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 4 days) we’re all exhausted and ready for a break. Good news is that she came home Friday – hopefully for good now. All of us are tired of hospitals to be perfectly honest. The bad news…. She is now on permanent Dialysis. We’re a … Continue reading Changing the way we cook: Dialysis friendly recipes
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 … Continue reading CONTEST: Who loves BBQ Sauce???
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 … Continue reading Featuring: Iron Hen Cafe – Brunch til 4pm. Check!
A couple Sundays ago I posted about a good friend of mine and her group, GurlBye. They sent me two recipes, and here is the second installment. If you didn’t have a chance to look at the Rhythm Roll post … Continue reading Sundays with Friends: Sparkling Smoothies with the sparkling young ladies of GurlBye
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 … Continue reading First try…Poached Eggs and Hollandaise…SUCCESS! (kinda)
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 … Continue reading Pecan Peanut Butter Waffles
Just take a second and review the below company seal…what all do you see? Every little detail screams North Carolina and BBQ! Just love it! While I was sick in the middle of December last year, I was laid up … Continue reading The NC BBQ Company…some of the best letters ever combined together!
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 … Continue reading Happy, Healthy, and Homemade Apple Oatmeal
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 … Continue reading Fit for a Mardi Gras King….Cake.
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 … Continue reading Chicken Sausage Breakfast Bread Pudding…super easy!