Mango Dessert Tacos

Simple, messy and gooey – just like they should be. No one gets a fork! INGREDIENTS • flour tortillas • butter • cinnamon sugar (1 tablespoon sugar mixed with 1/2 tablespoon ground cinnamon) -or- Bleecker Food version: cinny-sugar-cocoa-coconut! • 2 fresh mangos, peeled & diced • About 1 cup vanilla ice cream (it should be…

R+D Kitchen

R+D Kitchen is in the Hillstone Restaurant group, so it’s no surprise that it’s one of our favorite restaurants in Dallas. The burger is so good, the sushi is so fresh, the ambiance is A+ and the service continues to impress time and time again. Also, a great meal is always better around great conversation,…

Peach Crumble

Fresh peaches are really delicious, but they’re even better when you mix them with sugar! This has become one of our favorite summer desserts. It’s also gluten and dairy free, unless you add a scoop of good vanilla ice cream! ______________________________________________________________________________ Yield: 6 people    Prep Time: 10 min.    Cook Time: 30 min. ______________________________________________________________________________ Here’s what you…

Barlean’s Fish Oil

We found the best tasting fish oil with no fishy aftertaste: Barlean’s Citrus Sorbet Omega Swirl. It actually tastes like an orange creamsicle. Here’s what inside the bottle: Here’s some info we discovered after talking with our doctor and doing some reading on the web: Omega-3 fatty acids are found in fatty layers of cold-water…

Dijon Potato Salad

1 1/2 lbs red new potatoes, scrubbed and quartered 1 tbsp white wine vinegar 1 tbsp Dijon mustard Coarse salt & ground pepper 2 tbsp olive oil 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley Bring water to a boil. Add potatoes. Cover and cook until tender (10-20 min), stirring occasionally. In a bowl, combine vinegar, Dijon, salt…

BBQ Sauce

We’ve been on the search for the best BBQ sauce without High Fructose Corn Syrup and we recently stumbled upon Laurie McNamara’s version of Sweet Baby Ray’s. We LOVE it. It’s sweet and tangy and oh so delicious! Here’s what you need: ______________________________________________________________________________ Yield: 4 Cups (approx.)    Prep Time: 10 min.   Cook Time: 0 min. ______________________________________________________________________________…

Ribs

Texas has been my (Michael) home for close to 20 years now. Wide open plains, panoramic sunsets, diverse food, down to earth people, and BBQ are some of my favorite things about this great state. Texas does beef BBQ really well. Brisket (and burnt ends!) will put a smile on my BBQ-sauce-slathered face faster than you…

Watermelon Summer

Here’s a refreshing summer drink we discovered when there was nothing in the house but a watermelon. Enjoy!

Cherries

It’s cherry season and we decided to do a little research on the health benefits of this little stone fruit. Here’s what we found: Cherries are one of the healthiest fruits you can eat! 21 of these little guys have less than 100 calories and 15% of your daily vitamin C needs, but aren’t full…