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…

Pasta Primavera with Shrimp, Asparagus, Kale & Peas

  It is Spring and there are so many wonderful new fruits and vegetables that are so good for you to be eaten and so little time. But visiting your local farmers market can make eating healthy an easy choice. Your eyes will feast on the beautiful array of colorful food just waiting to be…

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…

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…

It’s “Frites” Week (French Fries)

  It’s “Frites” week. So what are frites?Well, they are  French fries in French, meaning, these delicious potatoes are fried. But I will show you how to make delicious  “Frites” style potatoes that are baked and seasoned just right that you won’t miss your fried potatoes. Really. Trying to cut back on calories and saturated…

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…

Navarin of Lamb with Root Vegetables

  Even though my blog is mainly based on quick recipes I sometimes like to shake things up and share a recipe that can be simmering on the stove for hours. Just the aroma alone will make any person in that home happy because it screams, comfort, amazing flavor and home cooked meal. This is…

Chicken Vegetable Winter Stew

  Today was our first snow storm in New York City. They have been predicting this storm all week and finally it’s here. By the time the storm is over we should have 20- 30 inches. Not my favorite weather. I’d rather be on a tropical beach, but,  another time. It is freezing, winds of…

Eggplant Stuffed with Lamb, Raisins and Fresh Herbs

I am a firm believer that food should look like a work of art once it is served. It should make your pupils get larger, your senses awaken and it not only should look fabulous, but look fabulous too. Let’s face it, who wants to eat food that looks horrible on a plate? This is…

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…