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    Roasted Veggies with Cranberry Balsamic Glaze

    Holiday celebrations are filled with fun and good food, but most foods during the holidays can be a little rich and heavy.  If you’re like me, you will appreciate a […]

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    Sweet Potato Mash Martinis

    It’s October and the holidays are approaching! This new Sweet Potato Mash Martini recipe will make a fun and exciting addition to your holiday menus. The traditionalist in me likes […]

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    Homemade Plain Yogurt

    Most people would agree that homemade food tastes better than store bought. There are several reasons why it does, like freshness, being able to use good quality ingredients and adding […]

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    Asparagus with Lemon Tarragon Aioli

    Did you know that asparagus is one of the top foods that are considered an aphrodisiac? In addition to a long list of health benefits like potassium and fiber, asparagus […]

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    Garlic and Leek Red Mashed Potatoes

    Garlic and Leeks add exciting flavors to these red mashed potatoes! I like the consistency of my potatoes to be smooth for two reasons; one because I love the creamy […]

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    Sweet Potato and Parsnip Mash

    I was preparing a Saturday night Chilean Sea Bass dinner. Already sounds good right?  A smoky tomato puree and creamy mashed potato base for the fish is what I had […]

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    Quinoa Edamame Salad

    Yes, another Quinoa recipe post! I absolutely love Quinoa and every time I eat it I wonder where it’s been my whole life!  Not only is it healthy and easy […]

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    Mango Salsa

    This easy to make salsa will add a refreshing and pleasingly fruity twist to chicken or fish tacos. Try it with grilled salmon, halibut or mahi mahi. They all taste […]

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    Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie with Gruyere Cheese Potato Topping

      Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie with Gruyere Cheese Potato Topping You never thought that a vegetarian dish could be this rich and flavorful! The savory red wine vegetarian stew made with […]

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    Roasted Baby Potatoes with Fennel and Shallots

      Roasted Baby Potatoes with Fennel and Shallots These perfectly tender crisp potatoes are deliciously complimented with fennel and shallots for a mild and savory flavor; Great for a beef […]

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    Crunchy Vegetables in Shallot Vinaigrette

      Crunchy Vegetables in Shallot Vinaigrette This healthy side dish is great for entertaining. The vegetables are quickly blanched to create a slightly cooked texture with a lot of crunch […]

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    Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

    Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes I love the smell of roasted garlic on a winters day! This side dish will go well with many chicken or beef dinners. This version is […]

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    Yam Stew

      Yam Stew This deliciously savory and mildly sweet Yam stew is a perfect dish to serve for Thanksgiving. It was created as an alternative to a traditional potato curry […]

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    Yellow Basmati Rice

    Yellow Basmati Rice This fragrant rice is a great accompaniment to many chicken and meat dishes. Especially Middle Eastern and Greek. The saffron adds a bright color and delicious taste. […]

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    Red Pepper Mashed Potatoes

    Red Pepper Mashed Potatoes Roasted red peppers are one of my favorite ingredients to cook with. They add a beautiful color and flavor to many dishes. It brings a unique […]