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,…

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…

Whole Wheat Penne Pasta with Walnut Pesto

Today is another gorgeous, warm day in NYC, so to keep it light but still packed with delicious flavors I prepared a whole wheat penne rigatoni pasta with a walnut pesto. For a  different twist to the usual pesto made with pine nuts, I used walnuts. I love walnuts. Not only are they delicious but…

Chelsea Market

I absolutely love living in New York City! Since I first arrived here from Europe I fell in love. The lights, the buildings, the culture, the people and the variety of things one can purchase. To me, one of my favorite places I love going to in New York City  is  Chelsea Market on the…

Chicken With Spinach and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

This is a very colorful meal to prepare that tastes as beautiful as it looks. It cooks up in no time and is very satisfying, so you can be sitting down at the dinner table enjoying this dish without creating a lot of fuss in the kitchen. Chicken with Spinach and Sun-Dried Tomatoes   Ingredients:…

Arugula, Sausage and Pasta Salad

This warm salad is a nice alternative to a cold salad on a very cold winter day. All of these great flavors work so well together, that you can actually make this as your main course meal. So try this recipe and share your thoughts. Enjoy! ARUGULA ,SAUSAGE AND PASTA SALAD Ingredients: Serves 2  2…

Linguine With Ground Turkey And Tomato Sauce

Using ground turkey instead of ground beef is a pleasant alternative that has a delicious taste but less fat and calories. Turkey is a great source of iron, zinc phosphorus and potassium. It also contains vitamin B6 and niacin which are essential for our body’s energy production. Consuming turkey on a regular basis may help…

CHICKEN PICCATA SERVED OVER WHOLE WHEAT PAPPARDELLE PASTA

Chicken Piccata is a wonderful quick meal to prepare in less than 20 minutes. It’s packed with flavor and the sauce created using the wine and butter give it a silky texture. I served the chicken over whole wheat pappardelle pasta to make it healthier. Try this recipe and write back with your comments. Enjoy!…

Meatballs with Rigatoni

Meatballs with rigatoni, one of my families favorite foods and their most frequent request for me to make. It’s a great comfort and cold weather meal. Enjoy!

Linguine with Meat Sauce

This is a very quick and easy pasta meal to prepare that does not require all day cooking. It’s a little cheat-cheat on red sauce but still very tasty. You may serve this with some Italian bread for dunking into the sauce or with a healthy green salad. Actually it’s also great by itself. Enjoy!…

Rigatoni with Purple Pesto and Chicken Sausage

Rigatoni with Purple Pesto and Chicken Sausage Basil has this amazing fragrance that is so irresistible! Whenever I go to the farmers market I always pick some up, although the bunch it comes in is so big that in order not to waste any I either share some or I make pesto sauce and freeze…

Squid and Shrimp in a Lemon Garlic Sauce served over Linguine

Squid and Shrimp in a lemon/garlic sauce served over linguine I love seafood! It’s a quick meal that never fails in flavor. Serve the seafood over some linguine in a quick garlic, olive oil and lemon sauce and for some added color add some sweet corn. Enjoy!