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Month: March 2021

IRISH BOXTY (aka:  Irish potato pancakes)

IRISH BOXTY (aka: Irish potato pancakes)

So simple and satisfying, Irish Boxty may be the perfect potato pancake.  A combination of mashed potatoes and grated raw potatoes combined with spices and buttermilk makes for a tender and fluffy potato pancake that gets deliciously golden and crispy on the outside.  To call Read More..

IRISH POTATO LEEK SOUP

IRISH POTATO LEEK SOUP

This Irish potato leek soup is savory, creamy, cheesy, and so very satisfying.  Serve it with a crusty loaf of bread and a Spinach Salad With Bacon Dressing for a delicious dinner on a cool March evening – like St. Patrick’s Day! If you’re looking Read More..

FRUIT AND HONEY IRISH OATMEAL

FRUIT AND HONEY IRISH OATMEAL

There is something very comforting about a bowl of hot, creamy cereal with a bevy of toppings.  This recipe for fruit and honey Irish oatmeal is a healthy, easy, and delicious way to start any morning…especially St. Patrick’s Day.  Start the day in a healthy Read More..

RASPBERRY IRISH STOUT BROWNIES

RASPBERRY IRISH STOUT BROWNIES

There’s no better way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day than with a rich, fudgy stout brownie that’s full of fresh raspberries and beer.  The stout beer adds a malt note and depth of flavor that’s irresistible.  These raspberry Irish stout brownies will be hit with Read More..

SPAGHETTIOS AND MEATBALLS

SPAGHETTIOS AND MEATBALLS

This is pure comfort food in the form of a classic childhood favorite.  This recipe for Spaghettios And Meatballs is a more grownup, tastier, and sophisticated version of the food you grew up eating. When my family was young, I had a major case of Read More..

POMEGRANATE MARTINI

POMEGRANATE MARTINI

This pomegranate martini is exactly what you need at the end of a long day.  It is the perfect blend of tart, sweet, and bitter. During my time in New York City, one of my favorite restaurants was the Tribeca Grill.  It was the perfect Read More..

GARLIC BUTTER MUSHROOMS

GARLIC BUTTER MUSHROOMS

Gorgeous mushroom caps, pan-seared in a garlicky, white wine and butter sauce, is a high-end steakhouse staple.  Why not bring that high-end steakhouse meal home by making these easy, garlic butter mushrooms for your next steak.  The mushrooms soak up the flavorful sauce giving them Read More..

Chef Rachel’s French Toast

Chef Rachel’s French Toast

If you watch Bravo’s ‘Below Deck’ reality show, then you will understand the reverence that I have for Chef Rachel’s French Toast.  It’s the most luscious, decadent, and silky French toast that you will ever eat.  And, surprisingly easy. The custard dipped brioche becomes subtly Read More..

THAI FISH CAKES

THAI FISH CAKES

Perfect for Lent, these Thai Fish Cakes are a spicy way to prevent boredom on Meatless Fridays.  Even those who dislike fish will enjoy the Asian flavors of these Thai Fish Cakes. A great way to serve them is with a side of Crunchy Asian Read More..

Pros and Cons of Intermittent Fasting

Pros and Cons of Intermittent Fasting

There are many different methods whereby people carry out intermittent fasting. One of the most popular ones is the 16/8 method whereby you allow a window of 8 hours to eat whatever you wish and fast for 16 hours. Intermittent fasting has become widely popular due to Read More..

Easy Meal-Prep Tips for Fitness Beginners

Easy Meal-Prep Tips for Fitness Beginners

Meal-prep is the most suitable option when you’re looking to plan your meals in advance to help save you time, money, and stick to your specific calorie intake. We’ve listed down some easy meal-prep tips to help you get started: Sit and Plan This is the Read More..