Sugar Free Peach Panna Cotta

I want to preface this recipe by saying I am by NO means an expert on molecular cooking and yes, while gelatin is really only scraping the tip of the iceberg of cooking science, it’s a hard canvas to cook on. But we made it! And this Sugar Free Peach Panna Cotta IS SO GOOD!…

Apple Cucumber Spring Slaw

I love spring. Not because of the wonderful allergies of course but because it gives me the excuse to eat cold foods ALL. THE. TIME. And not saying there is something wrong with eating cold foods in the winter. I’m just not a fan. So any time I have the chance to whip up some…

Basil Honey Vinaigrette

Oh summer, I can almost taste you right around the corner and it doesn’t help that I’m already in salad mode. Summer equals amazing salads! Win-win! This week, I wanted a BLT bad, and I’ll be honest: I don’t eat bacon a lot but when I do, it’s on! So I had a thought to…

(Healthy) Southern Style BBQ Sauce

The South – known for a lot of things but for food, you can’t deny the BBQ roots. In fact, Nashville is credited for having one of the first smokehouses at The Hermitage, the home of 7th President, Andrew Jackson. Who Being from Nashville, we love our BBQ. For us it’s a way of life…

Breakfast Frittata

Breakfast – one of the biggest challenges for healthy eating. If it were up to me, the modern work day would start around 11am, just enough time to got to a gym class, take a nice long shower, and make a delicious and nutritious meal for what is known as the most important meal of…

Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

Starting the new year off right is important for many people. That’s why I like to give myself a week or two for those people to stop parking in my spot at the gym and take advantage of the short delivery time at my favorite local pizza joint. Kidding. But it is important to eat…

Smoked Salmon Deviled Eggs

Hey recipe lovers, Needing a  truly Southern inspired recipe for your next party or occasion that is sure to wow a crowd? Never fear, The Food Lover is here to help you out! We all have events in our lives and it’s the worst to show up empty handed to that office, friend, or family…

Apple Butter

Hey guys! Hope you’re having a fabulous fall! This is one of my most favorite of all times of year not just because I love the cold, crisp air fall brings, but also the smells. Since it’s getting close to Thanksgiving as well, I thought I would give you a special treat! This is one…

Pancetta and Parmesan Green Beans

Vegetables are interesting but lack a sense of purpose when unaccompanied by a good cut of meat. – Fran Lebowitz Hello my darling friends. I hope you’re having a simply marvelous day! I’m one of those by nature who loves vegetables. I believe my first whole food was a raw tomato. My dad always tells…

Hashbrown Casserole.

  What I say is that, if a man really likes potatoes, he must be a pretty decent sort of fellow. ― A.A. Milne Hello my lovely friends, I hope this recipe post finds you well! Since last weekend was Easter, which is a holiday which always has the most incredible food at my house,…