Butternut Squash Soup with Toasted Seeds & Crispy Sage Leaves

It’s Autumn, a beautiful time of the year. The time for cooler weather, wearing sweaters,  snuggling near the fireplace, shopping at your local farmers market and enjoying the beautiful changing colors of the leaves. It’s also a great reason to eat more delicious and warm soup. With Thanksgiving right around the corner, you can prepare…

Turkey Marsala Meatballs

  If you are searching for a delicious recipe that will keep them asking for more, this is your recipe! I know we just finished with some very special holidays and you are probably rolling your eyes at the thought  of turkey, but I assure you no one will complain about eating turkey again so…

Individual Apple Pies – No Sharing Involved

Good old American apple pie, a staple of American dessert. The aroma of fresh apples and cinnamon baking in the oven is so enticing to just about everyone. With the cooler nights approaching, this will create a heavenly scent that no one will be able to resist. But how about individual apple pies? No sharing…

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…

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…

Organic Whole Wheat Pasta With Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto

  A quick, nutritious meal packed with a ton of flavor and so easy to prepare. You can either make this as your side dish or main course, either way you will be very pleased. Sun-dried tomatoes have an enormous amount of flavor, especially the ones that are marinating in olive oil  in the jar…

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…

Decadent, Moist, Dark, Chocolate, Fig Cake

The title says it all! Wow, this is one of the best cakes I believe I ever baked. But, you only need a small piece because it is so rich and moist and, delicioso! Just dust some powdered sugar on top, serve it with either milk, coffee, tea or even a nice glass of red…

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…