Vegan Potato Salad have always loved potato salad, but, all the potato salads have included yogurt. So, I came up with a simple recipe for vegan mayo and created a potato salad for it.This recipe is perfect for summer lunches or even brunch. The recipe includes some very colorful potatoes and the vegan mayo includes cardamom...more

Filipino Puto (Steamed Rice Cakes)

These steamed mini rice cakes, a.k.a. Puto, have just the right amount of sweetness without going over board on a sugar high!  They are a traditional Filipino Recipe that are often found served at Filipino parties and celebrations.  They are also usually eaten during breakfast or as a snack and are often paired with Dinuguan (pork blood stew)....more

Pesto Three Ways


Greek Yogurt Cheese Stuffed Tomatoes

Greek Yogurt Cheese Stuffed Tomatoes By Amy “Foodie” S | Appetizers, ...more

Maple Bacon Baked Beans

This is one of those dishes I hardly ever make, but when I do, I always surprise myself at how many servings I can eat, which explains why I hardly ever make them.Baked beans, when made the way I think they taste best, rank right up there with desserts in the sugar department. Why is it that something so savory is so sweet? And why do I love that flavor so much?...more

Eggless Oatmeal Cookies

It was the night before my son’s day camp began and I had not been to the store in a week. I was looking over the list of things I was supposed to pack for him including a lunch and snacks. The previous week we had had 2 little boys in the house and they had eaten every snack in the place. Goldfish? Gone! Popcorners? An entire bag eaten in one afternoon at the pool. Raspberries? Devoured with pancakes. Graham crackers?...more

Ceviche, Seviche, Cebiche, Sebiche

Here’s the perfect summertime dish you can “cook” without getting near the stove: Ceviche....more

Fettuccine Carbonara by The Gourmet Mom

Fettuccine Carbonara by The Gourmet Mom: Eat what you love, love what you eat!...more


This blogging journey of mine has introduced me to friends, taken me places, and made me step outside of my comfort zone in experimenting with foods -and beverages- way more than I would have done on my own....more