The ROXX Box Avocado Shrimp Burger ~ Bento 141

January 24, 2014
Avocado Shrimp Burger

There are times when you create something, and say to yourself, “Damn that was DELICIOUS!!” Yesterday, I wanted a shrimp burger so bad. I had all of the ingredients to make one, but wanted to change it up a bit. I started thinking about all the things I could add to my burger, then decided […]

Shrimp, Black Bean, & Corn Salsa

December 19, 2013
shrimp black bean salsa

One of the things I love about being a food blogger, is the opportunity to create new, fun recipes.  I am always thinking about new dishes that I want to create, or ways in which I can improve old dishes. Salsa is one of those dishes that I am always trying to improve. There are […]

The Better Chip ~ A Review Bento #138

December 18, 2013
The Better Chip

The Better Chip makes all natural, gluten free, non-GMO, vegan friendly tortilla chips.  The chips are made with fresh ingredients, in a completely nut free environment.  The Better Chip comes in 5 different flavors (jalapeno, red pepper, spinach & kale, corn, and sweet onion), and each 1 oz bag is 130 calories.  All of the […]

Easy Meals Prepared with Maya Kaimal All Natural Indian Simmer Sauces ~ A Review

October 20, 2013
Maya Kaimal

I love Indian food, but rarely make it at home.  Whenever I am in the mood for really good Indian food, I visit a local Indian restaurant close to my home.  Lately, I have been wanting to make more Indian dishes at home, but often don’t have all of the necessary ingredients.   Talk about […]

Creole Shrimp & Cheddar Basil Grits Cakes #SundaySupper

September 22, 2013
Creole Shrimp & Cheddar Basil Grits Cakes

Back in July 2013, I spent a week in Washington, DC for my sororities national convention. While there, I visited a restaurant called Busboys & Poets. The menu had a vast variety of items to choose from, but my eyes caught hold of their shrimp & grits, and I couldn’t bring myself to order anything […]

Spicy Cilantro Shrimp Pizza

June 18, 2013
Shrimp pizza 2

What’s your FAVORITE pizza topping?  When I asked this question on my Facebook wall, it seemed like everyone who responded gave a different answer.  My FAVORITE pizza is a thin crust pepperoni and spicy italian sausage.  Whenever I go out for pizza, that is what I order. But today was different.  My kids wanted pizza, […]

Asian Shrimp Rice Noodle Salad ~ Bento #103

June 9, 2013
Asian Shrimp Rice Noodle Salad

I can’t believe it’s Sunday already. Seems like this weekend FLEW by. Today I took a semi-private photography class with a local photographer named Michael Zero. It was great working with him, and learning more about my camera. My goal this summer is to step up my food photography, so I’m trying to learn as […]

Garlicky Cilantro Shrimp ~ Time Saver Thursday Bento #93

May 2, 2013
Garlicky Cilantro Shrimp

I love cilantro. I love shrimp. So imagine my joy when I decided to put the 2 together. Such a simple dish, that is so easy to make. And talk about PACKED WITH FLAVOR!!  Thank you Cooking on the Weekends for such a great recipe!! This seriously takes less than 30 minutes to whip up. […]