e is for edamame

Alrighty day TWO. Going to break down letters E, F, G & H. Let’s get right to it. E is for… EdamameĀ –“Edamame are a very good source of high-quality carbohydrates and lean protein, which makes them a good food to enjoy if you are trying to lose weight or if you are at risk of…

a is for arugula

For the next 6 days I am going to be sharing, breaking down, and commenting on Joy Bauer’s “Should I Be Eating” alphabet catalog of goods foods/ingredients and why! I think misinformation is often a factor for people when it comes to food. I also think that continuing to be open-minded, and learning about different…

toast post

Hi y’all! It has been way too long. At the start of this 2020 year I have many short & long term goals on my list of to-do’s. One of those is keeping up with this site! I tend to come back here when I need some inspo, or a recipe, or am curious about…

smoothie encyclopedia

I wanted to share, in a more permanent place, some of the smoothies I make often. Others I have saved for a time I may need them, all are easy to make ahead of time, or on the spot! Many of these I have shared on my Instagram stories, however now…you can come find the…

“mama’s recipes” = the best recipes

This week’s post doubles as a special shout out to one of my major inspirations in life…my mama. On this lovely Monday, it is her BIRTHDAY! and what a great way to celebrate then to highlight her here on chefcaseyycasii.com. And y’all are in for a serious treat as I am going to let you…

ward’s berry farm

HAPPY MONDAY! This week I am featuring one of my favorite fall finds. A few years ago, while searching for the perfect place to get both pumpkins for carving, but also a variety of fun fall squash, gords, jams, local grown ANYTHING really…I came across Ward’s Berry Farm. Ward’s was not only one I stumbled…

the treasure that is coconut oil

Where to even begin…coconut oil is such a cool thing, ya know? Like tell me another substance that can do SO much, yet be SO good for both humans and not be as harmful to the environment?! I honestly wish I had started using it SO much sooner. Unfortunately the stigma that coconut oil has…