Spicy Shrimp and Annie’s Homegrown Shells and White Cheddar

Spicy Shrimp and Annie’s Homegrown Shells and White Cheddar is a totally delicious and exciting new recipe made with Certified Grass-fed Organic Annie’s Homegrown Shells and White Cheddar, Shrimp seasoned to perfection with Cajun Spices, fresh Organic veggies; such as peas, red bell peppers, celery, onions sautéed in olive oil, unsalted butter, and smothered in a creamy white cheddar cheese sauce.

Over the years using certified organic grass-fed products has become so important to my family, as well as so many others. Believe me, when I say certified organic isn’t just for hippies anymore. Each day more and more Americans become aware of the need to know what they are nourishing their bodies with. A big Thank you to Annie’s Homegrown for sponsoring today’s post and inspiring me to try their delicious products such as their Certified Grass-fed Organic Annie’s Homegrown Shells and White Cheddar.

Spicy Shrimp and Annie's Homegrown Shells and White Cheddar is totally delicious and exciting new recipe made with Certified Grass-fed Organic Annie's Homegrown Shells and White Cheddar, Shrimp seasoned to perfection with Cajun Spices, Organic veggies such as peas, red bell peppers, celery, and onions sauteed in olive oil and unsalted butter, smothered in a creamy white cheddar cheese sauce.

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CREAMY LINGUINE WITH SEAFOOD

Creamy Linguine with Seafood is a delicious linguine pasta dish combined with gulf shrimp, lump crabmeat. fresh steamed veggies consisting of zucchini, broccoli, carrots, mushrooms and roasted red sweet peppers covered in a thick creamy Alfredo cheese sauce made from a rich heavy cream, Parmigiano-Reggiano, Romano cheese, garlic, and seasoned to perfection with Italian herbs and spices.

I’ve read there’s an old Italian story that in sometime around the early 1900’s,  a man named Alfredo di Lelio from Rome, Italy was trying to cook something that would satisfy his lovely expectant wife. He  decided to whip up a decadent creamy cheese sauce made from the finest parmesan cheese he could find and butter, then he ladled the thick rich sauce over some pasta. Alfredo Di Lelio would later open up restaurants in Italy and then New York with his rich creamy cheesy pasta dish on the menu for his famous customers. Which sheds some light on how this dish entered the US.Seafood LinguineAlfredo sauce can be a touchy subject with old school Italians; many will be the first to tell you “Alfredo sauce” is almost completely nonexistent  in Italy, although there are many recipes for pasta sauces that are similar and often based on combining butter and Parmigiano. For example, gnocchi, egg noodles, and meatless ravioli are served with melted butter and freshly grated Parmigiano cheese the recipe is simply titled “al burro”, with butter. In Rome, Italy egg noodles with butter and Parmigiano are often called, “Alla Romana”, roman-style. Continue reading

Phyllo Egg Cups with Spinach & White Cheddar

Phyllo Egg Cups with Spinach & White Cheddar are so super easy to make you can almost sleepwalk through the process of making this delicious breakfast, combining delicate buttery phyllo dough, sunny side up eggs, spinach, and white sharp cheddar cheese.

What you’ll love about these  Phyllo Egg Cups with Spinach & White Cheddar is the fact they are just so darn easy to make it’s almost ridiculous and the fact you don’t have to stand over the stove watching it cook? You’ll be loving the idea you can just toss them in the oven for about 10-12 minutes and do your thing while they bake up to breakfast perfection.

Phyllo Egg Cups with Spinach & White Cheddar will be that amazing favorite Sunday morning Brunch item combining phyllo dough, sunny side up eggs, spinach and white cheddar cheese guaranteed to make everyone in your family think you truly slaved in the kitchen for them, when in reality all it took was a bit of patience on your part and minimal ingredients.

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Easy Summer Berry Parfait made with Annie’s Organic Whole Milk Yogurt + Giveaway

Imagine simple, cool, refreshing, and delicious when you hear Easy Summer Berry parfait made with Annie’s Organic Whole Milk Yogurt, fresh organic strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, organic cereal, and fresh mint. The Florida heat is beginning to soar; cool refreshing treat cravings are in full swing at our house now, how about yours?

I’m sure all the moms and healthy eaters alike can relate to feeling the need to become a little more health conscious and wise when it comes consuming additives, colors, or added sugars in your children’s and family’s favorite foods and snacks. It’s so important to our family to be able to enjoy a refreshing treat without worrying about all the chemicals and additives involved and Annie’s Organic Whole Milk Yogurt just made it a little easier to enjoy our favorite Summer Berry Parfait.

Imagine simple, cool, refreshing, and delicious when you hear Easy Summer Berry parfait made with Annie’s Organic Whole Milk Yogurt, fresh organic strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, organic cereal, and fresh mint. The Florida heat is beginning to soar; cool refreshing treat cravings are in full swing at our house now, how about yours?Before we get started I want to take a quick second to Thank  Annie’s Yogurt for sponsoring today’s post and inspiring me to try Annie’s Homegrown Organic Yogurt because after tasting it the other day, I am totally hooked on it! What’s not to love? Just look at those cute packages of pure organic yumminess with no added sugars, synthetic colors, preservatives, antibiotics, or synthetic hormones and real fruit! They are perfect to toss in the kids lunch boxes or heck even our fabulous yogurt recipes we love. Continue reading

Southern Milk and Honey Corn on The Cob

This recipe for Southern Milk and Honey Corn on The Cob will be one of the best corn on the cob recipes you will have ever try this season hands down; made with delicious Florida sweet corn, simmered slowly in whole milk, organic honey, unsalted butter, and seasoned to perfection with Cajun spices, kosher salt, and freshly ground peppercorns. So darn good you won’t even bother with extra butter or salt.

Sweet corn used to be a sign of summer when I lived up north and the midwest, but in Florida, it’s a crop for the fall, winter, and spring. So now is the perfect time for me to get a head start sharing some of my favorite springtime and Summer recipes such as my recipe for Southern Milk and Honey Corn on The Cob.

This recipe for Southern Milk and Honey Corn on The Cob will be one of the best corn on the cob recipes you will have ever try this season hands down; made with delicious Florida sweet corn, simmered slowly in whole milk, organic honey, unsalted butter, and seasoned to perfection with Cajun spices, kosher salt, and freshly ground peppercorns.In sunny Florida, we tend to enjoy deliciously super sweet varieties of corn, They have more natural sugars than some of the other varieties of corn, which tend to bring out the natural flavors more so when simmered in milk, honey, butter, and seasoning. Continue reading

Nature Valley Cereal Lemon Blackberry Yogurt Parfaits #PowerYourMorning

My Scrumptious  easy to make Nature Valley Cereal Lemon Blackberry Yogurt parfait is definitely going to help #PowerYourMorning; made from Nature Valleys Honey Oat Clusters Cereal, lemon yogurt, fresh delicious juicy organic blackberries, lemon zest, and a fresh sprig of mint you can’t go wrong on those busy mornings on the go.

I really appreciate that Nature Valley Cereal starts with the best ingredients from mother nature like 100% whole grain oats and honey. There are also three seriously delicious flavors of Nature Valley Cereal to choose from, Honey Oat Clusters, Chocolate Oat Clusters and Baked Oat Bites, all packed with 23g of whole grain, 10g+ of protein; can y’all believe that?

#Poweryourmorning with Nature Valley Honey Oat Clusters Cereal Lemon Blackberry Yogurt ParfaitsI love  a good healthy cereal and yogurt parfait with fruit for breakfast; in fact, I love them so much when I worked for the college, every morning I would go to the cafeteria and shell out 2.95 for a little of nothing just to snatch up one of them. Can you believe that I actually I paid 2.95 for one of them? Now do the math on spending $2.95 a day for 5 days a week; that’s $14.75 a week! You do not want to know the math for 52 weeks… it’s $767.00! After 2 weeks, I stopped spending that $2.95 and started making my own. Continue reading

Homemade Guacamole Recipe

Making delicious fresh Guacamole dates back to the ancient Aztecs; the Guacamole then was very similar to what you might make in your own kitchen in this day and age. The more traditional Homemade Guacamole made by the ancient Aztecs  simply combined fresh ingredients  such as Avocados, a sauce made from vine-ripened tomatoes, green Mexican chiles, and a little bit of sea salt.

Did you know,  that the Aztecs believed the avocado fruit to be an aphrodisiac; maybe that might explain why the avocado was so popular in the Aztec culture. Another reason for the popularity of the fruit  may also have to do with the fact that the avocado has the highest fat content of any fruit. The Aztecs had a very Low-fat diet compared with today’s standards, so it makes perfect sense to use the avocado fruit to supplement fats into their diet.

Easy Homemade Guacamole1A few facts about avocados … Continue reading