White Wine Cauliflower Risotto

This Cauliflower Risotto reminds me of rich and creamy macaroni and cheese using the best cheese money can buy. A great risotto is the ultimate comfort food. Just imagine, cheesy risotto, a glass of wine, and a good book or a good movie. Ingredients: 6 cups low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive…

Italian Linguini Carbonara with Grilled Chicken

I first stumbled upon this delicious dish in a restaurant where I worked, and due to the distinct nature of the cheeses, subsequently, fell in love! Ingredients: 1 lb Linguini 2 Tbsp Olive Oil 4 oz Panchetta, Bacon or Turkey Bacon 2 Large Eggs 1 Cup Freshly Grated Parmigiano-Reggiano Fresh Ground Black Pepper 1/4 cup…

Creole House Blend

Now this is a separate recipe that we use for a lot of New Orleans dishes… and our Paella! Creole House Blend: 2 tbsp Hungarian Paprika 2 tbsp Himalayan Sea Salt 2 tbsp Garlic Powder 1 tbsp Garlic and Herb Seasoning 1 tbsp Black Pepper 1 tbsp Onion Powder 1 tbsp Cayenne Pepper 1 tbsp…

House Blend Recipe!

The moment you’ve all been waiting for! A separate post for our seasoning recipe! We’ll try to go back and link this recipe to any recipe where we’re used it! 2 tbsp Seasoned Salt 2 tbsp Garlic and Herb Seasoning 1 tbsp Parsley 1 tbsp Oregano 1 tbsp Basil 1/2 tbsp Thyme 1 tbsp Onion…

Creole Corn Maque Choux

We know the purpose of our blog is to promote healthy eating, but sometimes you just need some good ol’ fashioned Comfort Food! Ingredients: 1 lb Bacon (we used Turkey Bacon of course) 2 lbs Medium Deveined Shrimp 1 32 oz. Medium Bag Frozen Corn 1 Cup Chopped Bell Pepper 2 Minced Jalapenos 2 32…

Family Traditions: Happy New Year Creole Gumbo

When I think of New Year’s Day, I think of gumbo, champagne, and football!! My family and friends always look forward to that huge stockpot of seafood, sausage, chicken, and other deliciousness……Mmmmm…… Ingredients: 2 – 3lbs jumbo shrimp (cleaned, shelled, deveined) 5 lbs crab (snow and king crab legs) 2 – 3 lbs imitation crab…

P.F. Chang Inspired Asian Lettuce Wraps

These are soooooo good and sooooo easy! My mother and I have been on a low carb diet and I was truly craving some Chinese Food of some sort but everything comes with rice. Then came Mommy to save the day with her Asian Lettuce Wraps!! They’re so sweet and savory! They’re actually really hard…