SMOKY ROASTED CARROTS

Today is such a fitting day to write this blog post for you guys! It’s the first chilly day of Autumn here in Dallas at a gorgeous 62°. Break out your mittens and scarves! This weekend my sweet friend hosted a very early Friendsgiving so she could test out some of her holiday recipes before […]

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SALT & VINEGAR ROASTED POTATOES

If you like salt & vinegar potato chips, you’re bound to fall into a finger-lickin’ addiction with these 4 ingredient, salt & vinegar roasted potatoes. I’m all about the savory, salty foods. This simple, yet super flavorful take on the typical roasted potato is going to be your new go-to. I pair them with fried […]

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WHOLE 30 CRISPY OKRA FRIES & SPICY GARLIC AIOLI

Okra is one of those vegetables that I just don’t show up at the grocery store seeking out. The inside is slimy and if you’ve never cooked one before, it can be a little overwhelming. In fact, if you let them go bad, the outside gets slimy too. Yum. So, what’s my favorite fool proof […]

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TOMATO AND MELON SKEWERS + COOLERS

Summer entertaining is in full swing at Casa de Costa! I’m talkin’ grilling, watermelons, refreshing mocktails… we are in party mode over here. I’m excited to be partnering with Village Farms to share two easy summer entertaining recipes featuring their lovely tomatoes. They offer quite the selection of tomatoes at my local grocer, but today […]

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AVOCADO PAPAYA SALAD

I didn’t grow up eating payaya. In fact, I don’t think I tried it until college. My sister was always deathly allergic and out of fear and habit, I just avoided it. When I did eventually taste test my first papaya, I was delighted to find that not only am I not allergic, but they’re […]

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CHIPOTLE SWEET POTATO NOODLE SALAD

I am all about the age of the veggie noodle. It’s pretty much the most inventive product on the market these days. It’s been said that the whole functionality of noodles themselves is to act as the vehicle for a delicious sauce, so replacing the adored noodle with a VEGETABLE noodle is obviously pure sneaky […]

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