Did Someone Say “Bacon”

Did someone say “Bacon” ?!?!?! Yum !! I love bacon, come on now, WHO doesn’t love bacon? There was a man on the hit show, “Shark Tank” who invented an alarm clock that woke you up to the smell of bacon; now that’s truly a passion for bacon!  But it’s not the best food you…

Fajita Friday!!

TGIF !! (Thank God It’s Friday).  The beginning of a relaxing weekend. A time to relax with family, friends or maybe some solitude time. Either way, a time to enjoy a very aromatic, healthy and delicious meal. Using fresh, organic ingredients you know exactly what your food contains. No MSG (Monosodium glutamate) , artificial ingredients…

Barbecue Pork Spare Ribs

My blog has mainly quick and easy recipes, but today I am going with slow cooked and easy. It’s the weekend, and according to the weatherman, we are expecting snow. So why not take advantage of the indoor time and make the house smell like heaven! Barbecue spare ribs cooked indoors smell terrific and taste…

Zucchini Soup

It’s that time of the year!  Zucchini is in abundance here, there and everywhere! No matter where you go, the market, the grocery or anyone’s garden, there is this beautiful vegetable, zucchini. You can prepare so many wonderful and versatile recipes with this beauty, from savory to sweet. But, tonight, I made savory. I made…

Prosciutto Wrapped Shrimp With Watermelon And Basil

It’s in the high 80’s and you don’t really feel like cooking anything that will create much heat in the kitchen  but you still want something nutritious, and great tasting. Hmm, what shall you make? How about some prosciutto (Italian ham)wrapped shrimp served with a cool and refreshing watermelon and basil? You get both savory…

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,…

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…

Prosciutto Wrapped Pears Filled with Parmesan Reggianno Cheese

  This is a very beautiful anytime snack to serve when you are in the mood for something sweet and savory. These beautiful, sweet pears become sweeter when baked and are a compliment with with salty prosciutto and delicate parmesan reggianno cheese. I topped them with some fresh rosemary for that woodsy taste that goes…

Strawberries

Growing up in the Czech Republic and here in the States we didn’t have a cookie jar, we had fruit bowls. Fruit was our snack, everyday. My mom would always have a variety of fruit on hand and when we wanted something sweet, we would either take a bite of an apple or pear, peel…

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…

Asian Marinated Flank Steak

  Flank steak is a very lean and reasonably low in calories cut of beef because it is cut from the long muscle along the belly of the cow. A 3 ounce serving has only 7 grams of fat, about 24 grams of protein and about 157 calories and no carbohydrates. That’s pretty good for…

Coriander Chicken With Cilantro

If you may be asking yourself, “What’s for dinner tonight”, then here is the perfect meal that is super quick and packed with delicious Middle Eastern spices. It will taste as if you were cooking all day, but really only 18 minutes! The chicken will also be very moist and tender. You can serve this…