Musco Family Olive Co. Giveaway!!

Super Cute T Shirt!

Hi Friends!  It’s been a long time but please bear with us as we go through some growing pains.  ;-) As we get going again, we thought we’d start with a giveaway.  We hope to have many more in the near future!  :) For now, we’d like to introduce you to some delicious new olives [...]

Roasted Beet Soup & My New Favorite Green Smoothie

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We had such a mild winter here in Central Texas this year…hardly a freeze at all! So, unlike previous gardening seasons, our fall/winter garden has held out and continued to produce some really delicious greens and veggies right into spring! It’s been a real treat having kale, spinach, and beets…some of my favorites…producing non-stop for [...]

Spinach & Mushroom Quinoa, Cauliflower Poppers and Kale Krunch Chips

Kale Krunch Kale Chips

Hello healthy friends !!!  So much going on since my last post…Spring Break, 1/2 marathon with Kim, tennis season underway…busy but in a good way I have been dying to post this recipe for a quinoa dish my brother’s girlfriend, Misa, made for us while on Spring Break (we made it twice that week and [...]

GOOP Caramelized Brussels Sprouts & Clean Beet Carpaccio

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I finished a week long cleanse recently…and, while I was cleansing, I got my GOOP newsletter in my email inbox. For those of you who aren’t familiar with GOOP, it’s Gwyneth Paltrow’s newsletter…and I love it! Coincidentally, Gwyneth was doing a cleanse program of her own and she was inviting readers to join her.  I [...]

Skinny Tex Mex King Ranch Chicken, and Black Bean Fritters with Cilantro dipping sauce

King Ranch Chicken Mac & Cheese

I first heard about this recipe from a couple friends who read it in Southern Living magazine “King Ranch Chicken Mac & Cheese”….here is the original recipe if you’d like to try it.  I wanted to cut out the velveeta and condensed soup so I came up with a “skinnier” version.  I’ve heard the original [...]

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread and Smoked Salmon Pinwheels

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It’s a cold rainy Sunday in Texas !  I love it, but it makes me want to be very unproductive.  I just want to stay in my PJs all day and be lazy   However I’m fighting the urge as there are only 21 days left til Christmas !!!  Working on photo calendars of the [...]

Fun Halloween Craft and Rosemary Goat Cheese Dip

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Happy Hump Day Everyone ! As you may have previously read, Halloween is one of my favorite holidays ! The weather is beautiful, we get to decorate the house with pumpkins and bats and spiders, etc., play dress up…what’s not to like ?!?!  Well, we were at a friend’s house last week and did this [...]

Acorn Squash Soup, Roasted Beet Hummus and Butternut Squash Hummus

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Happy Sunday !!! I’m so excited to be in the kitchen all day and watch the Dallas Cowboys game…football, food and fun…a typical Fall Sunday around our casa Today, I made another batch of Melissa’s Ladybug bars…my kids SCARFED down the first batch so I made a double batch this time so I can freeze [...]

Tomato Basil Dip & Sweet Potato Fries

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Good Morning everyone ! I was at my friend Kim’s house last week for her Vintage Couture party…if you have young children and looking for some adorable outfits..check her site out here ! They just released their Fall collection ! Anyway, she served this dip and it is so easy to make and SO good !!! [...]

Fresh Veggie Spring Rolls

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My appetite seems to be a little confused lately. My brain tells me that as of this past Friday, it’s officially fall…but, the weather here in Austin tells me a whole different story. Knowing that fall weather is (hopefully) in my near future, I’m craving things like pumpkin and spiced baked goods, stews, soups…basically warming comfort [...]