Jambalaya

It’s that time of the year, Mardi Gras! Time to celebrate and feast  before the fast. Mardi Gras, or “Fat Tuesday,” is the last day of the Carnival season as it always falls the day before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. It’s a huge celebration in Louisiana. But if you cannot make it…

Shrimp Stir Fry

I don’t know anyone who does not like some type of Chinese food. But sometimes when you place an order, you may not always get what you want. It may be too salty, too greasy, too bland or it may be just right. But when you make it at home, it’s always just right. You…

Mushroom Risotto

  Risotto, is an Italian rice that is very creamy and full of flavor. Arborio rice is its name. It’s an easy although time consuming dish to prepare but once you taste it you will agree it is worth the wait. Depending on the amount you make, usually 25-30 minutes of constant attention. You can…

Spicy Chicken with Fennel, Petite Peas and Jasmine Rice

Spicy Chicken Sausage with Fennel, Petite Peas and Jasmine Rice This is a great meal to prepare when you just want to have some  sweet and spicy. If you do not like spicy just use mild flavored chicken sausage. I just sliced  1/2 cup fennel,  1/4 cup white onion a clove of garlic and two…

Stuffed Zucchini

Stuffed Zucchini   Zucchini is such a great mild tasting vegetable that can be cooked in so many different ways. Tonight I decided to stuff it with some organic brown rice, ground beef and parmesan reggiano cheese. I also added some tomato sauce and then baked it in the oven for 15 minutes. total time…

Six Spice Rub Chicken with Organic brown Rice

Six Spice Rub Chicken with Organic Brown Rice This is a great meal to prepare when you are in the mood for some healthy, spicy food! All of the spices and herbs used create such a delightful flavor and the spices add the kick you are looking for without all of the fat! I chose…