Fresh Peach Salsa

Fresh Peach Salsa

Hey guys! First off, I want to let you know about some exciting changes that are coming to the blog. I’ve decided to change the name of my blog from The Texas Peach to something that better reflects what my blog is all about. The new name will be Healthier Dishes. […]

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Spicy Tomato Sauce with Pancetta

Spicy Tomato Sauce with Pancetta

Today’s recipe is a quick tomato sauce recipe that has a ton of flavor with very little work. It’s a Martha Stewart recipe that I adapted. It’s a sauce that you can make ahead of time and just reheat for a quick weeknight meal. It also freezes beautifully. […]

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White Bean Soup with Kale

White Bean Soup with Kale

A super easy, hearty and delicious soup that can be on your dinner table in about forty-five minutes!

I’m not a fan of raw kale in salads, but I love it in soup recipes. This dish takes advantage of canned beans, which cuts down the cooking time dramatically. You can have this […]

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Quinoa Salmon Cakes with Creamy Dijon Sauce

Quinoa Salmon Cakes

This recipe came about because I didn’t have my usual gluten-free crackers I needed to make my usual salmon patties one night. I did have some quinoa in my pantry though, so I decided to see how well that would work. Turns out, it worked great and we really enjoyed them. […]

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Taco Casserole

Taco Casserole

Well, here it is! As I promised in my Homemade Enchilada Sauce post, I have a recipe for you to use it in. And it’s a good one! I mean it’s kind of hard not to be tasty when beef, cheese and Mexican flavors are involved, right? […]

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Super Bowl Food Ideas

Super Bowl Food

Super Bowl 2017 is upon us, and I’ve got a few game day recipes for ya! Not gonna lie, I had high hopes that our beloved Cowboys would be playing this weekend. Yeah, that stings just a little. I have a little rule. If the Cowboy’s aren’t playing, I’m not watching the Super Bowl. So, it’s been a while since I’ve seen one. Ha! […]

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Homemade Enchilada Sauce

Homemade Enchilada Sauce

Making your own red enchilada sauce is so easy that I don’t know why I didn’t try it sooner! It’s not something I use super often in my cooking, but I would use store-bought when I did. The canned versions have ingredients that I didn’t like. […]

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Small Batch Cornbread Dressing

Small Batch Cornbread Dressing

My favorite dish at Thanksgiving has always been dressing. My mom makes the best chicken and dressing of anyone I know. It’s always perfectly moist and well seasoned. Up until the time I started testing this recipe, I had never made my own cornbread dressing before. […]

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Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta

Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta

Well, here it is! The recipe that changed my opinion on brussels sprouts. Up until I made these, I hadn’t eaten them since I was a kid. My memory of having to eat these yucky tasting, cabbage mini-me’s was not a good one. I know I’m not alone in this. It seems people either love or hate them. My husband loves them, so I decided to give them another shot. […]

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Mashed Potatoes and Parsnips with Toasted Garlic

Mashed Potatoes and Parsnips with Toasted Garlic

Mashed potatoes are a classic Thanksgiving side dish. They are also one of my favorite comfort foods. The parsnips add a hint of sweetness to the potatoes. The toasted garlic is an idea I got from an America’s Test Kitchen cookbook, and trust me, it’s worth taking the extra step to make it. […]

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