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…