Tex-Mex Summer Shrimp Salad

This recipe combines so many things I love to eat. Shrimp, avocados, yummy black beans, and it helps me eat a giant pile of field greens..and like it. Growing up in southeast Texas on the gulf coast taught me two things. The first is a love of fresh gulf shrimp. It is my favorite protein…

Simple Mills Vanilla Cupcake Mix: Product Review

Let me preface this post by saying that I don’t consider a cupcake “true food”, strictly speaking. However, food plays a variety of roles in our lives, and one of those is celebratory. Our family doesn’t celebrate very often, for instance Friday is not a cause for dessert in our house. That being said, when…

What Ella Eats Volume 3

I don’t know about you all, but my toddler gets tired of eating the same thing every morning. Because of this, I have created a rotation that seems to be just long enough to hold her interest. All of these breakfasts are quick, easy, and nourishing. One of my favorites is this 5-Minute Omelette. I…

Easy Homemade Strawberry Jam

I know I said that I bought my last strawberries of the season, but I just couldn’t help myself. I may have a problem… The berries are still so ripe and flavorful, but are starting to lose some of their crisp texture. Guess what that means. It’s jam making time! This strawberry jam could not…