Roasted Cauliflower with Almonds & Capers

Cauliflower, a pretty cruciferous vegetable, (part of the Brassica oleracea family), that looks like a flower is also very good for you. But don’t let its’ pretty looks fool you, its’ bad-ass good for you! With its’ high level of anti-inflammatory compounds, rich supply of health-promoting phytochemicals, and ability to ward off many cancers, heart…

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…

Cold Day Cannellini Bean & Vegetable Soup with Orzo Pasta

Baby it’s cold outside!  And it’s getting colder by the hour. This past New Years Eve was one of the coldest in record. Brrrrr. Tomorrow, snow, 1-3 inches. So how is one to stay warm? Well, how about with some delicious, hearty, packed with fiber, anti-oxidants, vitamins and great tasting “Cold Day Cannellini Bean &…

Moist Strawberry & Cream Scones!

You are either a scone lover or hater. But I trust you will love this scone because it is very moist, almost like a cake, unlike your typical scone. Just a pinch of sweetness but packed with the fresh strawberry taste we all  crave in the summer. All you need is a good cup of…

Flounder Stuffed with Shrimp & Crabmeat served over Ramps

Wow, if you are a seafood lover like me than you will be very happy with this meal! This recipe has not one, but THREE different types of seafood all wrapped up into one pretty presentation. Who can resist a meal that is not only delicious but really healthy and not loaded in fat and…

Braised Chicken Citrus Thighs

Braising is a great way to prepare a juicy, flavorful meat in one pot. So you may be asking, what is braising?  Well, It’s a cooking method whereby you first sear the meat and then simmer it in some liquid. The searing locks in the juices and creates a browned crispy coating and the cooking…

Fluffy Buttermilk Waffles with Fresh Berries & Whipped Cream

  There is no better scent to wake up to than freshly made waffles (or anything freshly baked) from your kitchen. The aromatic scent can wake even the hardest person to wake up in the morning. Add in some freshly brewed coffee and you will feel like you are in the most romantic Bed &…

Organic Chicken Spinach and Vegetable Soup

It has been a rough week here for me with my  sinus infection. The stuffy nose, horrible sinus headache, coughing, restless nights and puffy face. It’s exhausting. There really isn’t much I can do besides take antibiotics, Ibuprofen and get plenty of rest and liquids. Everything is easy to do except the rest part. But…

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…

Ground Turkey with Butternut Squash and Penne Pasta

This is  butternut squash season, so please do enjoy! This tasty, sweet, colorful and healthy squash is in abundance this time of the year. Just walk into any grocery store or Farmers market and there is squash everywhere. How can one resist these beautiful and tasty veggies? Butternut squash is packed with so many nutrients…

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,…

Garlicky, Cauliflower Celery Soup

Well, it’s that time of the year again. The cooler weather, windy and rainy days and the” I want to go home and snuggle with either someone or something evenings.” With that type of attitude you need a good and healthy meal that will leave you feeling comfy and satisfied, but not bloated and miserable….