Experimenting with my own "fruit on the bottom" yogurt

This week I bought some plain Dannon yogurt for some tzatziki sauce I made to go along with some home made gyros -- a food experiment unto itself! For a first attempt at both gyros and sauce, I think it came out fairly well.   With the yogurt in the fridge, I did a label comparison between the plain yogurt and some regular flavored stuff I already had. What a difference! ...more

Palak Paneer Recipe- Healthy Indian Spinach Dish with Homemade Cheese

Palak paneer is a delightful Punjabi dish chock-full of flavor and vegetables. During my month in India, I was forbidden from eating any raw vegetables. So what is a spinach-addict to do without any raw veggies for a month?...more

Healthy and Vegan New York Eats, Part 1

New York City, The Big Apple, The City That Never Sleeps...So many monikers for this world famous metropolis. One of the greatest cities in the world, a hub for business, entertainment and best of all, food! This island is home to some of the world's best cuisine. Which is why one post is just not enough! I'll  start with a few delicious hot spots but keep you wanting more in my next post! Let's get started, shall we?...more

Healthy Quick and Delicious Tuna Salad


Baked Crab Rangoon

It's that time again!...more
They look delicious! My mouth is water just admiring them and imagining how good they would taste :)more

Faux "Fried" Shrimp

I love fried shrimp, but not the calories it can add on to my meal. So, this is a healthy alternative to one of my favorite entrees—baked in Panko!...more
 @wdolderer I'm a big fan of panko, too! Glad I could give you something new to try!more

Layered Greek Dip!

I loved how quickly this dip came together; perfect for last minute get-togethers or if you are like me, you just can’t wait to have it…   Mediterranean, and specifically Greek food is one of my all-time faves…can you go wrong with lemon, oregano and feta?  Throw some hummus and pita chips in there and you might as well just leave me alone…seriously, go away. &nb...more

Polenta Cakes Topped with Spinach and Tomato Sauté and Fresh Mozzarella

I had polenta for the first time a few weeks ago and it was pretty awesome. It wasn't regular polenta though, it was some pretty nifty polenta cakes! I've seen them on the Food Network a couple times and I always wondered what they tasted like. It had to be somewhere along the lines of a creamy cornbread, right? Well, my expectations were correct and it was darn tasty....more

Khandvi - Healthy steamed chickpea flour snack

sanjeeta kkKhandvi and Khaman Dhokla are the two very popular tea time snacks in the states of Gujarat and Rajasthan inIndia. The recipes have very few ingredients and could be made within a few minutes with a little practice.Ingredients;Serving; 12- 15 roils...more
They look delicious!more