Rosemary Garlic Ribeye Steak

Steak! Who doesn’t love a nice, melt-in-your-mouth good piece of steak? Just the smell of steak being cooked, either on the grill or on the stove, makes me take in a nice long breath of enjoyment. We hear so often that steak is not good for us, but actually, just like anything else in moderation,…

Mini Eggplant Pizzas

Who doesn’t love pizza? It is such a delicious, cheesy, gooey, comfort food that most will splurge on this  for their weekend night meal. We either order in, go out, make it ourselves or go to friends or families home and celebrate with pizza. Yum! But this delicious, cheesy and gooey food also comes with…

Arugula, Endive and Radicchio Salad

Arugula, endive and radicchio are some of my favorite salad ingredients. So simple, yet so delicious! To bring out their flavors I made a simple extra virgin olive oil and red  balsamic vinegar dressing, not too much, just enough to taste the sweetness of the balsamic. Since I love cheese, I also added some Parmigiano…

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies

With so many people having gluten intolerance, and so many other food allergies, you cannot go to many places without seeing the words “Gluten Free” posted on menus or in the grocery aisles. I fortunately do not have any food allergies, so I can eat just about anything I want, but most people today cannot….

Cool Cucumber Avocado Dill Soup

  I love soup! I grew up eating soup almost everyday, even in the hot summer days. But this soup is a cold soup that tastes very refreshing and creamy. Now who wouldn’t want that? Cucumbers are mainly water, about 96%,  6% water content that is more nutritious than regular water, which helps in keeping…

Kelp Noodles With Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry

          I’m always trying to find new, healthy foods and the other day I came across some “Kelp Noodles” in the health food store. They are these somewhat crunchy, neutral tasting sea vegetable noodles that are fat free,gluten free, low carbohydrates and calories. As for low calories, in a 4 ounce…

Cucumber Ginger Super Drink

Feed your body the foods that nourish and help fight disease. Eating and drinking organic fruits, vegetables and herbs will help you live a longer life. This delicious green drink can be enjoyed anytime of the day, but it’s a great way to start your day. It’s packed with fiber and vitamins that are anti-aging,…

Red Beet Mash

Red beet mash, an alternative way to eat your beautiful red beets, mashed. And why not? They are a root vegetable just like a potato is, and we mash them. But mashed red beets will have more tenxture to them than potatoes, and that is what makes them more intereseting. They also provide a beautiful,…

Grapefruit Sprinkled With Organic Coconut Palm Sugar

Grapefruit and organic coconut palm sugar, what a great naturally sweet treat anytime of the day! Grapefruits are very low in calories, about 104 for a whole red fruit but it is packed with vitamin C, fiber and anti-oxidants. Plus, it helps to curb your appetite a bit. It’s taste can be anywhere from a…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Strawberry Protein Smoothie

All this week I am substituting solid breakfast food for various fruit smoothies. There is no special reason, I just enjoy changing things up a bit. These protein fruit smoothies take under 5 minutes to prepare and they are great for on the go breakfast, meal replacement or just a snack. They provide vitamins, nutrients,…