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…

Portobello “Pizzas”

Who doesn’t love pizza? You cannot go into any city in the USA and not find at least 5 different pizza joints, and that’s just the small towns. Here, in New York City, they are everywhere! Why? well, if no one ate pizza, why would anyone in their right mind open a pizza place, right?…

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…

Gazpacho Soup

  With the temperatures soaring and the humidity very high, no one wants to  turn up any type of heat in the kitchen. No worries, you don’t have to! You can still prepare a healthy meal, packed with vitamins, nutrients and anti-oxidants in no time and without any heat! Just prepare this delicious Gazpacho soup…

Hummus

  Whether you live in the Middle East or in the USA, fresh hummus is a delicious appetizer you can really enjoy. The flavors of the fresh ingredients combined in this smooth and creamy paste just melt in your mouth ! Fresh hummus can be prepared into so many different varieties that are endless, although…

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…

Crepes With Strawberries And Bananas

You don’t need a special occasion to eat this beautiful meal. I believe that every meal is a special occasion and should be treated so. Make your place setting pretty and inviting. Use cloth napkins, your good tableware, maybe even some flowers or candles on the table. And who says you need anyone else there…

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,…

Yellow Pepper Stuffed With Red Quinoa And Vegetables

It’s meatless Monday, so I wanted to create a very healthy  meal that was packed with protein and vitamins, Yellow Pepper stuffed with Red Quinoa and Vegetables! What better vegetable than a yellow pepper for color that will serve as my bowl for the goodness packed inside? I first roasted the pepper in a preheated…

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,…

Baked Vegetable Chips

The essential ingredients. All organic, red and orange beets, golden and purple potatoes. Finished Beauties We all love chips, but let’s face it, no one can not eat just one. But with all of the saturated fat, preservatives and high salt content,  those chips settle onto our belly and hips. So, in order to still…

Baked Teriyaki Tofu

Tofu is a nice, soy based protein alternative to eating meat. It has been said that it may reduce the risk of developing certain cancers, help  lower cholesterol, prevent artheriosclerosis and help with hot flashes. Tofu  is very low in Cholesterol and Sodium. It is also a good source of Protein, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Copper and…