Planning Meals (or, trying not to cook the same thing every week)

In answer to a few questions I've received about meal planning...I have a confession to make. Meal planing is not my strong point. Seriously, it's a challenge every week. Breakfasts are usually some combination of yogurt, fruit, toast, smoothies, pancakes, cereal, eggs....more

Double Chocolate Cream Tartlets

Whenever I'm feeling a little blue I get nostalgic and I usually turn to things that comfort me. Chocolate comforts me and these Double Chocolate Cream Tartlets in particular take me back in time to my mother's kitchen. Growing up my mother made homemade chocolate pudding regularly and I could always be found along side her in the kitchen usually tugging on her apron asking, "is it ready yet"....more

Coconut Green Beans

Coconut Green Beans are Drop Dead Delicious! My boys gobble them right up. And they are super easy to make. One of my favorite vegetable recipes ever!Full recipe: ...more

Greek Yogurt and Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta with Citrus Gelée

Panna Cotta is one of my go to desserts when I'm entertaining, it's simple to make, it can be made ahead of time and it's a crowd pleaser. Panna Cotta originates from the Piemonte region of Italy. I've used Greek Yogurt (to mimic the incredibly thick cream produced in the Piemonte region) in the Panna Cotta and I've layered the dessert with Citrus Gelée....more

Sunday Pasta®: Penne alla Vodka

Shaken, not stirred. No, make that stirred (with a wooden spoon), not shaken....more

Stuffed Peppers with Ground Beef and Rice (Gluten-Free)

I love stuffed peppers....more


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Rustic Pluot Tart

I realize a lot of you are already in fall mode, but here in southern California summer tends to linger a bit longer. If you think about it, this is technically a fall dish since pluots are in season from May to October. Anyway, fall dish or not it’s a great way to use up that leftover fruit, be it apples, pears, plums, or peaches....more

7 Breakfast Bites Even the Most Finicky Child or Mate will Enjoy

 7 Breakfast Bites Even the Most Finicky Child or Mate will EnjoyAvoid morning rush hour. Let the Ninja Baker help you with her latest breakfast recipe finds. Once you make them you’ll see even the fussiest of kids (little or big) asking for seconds....more

Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

Mexican cuisine, a style of food that originated in Mexico, is known for its varied flavors, colourful decoration and variety of spices and ingredients.Enjoy these yummy Chicken Enchiladas Recipe this morning.Mexican food are normally beans and corn.This is special variety of Mexican dish in chicken recipe.Ingredients to make Chicken Enchiladas Recipe :...more