Entertaining/Holidays

Gluten Free Flourless Chocolate Cupcakes

Desserts, Entertaining/Holidays
These are incredibly simple to make and equally decadent for those occasions when you want to satisfy your chocolate craving without any guilt! 2 cups non-dutched chocolate powder (you can find non-dutched chocolate powder at Whole Foods for a very reasonable price!  Also, non dutched is my first choice because...

Wine-Braised Chicken w/ Leeks & Chanterelle Mushrooms on Polenta

Poultry, Entertaining/Holidays
When talking about "Great Everyday Meals", what words come to mind? Is it easy, fast, and inexpensive? What about elegant, gourmet, and restaurant-style? I bet the latter words don't usually pop into your head when creating everyday meals for your family...but why not? This meal sounds so complex, doesn't it?...

Gluten Free Banana Flax Muffins

Baked/Roasted, Entertaining/Holidays
When it is cold and dreary outside and I have my little ones cooped up inside, there is nothing more fun than whipping up some fun and easy gluten free muffins! Perfect for a snack or breakfast on the go, these are gluten & dairy free, packed with energy, omega...

Orange & Roasted Fennel Salad

Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Salads, Vegetarian, Baked/Roasted, Kid-friendly
Orange and fennel is a classic combination as well as an elegant one. As I am wanting to eat lighter and healthier in the new year, I know that salads are a great way to do it. Unfortunately, sometimes salads can get boring and ordinary. Fennel is a bulb with...

Apple Gouda Panini

Entertaining/Holidays, Vegetarian
I love, love, love panini's. Panini's are a classic Italian way to make a hot sandwich. Anything from a simple proscuitto and cheese panini, to a dessert-style hazelnut spread and banana panini, the possibilities are endless. Panini makers are hot on the market, but if you don't have one of...

Slow-Cooker Pork Roast

Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Slow cooker
A slow cooker is every busy moms best friend. With virtually no work, and LOTS of patience, anyone can make an amazing meal with a slow cooker. Tonight, I will be working late and will be home way after dinner. One of my biggest burdens when I'm out of the...

Gluten Free Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Desserts, Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly
This recipe for Gluten Free Chocolate Covered Strawberries is truly a household favorite that is fun and simple enough for the kids to help create. These healthy and decadent strawberries are a big crowd pleaser and perfect for a school lunch treat or special occasion!

Sticky Honey-Chai Baked Wings

Poultry, Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly
Chicken wings are always a favorite in my house and a favorite of many, especially when coming together for game day. This recipe takes typical and predictable chicken wings to a whole other level by marinating it in chai tea and seasoning it with cumen, nutmeg, ginger, cinnamon and a...

Latest recipes

How to Make Iced Coffee with a French Press

Drinks & cocktails
The only way to start the day for most of us is to drink a cup of hot coffee. There’s nothing more uplifting than a cup after waking up in the morning or whenever you feel like it. However, don’t you find that there are days when you find yourself...

Grilling the Low-Fat Foods You Love: 6 Recipes to Try

Poultry, Grilled, Seafood
Did you know that 75% of Americans have an outdoor grill? This country loves to grill and summer is the perfect season to do some grilling. The Fourth of July is actually the holiday where most people in the country plan to turn up the heat and grill some delicious...

How To Make A Creamy Mushroom Pasta

Vegetarian, Pasta
A bowl of perfectly-cooked pasta doused in a creamy, velvety sauce is the stuff of dreams! Quite frankly, it is amazing the way it is. But what if we told you that you can make it even better with practically no extra effort?  Yes. It’s possible. And all you need...

Game On! Why Wild Game Rocks

Baked/Roasted
(Photo by Artur Kornakov on Unsplash) When people hear the word ‘protein,’ images of plump livestock often pop in their heads. This composite image makes sense when you consider that farm animals are by and large the most culturally acceptable animals to eat. Not to mention, they’re pretty tasty when...

Easy Homemade Flour Tortillas

Vegetarian, Kid-friendly
People have been grinding wheat into flour, mixing it into a dough, pressing into patties, and cooking into flaky, floppy tortillas for several centuries. So, don’t believe anybody who says flour tortillas are a new thing, and corn is what makes the best tortillas. Both flour and corn flour are...

Broiled Lobster Tail with Jalapeno Butter

Seafood, Entertaining/Holidays
 If you are looking for the perfect and most romantic recipe to celebrate an Anniversary or to simply surprise your significant other, you cannot go wrong with this recipe for Broiled Lobster Tail with Jalapeno Butter. A fancy, classy, and easy to make dish everyone will be talking about for...

Healthy Breakfast Options while Staying Quarantined

Poultry, Pasta, Kid-friendly, Drinks & cocktails, Vegetarian, 30 minutes or less
‘The year 2020 is like the famous bully of our high schools, too many expectations but too hard to handle!’  COVID-19 or Coronavirus, as we obviously know, must have taken on your summer body resolutions and wanderlust fetishes. Quarantine is definitely having some adverse effects on not just our daily...

Top 10 Dishes for Student Party

Pork, Entertaining/Holidays
What comes to your mind when you think of college or university dishes? Do images of fridge leftovers and instant noodles pop up in your mind? To a great extent, your imagination is right but this does not have to be the case. You can make delicious and sumptuous meals...

Caldo de Res (Beef Soup)

Beef, Kid-friendly, Video recipes
One of the Filipino soups that is so comforting and a childhood favorite is called Nilaga. It's also a very similar soup in Mexican Cuisine called Caldo de Res.  I make this recipe with beef shanks which has bones and bone marrow which makes this soup rich in flavor. This...

Twenty Delish Meatless Recipes That You Need To Know Now

Vegetarian, Salads, Pasta, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less
I put this ebook together to showcase just how much meatless recipes are fun, delish and part of everyday eats. I don't really know why we make it such a big deal eating meatless, like it's a fad or odd, or mostly for a certain group of people. Guys, you've...

It's Honey Time: 5 Super Yummy Ways to Eat Honey

Vegetarian, Kid-friendly
You've likely heard about all the amazing health benefits of eating honey. People are crazy for this delicious golden nectar, and it's no mystery why! Not only is it great for you, but it's also easy to incorporate into a ton of different dishes. Here are five amazing and life-changing...

A Must-Taste Malaysian Curry Powder Recipe

30 minutes or less
 Are you inspired by Indian cooking? Tempted by Thai dishes? Crazy about Caribbean flavors? Whatever international cuisine you're trying to recreate at home, it's often the careful blend of herbs and spices that transports your taste buds to these faraway lands. All it takes is a pinch of this and...