Shredded Chicken Tacos & Black Beans

I have a slight addiction to Moe’s burritos, but they are so fattening, so one day I decided to create my own version at home to be healthier. It was so delicious! The flavors in the chicken are a perfect balance of moisture and flavor. I served them at a Sunday School Social once and everyone was asking for the recipe, so I thought I would share it. I begans by using the Mojo marinade that … Read More

Great Grandmother’s Squash Casserole

I can remember my mom making this dish in the summertime growing up with fresh squash from a friend's garden. (We got them from friends because my mom is just now getting a green thumb-no offense mom!) It has such a summery feel and a savory flavor. I thought it would go perfectly with the cobb burgers I made this past weekend, and it did! It's super fresh and has that buttery golden crunch … Read More

Rave: Fiber One

I'm sure all of you are fully aware of the Fiber One Bars. They are so amazing! My favorite is the Oats & Chocolate. It tastes like dessert, without the guilt! Love it! My new favorites though, are their cereals. They are really tasty, and of course have lots of nutritional value. I even had the caramel delight for dessert the other night. It tastes similar to Cinnamon Toast Crunch or … Read More

Dinner Divas: Cobb Burgers

I recently joined a cooking group called dinner divas, with some girls from the what's cooking message boards on thenest.com. I love it because you have your choice of four meals and have an entire month to try and cook one or all of them. I wanted to try the chicken cobb burgers, but couldn't find ground chicken anywhere, so I just made regular bleu cheese burgers. Adam & I had tried … Read More

Honey Lime Shrimp

I have been on such an asian food kick lately. It probably has something to do with my Olympics obsession. I am glued to it every night until the wee hours of the morning! Anyway, I had some shrimp that I thawed out to make shrimp scampi, but I was so in the mood for more thai food. Using the left over ingredients from my Thai food, I concocted this marinade. We ate them with the leftover … Read More

Carribean Fruit Punch

Adam & I went on our honeymoon two years ago to St. John at the Caneel Bay Resort. It was so amazing! It was the perfect carribean location...no shoes, no shirt, no problems, as Kenny Chesney would say (he does have a home there!). Cool ocean breeze, crystal clear blue water, food of royalty, and not a care in the world. Everywhere on the resort they served this amazing fruit punch (well, … Read More

Magnolia Bakery Cupcakes

These are the cupcakes from the famous Magnolia Bakery in NYC. After going to New York this spring, I've been wanting to try these cupcakes for a while now. We saw the Magnolia Bakery when we were there, but were way to full from lunch at John's Pizza, and it was cold and the line was out the door, so we'll have to try the real thing next trip. I found these on a blog last month (if it's your … Read More

Rave: Running Skirts

So, I had this idea to do a weekly rave. Since this blog is about things I love (food, travel, photos, etc.) I thought I would try to post once a week about something that I love. It may be a product, restaurant, ingredient, attraction, etc. So, let me know what you think about this idea and we'll see how it goes. This week's rave is my new Champion running skirt. I'm fairly new to running, … Read More

Opening Ceremonies: Food From Around The Globe

My husband, Adam, had a great idea for our Sunday School Social this month (we are in charge of planning them). He suggested that we have an opening ceremonies party potluck, but with the condition that no one could bring American food. Everyone would bring food from all over the world. It was a huge success! We had great food, and had a wonderfuld time. Everyone got really creative with the … Read More

OOPS!

So Friday I was running a tad late for my aerobics class at the YMCA. I saw a parking space that was a little tight, but decided to pull in anyway. Two seconds later, CRUNCH! Yep, I hit a parked car. I pulled in and got out to check the damage. The other car was barely scratched...but mine.,..my bumper was a bit dented and the head light cover scratched...gonna need a new one of those. So, … Read More