From Microwave Queen to Cooking Guru

By Debbie Sultan (co-founder of Food Guru)As I was growing up, I often cringed when eating my dinner and would trash my school lunch. I desperately longed to have my meals made from scratch by a 1950s, 60s, or 70s sitcom mom. Unfortunately, my fate and appetite depression was in my mother’s hands....more

Cooking Guru - S1E8 - Chocolate Covered Strawberries with Whipped Cream

Chocolate Covered Strawberries1 container of Strawberries (bigger the better)3 thin 4 ounce bars of semisweet or bittersweet chocolate  or ½ to ¾ bag of chocolate chips (use 60% or higher dark chocolate)  recommended brands: Guittard, Ghirardelli or Valrhona1 bar of white chocolate or ¼ to ½ bag (4 oz) of chips...more

Cooking Guru - S1E7 - Hearty Spaghetti with Ground Sausage and Arugula Salad

Spaghetti½ pound of lean ground Turkey or mildly, spicy Chicken or Turkey Sausage1 28 ounce of can or carton of pureed tomatoes2 tbs of Extra Virgin Olive Oil4 cloves of minced Garlicsmall to medium-sized Onion finely chopped...more

Cooking Guru - S1E6 - Mediterranean Veggie Wrap

Mediterranean Veggie WrapFiller¾ cup Feta Cheese½ can (14-15 ounce) white beans, drained ½ medium red pepper chopped3 green onion/scallions (green part only) finely chopped...more

Cooking Guru - S1E5 - Spiced Blueberry Muffins

Spiced Blueberry Muffins1/2 cup or 1 stick of softened butter (microwave butter for 20-30 seconds)1 cup of sugar2 eggs beaten1/2 cup of any kind of milk2 cups of all-purpose flour2 tsp of baking powder1/2 tsp salt...more

Cooking Guru - S1E4 - Korean BBQ Chicken and Garlicky Broccoli

 Korean BBQ Chicken4 boneless, skinless Chicken Thighs¼ cup of packed brown sugar1 tsp kosher salt2 tsp low-sodium soy sauce2 tsp dark toasted sesame oil4 garlic cloves, minced...more

Cooking Guru - S1E1 - Fabulous Veggie Frittata

Fabulous Veggie Frittata:4 eggs¼  cup of milk (any kind)Cooking Spray1 TB of extra virgin olive oil2 cloves of minced garlic½ cup of a small to medium onion coarsely chopped...more

Cooking Guru - S1E2 - Tangy Tuna Melt Panini and Classic Baked Apple

 Tangy Tuna Melt Panini:5 ounce can of Albacore Tuna (enough for 2 sandwiches)1 TB of low fat mayonnaise¼ cup of finely chopped celery (stem only)a squeeze of ¼ of a lemon ½  tsp of chopped capers (no juice)...more

Cooking Guru - S1E3 - Energizing Trail Mix and Refreshing Smoothie

Trail Mix Recipe:1 cup of unsalted raw pecans (broken into smaller pieces)¼ cup of unsalted raw or toasted pumpkin seeds2 slices dried pineapple hand torn1 cup of raw and unsalted cashews¼ cup of raisins¼ cup of dark chocolate chips...more