Steamed Mussels with Tri-Color Pasta and Grape Tomatoes

This meal is another easy to prepare dish that is packed with beautiful flavors. By adding chicken stock, white wine and a pinch of saffron, you create these amazing flavor! And it only takes about 30 minutes total time from prep to the table to prepare. Just make sure that you clean the mussels well,…

Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

      Quinoa (pronounced keen-wa) is an ancient grain dating back over five thousand years to the Inca civilization of South America. The Incas referred to this beautiful grain as the  “Supergrain”  because of its’ unique qualities. It contains more high quality protein than any other grain and its one of the best sources…

Mussels in a Pot

  If you have been following my food blog, then you know how much I love seafood. Hence, all the seafood recipes. They are so delicious, no need for many seasonings and so quick to prepare. Most people think that seafood is very difficult to prepare, while actually, it’s one of the easiest foods to…

Zucchini Soup

It’s that time of the year!  Zucchini is in abundance here, there and everywhere! No matter where you go, the market, the grocery or anyone’s garden, there is this beautiful vegetable, zucchini. You can prepare so many wonderful and versatile recipes with this beauty, from savory to sweet. But, tonight, I made savory. I made…

Buffalo Style Stuffed Chicken Breast

It’s the weekend, a time to kick back and relax. Enjoy some good food, visit with friends and family, go to a kids weekend game or just stay home and relax.  When I think of weekend food, I think either barbecue or Buffalo chicken wings. The problem though with Buffalo chicken wings is that they…

Gazpacho Soup

  With the temperatures soaring and the humidity very high, no one wants to  turn up any type of heat in the kitchen. No worries, you don’t have to! You can still prepare a healthy meal, packed with vitamins, nutrients and anti-oxidants in no time and without any heat! Just prepare this delicious Gazpacho soup…

Prosciutto Wrapped Shrimp With Watermelon And Basil

It’s in the high 80’s and you don’t really feel like cooking anything that will create much heat in the kitchen  but you still want something nutritious, and great tasting. Hmm, what shall you make? How about some prosciutto (Italian ham)wrapped shrimp served with a cool and refreshing watermelon and basil? You get both savory…

Coconut Lime Shrimp

  Are you in the mood for something tasty, quick and delicious and that brings you back to a tropical island? How about some coconut, lime shrimp? This is such an easy and satisfying dish to prepare as either your main meal or as an appetizer. Just drizzle your shrimp with some fresh lime juice,…

Hummus

  Whether you live in the Middle East or in the USA, fresh hummus is a delicious appetizer you can really enjoy. The flavors of the fresh ingredients combined in this smooth and creamy paste just melt in your mouth ! Fresh hummus can be prepared into so many different varieties that are endless, although…

Refreshing Cucumber Hummus Hors D’oeuvres

This is such an easy treat to prepare and fun to make with children. Since cucumbers are packed with water and electrolytes, this is also very refreshing. Did you know that cucumbers are packed with minerals such as phosphorus, magnesium, potassium and calcium? These minerals help our bodies regulate the sodium in our bodies, aid…

Nasturtium, The beautiful, edible flower

  It always brings me great joy when I go to the farmers market and come back with a new and beautiful find. Today I came across a beautiful flower, the Nasturtium, an edible flower. This flower adds such great beauty to any meal. It’s full of color and adds a peppery punch that is…

Bruschetta

Every time I make Bruschetta, it reminds me of Positano, Spring, fresh, blooming flowers, a warm breeze and a lazy afternoon. That’s what beautiful food does, it just takes me away to some beautiful, relaxing place. (In my mind, that is). These are such delicious complimentary flavors, extra virgin olive oil, aged Parmesan Cheese, fresh,…