Eggplant Meatballs

Meatless Mondays, that seems to be the motto for Monday’s meal. But eating vegetarian at least once a week is very healthy for you too, Monday or any day you choose. Right now eggplants are in season and come in all shapes and sizes. There is no rule what eggplant you select for this recipe…

It’s Okay to Cheat Once in Awhile

  I have been eating very healthy, good for you food but today  I had this urge for some melted, cheesy sauce food. I didn’t want to go overboard with the cheese, just enough to have some type of a creamy sauce. But I still wanted to keep it somewhat healthy. So today I went…

Portobello “Pizzas”

Who doesn’t love pizza? You cannot go into any city in the USA and not find at least 5 different pizza joints, and that’s just the small towns. Here, in New York City, they are everywhere! Why? well, if no one ate pizza, why would anyone in their right mind open a pizza place, right?…

Avocado Sandwich with Watercress

Simply delicious and simple to prepare. The creamy smooth taste of vitamin enriched avocado, the sweetness of the tomatoes, the peppery taste of the  watercress and the slight lemony taste of the feta cheese create a wonderful surprise for your taste buds. This recipe may be prepared and used as a main course or as…

Cellentani with Squash, Chiles and Walnuts

Tired of this grey and gloomy, January  weather? Me too! So how about a cheery, orange meal to brighten your day! Most people like to incorporate”no meat” into their Monday meals as “Meatless Monday” but I want to to make this “Cheery and colorful Monday”. An added plus if you do not want to consume…

Thin Crust Margarita Arugula Pizza

My favorite pizza crust is the super thin crunchy type. The one where you bite into it and you hear the crunch. So paper thin that you can barely see it, but you can definitely taste it. When I make my pizza crust, I make it in a rustic shape, not a  perfect round or…

Yellow Pepper Stuffed With Red Quinoa And Vegetables

It’s meatless Monday, so I wanted to create a very healthy  meal that was packed with protein and vitamins, Yellow Pepper stuffed with Red Quinoa and Vegetables! What better vegetable than a yellow pepper for color that will serve as my bowl for the goodness packed inside? I first roasted the pepper in a preheated…