Changing the way we cook: Dialysis friendly recipes

What a crazy month it’s been!  Four weeks ago tomorrow, Maw-Maw was first admitted to the hospital for kidney failure and a myriad of other things.  Two weeks before that approximately she had a pretty bad fall, and that started the downhill roll for her kidneys.  Between work, home, and hospital (or rehab center for…

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CONTEST: Who loves BBQ Sauce???

I do! I do! I do! Who loves supporting local companies and businesses??? I do! So with that said, I am pleased to bring you my first ever contest. Woohoo!!!  On top of that, what better thing to kick off the first contest with than some of the most amazing BBQ Sauce ever! I’m so…

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Featuring: Iron Hen Cafe – Brunch til 4pm. Check!

This morning I went to Iron Hen Cafe in Greensboro, NC, to photograph some Brunch menu items for my other blog, Fresh.Local.Good food group. Then….I captured this masterpiece! It’s a stunning dish called Peanut Butter Banana French Toast……Are you drooling yet? Follow the below link for a few other tasty selections they serve at Iron…

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First try…Poached Eggs and Hollandaise…SUCCESS! (kinda)

You never know when you will be inspired. New things come around the bend at every turn, and you really have to be prepared for what you’re thrown. Now, I’ll be honest, the idea of making my own poached egg scared the crap out of me. Much less, making a Hollandaise sauce was giving me…

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Pecan Peanut Butter Waffles

I posted this to The Onyx Plate’s FB page last night, but just in case you are not following me on Facebook (which you need to *wink*), I wanted to make sure you were able to see it. In true Onyx Plate loving style…I ended up with heart shaped Pecan Peanut Butter Waffles topped with…

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Happy, Healthy, and Homemade Apple Oatmeal

I’m sure you, just like the majority of the human population, get bored with the everyday breakfast choices you have available to you. Sure, you can grab a pace of instant oatmeal, but does that really satisfy your inner culinary god? I think not. *smiles* In this case, you absolutely have to try this! I…

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Fit for a Mardi Gras King….Cake.

I have a super good friend of mine that is in love with everything Mardi Gras, and I know she looks forward to it every year. Well, this year, I decided to try my hand at a King Cake. I also knew that I would need to get her honest opinion as well since she…

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Chicken Sausage Breakfast Bread Pudding…super easy!

You have to love it when recipes off the top of your head come together perfectly. This surprisingly delicious breakfast treat is something I will be making many more mornings in the future, and quite possibly will be fixing these as easy breakfasts to take to work with me. I’ve been doing my best to…

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More Bacon Please! Bacon Biscuit Muffins

Confused? Yeah…me too. But, I couldn’t find a better name for these little guys. I posted very recently about the BEC Pockets, and the day before I had made these Bacon Biscuit Muffins. Don’t worry, I don’t eat like this normally. It sure is nice though to get up on the weekend and have time…

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BEC Breakfast Pouches–Perfection!

It’s no secret that I LOVE bacon…however, I try not to keep it around so often, because I could literally consume so much it would be very bad for my health. It’s also no secret that I like to experiment with wrapping food in doughs for breakfast. Sooo…this leads me to today’s recipe. I had…

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