First stop: Chicken and Gnocchi Dumplings

Who loves a weight loss journey???   The answer is simple.  ONLY the people on the outside looking in, at first.  After a little bit, it becomes more fun for the ones that are actually living the journey.  With that being said, my fiancée (here on out known as my King) and I are going…

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Your Neighborhood Chinese Delivery – Peking House

Sometimes I feel like we get so wrapped up in the new, the unique, and the expensive that we forget about our friendly neighborhood restaurants.  We forget that they are there as well, and looking to serve us delicious food with friendly service.  A few months ago, my love and I received a menu on…

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Chicken Salad and Spring

I guess losing someone never gets easier. Or maybe it does, and I don’t remember things being so tough after losing Paw-Paw so many years ago.  I was a teenager then, and now an adult.  The heart understands more now, and in turn I believe it does hurt more.  With that being mentioned, I’m looking…

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Sundays with Friends: Getting your Rhythm Roll on with GurlBye!

Happy Easter, everyone! We all come across people in our lives that we know are supposed to be there. We struggle to find where they can fit in to our busy lives, and sometimes we are only able to maintain that thread of communication through social media. But these people, we aren’t going to lose…

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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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It’s not funny…I’m serious. Laughing Cow Cheese Alfredo

Well I started thinking after posting tonight’s meal on The Onyx Plate’s Facebook page (that you can find by clicking here) that it wasn’t too fair for me not to provide you with my recipe for Laughing Cow Alfredo. It’s just too good not to try. This is honestly one of my favorite meals that…

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Sundays with Friends: Hope from a Cookbook and Bleu

Today’s Sundays with Friends comes from CJ. She’s back with a recipe that seems sure to impress even your pickiest of guests! You can find her amazing Shrimp Regatta recipe by clicking here. You can find Ken’s Chicken Cordon Bleu below… The below story CJ tells us proves that even a cookbook can warm the…

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Quick and Easy Dinner ALERT!

This simple and delicious recipe doesn’t need much introduction. You all know by now how much I love Tay’s BBQ Sauce, and I love supporting good local people and products. So, of course I used Tay’s with this recipe. However, feel free to use your favorite BBQ sauce. And, if you need or want to…

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Cilantro dipping sauce anyone?

First off…Happy Memorial Day to all of our troops and veterans!  I personally appreciate everything and every sacrifice made for us here at home.  Thank a Veteran today, and pay your respects to those gone on before us whilst protecting our great country. I tried something new today with the Cilantro out of my garden….

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Easter, Farm-Fresh Eggs, and a Cow named Lucy

As Easter approaches, I am easily reminded of Easter’s past.  The joy of the Easter dress shopping for church.  The excitement of wondering what the Easter Bunny was going to bring you on Easter morning.  The cravings for all of the chocolate you knew you were going to get your little paws on during the…

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Healthy and Delicious Chicken Nuggets in The South

There’s this thing…this stigma…about living in the South.  That everything has to be fried.  Yes, most of us indulge in a good plate of fried chicken, and some of us over-indulge.  But, you know what?  It’s ok.  If being in the South says that we have to eat fried foods occasionally, I will live in…

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Chicken Noodling around…

Nothing soothes the soul better than good ol’ Chicken Noodle Soup…wait…what did you say?  Someone already made that publicly known?….with a book?  Darn, I thought I was on to something…oh well…a book doesn’t taste this good though…*smiles* I have been feeling a bit under the weather the past couple of days, maybe more so today…

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