Lemon Blueberry Tiramisu

Tiramisu. The word alone makes me salivate with excitement!I’ve always been a huge fan of desserts that consist of layers. Whether it’s a chocolate trifle, the rich, yet painstakingly involved, Baklava, or those sweet 7-layer bars. However, there’s something about Tiramisu that just makes it irresistible....more

Turning 50 & Ageing Disgracefully as Best I Can

Wishing all you 50-somethings a:...more

Fall Wedding 2014 - Michigan

    Always looking for solutions to everyday situations!...more

The Best Lasagna you will ever eat in your Life

If I had to choose my ‘signature’ dish, I wouldn’t be able to, but this recipe would definitely be a consideration.  First thing I should point out, I don’t put a béchamel sauce like traditional lasagna recipes.  I personally find it makes the lasagna too heavy.  Trust me this is healthy and with a few wise choices this meal is (almost) guilt free....more

Spaghetti and Meatballs

So I think I have stressed how much I love taking fatty food and making it low fat and healthy but have I stressed my other passion?  I love getting this done in under an hour!  That’s right; spaghetti and meatballs that are low fat and done in under an hour.  I’m the modern day nonna except I’m 34 … and blond!  Besides being healthy… this is a great dish for a special occasion, like say, New Years Eve!  Happy New Year everyone! http://lisagcooks.com/lisa-g-news/spaghetti-and-meatballs-2/...more

Perfect Roast Beef

This is the perfect time of year to prepare and serve a roast beef.  This is easy and it’s something that’s sure to impress.  This recipe is more about technique then an actual recipe.  Follow these guidelines and you’ll be fine, I promise.http://lisagcooks.com/lisa-g-news/perfect-roast-beef/ ...more

An Orphan Boy for Christmas

Recently, I was visited by The Ghost of Christmas Past just as surely as was Ebenezer Scrooge in the well-known Charles Dickens novel, A Christmas Carol.  While preparing for the most important holiday of the year, I began thinking of former celebrations – all the way back to my childhood. As a little girl, Christmas couldn’t have been more wonderful. An only child, I was doted on by my parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles....more

Gingerbread Chocolate Cookies


Potatoes au Gratin

Yep, Potatoes au Gratin, these are yummy, gooey, cheesy and yes; they are low fat.  Trust me my friend, trust me!http://lisagcooks.com/lisa-g-news/potatoes-au-gratin/  ...more

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