The Best Brisket Rub & Mop Sauce

Demian's friend at work, Rick Seiffert, passed down this recipe to us. Demian made this and the brisket just melts in your mouth. So much flavor and so powerful! I will post the cooking instructions for Demian's brisket soon. Rub 3 tbsp chile powder 1 tbsp coarse salt 2 tsp black pepper 1.5 tsp brown... Continue Reading →

Aloo Gobi (Indian dish with Cauliflower, Carrots, Peas and Potatoes)

This recipe reminds me of two things. My wonderful sister Dawn who can cook some serious Indian food, and my pregnancy cravings with my second daughter. I would go to Nature's Food Patch and eat this every time I could find it in their hot bar. So delicious! 1 small cauliflower, cut the florets 1... Continue Reading →

Shrimp Cobb Salad

This salad was excellent. I made this with my friend Niki Reynolds and I found the recipe in Cooking Light magazine (May 2011). 4 slices bacon 1 lb large shrimp, peeled and deveined 1/2 tsp paprika 1/4 tsp black pepper olive oil or cooking spray 1/4 teaspoon salt, divided 2.5 tbsp fresh lemon juice 1.5... Continue Reading →

Thai Chicken Burgers

These burgers are spicy, healthy and perfect for that day where you want something other than the plain ole burger. My good friend Niki Reynolds shared this with me in 2011 when I was pregnant with my second daughter craving spicy food like no other! Niki is a great chef in the kitchen and I... Continue Reading →

Stuffed Mushrooms w/Crab

This recipe is compliments of my cousin Mindy Schubert. I am not kidding when I say these stuffed mushrooms melt in your mouth and make you drool for more. I can't resist sharing this as it is extremely yummy. 24 large fresh mushrooms (1.5" to 2" in diameter) 1/4 cup green onions - sliced 1 clove garlic... Continue Reading →

Lentil Soup

This soup is so healthy, fresh and perfect for that cold day. The aroma makes your kitchen smell fantastic and I highly recommend this if you like lentils! 1 lb lentils 4 cloves chopped garlic 1-2 tbsp basil 2 bay leaves 1 cup chopped carrots 1 medium onion, chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped 3/4 cup... Continue Reading →

Apple Crisp

Another recipe compliments of my mother-in-law who made this for me when I was almost ready to give birth to our first daughter, Mahala. It was so sweet and scrumptious. I honestly think I may have eaten the entire dish, lol. 6-3 granny smith or other crisp apples 1 tbsp lemon juice 1 1/2 cup flour... Continue Reading →

Pesto Pasta

Another yummy recipe out of Kelli & Peter Bronski's Gluten-Free cookbook. I love pesto and usually make it with pine nuts but this recipe uses walnuts which is a new twist for me and makes it kinda fun. I'm planning on starting a herb garden this year so I want to add more recipes that... Continue Reading →

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