Spinach and Chicken Salad

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So who doesn't love chicken salad?  Probably no one because it's amazing.  I always loved chicken salad even when I was young.  After years of ordering it all sorts of places I have had plenty of different varieties.  Everything from mayonnaise heavy to a mustard curry... some with fruit, some with nuts, some with veggies... some with cubed chicken, some with shredded, some with tofu.  I don't … [Read more...]

Spinach and Black Bean Enchiladas

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A few weeks ago I went to a Mexican restaurant near my apartment.  I was with my mom at the time and was trying to eat less meat so I ordered the spinach enchiladas.  I wasn't expecting much so you can imagine my surprise when one of the most delicious Mexican dishes I have had in San Antonio showed up on my plate!  I knew that I would have to try to make these on my own sometime and today I gave … [Read more...]

Spinach Lasagna Roll-Ups

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I realized this week that I receive six food themed magazines each month... and then I bought another one while waiting in line at the grocery store.  Shortly there after I realized I have not made a recipe out of any of those magazines in the last two months!  Why do I have all of these then?!  So I thought I would go through them and try to find some recipes that seemed like something Nick and I … [Read more...]

Spicy Asian Salmon with Hoisin Broccoli

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It's been a while since I added some seafood to the blog.  I'm always looking for good fish recipes to try and get my mom to eat more seafood.  She has been working on eliminating meat from her diet but still needs protein and healthy fats so she tries to eat more meat.  I decided to marinate my salmon in an Asian flavored sauce.  I actually was attempting to replicate the dipping sauce they make … [Read more...]

Chicken Tortilla Soup

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Since moving to Texas one of my new favorite appetizers is chicken tortilla soup.  I find it to be the most interesting thing to order as it varies greatly between locations.  Not just in quality but the ingredients, taste, texture, and toppings.  I've probably had it at no less than 15 restaurants each that was quite different from the last.  Nearly all restaurants here seem to have it on their … [Read more...]