Chicken with Citrus & Fennel

Hosting a dinner party should always be fun and not stressful. You are surrounded by family and/or friends, eating a delicious home cooked meal, drinking wine and laughing and chatting up a storm. Life’s simple yet most memorable moments. So let’s keep it that way. A simple yet elegant dinner to serve that will fill…

Chicken Caprese Salad

  A Caprese salad, meaning “Salad of Capri” is a simple Italian salad made with fresh, sliced mozzarella cheese, sliced tomatoes and basil seasoned with salt and drizzled with extra virgin olive oil. It is made to resemble the colors of the  Italian flag and presented on a plate in a stacked manner; mozzarella cheese,…

Mussels in a Red Curry Sauce

Love seafood but hate spending an arm and a leg in restaurants? Why not make it at home and have a party?! Mussels are relatively inexpensive and they are very versatile and quick and EASY  to prepare. Here in NYC you can purchase 2 pounds of mussels for around $7.00 which will feed 2 people….

Lamb Herb Kebabs with a Cucumber Yogurt Sauce

  Kekabs can be found just about everywhere in India and in the middle East. It is basically meat on a stick. Easy to make and easy to eat on the go. These kebabs are packed with tons of flavor. There are many spices and herbs that will make your mouth dance a happy dance…

Gourmet Chicken Salad Sandwich

Tired of the same old salad? How about incorporating some tasty chicken and grapes for a sweet & savory chicken salad and turning it into a whole meal? For this recipe I used an herb seasoned organic rotisserie chicken and removed the chicken, skinless and  off the bone. You may either shred the chicken or…

Baked Spicy Chicken Thighs with a Sweet Honey Glaze

No grill? No problem! You can still enjoy “grilled like” chicken from your oven in under 30 minutes! All of the great taste of spicy and sweet. Serve it with your favorite sides and you will be the hit of the kitchen!! If you live in a major city like I do, NYC, where no…

Happy, Safe & Healthy 4th of July!!!!

Hello everyone, and Happy July 4th! Today is a celebration of our Independence here in the United States from England, celebrated in 1776.  But to get that independence we should honor and not forget the people that fought for this liberty and who even lost their lives. They were very courageous people. Today, we still…

Moist Strawberry & Cream Scones!

You are either a scone lover or hater. But I trust you will love this scone because it is very moist, almost like a cake, unlike your typical scone. Just a pinch of sweetness but packed with the fresh strawberry taste we all  crave in the summer. All you need is a good cup of…

Fruity Yogurt Popsicles, Yum!!!

Who does not love a creamy Popsicle on a hot summers’ day? It is creamy, refreshing and healthy too. Shhh, we don’t have to tell anyone they are healthy. Heck, you can eat this as a meal on the go! These Popsicle’s have no added sugar, no food coloring, no syrup-just all organic  yogurt and…

Chicken Shawarma ( Mediterranean Chicken)

This beautiful Mediterranean chicken will leave a very happy dance feeling in your mouth from all of the wonderful flavors. It is also very aromatic and will leave your kitchen scented like a kitchen in Morocco.  It is actually a very light meal that will not weigh you down. Just leave you feeling very happy…