Fried Black Eyed Peas

The southern girl in me desires black eyed peas and cornbread every now and then. But sometimes you want it to be a little fancier than normal. I love this recipe because it reminds me of my great aunt Jessie Mae. She would make cornbread in a madeleine baking pan and it just made it […]

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Grilled Veggies with Mustard Sauce

Spring is in the air and we all are quarantined to our homes, hopefully this time has given you the beautiful opportunity to cook more with your family. In my family there are two cooks, myself and my younger son, Tyler. Tyler loves to cook, but grilling is his passion. While he was away at […]

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Food For your Skin Type and Skincare Remedies from the Kitchen.

Let Food Be Thy Skincare  “Let food be thy medicine, and let medicine be thy food.” Hippocrates. I have seen this quote be true in my life and in the lives of many of my clients. Food is not only medicine for our bodies, but it is fuel for our minds, it comforts our souls and when we eat the right […]

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Vegan Marshmallow Fluff

Chickpeas, they’re not just for salads anymore. My mama was the type of person that never wasted anything. She taught us to use it all, if you can. She would hardly ever threw leftover food out, it always became a casserole or bread pudding, or rice pudding or some new recipe creation. During this time […]

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Eat your water: Hydrating Salad with a Green Goddess Dressing.

Did you know you can keep your immune system healthy by staying hydrated with food. However, don’t forget the water, coconut water and herbal teas. Most of the time when people are feeling hungry, it’s usually because they are thirsty. Next time you are reaching for something else to eat, drink a glass of water […]

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Mindful Living moment: Where was this thought born?

Welcome! I want to share more on my blog what setting the table with love is all about for me. It’s not just about the delicious meals we prepare and serve to our families and loved ones, but it’s also about what we are serving them spiritually, emotionally and mentally. I want to share with […]

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Shawarma Chickpea and Kale Stew

How I love spices, they bring the best out of any produce or protein and they are full of anti inflammatory healing properties. My good friend Zoe, pulled together some incredible food content queens and chefs around the nation to participate in a week of #quarantinekitchen cooking classes. Every chef came up with an unique […]

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A Smarter Smoothie

Who doesn’t love a good smoothie? You take some fruit, leafy greens, nut butters, some type of liquid and maybe some protein powder and you add it to your blender and you have a super healthy smoothie, to get you going for the day. Right?! Well not exactly. Smoothies can be very beneficial for our […]

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Back to School Easy Dinner Recipe ~ Vegetarian Skillet Enchiladas

Well I am off to do a cooking demo at Williams Sonoma for back to school! I am so excited about this demo, because it helps me to reminsice about when my sons were in elementary school and I prepared their lunches and scrambling around trying to figure out what we would have for dinner […]

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Williams Sonoma Farm to Table Summer Cooking Class

My gosh! What an amazing turn out yesterday at my Farm to Table Summer cooking class at Williams Sonoma. I honestly felt like a little kid on Christmas, but enjoying everyone opening up the gifts of eating delicious organic produce, straight from the farm . I was so excited to see how everyone would respond […]

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“Raw Chick” Curry Stuffed Peppers

Eating more of a plant based diet can be one of the most cleansing things you can do for you body, mind and spirit. I like to give my body a break from refined sugars, lean meats and the occasional glass of wine. I love incorporating raw foods and vegan dishes into my daily meal […]

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