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…

Cheesy Rigatoni with Ground Beef in a Fresh & Healthy Tomato Sauce

    Got 12 minutes? Of course you do! That is the total time this delicious and CHEESY meal will take from start to sitting at the table to enjoy. It is packed with great flavors and also nutritious ingredients that will leave you fulfilled but not overstuffed. I added in the ground beef  for…

Pasta Primavera with Shrimp, Asparagus, Kale & Peas

  It is Spring and there are so many wonderful new fruits and vegetables that are so good for you to be eaten and so little time. But visiting your local farmers market can make eating healthy an easy choice. Your eyes will feast on the beautiful array of colorful food just waiting to be…

Bacon Wrapped Medjool Dates Stuffed with Goat Cheese

 Looking for an impressive yet simple appetizer to serve to your family or guests? How about some sweet, healthy medjool dates stuffed with creamy goat cheese and wrapped in some salty bacon? Yes, I did say bacon!!! Who can resist that? These beauties are also a great treat to make if you do not feel…

Eggplant Rollatini with Ground Turkey, Spinach & Three Cheeses!

  You know when you have this crazy, insatiable craving for cheese but want something different? Well, this is it. It’s delicious eggplant first roasted then rolled with three different cheeses ,fresh baby spinach (for muscle strong iron) and ground turkey , (for some healthy protein)sitting in a delicate tomato sauce and topped with some…

Spaghetti with Ground Turkey & Vegetables

Are you tired of wracking your brain every night for dinner ideas? Well, let me help you. This meal is so quick, healthy and great tasting that you will be very pleased with yourself. And in less than 30 minutes from start to finish, now how about that? Pasta is usually a good crowd-pleaser, it’s…

Lemon Tagliatelle with Garlic Shrimp

With all of this talk and actual stormy weather I felt like taking myself to a warm place and imaged eating a very light and summery meal. Nothing heavy or hearty, just light, fragrant, colors of the summer and easy to prepare. Ciao, lemon tagliatelle pasta with garlic shrimp! If you ever had the pleasure to…

Delicious & Cheesy French Onion Soup!!!!

  Soup is one of my favorite meals. Any type will do and depending on my mood; it can be either a hot or cold soup. Soup is always packed with fresh vegetables and so much flavor, how can I go wrong? Since  today was a warm, January day, although it rained,  I decided to…

Spinach Soup with Turkey Meatballs

Yummy turkey meatballs, not in a traditional tomato sauce,  but in a chicken soup. How about that for a nice change? With the cooler weather and rainy days, soup is always a great comfort meal. But sometimes I just get bored and like to change things up a bit, why not? Turkey meat has a…

Spicy Turkey & Bean Chili

Feeling a bit nippy out there? Need a delicious, tasty and filling meal to warm you up? I have just the right food for you! Try this hearty and quick to make turkey & bean soup. It is packed with protein, B vitamins, lycopene and all round deliciousness with a nice kick to it. This…

Spaghetti Cacio E Pepe

In honor of His Holiness Pope Francis, I wanted to prepare a popular Roman meal, Cacio E Pepe. This week Pope Francis made a visit to New York City where he addressed  The United Nations, visited Our Lady Queen of Angels  school in Harlem, presided over Mass in Saint Patrick Cathedral, Madison Square Garden and…