The true life food blog of a home cook, self-proclaimed foodie, vino obsessed, pump wearing diva; who shows her LOVE through her food.

Asian Style Grilled Cornish Hens with Corn Relish

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Lately, as some of you have notice I have been posting mostly Asian style cuisines from Vietnamese, to Lao, to Thai.  My addiction has been taken to another level; basically I am constantly thinking about sausages, noodles, cilantro, lemon g... Read More

Roasted Beet and Kale Salad with Garlicky Vinaigrette

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I was walking around Sprouts Grocery Market the other day, trying to determine what to cook next.  I already had plans for dinner but wanted to make something healthy for lunch.  Then I saw two items that I love; golden beets and red kale.... Read More

Broiled Asparagus with Zesty Lemon Aioli

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We all know lemons are my thing!!!!  So when developing this recipe I really wanted to enhance the asparagus with the flavors of lemon, garlic and herbs. This dish I paired with the Garlic Dijon Tri Tip from the last post. Keep in mind the Z... Read More

Garlic Dijon Grilled Tri Tip

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The summer just begun but at the pace it is going it I swear the summer will be over soon.  Both the kids are out of school (well kind of; the big one is in summer school) but like always keeping us busy and now we have added a new element i... Read More

Salmon Croquettes

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An old saying is, “the way to man’s heart is through his stomach.”  Now we all know this is one of the ways to a man’s heart but for me it is the simplest way with my love for cooking.  When my Hubby and I ... Read More

Ginger Soy Tofu with Bok Choy

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The year my husband and I got engaged I decided to become a vegetarian to help trim my waist a bit.  I will have to say that was one of the hardest eating years of my life.  As a carnivore lover I really missed meat and I had to become very... Read More

Porterhouse Steak with Grilled Vegetable Salad and Chimichurri Sauce

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My fellow Blogger/Diva (http://www.1wisenana.com/ ) text me the other day, wondering why she had not seen any new posts?  I responded with, “I’m in a funk. . .”  That is right blog world; Ms. Fo... Read More

3 Chili Chicken Burger with Red Pepper Tomato Aioli

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In a more recent post I expressed our sadness in becoming “Sports Suburbia Parents,” well last weekend the shit hit the fan!  Both children had two day tournaments on separate sides of the town. One at 11:00 am, the other at 1:00 pm, the... Read More

Avocado Dressing

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My vinaigrette obsession has hit the fan, and it this point I’m a bit tired of vinegar on my salads.  Do not get me wrong, I love my vinaigrettes but lately with the increase of salads in our day to day eating habits I realized maybe we sh... Read More

Pulled Pork Burritos with Cilantro Lime Rice and Black Bean Corn Salsa

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Over the last year my husband and I have turned into something we use to despise . . . we are Sports Suburbia Parents!!!!! No Laughing please! Over the years we have prided ourselves as being cool young parents who just so happen to live in t... Read More