Roasted Beets and Carrots

This week has been difficult.  I always wonder if I should continue this culinary journey. As of now both the catering scene and chef instruction are ultra slow.  But, it is time to get out of this funk.  I must cook and carry on! So that’s exactly what I did. Yesterday was Easter, and guessContinue reading “Roasted Beets and Carrots”

Ricotta Garlic and Oregano Knots

So I am coming at you all with a two for one special today! I had to make up to my followers this little mini hiatus, but fear not, here comes another Shy Girl recipe that will make your stomachs’ pleased. I have come to this conclusion that there is a little hidden baker insideContinue reading “Ricotta Garlic and Oregano Knots”

Chicken Pesto Pizza

So if you know me, you know I am a fiend for pizza.  I mean who doesn’t love a full meal in one sitting.  You have a protein, a carb, a fruit, some veggies, and some added calcium. Pizza can be healthy or it doesn’t have to be–whatever preference. This week, I have been somewhatContinue reading “Chicken Pesto Pizza”

Sausage and Mushroom Ragù with Creamy Polenta

  It has been a pretty rainy and gloomy couple of days, but I haven’t let that stop me.  I have been thoroughly relaxing this weekend. Rain hasn’t stopped me, I’ve been enjoying friends’ company, signed up for a kickball league, and explored the underground art scene here in Atlanta (an interesting experience is all I haveContinue reading “Sausage and Mushroom Ragù with Creamy Polenta”

Quinoa and Lentil Burgers (Vegan)

These last couple of days, I have taken it upon myself to treat myself a bit too much.  All I can say is today I feel it in my system.  Tonight, I was craving something delicious and healthy. My go to make a salad for dinner was just not what I wanted. I thought about it,Continue reading “Quinoa and Lentil Burgers (Vegan)”

Pupusas, Curtido, y Tinga

I recently moved to Atlanta from Washington, D.C. Since the move, I have been craving pupusas.  You can find pupusas at many restaurants in DC, but I haven’t had much luck finding a great pupuseria that’s close to my house or at least or in the city. If you don’t know a pupusa is a Salvadoran cornContinue reading “Pupusas, Curtido, y Tinga”