Jambalaya is a spicy seafood and rice dish that hails from New Orleans. It’s the perfect dish for Mardi Gras.

Jambalaya | Bites of Bri

I hope you had a great weekend. We spent the weekend relaxing and it was perfect! The last couple of weekends have been packed with activities, so it was nice to take it slower for a change.

Happy Mardi Gras! In honor of Mardi Gras, we are talking  Jambalaya. Woohoo! Mardi Gras may officially be Tuesday, but I love any excuse for a flavor packed, rich, spicy meal.


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Sweet and Spicy Cashew Chicken Lettuce Wraps

These Sweet and Spicy Cashew Chicken Lettuce Wraps taste just like takeout without all of the cost and the calories! 

Sweet and Spicy Cashew Chicken Lettuce Wraps | Bites of Bri

Happy Monday! Did you have a good weekend? Friday we hosted a big party for Ben’s 30th birthday. 30?!  Good thing he’s got a few years on me and yes, I remind him of that often. The party went off without a hitch and the birthday boy had a great time, so mission accomplished! Ben is a huge fan of margaritas, so that’s what he wanted and that’s what I delivered. More to come on that later this week. Anyways, we spent the rest of the weekend recovering and relaxing which was just perfect.

These lettuce wraps were the perfect meal for Sunday. After spending tons of time last week cooking and cleaning for the party, I was in the mood for something quick and easy. Thai is one of our favorite restaurant foods, but it wasn’t until I made these Chicken Lettuce Wraps that I realized how easy Thai food can be to make at home. And as one of our favorite ethnic foods, this was great news!


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