Clams, Shrimp, Spinach and Tomatoes with Linguine

The temperature suddenly went from 55 degrees to a humid 90 degrees in NYC and no one feels like turning up the heat in their kitchen. You have to eat, yet everything sounds very heavy and too hot to prepare. But….seafood!  Seafood is so quick and easy to prepare and is packed not only with…

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…

Poached Eggs

Eggs. So versatile, healthy, packed with protein and vitamins and tasty- now who can beat those facts? You can prepare them in so many ways, that you will never get bored. Now, most people will prepare scrambled eggs because they are so easy to prepare. For the more daring you can make sunny side up,…

Roasted Root Vegetables With Almonds and Mint

  Sometimes eating vegetables is not an easy task for many people. Whenever they hear the word “vegetables” they turn their noses up in the air and make a gross face. But vegetables do not have to be gross or tasteless. It’s all in the preparation and variety. If you cook them properly, meaning they…

My Own Happy Meal!

Today in New York City we are getting ready for a huge snow storm, about 2 feet. To me, having lived in different parts of the world and the USA, 2 feet is not the end of the world, just a typical winter storm. But, since we are told to stay indoors until possibly Wednesday,…

Healthy Start to Your Day!

A healthy breakfast is very important for the start of your day. You can make a sweet and healthy treat and not get those low crashes within an hour. This meal will keep you full for hours and also provide protein, vitamins, calcium, vitamin D, vitamin C, potassium and anti-oxidants. The drizzle of honey is…

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,…