Sesame Soy Tofu

Tofu was one of the food items I never thought of going near. I had it once when I was younger (Tofurky to be exact)and everything about it reminded me of a sponge. It wasn’t until I moved to Texas and (you guessed it) needed a low-cost protein for my meals that I thought of…

New Orleans Food Journey

On the November 11th I landed in New Orleans for American Heart Association’s largest conference, Scientific Sessions. Once our taxi dropped us off in the city, I was overwhelmed by the architecture, art, restaurants, and a strong sense of culture. After the conference was over, I stayed in New Orleans and my boyfriend flew down…

Tortilla Pizzas aka Poverty Pizzas

This recipe is a specialty of mine, and if you are my friend there is a high probability that I have made these for you at some point, most likely after a night out. I can’t take all the credit for this, because this recipe originated from my dad. He used to make these for…

Turkey Quinoa Meatballs

I decided to do my first entry on a favorite dish of mine, ground turkey and quinoa meatballs. I chose this dish because it was 9 p.m. and I realized that if I didn’t use the pound of ground turkey I bought on sale, I would have to throw it out.  I also thought this…