théasty bites by théa

Breakfast Burritos To Go

Feb 19, 2019

New video! Watch me make these burritos in my own kitchen… Busy Busy Busy.  That is what I hear most of the time from friends, family and acquaintances. Busy with…

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Pink Cacio e Pepe

Feb 12, 2019

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, I wanted to make a dish that would be easy to make but has the essence of Valentine’s.  Texan and I have a lot…

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Cheddar & Onion Cornbread

Feb 2, 2019

I have tried dozens of times to make cornbread… A recipe so good, I would want to make it over and over again until I couldn’t eat cornbread anymore.  One…

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The Best Meatless Chili

Jan 27, 2019

With Superbowl coming up, I thought I’d share a classic football favorite: Chili. And what is even better than chili? When you combine it with Cheddar and Onion Cornbread! The…

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Red Wine Braised Short Rib Papardelle

Jan 23, 2019

There is something about braised meat that is just oh-so-hearty. And there is something so gratifying when you pull out the dutch oven, open the lid, and watch as the…

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Sweet Chili Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Jan 21, 2019

If you’ve been following along here at Theasty for any amount of time you know that I love Mexican food.  And while margaritas and nachos are always welcome, my absolute…

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Mexi Breakfast Bowl

Jan 14, 2019

I never used to eat breakfast until well into my 20’s; Give me a couple cups of a coffee and I was good to go. But after I started focusing…

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Green Vegetable Soup

Jan 11, 2019

Happy New Year! With January here and 2019 full of exciting events (ahem… a wedding), I am jumping on the health wagon to get myself back on track. I’m a…

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Truffle Mushroom & Spinach Pizza with Roasted Garlic

Jan 4, 2019

The holidays are over and most of us has swapped our turkey and wine for salad and water. Until now. It may look like every bite of this pizza would…

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Chili Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Dec 12, 2018

Ahhh Crinkle cookies. The perfect holiday treat… Their powdered exterior reminds me of fresh snowfall on mountain peaks and their soft chocolate interior with a hint of chili is the…

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Cheese Stuffed Pasta Shells with Winter Vegetables

Dec 10, 2018

Okay. It’s no surprise I love making pasta. Fresh pasta. From scratch. But let’s be real,  even the most skilled pasta maker likes something comforting, quickly. A Pasta dish I…

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Pan Fried Pumpkin Gnocchi with Mushrooms, Pancetta and Brown Butter

Nov 8, 2018

I’m starting off by saying, I ate pasta 5 times last week and have no intentions of quitting; After all, it’s clearly my top comfort food year round.  With the…

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Almond Biscotti

Oct 16, 2018

Ever go to a coffee shop, look at the goodies behind the counter glass and catch your eye on a biscotti? You order it, with your coffee of course, dunk it and…

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Southwestern White Chicken Chili

Oct 7, 2018

  I’m not sure what I love the most about chili. The endless varieties, the hearty texture, or that it takes less effort than pouring yourself a glass a wine…

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Butternut Squash Pasta | Brown Butter Sage Sauce

Sep 19, 2018

  Ah. Fall. Autumn. The end of cool drinks and sunshine and the welcome of cozy sweaters and fireplaces.   Autumn is my favorite season.  In my opinion autumn far…

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White Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies with Himalayan Sea Salt

Jul 25, 2018

  I don’t know where I got the whacky idea to create these cookies. I mean, lets face it, peanut butter cookies are a staple and all good on their…

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Sweet & Spicy Chicken | Mango Salsa & Coconut Rice

Jul 12, 2018

The weather outside is finally getting warm and it’s starting to feel more and more like BBQ season (much to the relief of Texan).  Actually, if you ask Texan, he’d…

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Vegetarian Taco Salad

Jun 16, 2018

It’s only a few days before the official “hello” to summer and I’ve been on a bit of a health kick. Before you roll your eyes at me, I’m not…

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Mexican Street Corn

May 5, 2018

My All time favorite snack.  Give me a plate of these, and I’m a happy girl!  This fun treat is perfect as a starter or a contribution to a party. …

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cinco de mayo cookies

Taco Cookies

May 5, 2018

These playful treats will be sure to have the adults talking and the children running wild (on sugar).  I loved making these cute mini tacos. They were surprisingly easy to…

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About Thea

When not working, Thea's energetic and zealous approach to life takes her all around the world experiencing culinary delights and new cultural experiences.

At home she enjoys a good bottle of Cabernet and a quiet night in the kitchen with Jazz on the radio.

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