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Sweet And Sour Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad

Sweet And Sour Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad

This sweet and sour shaved brussels sprouts salad is a delicious, healthy alternative to a slaw that keeps for days in your refrigerator. Brussels sprouts, almonds, dried cranberries, scallions, and diced gouda cheese are dressed in a honey mustard dressing for a salad that is light, refreshing, and so satisfying as a side or a light lunch.

French Chicken Vinaigrette

French Chicken Vinaigrette

French chicken vinaigrette, or Poulet Au Vinaigrette, is a one-pot meal that is easy enough for a weeknight meal yet elegant enough to serve to company. Baby potatoes, asparagus, and peas braised with the chicken in a vinaigrette sauce complete the meal.

Vegetable Tempura

Vegetable Tempura

Making vegetable tempura is easier than you think. Getting perfectly crisp, crunchy, golden brown, tempura vegetables can be achieved with a few simple tricks.

Lemon Shortbread Cookies

Lemon Shortbread Cookies

These lemon shortbread cookies are buttery, full of lemon flavor, and perfect with a cup of hot tea. In about 30 minutes, you can have a batch of homemade cookies that will keep you coming back for just one more.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie Bowl

Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie Bowl

This vegan chocolate peanut butter smoothie bowl is a healthy and delicious way to start the morning. You can’t go wrong with a breakfast that tastes like a peanut butter cup, yet packs in a ton of superfoods and protein and is low in sugar. Read More..

CUBAN BLACK BEAN SOUP

CUBAN BLACK BEAN SOUP

Cuban black soup is comfort food at its best. This recipe uses canned black beans to make this recipe easy enough to make on a weeknight evening.

Spaghetti Alla Puttanesca

Spaghetti Alla Puttanesca

Spaghetti Alla Puttanesca is a simple pasta dish that’s made with simple ingredients and ready in about 30 minutes.

Healthy Strawberry Granita

Healthy Strawberry Granita

Healthy strawberry granita is an easy, sweet, and refreshing dessert that will satisfy your sweet tooth without a lot of calories. Refined sugar and dairy free, this dessert uses fresh berries, lime juice, and just a touch of balsamic vinegar.

New Year’s Hoppin John Casserole

New Year’s Hoppin John Casserole

New Year’s Hoppin John Casserole is an easy, savory, and slightly spicy dish of black-eyed peas, dirty rice, and andouille sausage that is thought to bring luck when eaten on New Year’s Day.

What Makes A Good Sunday Brunch Buffet

What Makes A Good Sunday Brunch Buffet

Are you looking for the perfect Sunday brunch buffet to wrap up the weekend? Look out for these key factors for the ideal meal with your loved ones.

Cranberry Mojitos

Cranberry Mojitos

Celebrate the Holiday Season with a crisp and refreshing Cranberry Mojito. This take on a classic mojito uses cranberry simple syrup to add a tart/sweet cranberry flavor to the cocktail. It’s perfect for your next holiday party.

Cranberry Pecan Cheeseball

Cranberry Pecan Cheeseball

A Cranberry Pecan Cheese Ball is the perfect holiday appetizer to serve for parties, game-day, or potlucks. It’s creamy, and savory with just a hint of sweetness and a touch of heat. Serve it with crackers, pretzel chips, or pita chips.

Leftover Stuffing Waffles

Leftover Stuffing Waffles

Move over chicken and waffles, Leftover Stuffing Waffles are an easy and delicious way to re-do holiday leftovers. Who doesn’t love anything made into a waffle?

Black Friday Sandwich

Black Friday Sandwich

This Black Friday sandwich is the delicious sustenance you’ll need to hit the department stores and get your holiday shopping done! This satisfying and easy-to-make sandwich might be even better than the holiday meal itself.

Healthy Eggnog Smoothie

Healthy Eggnog Smoothie

This healthy eggnog smoothie is a creamy, sweet, and decadent-tasting way to start the morning off the right way. Full of protein, this filling smoothie will keep you satisfied until lunch!


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Classic Shrimp Etouffee

Classic Shrimp Etouffee

This classic shrimp etouffee is rich and flavorful and makes a great dish to serve to guests yet easy enough for a weekend dinner. Although this dish is a meal in itself, I like to serve it with a cool and refreshing Israeli Salad, a Read More..

Classic Macaroni And Cheese

Classic Macaroni And Cheese

Sometimes classic comfort food is just what you need at the end of a hectic day.  This classic macaroni and cheese is one that feels like it came from Grandma’s kitchen.   For my favorite Southern comfort meal, I like to serve Classic Macaroni And Cheese Read More..

A MENU FOR DAD

A MENU FOR DAD

Father’s Day is this coming Sunday.  Why not treat Dad to an incredible 8-course meal that will make him feel special. This menu for Dad is sure to impress. The best part is you’ll still have enough energy to enjoy the meal with him! From Read More..

TAVERN ON THE GREEN CRAB CAKES

TAVERN ON THE GREEN CRAB CAKES

Tavern On The Green was the gorgeous iconic NYC restaurant located in Central Park.  The ambiance, the people watching, and the food was some of the best the city had to offer.   A classic dish served as an appetizer, on a bun for lunch, and Read More..

TOASTED RAVIOLI

TOASTED RAVIOLI

These toasted ravioli are always a favorite.  Cheese ravioli is breaded in a flavorful, cheesy coating and baked until golden brown.  Serve them with your favorite tomato sauce for dipping. Fried foods seem too heavy for an appetizer.  Yet, I adore the crunchy, cheesy fried Read More..