Butternut Squash & Sausage Linguine

My sister has been telling me for years “You have to go to ALDI.”  I always knew that she got very high quality ingredients at such great prices, but it wasn’t until I experienced an ALDI shopping trip myself that I truly understood what a gem of a grocery store it really is!  I recently […]




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Grilled Lime Shrimp with Zesty Dipping Sauce

Remember that yummy roasted cauliflower post?  I figured you did, well the zesty dipping sauce worked double time for that meal also making a tasty accompaniment to grilled lime shrimp.  Now that we have our outdoor kitchen, grilling has never been so much fun.  Grilling shrimp is so quick and easy that even Baker doesn’t […]




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Cod with Leeks & Tomatoes

Sometimes you just need to reference a good cookbook.  It’s so easy to search the internet for recipes that I forget about the library of cookbooks that I have collected over the years.  These books are full of amazing recipes and beautiful pictures, which is what initially inspired me to take photos of my own food and […]




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Ceviche

The first time I ever at ceviche was in Puerto Rico.  It just looked it would be the most refreshing dish to order while at the beach.  It was so delicious that I literally ordered it at every restaurant we went to and each time was never disappointed.  When we got back in town, it […]




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Lemon Basil Chicken Salad

It is no secret that I am a giant lover of tomatoes and what better goes with tomatoes than basil, except of course when you add in the Southern staple chicken salad.  I was recently eating lunch at Newk’s and they had samples of pesto chicken salad and I just kept thinking how delicious that would […]




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Pear, Goat Cheese & Prosciutto Flatbread

I guess you could call us the Julia Green Hills Gals.  I have really grown to love this little group that has been getting together for a little “Wine-D” down time on Fridays once a month.  Each month we get together at one of our houses, bring some snacks, a little wine, let the kids […]




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Pan Seared Grouper with Lemon White Wine Butter Sauce

You know what I love about the beach about as much as I love the beach?!  FRESH FISH!  Straight off the boat, fresh!  Straight into my fish loving mouth, fresh!!! Currently I am sitting on the couch in our condo while the baby naps and hopefully the clouds burn off.  I’m ready to get back […]




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Tequila Lime Chicken

In my house of crazies (who I love and adore), the ONLY time that I get to watch a “mommy show” is in the wee hours of the morning.  In fact, as I write this post it is currently 5:20 a.m. and I have already cleaned up the kitchen from last night, folded a load […]




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Quick & Easy Crustless Crabcake Quiche

Hi, everyone!! I am very excited to share a guest post with you all from my friend, former neighbor, fellow food blogger and moreover food lover!  Nicki Pendelton-Wood is certainly a force to be reckoned with in the Nashville and Southern food writing world.  She has reviewed and edited cookbooks for many years and now […]




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Kale, Sausage & Spring Onion Frittata

  It’s Sunday and that means it’s my favorite food day of the week, because I love a good Sunday brunch!  While today I am treating myself to a moms only Sunday brunch away from my kitchen where brunch is prepared for me and I am served and may or may not have a sparkly […]




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