Kid-Made Christmas Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

Kid Made Cookie Dough Christmas Truffles

Coat something in sprinkles, especially the Christmas variety, and it's bound to be a hit, right?! The idea to coat a cookie dough truffle with sprinkles comes from a contestant at this year's Pillsbury Bake-Off. I decided that one of the several "cookies" that we would make this holiday season would be these chocolate chip cookie dough truffles made with Safest Choice … [Read more...]

Christmas Day Brunch Recipe Round-Up

one-dish-breakfast-casserol

Ahhh, Christmas morning. The excitement, the fun, the "wow, I love it!" exclamations, the tearing of paper, the mess, the noise, the utter bliss with your family. Until. The tummies start grumbling and cries of "What's for breakfast?" start to be heard. Everyone does Christmas breakfast/brunch a little differently. Some like quick meals that were prepared the night … [Read more...]

Roasted Poblano Pepper Quiche

egg-pie

Egg pie. That's what my about to be 4 year old called this quiche. He has become quite the sous chef in the past few weeks...always coming into the kitchen and helping me cook. I've started to let him help me crack the eggs (highly supervised still!) and taught him it's better to crack on the counter than the edge of the bowl, and how to keep the yolk from running all over … [Read more...]

Zesty Egg Salad

Zesty Egg Salad

I <3 egg salad. I really, really <3 egg salad. (I wish that I could include a cute little puffy, pounding heart...because I really like and love egg salad.) If I'm not having a green salad for lunch, chances are I'm having egg salad, on a sandwich or with pita chips. Well, I recently gave my typical egg salad a makeover by including some horseradish and green onions. … [Read more...]

Migas with Black Beans & Tomatoes

Black Bean & Tomato Migas

Not long ago, I had lunch with some friends in Austin at Torchey's Tacos. (If you're in Austin, Houston or Dallas, you must give these guys a try. And I might start a petition that they get a truck set up in San Antonio asap.) Ever since, all I can think about making for breakfast is breakfast tacos. And lunch tacos. And dinner tacos. I think I might need an intervention. Migas … [Read more...]