Crab Cakes

Have you ever ordered a crab cake at a restaurant or picked one up at the grocery and was very disappointed when you put your fork into it? Anxiously awaiting the sweet, delicate crab meat, but mainly got a forkful of bread crumds or other fillers? Well, these crab cakes will always be a huge…

Jambalaya

It’s that time of the year, Mardi Gras! Time to celebrate and feast ¬†before the fast. Mardi Gras, or “Fat Tuesday,” is the last day of the Carnival season as it always falls the day before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. It’s a huge celebration in Louisiana. But if you cannot make it…

Baked Clams With Chorizo

Are you missing summer with its’ warm weather, swimming in a pool or beautiful ocean waters, and enjoying great food on the barbecue? Well, this should help out, at least for the food. This is a delicious and light meal to make on the grill, but when it is 30 degrees outside, you will have…

Citrus Baked Cod In Parchment Paper

Cod is a wonderful fish that has a very mild, buttery and flaky taste. Adding lemons or limes really enhance the flavor without over powering the taste. Just season with salt, pepper and some butter and you have a beautiful, healthy meal in 15 minutes. Cod, specifically, promotes cardiovascular health because it is a good…

Salmon Served With A Pomegranate, Ginger And Orange Reduction and Spinach

How will you say “I Love You” tomorrow? Will you bring flowers, chocolate, go out to dinner, buy jewelry, ¬†or go on a romantic getaway? There is nothing more valuable than good health. Showing yourself and your loved ones you love them by preparing healthy meals is the ultimate true love! Since tomorrow is Valentines…

Shrimp Stir Fry

I don’t know anyone who does not like some type of Chinese food. But sometimes when you place an order, you may not always get what you want. It may be too salty, too greasy, too bland or it may be just right. But when you make it at home, it’s always just right. You…

Salmon With Arugula & Radish Cranberry Salad

Eating healthy is so important and making the right food choices helps our bodies stay healthy. Salmon, which is high in Omega 3 is a great way to feed our hearts with the right type of nutrients and important “fat” that we need. What I love about this quick to prepare fish is that you…

Salmon Steak with a Spinach, Blood Orange and Cranberry Salad

I fell in love with blood oranges on my visit to Italy. They were everywhere and so fresh! I find them to be less acidic than regular oranges and the color is beautiful! I decided to mix the flavors of fresh cranberry sauce with the blood orange and incorporate them with a spinach salad. The…

Orata Served With Spinach

Today when I went to the store I came across a new fish that I have not seen sold here in New York City before. It’s Orata, a delicious, delicate and very mild fish that is very popular in Italy. It’s very similar to Branzino, but I find it to be even more mild in…

Garlic Shrimp With Grape Tomatoes

If you are in the mood for a meal packed with great flavor but one that can be prepared in a flash this is your answer! This is very low in fat and calories and from start to finish you can be eating in 10 minutes. How simple is that?! I just used simple, healthy…