Stuffed Mushrooms

Delicious and healthy, these stuffed mushrooms made an easy appetizer or side dish.

Persian Pistachio Ice Cream – Low Sugar Version

Wrapping up my series on Persian food for Type 2 diabetics, will be a recipe for Persian ice cream. Persian Pistachio Ice Cream – or Bastani as it is called in Farsi – is always the same combination of flavors. Vanilla ice cream, pistachios, rosewater flavoring, a subtle hint of saffron, and then bits of […]

Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Cinnamon-packed and pumpkin-filled, these moist muffins make the perfect coffee side-kick!  Don’t get mad at me please! I know I know, it might be a little early, buuuut it’s half way through September, so I would say I have waited long enough to start the pumpkin baking. (; I love Fall and all the things […]

Shrimp Fajitas

I know that many of you can relate to this experience. You are sitting at a Mexican food restaurant, waiting for your order to arrive, trying to be good and not eat too many chips and not drink your margarita or beer too fast, when . . . A waiter sails by your table, carrying […]

Coconut Chickpea Curry

This Thai curry is quick to make and way better than takeout! You’re gonna want to cozy up with a bowl of my version of curry this winter. Vegetarians and meat eaters are invited to dig in!  If you are a lover of Thai curry then you will LOVE this recipe I have for you […]

Mediterranean – Inspired Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Here is a warm and satisfying twist on a classic Caprese salad. Fresh basil doesn’t hold up well to heat, so pesto sauce is used instead. You can used prepared pesto for this recipe, but for best results, try it with this fresh basil pesto recipe.   You can use either fresh or dried mozzarella […]

Orange Chocolate Cheesecake Mousse Parfaits

With Valentine’s Day just a few days away, I wanted to share a dessert that you could make in a snap, as well as something that would not feed an army! As much as we all love dessert, sometimes you just don’t want to have a ton of leftover sweets tempting you. And I hate […]

Vegetable Tikka Masala

Vegetarian Tikka Masala (cauliflower or gobi masala) is the perfect Indian dish for vegetarians and meat-eaters alike. There’s so much flavor in this Indian cauliflower recipe! Cauliflower Tikka Masala is such an amazing dish. It’s pieces of roasted cauliflower mixed into a tomato-based curry, served with basmati rice and naan bread.

Easy Creole Stuffed Peppers

As cooler weather blows in, even here in Florida, comfort food comes to mind. Something that will stick to your ribs and warm you to your bones. But that doesn’t have to be a recipe that keeps you in the kitchen for hours, simmering away. These flavor packed stuffed peppers are super easy to make […]

Persian Celery Stew

Persian Celery Stew is a fairly quick stew of beef stew meat or mixed chicken breast and thighs, along with turmeric, onion, and LOTS of celery. It is brothy and delicious. It is one of the easier of the Persian dishes, and uses familiar ingredients and a straightforward braising method. Persian Celery Stew is my […]

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