Cowboy Caviar

Cowboy Caviar

  This stuff is addictive. I am not a chips and dip person but this is the one dip that I can eat everyday. It’s also a great way to get protein and vegetables in your life. I serve this with tortilla chips but when I am plating for myself I usually add a few scoops on top of a salad and eat my heart out. Ingredients 1 can of  black beans (drained and rinsed) 1 can of corn (drained and rinsed) 1 can of black eye peas (drained and rinsed) 1 stalk of  diced celery 1/2 large cucumber seeded and diced 1/4 cup chopped purple onion 8 cherry tomatoes 1/2 bell pepper, diced 2 small red, orange and yellow pepper, diced Dressing 1/2 teaspoon of cumin 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1 teaspoon black pepper juice from 1/2 lime 1 teaspoon of tajin (photo below) 2/3 cup...

Oven-Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Oven-Roasted Brussels Sprouts

If I had to sum up my love of food in one bite it would be a roasted Brussels sprout coated in a balsamic vinegar reduction. I LOVE BRUSSELS SPROUTS. I don’t shout that with enthusiasm. Those caps imply a seriousness that can not be translated through this text. To take away the creepiness from this post, I will go forth with the recipe. Just be warned that roasted Brussels sprouts are the elixir of amazing. Ingredients 1 lb of Brussels sprouts 2 tablespoons of olive oil 1 teaspoon of salt 1 teaspoon of black pepper Directions 1. Remove outer layer and wilted leaves. Rinse well or soak in water and 1 teaspoon of white vinegar. Half the sprouts. 2. Coat in olive oil and top with salt and pepper. Be sure the make sure each sprout is equally coated. 3. Line a...

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