Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Muffins, a staple food for a quick breakfast that tastes not only delicious but is actually not so unhealthy. With so many choices, this is one of my favorites. I love anything citrusy, and these lemon poppyseed muffins made with delicious and creamy Greek yogurt really hit the spot. They are packed with poppyseeds, loaded…

Beef Vegetable Soup with White Beans

It’s a perfect rainy day for some comforting, hearty soup. We are finally receiving some much needed rain after a long drought and heat wave. And so I wanted to prepare a delicious, nutritious and hearty soup packed with yummy vegatables, white beans and meat. This soup is sure to satisfy your bodies need for…

Fresh Herbed Grilled Lamb Chops

Lamb, a traditional springtime meat, eaten mainly on Easter, although enjoyed throughout the year is being serving this evening in a very fresh and healthy way. Lamb is an elevated flavor of meat that contains plenty of omega-3 from mainly being grass-fed, vitamin B, iron, selenium and zinc and can be prepared in so many…

Super Moist Banana Muffins With Chocolate Chips & Walnuts

Banana muffins. Yes, I know , you may be thinking, another same recipe for banana muffins, what’s so special about this one? Well, let me enlighten you. This recipe uses 4 ripened bananas, not 2 like most. And why 4? Well, 2 to make the batter rich and creamy and 2 to give the muffins…

Lemon Tea Cookies

Brrrrr, baby it’s cold outside today, so I decided to brighten and warm up my day by baking these delicious lemon tea cookies! They are airy and soft and have just the right amount of that great lemon taste that compliments your favorite cup of tea (or coffee). This is an easy recipe to prepare….

Red Cabbage Potato & Sausage Soup

Today I visited the Union Square Farmers’ Market for a recipe inspiration. There were so many beautiful, colorful fruits and vegetables that I was mesmerized to purchase about $30 worth of vegetables. I have to say I will be preparing soups for the next few days! But that’s great, because I love soup and with…

Mediterranean Summer Salad

  It’s summer, it’s hot, it’s humid and no matter how great or ambitious of a cook you are, sometimes turning the heat on in your kitchen seems like the last thing you want to do. Take-out is not what you want today because you want something healthy, nutritious and easy to serve, so what’s…

Springtime Asparagus

Spring is finally here! Let’s celebrate with some beautiful floral looking asparagus. Asparagus is a wonderful, unique tasting vegetable that needs little work to get to the table to enjoy. It comes in three different stalk sizes, thick, medium and pencil thin. The medium is the most commonly found, but all three are just as…

Strawberry Oatmeal Bars

Strawberries. Beautiful, red, juicy fruit that makes a huge impression in our food and in our hearts. Strawberries are so sweet and delicious. I love them sliced as a dessert and also in various recipes. This particular recipe is very healthy and a great treat for kids and adults and a great on-the-go treat. Strawberries…

Peach Scones

Peaches are one of my favorite summertime fruit. I love them in salads, eaten whole, grilled and when I am feeling a bit domestic, in baked goods like these peach scones. Many people think of scones as some dried out baked goods, but I assure you these scones are very moist and delicately sweet. They…

Scallops with Chorizo and Farfalle Pasta

Got 15 minutes to make a delicious meal? Well, that’s all it takes, from start to finish to make this beautiful and delicious meal. Yes, that’s right, 15 minutes…less than take-out. Here in New York City we are currently in a heat wave advisory, so turning the oven on is not a favorable way to…

Strawberry Banana Frozen Treat-Sugar Free

You scream, I scream, we all scream “Woo-Hoo” for ice cream! But before we get ahead of ourselves, let’s really look at this beautiful recipe and see it is an actual healthier version of ice cream that does not compromise any flavor; just enhances natural flavors of fresh strawberries, milk and bananas for a cool…