Greek Chicken & Rice Soup, also known as Avgolemono, is a wonderfully hearty soup with fresh bursts of lemon throughout.
As we head squarely into soup season this creamy delicious pot of love deserves to be on rotation.Continue reading »
Simple Butter Chicken Meatballs Over Basmati Rice is pure comfort.
You know I love to roll my favorite flavors into Meatballs of Love!
The warm Indian spices found in Butter Chicken were the perfect pairing for meatballs. And the sauce is pure heaven!Continue reading »
This Simple Sofrito Recipe consists of peppers, onions, garlic, culantro leaves, olive oil and salt.
Sofrito is a flavor base of herbs and aromatics used in Latin cooking, much like a French mirepoix or the Cajun holy trinity. While there are many versions of Sofrito, this recipe most resembles one found in Puerto Rican cooking also known as recaito.Continue reading »
My motivation for this Heart Healthy Turkey & Sweet Potato Southwest Chili was to deliver a flavor packed hearty chili.
You know the kind even your manly man will eat. But packed full of nutrients without extra calories.
Because let’s face it, most of us don’t need empty calories and are perfectly happy as long as we’re satisfied. This chili is definitely satisfying.Continue reading »
This Ratatouille with Herbed Mascarpone is what dreams are made of. Tender roasted veggies with the most incredible herby mascarpone melting throughout each bite.
When the farmers markets are bursting with zucchini, summer squash and eggplant you know it’s Ratatouille season!!Continue reading »
Here’s How to Handle a Big Mac Attack!
Healthy eating police stand down.
We all have our guilty pleasures and while it’s been years since I’ve ordered a McDonald’s Big Mac, the saucy beefy cheesy classic lingers in my mind.
The way I see it is when the attack happens you have two choices. You can either drive to the closest McDonald’s OR you can make this double decker delight at home!
I vote for homemade all day – every day!Continue reading »
When you have family from New Orleans come into town during Crawfish season, it can only mean one thing!
We’re having a Crawfish Boil!!
And what a glorious boil we had.
But in the end, that 40 pound sack of crawfish was more than we could eat in one sitting and that’s how Crawfish Étouffée came to be.Continue reading »
Every plate lunch in Hawaii includes a scoop of Hawaiian Style Macaroni Salad. It’s very basic, but that’s what makes it so good.
In Hawaii the plate lunch is their most popular dish. Yes, the poke bowl is a close competitor, but every road side stand, food truck, and hole-in-the-wall restaurant offers a plate lunch.
Classically your ‘plate’ will include a protein, then they add two scoops of white rice and a generous serving of this macaroni salad.
It’s a carb lovers dream!Continue reading »
When National Philly Cheesesteak Day and March Meatball Madness collide, it’s kind of a no brainer – we’re making Philly Cheesesteak Meatballs!
Savory beef meatballs stuffed with provolone cheese, nestled on a bed of sautéed onions, mushrooms and peppers all under a blanket of provolone cheese sauce.
I mean!Continue reading »
Cauliflower Fried Rice.
If you’re craving a low-carb or vegetarian alternative to traditional fried rice, this is the recipe for you.
A little sesame oil and soy sauce and you’ve got the flavor profile down.
I always add carrots, onion and green peas but sometimes I also add zucchini, broccoli, mushrooms, shrimp, or even bacon.Continue reading »