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,…

Shrimp with Fresh Asparagus and Strawberry Tomatoes served over Arugula

Gorgeous Strawberry Tomatoes One of the pleasures of cooking is finding the perfect ingredients. For me, going to the grocery and the farmers market is like a child going to a toy store, it’s exciting! I always enjoy finding beautiful, fresh ingredients, especially the vegetables. Knowing that they taste delicious, all by themselves or paired…

Shrimp Stuffed Squid

Today was a beautiful day in New York City, although a bit cooler than it appeared.  I wanted to find a reason to turn the oven on to take the chill out and also enjoy some delicious shrimp. So I decided to make shrimp stuffed squid. It looks so elegant, like you spent hours in…

Lime Basil Shrimp With Mint Melon Salad

If you are looking for some ideas for  fresh Spring meals, you need to try this delicious, quick  and colorful recipe. I simply love how easy this is to prepare and it looks so festive. It basically took less than 15 minutes, including the prep and it provides, protein and many valuable vitamins. If you…

Thai Peanut Satay Shrimp

This meal is packed with not only protein but flavor. It’s quick to prepare, under 10 minutes,  and you can serve it either as an appetizer or for your main course. To prepare this, I purchased a store bought Thai Peanut Satay Sauce and mixed it with some peanut oil. I place the shrimp on…

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…

Spicy Shrimp

Why wait for takeout when you can have a healthy, organic, delicious and quick meal on the dinner table sooner than it would take you to call, order, and provide your credit card? This meal takes less than 5 minutes and is super easy to prepare. Just follow the recipe and you may adjust the…

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…

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…