixie, I […]

Cajun Kale Chips {Recipe}

Kale Chips RecipeThis kale chips recipe is a gluten free and healthy snack for both myself and my kids. My youngest will not eat anything green unless I try to sneak it in with something else. Surprisingly, both of my boys thoroughly enjoy these if they are spiced up just right! I prefer mine with a sprinkling […]

Jimmy Dean Sausage Dirty Rice {Recipe}

Jimmy Dean Sausage, Dirty Rice Recipe Thank you to Jimmy Dean for sponsoring this post and for allowing me the chance to come up with a recipe using a Jimmy Dean product. I wanted to come up with something that everyone in our family would eat and enjoy. A friend suggested that I make a delicious dirty rice dish that we […]

It’s Shrimp Season in Louisiana! {BBQ Shrimp Recipe}

BBQ ShrimpIt is shrimp season in Louisiana and I was given the task by the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board to come up with a recipe for beautiful shrimp caught straight out of Louisiana waters. They were caught by Lance Nacio of Anna Marie Shrimp, frozen right on the boat, and shipped to my front door. […]

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Margarita Cupcakes {Recipe & Printables}

This Cinco de Mayo celebrate with Margarita Cupcakes. These cupcakes showcase the perfect mix between a tart lime and a sweet cupcake! I topped mine off with lime green sprinkles and a margarita cupcake topper! Follow these links to download your FREE Margarita Glass and/or Cinco de Mayo Cupcake Toppers: FREE PRINTABLE: MARGARITA CUPCAKE TOPPER […]

Cajun Alfredo Pasta Recipe by Savannah of Hammock Tracks

Today, I am thrilled to exchanging recipes with Savannah of Hammock Tracks. Savannah is a homeschooling mom to 4 kids. Her family enjoys the outdoors, fishing, hunting, and just spending time together. On her blog Hammock Tracks, she shares delicious recipes that are really family friendly. When looking through her recipes and their great photos, […]

Easter Cupcakes Inspiration

We had an Easter Egg Hunt this past weekend and I made these Peep in a nest Cupcakes and they were a big hit with the kiddos! I used my Wedding Cake Cupcakes Recipe and tinted the icing purple with Wilton’s gel food coloring in violet. I melted white chocolate and dipped each Peep into the white chocolate […]

Seafood at Sunset with Sea Best Seafood {Recipe}

Last week I had the opportunity to attend the Seafood at Sunset event hosted by Sea Best Seafood. The evening included cooking demonstrations with Chef Brian and dining on recipes prepared with Sea Best seafood. Being a New Orleanian, I was initially a skeptic. We are spoiled to have fresh seafood at our doorstep. Honestly, […]

Raspberry Danish Delights {Recipe}

This past Sunday, we had breakfast with friends from church to celebrate the pending arrival of a new little one. Everyone brought a dish and I really wasn’t sure what I was going to bring and wanted to branch out a little bit from standard blueberry muffins. I found the recipe for raspberry danishes that […]

Louisiana Chicken Creole {Recipe}

Honestly, I have always eaten shrimp creole and it is mostly shrimp creole that is found on menus around New Orleans. Sometimes when shrimp season is closed and our stash of Louisiana shrimp from the freezer is depleted, I substitute chicken for shrimp. It’s a very easy and flavorful dish to put together and will […]