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Moroccan Spiced Lentil And Quinoa Soup

Moroccan Spiced Lentil And Quinoa Soup

This Moroccan Spiced Lentil And Quinoa Soup is a flavorful and healthy meal that’s warm, comforting, and satisfying.  Pair this vegetarian soup with a salad and crusty bread for a healthy dinner that your family will love. I love a meal that has no meat Read More..

Fruit And Nut Winter Salad

Fruit And Nut Winter Salad

With the New Year comes a desire for healthier eating.  This Fruit And Nut Winter Salad is a delicious, healthy way to get more fruits and vegetables into your diet.  With a quick and easy, homemade balsamic dressing, this is a salad that the whole Read More..

Boozy Jamaican Eggnog

Boozy Jamaican Eggnog

It’s that time of year when we can begin sipping on cool, creamy eggnog in pretty little cups and celebrate the decadence and beauty of the holiday season.  My Boozy Jamaican Eggnog is thick, rich, and delicious.  It’s made with both Jamaican rum and bourbon, Read More..

White Holiday Margarita

White Holiday Margarita

Sip a bit of the tropics this holiday season!  This White Holiday Margarita has the flavors of the islands – coconut, lime, rum.  It’s creamy and refreshing.  It also packs a punch with three types of alcohol. Here in Florida, we decorate palm trees and Read More..

Warm Buckwheat Salad

Warm Buckwheat Salad

This warm buckwheat salad is a healthy and tasty break from all of the rich holiday dishes we are all over-indulging upon these days.  With the green brussels sprouts and the red cranberries and pomegranate seeds, this dish is also a lovely Christmas side dish. Read More..

Cranberry Goat Cheese Flatbread

Cranberry Goat Cheese Flatbread

Cranberry Goat Cheese Flatbread is an appetizer that is as easy to make as it is impressive to serve.  Ready in less than 30 minutes, this delicious starter is a beautiful and elegant start to your Thanksgiving meal. I like to start serving Thanksgiving appetizers Read More..

Spicy Apple Cider Margaritas

Spicy Apple Cider Margaritas

Just in time for your Thanksgiving celebrations, this Spicy Apple Cider Margarita has all the fall flavors you want in a holiday cocktail, plus tequila and Fireball for a spicy cinnamon note.  This margarita is sure to be a favorite among your friends and family. Read More..

Spiced Pumpkin Bisque

Spiced Pumpkin Bisque

Kickoff Halloween evening in a delicious and healthy way with this Spiced Pumpkin Bisque with the spooky, spider web topping.  It’s warm and comforting, with all the flavors of Fall. Why not host a trick-or-treat kickoff dinner and include this bisque for the adults and Read More..

Prosciutto, Pear, And Blue Cheese Appetizers

Prosciutto, Pear, And Blue Cheese Appetizers

Five ingredients are all it takes to whip up an elegant and delicious no-bake appetizer that’s fancy enough to serve at cocktail parties or holidays, yet easy enough to make before a weeknight dinner. I adore serving a variety of appetizers, with a delicious cocktail, Read More..

Sparkling Rosemary Pear Martini

Sparkling Rosemary Pear Martini

The quintessential Autumn cocktail, this sparkling rosemary pear martini is fruity, sweet, with an herbaceous finish from the rosemary simple syrup.  This sophisticated cocktail is perfect for your upcoming Thanksgiving celebrations. Pear and rosemary go so well together and taste like Fall.  And while Florida Read More..

Ridiculously Good Fried Pickles

Ridiculously Good Fried Pickles

Now you can make your favorite restaurant appetizer at home in less than 30 minutes.  These ridiculously good fried pickles are the bar snacks that you’ve been craving. Who knew that a fried pickle could be so irresistible?  It’s salty, sour, crispy, and even more Read More..

Garlicky White Bean Dip

Garlicky White Bean Dip

This garlicky white bean dip makes an easy appetizer or snack.  Roasted garlic, herbs, and lemon enhance the creamy white beans for a dip that’s so satisfying, you won’t remember how healthy it is. This dip is one of my favorite ‘go-to’ snack recipes.  You Read More..

Classic Mojito Cocktail

Classic Mojito Cocktail

Minty and refreshing, a Classic Mojito is a fun summer rum cocktail that appeals to most people.  This recipe makes one cocktail, but there is enough Mojito Syrup to make a pitcher!   When it’s hot outside and I’m feeling a little lazy, I like serving Read More..

Spicy Seafood Dip

Spicy Seafood Dip

This spicy seafood dip makes a perfect party appetizer.  It’s cheesy, creamy, and full of spicy flavor.   I like to serve the dip with celery sticks, carrot sticks, tortilla chips, and buttery crackers. The dip is elegant enough for bridal and baby showers, yet hearty Read More..

SCALLOPS BRUNO

SCALLOPS BRUNO

In 30 minutes, you can whip up restaurant-quality scallops in a buttery, lemon sauce.  Scallops Bruno makes a great appetizer and an elegant main course as well. I’ve served the Scallops Bruno as part of a cocktail party menu alongside Mexican Picaditas, Fried Deviled Eggs, Read More..