Lunch

Cran-Apple Walnut Chicken Salad

This was a game changer. I love my original version with cheese and bacon. I mean bacon. But I wanted something lighter and just a little healthier. This was a huge hit with the family, and I was lucky enough that they saved me a bite to try it. I’m […]

Roasted Red Pepper & Tomato Soup

Most people think about having soup on those cold wintery nights so you can warm yourself up with something hardy. But how about during the summer when the vegetables are at the peak of freshness? I came up with this version of tomato soup after talking to several people about […]

Creamy Grits with Cajun Style Shrimp

Let me start off by saying that I have never eaten shrimp in my life, but that doesn’t stop me from cooking it for my husband and son. My son loves shrimp!! When I say love, what I really mean is he can eat his weight in shrimp and still […]

French Onion Soup

Picture this: it’s spring time in Paris, and there are fields of flowers blooming, and trees swaying in the gentle breeze. As you walk down the street, you come across a tiny bistro that smells heavenly. Soon you find yourself sitting at a table ordering a delicious bowl of soup […]