Cheesy Rigatoni with Ground Beef in a Fresh & Healthy Tomato Sauce

    Got 12 minutes? Of course you do! That is the total time this delicious and CHEESY meal will take from start to sitting at the table to enjoy. It is packed with great flavors and also nutritious ingredients that will leave you fulfilled but not overstuffed. I added in the ground beef  for…

Chicken Avocado Burgers

    Are you craving a juicy, meaty burger with all of the delicious toppings that will drip down the side of your mouth when you take a bite? I know I am. Mmmmm, burgers, who can resist them? But how about a healthier version that will still satisfy your craving but be gentle to…

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…

Eggplant Rollatini with Ground Turkey, Spinach & Three Cheeses!

  You know when you have this crazy, insatiable craving for cheese but want something different? Well, this is it. It’s delicious eggplant first roasted then rolled with three different cheeses ,fresh baby spinach (for muscle strong iron) and ground turkey , (for some healthy protein)sitting in a delicate tomato sauce and topped with some…

Spaghetti with Ground Turkey & Vegetables

Are you tired of wracking your brain every night for dinner ideas? Well, let me help you. This meal is so quick, healthy and great tasting that you will be very pleased with yourself. And in less than 30 minutes from start to finish, now how about that? Pasta is usually a good crowd-pleaser, it’s…

Clams with Chorizo in a Saffron Sauce

Clams are one of my favorite seafood goodies to eat! They are packed with iron which is so important for red blood cells, especially for women, but the minerals in clams don’t stop with iron. Clams are also a good source of phosphorus, potassium, zinc, copper, manganese and selenium. Clams have more protein than oysters…

Summer Vegetables Baked with Three Cheeses

It is still summertime and there is an abundance of farm fresh zucchini and heirloom tomatoes. Here is a delicious and nutritious way to prepare them and create a gorgeous presentation. Placing these sweet and juicy vegetables in a baking dish with another sweet vegetable, the vidalia onion , some fresh, aromatic herbs and topping…

Shrimp Crostino with Avocado Spread

Are you craving a satisfying treat that is  light in calories but full of summer flavor? I know I was. I also did not want to hang out over a hot stove for a long time. Too many things to do and to many places to go to! This lovely and colorful meal is ready…

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…

Organic Whole Wheat Pasta With Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto

  A quick, nutritious meal packed with a ton of flavor and so easy to prepare. You can either make this as your side dish or main course, either way you will be very pleased. Sun-dried tomatoes have an enormous amount of flavor, especially the ones that are marinating in olive oil  in the jar…

Thin Crust Margarita Arugula Pizza

My favorite pizza crust is the super thin crunchy type. The one where you bite into it and you hear the crunch. So paper thin that you can barely see it, but you can definitely taste it. When I make my pizza crust, I make it in a rustic shape, not a  perfect round or…