Blueberry Lemon Yogurt Cake with Lemony Glaze

I was so excited today when I went to Whole Foods and saw they had “Organic Blueberries” on sale for $3.99 a pint! Woo Hoo! Organic blueberries on sale! Yes! I love blueberries, actually any berry makes me happy. They are delicious, fun to eat and packed with antioxidants that help keep me healthy. Remember…

Super Moist Lemony Lemon Cakes

Making these  lemony cakes brings me back to the Amalfi Coast in Italy. In Sorrento, you will see lemons everywhere. It’s a yellow heaven of greatness! Lemon trees are everywhere you look, and they are so huge and the lemons are so delicious. And the smell of citrus is everywhere!  Every restaurant makes various dishes…

Apple Yogurt Walnut Cake

So, if you follow my blog (and thank you) you will notice that I love to bake and cook with fruit. It just adds such delicious flavor and texture to your food. Since I had so many apples I wanted to bake some goodies to have on hand for company. And who doesn’t love a…

Time for a Delicious Treat, Lemon Lavender Greek Yogurt Cake

  Spring is here and so are all the beautiful flowers that put a smile on our face. Certain flowers are also edible and help create a beautiful place setting for any meal or an added ingredient for that floral taste. Lavender has been well known for its relaxing and calming effects.When seeped as tea,…

It’s Calamari Season!!!!

    It’s one of my favorite food times of the year-calamari season! I absolutely love this delicious seafood creature. Calamari is the Italian word for “squid” and is commonly used to describe a number of dishes that feature this sea animal. On its own, squid is typically a very healthful food. It is low in…

Lemon Broiled Salmon Steaks with a Mango Sauce

Salmon is a great source of your omega-3 intake . It provides so many beneficial nutrients for your skin, hair, eyes and heart. Salmon  is an excellent source of vitamin B12, vitamin D, and selenium. It is a good source of niacin, omega-3 fatty acids, protein, phosphorus, and vitamin B6. It is also a good source of…

Lemony Garlic Spaghetti

Mmmmm pasta! Who doesn’t enjoy a nice bowl of some tasty pasta, especially spaghetti? Heck, even in Walt Disney’s cartoon,” Lady and the Tramp, ” the two cute dogs loved spaghetti, lol. It is such a comfort food, and great to share with friends, family and good wine. This pasta dish is so packed with…

Fava Bean Crostini

It’s the summer, a time to entertain, eat, drink, swim, sunbathe, vacation and be very happy. And let’s face it, eating great food makes most people very happy! If you enjoy strolling through the farmers market like me, always looking for some interesting and delicious vegetables, then I am sure you have also come across…

Salmon with Lemon, Dill and Yogurt Sauce

It’s summertime and the weather has been very warm this week…thank God! You still want to eat healthy, but don’t want to be tied to your hot stove preparing a meal. Well, here is the perfect low fat, low calorie, but high in nutrients like omega-3 (for your heart) and protein (for your muscles) and…

A Fun Treat for this Weekend……Organic Strawberry Sauce

Weekends are a time to relax, sleep in, stay in your comfy clothes, watch TV, hang out with your family, friends, pets or solitude. Weekends are also a time to indulge in some comfort food or that sweet something you have been saying no to all week long. Let’s face it, we work hard and…

Avocado Sandwich with Watercress

Simply delicious and simple to prepare. The creamy smooth taste of vitamin enriched avocado, the sweetness of the tomatoes, the peppery taste of the  watercress and the slight lemony taste of the feta cheese create a wonderful surprise for your taste buds. This recipe may be prepared and used as a main course or as…

Whole Roasted Citrus Chicken with Herbes de Provence Seasoning

It is Saturday evening, the weather is blistery cold outside and you are feeling like just kicking back either watching some television, taking a soothing bubble bath or reading a good book. Maybe you have the fireplace on or are snuggling on the sofa drinking a glass of wine. Now I know you don’t feel…