Green beans, Asparagus, and Portobello Mushrooms

Calling all vegetarians! We’ve got a meal that can serve as a side or the main dish. This mix of green beans, asparagus and portobello mushrooms are a great light option to add to the rest of your Easy Comfort Food faves. Total cook time: 15-20 mins

Gumbo Madness

What else can we say about this gumbo? ´╗┐This down south favorite is just plain good! This is feel good food. Total cook time: 1 Hour

Grilled Lamb Chops

One word: Succulent! These grilled lamb chops are full of herbs and lightly salted to perfection. Your taste buds will thank you. Total Cook Time : 15-20 minutes

Jammin’ Jerk Chicken Wings

Have you been searching for a meal that’s finger lickin’ good? Look no further! These zesty jerk chicken wings are a quick and easy way to kick off this BBQ weather to come! Total Cook Time: 25-35 mins

2 Ingredient Baked Catfish

Forget about the deep fryer! These filets will be the center of your soulfood dinner. Breaded and baked to perfection, you’ll be sure to love this dish. Total cook time: 20-25 mins

Savory Seafood Roast

Savory is an understatement for this dish! Try this shrimp and crab roast on a lazy Sunday with friends. This is surely a flavorful taste of the sea. Total cook time: 25-35 mins


This refreshing and sparkling sangria is the best way to top off your spring get togethers! Light and fruity with a kick of Zinfandel! Prep time: 10-15 mins

Mouthwatering Asparagus

You really can’t go wrong with a mouthwatering side of veggies or if you’re vegetarian- as your entire meal! Veggies with a kick are one of my many specialties. Cook time: 25 mins Ingredients Fresh Garlic (4 cloves) Onion (1 large) Asparagus Olive Oil Parsley Instructions Pre-heat oven to 450 degrees Blend olive oil, garlic(,…

Lobster Bisque

This crustacean sensation is a great pallet cleanser for any seafood meal or salad pairing. Sure to be a favorite amongst any dinner guests in search of a tasty soup! Cook time: 30 minutes

Mean Greens

These “mean greens” are a soul food lovers dream! With hot and cajun spices paired with your choice of turkey parts, these greens are the perfect addition to a catfish and mac n cheese dinner to feed the soul. Total cook time: 2 hours

Ox Tail Stew

This ox tail stew is the definition of comfort food. A warm, slow cooked stew is going to hit the spot right after a long day in the Chicago cold! Total cook time: 3.5 hours