Double Chocolate Pecan Pie

Pecan pie is a favorite at Southern restaurants, holiday gatherings and family get-togethers. The sweet, gooey dessert typically includes pecans, eggs, sugar, corn syrup, and a pie crust.

Today, I’m sharing my Double Chocolate Pecan Pie recipe made in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday and his dedication to improving the lives of people. It’s been reported that as many Southerners, he enjoyed fried chicken, collard greens, and pecan pie. (more…)

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restaurant style steak

How to Cook a Restaurant-Style Chuck Eye Steak

Chuck eye steak (different from chuck steak) is an inexpensive alternative to the popular ribeye steak. Also know as boneless chuck filet steak or boneless chuck slices, it comes from a cut of beef not too far from the ribeye.

It’s not as flavorful or as tender as it’s neighboring ribeye, but if cooked properly, it can be delicious and tender. The best part is the price is almost a third of what you would pay for a similarly-sized ribeye steak!


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Paleo-friendly Raspberry Banana "Ice Cream"

Raspberry Banana Ice Cream: No Added Sugar, Cream or Guilt

I love ice cream, but I try to stay away from it because the full-fat versions tend to have lots of sugar and are highly caloric. Then there’s that quarter cup serving size. Really? Umm no. Then there are the low-fat and sugar-free ice creams, which are not bad, but they may have additives that aren’t the best.

This vegan and paleo-friendly Raspberry Banana “ice cream” has no cream or added sugar. It has only 4 basic ingredients – bananas, raspberries, cinnamon and pure vanilla extract. Yum! The best part of all — it’s so easy to make and you can eat a whole cup full if you want to with not one ounce of guilt. (more…)

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She-Hulks likes Chinese Takeout!

She-Hulk and Chinese Takeout

Project 365 Photography Challenge – #10

I’m no longer a teenager (sigh), but I’m still a fan of Marvel Comics. My favorites are , , and .

For my birthday, I received a She-Hulk comic book, and I’ve just gotten around to reading it. My first impression — She-Hulk, where have you been all my life? She’s pretty awesome!

From the looks of it, she appreciates quick and delicious Chinese takeout and a good drink here or there. I’ve wondered just what would Jen Walters eat? Vegetable Lo Mein? Beef and Broccoli? Chicken with Hot Bean Sauce? (more…)

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