Chickpeas Zucchini Burger


The Perfect Match: Grilled Sweet Potatoes + Cilantro Vinaigrette

I know some people immediately think of meat when grilling season hits, but when it's grilling weather I start thinking about vegetables, and how the grill caramelizes them and brings out the flavors in the most wonderful way. ...more
I might add a side of black beans for meatless Monday. I think the cilantro vinaigrette would be ...more

Coconut Cream Truffles

I've done it again. I've put myself up for another food challenge. However, unlike my last challenge, the Sugar Crush Challenge, this current one is specific to me challenging myself to create a food from one of my fellow foodies, Amanda Bootes, food picks. And this week Amanda has challenged us to creating a recipe with chocolate.Amanda chose chocolate to start off our challenge because she cares about raising awareness for the Sick Children'sTrust, who hosts a Big Chocolate Tea Party each year to help raise awareness, monies, and support for their charity.If you're interested in raising awareness for the Sick Children's Trust, you can also host a party, either online or through an organization such as schools or your workplace. Just go to their website here and check it out. It's a great way to give back to those in need of help....more

Grilled Ham Steak with Spicy Apricot Glaze

  In my never ending quest to find a new dinner 6 nights a week, I decided to fall back on an old favorite. Yes only 6, as one night a week we go out. I use the term "go out" loosely as really it is my son getting Micky D's and I get Thai.  The night out is always on Friday night....more

Cherry Orange Salsa


Spicy Quinoa With Black Beans

Spicy Quinoa With Black Beans is healthy, delicious lunch/dinner recipe prepared using quinoa, black beans and some spices. I have mixed red and traditional quinoa in this recipe and served with lettuce and sour cream.I just love the texture and the taste of quinoa....more

Gluten-Free Blood Orange Pancakes with Blood Orange Syrup

When blood oranges are available, I love to buy plenty of them just for enjoying as they are, but sometimes, my “plenty” is just too much and in those cases, a recipe is in order. You can read about how stress buying produce can happen to the best of us, and how that can lead to delicious recipes like this one.Enjoy!...more

Chocolate Chip Cookie With Nutella

 Chocolate Chip Cookie with Nutella is soft and chewy, delicious chocolate chip cookie stuffed with Nutella Hazelnut. Its worth it. One of the best I have ever had.Try having these cookies when they are warm and its tastes just amazing. I am sure you will love this and will be in your favorite list. ...more

Roasted Cherry Soup for One

This cold soup is perfect for a hot summer day. It’s got all the right elements: cherries, juice, even vegan sour cream. You might call this one “Dessert for Dinner.”1 ½ cups cherries, pitted2 TBLSP sugar, approximately (let the cherries determine how much)1 teaspoon olive oilSalt3 TBLSP water1 teaspoon cornstarch3 TBLSP freshly squeezed orange juice1 teaspoon lemon zest...more


I bought pork spare ribs from the farmers market having no idea what to use them for, and like any meat I’m clueless about how to cook, I just threw them in the slow cooker hoping for the best and then BOOM. Turned out amazing. And it literally takes less than 10 minutes to prep. [Read more]...more