Tailgate Special: Raspberry Chipotle Black Bean Dip

Raspberry Chipotle Black Bean Dip We are on the verge of full-blow football season, and we all know that football season means tailgating with all of the delicious finger food. I love everything about a good tailgate. The excited environment, the tradition for many groups of friends and families, the passion, and of course the food. Usually…

Zucchini-Noodle Lo Mein with Shrimp

Zucchini-Noodle Lo Mein with Shrimp Earlier this week I was thrilled to receive a copy of my friend and fellow Charlotte Food Blogger’s upcoming cookbook! Megan, the writer of lifestyle blog Freckled Italian, wrote The Big 15 Paleo Cookbook: 15 Fundamental Ingredients, 150 Paleo Diet Recipes, 450 Variations, which is due out on August 16.…

Lemon & Asparagus Pasta w/ Olive Oil Crumble

Lemon & Asparagus Pasta with Olive Oil Crumble People have strong feelings about asparagus. Like most kids, asparagus wasn’t my favorite. I was never a picky eater but I don’t remember my parents serving it much at home, and it just wasn’t something we came across often when eating. I have no memory of how…

Going Green for St. Patrick’s Day!

Green on Green on Green Potato Salad Not exactly Irish, but green, and it has potatoes! Happy St. Patrick’s Day! You may find this hard to believe but this Mexitalian is actually Irish too. Some might say this holiday is all about green beer. I say it’s all about the food. Growing up our Mexican…