Spicy & Hot Thai Fish Cake

Grilled Marinated Skirt Steak

Lime, olive oil, cumin and cilantro are the basics for a light and flavorful 1-hr. marinade - for grilled and thinly sliced skirt steak.http://www.italiangirlcooks.com/grilled-marinated-skirt-steak/...more

Grilled Pork Tenderloin Sliders

Such a very, very long day yesterday.  As I mentioned before, yesterday was the day we moved our college daughter back for the summer.  I'll admit it, she has a lot of stuff, but we had a plan....more

Blackberry Curd

Ever since I made Lemon curd last week, I've been  playing with other flavors of curd. As you can see from the photo above, blackberries have been my fruit of choice for today's recipe....more

Pizza & Flatbreads ~ From simple to special, you're sure to find one you'll love...

Caramelized Onion, Green Apple and Gorgonzola Cheese Pizza   Find many delicious pizza and flatbread recipes here!...more

Easy Lemon Chicken Piccata Recipe

Chicken piccata has always been "restaurant food." Even though I saw a ton of recipes out there … for some reason, I never tried making it. I finally decided that was stupid, and I came up with a great recipe that we love! ...more


I chose to use the high protein pitas instead of traditional Tostadas as they are less than half the carbs, considering beans tend to be higher in carbs. Even though beans are higher in carbs than meat they are much lower in fat, zero cholesterol, high in fibre and rich in calcium and potassium....more

Simplicity is a virtue, also at lunchtime

Hello there! You will definitely agree with us, keeping it simple is always good, also in the kitchen. Today's lunch was cooked with this spirit. On a sunny Friday lunch, what's better than a good, simple and yet delicious plate of pasta. No fuss, no fancy ingredients, just a plate of goodness. ...more

Coconut Almond Butter

I love raw almond butter…but I don’t love the price!  Some small jars of raw almond butter without sugar added can be up to $17.00!  Eeeek!  So I decided to finally try making my own…. what’s better?  Why not add even MORE flavor with coconut!...more


I’ve been grilling nonstop these day and I don’t hate it at all. Food tastes better after being cooked on the grill, and there are less dishes to clean which is always a plus. I’ve only recently started grilling drumsticks, and I didn’t realize how easy, fast, and delicious it would be, especially with the right marinade. [Read more]...more