Baked Shredded Chicken Chimichangas with Guacamole

By |July 19th, 2014|

There’s a great Mexican place near me with a mouthwatering menu. Unfortunately, I’m limited to what I can order due to my sensitive stomach. One more »

Dark Cherry & Pistachio Honey Loaf with Almond Glaze

By |July 10th, 2014|

I recently saw a recipe floating around online for some sort of citrus blueberry bread. I was excited to try and make it since I’m more »

Chicken Sausage Meatballs in Moroccan Tagine Sauce

By |June 27th, 2014|

I just found out about a new line of simmer sauces and was fortunate enough to obtain some free samples. Since I love playing with more »

Onion & Sherry Vinegar Marinated Portobello Burgers

By |June 11th, 2014|

Sometimes I find Portobello mushroom burgers to be a welcome change from ground meat patties. Not only are they healthier, they’re also extremely juicy […]

Ropa Vieja

By |June 3rd, 2014|

Eating “old clothes” doesn’t sound too appetizing, does it? Unless we’re talking about Ropa Vieja! While the literal translation is based upon the meat’s prepared more »

Simple Pudding Ice Cream (No Ice Cream Maker Necessary!)

By |May 20th, 2014|

Ice cream can be your best friend or your worst enemy depending on how you look at it. For the longest time, it was the more »

Crispy Balsamic, Ginger & Garlic Tofu

By |May 16th, 2014|

Tofu often gets a bad rap, usually due to its texture and bland taste. However, I think all it needs is a little love during more »

Kielbasa, Corn & Mushroom Sauté with Bacon & Tomatoes

By |May 8th, 2014|

With the warmer weather and sunny days, my taste buds were beginning to crave that crisp, sweet taste of fresh corn. I wanted to create more »

Taco-Spiced Chicken Cordon Bleu

By |April 25th, 2014|

A classic chicken Cordon bleu is thinly pounded chicken breast wrapped around ham and cheese, breaded and then pan-fried. However, I wanted to try my more »

Baked Matzo Veggie Frittata

By |April 15th, 2014|

I received a free case of matzo when I went grocery shopping a few weeks ago. Since then I’ve been trying to come up with more »

Roasted Beet & Fennel Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

By |April 7th, 2014|

I visited a new market recently that had a huge selection of beautiful produce. When I returned home I was excited to try a recipe more »

Coconut Chicken with Dates & Chickpeas

By |March 26th, 2014|

I was in the mood to make a meal inspired by Latin, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine. When I opened my kitchen cabinet and saw more »

Ground Turkey Shepherd’s Pie

By |March 17th, 2014|

To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, I decided to throw together my own version of a shepherd’s pie (also known as Cottage pie). It’s not that I don’t like more »

Teriyaki Flounder with Sautéed Mushrooms & Spinach

By |March 12th, 2014|

I decided to play around with some Asian-inspired ingredients to create this fresh fish and veggie dinner. The end result was really delicious!

Banana Bread

By |March 4th, 2014|

During a visit with my parents, my mother and I discovered coconut extra virgin oil while shopping. As I began searching for recipes that featured more »

Spaghetti Amatriciana

By |February 25th, 2014|

Completely inspired by watching the classic romantic comedy, Moonstruck, I couldn’t resist preparing this traditional Italian pasta dish. Consider this post a dinner and movie more »

Zesty Chicken and Rice Supper

By |February 18th, 2014|

I had a lot of fun with the slow cooker while visiting my parents over the past few weeks. Before I left, we made sure more »

Knockwurst and Cabbage

By |February 11th, 2014|

I’m still going through my Crock-Pot daily calendar phase and found another tasty recipe to share. This time it’s for a German comfort food that my more »

Turkey Vegetable Chili Mac

By |February 7th, 2014|

Here’s a great slow cooker chili recipe that’s kicked up a notch with Mexican-style diced tomatoes and seasoning. Another find from my Crock-Pot daily calendar!

Hearty Lentil Stew

By |February 3rd, 2014|

I received a Crock-Pot daily calendar for Christmas filled with recipes! I thought I’d try out a few, starting with this delicious stew. It had a more »