Banana Cinnamon Protein Muffins

Summer is a time for good foods and eating healthy – but what happens when you still LOVE bread and carbs? And truth be told, this recipe came out of a mild jealousy of all the other people baking bread during the Q and I just wanted in on the cinnamon roll fun. So here…

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…

Roasted Cornish Hens

In my house, especially this time of year, I really try to make sure I put something good on the table at least one night a week. I consider it practice for the days to come with children and the busy-ness that having little ones entails so I try to find something easy and a…

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…

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,…

Roasted Eye of Rib.

The feeling of friendship is like that of being comfortably filled with roast beef; love, like being enlivened with champagne. – Samuel Johnson Well I have successfully done it. It wasn’t easy and the satisfaction was well worth all my time and effort and sweat and tears (no, no there were no tears). I successfully…