Smoky Eggplant Dip

Smoky Eggplant Dip with Grilled Eggplant, tahini, spices and herbs

It’s getting to be that time of the year when fall sets in, and the weather gets cooler.  With fall comes football, hockey and other sporting events.  Game day parties always seem to be the norm come the weekends with tables filled with finger food and dips.  Create a dip that is silky smooth, healthy and has an earthy flavor, like this Smoky Eggplant Dip. 

Orange and Pomegranate Salad with warm spices, slivered onions and pomegranate arils with a honey lime vinaigrette

Orange and Pomegranate Salad

Oftentimes we feel that in order for a dish to taste amazing it has to be complicated.  This is totally false, and certainly not the case with this tasty Orange and Pomegranate Salad.

Rainbow Pizza with a sweet potato crust, bell peppers, corn,onions, butternut squash, eggplant, and broccoli

Rainbow Veggie Pizza

Have you heard that eating the colors of the rainbow is beneficial to your overall health? Well it is! Phytonutrients determine the color of fruits and vegetables. These phytonutrients are natural chemicals or compounds produced by plants. They keep plants healthy, protecting them from insects and the sun. Every...

Asian Barbecue Spare Ribs with a sauce of sesame oil, honey, soy, garlic, ginger, and chili paste

Asian Barbecue Spare Ribs

I’ve always been a fan of BBQ ribs.  Most often we prepare beef ribs, but when eating out typically they sell baby back pork ribs.  However, there’s a restaurant in town that makes these super flavorful Asian Barbecue Spare Ribs that are so good, I’ve been dying to recreate...

Fusilli pasta with Roasted Vegetables and Yellow Tomato Sauce

Fusilli Pasta with Roasted Vegetables

I use to eat pasta like nobody’s business, but  as I got older I didn’t enjoy the way I felt after eating it. So over the years I’ve limited how often I indulge to 2-3 times a year, tops! Of course now that I’ve created this Fusilli Pasta with...

Halibut with Fresh Fruit Salsa

Grilled Halibut with Fresh Fruit Salsa and Farro Salad

I started this post for Grilled Halibut with Fresh Fruit Salsa just after my mom passed away, June 2nd, but at the time I just didn’t have it in me to finish.  Sometimes life just gets in the way and there’s not much you can do about it.

Chicken Milanese is a thinly coated chicken breast sauteed then topped with an arugula and tomato salad

Chicken Milanese

I’m always looking to create new and healthy recipes that also won’t take my clients and followers hours to prepare.  When I came across this recipe from Katie at Katie’s Pizza & Pasta restaurant in St Louis, I couldn’t resist. This isn’t my recipe, but when I saw Katie...

Grilled Peaches with mozzarella balls, tomatoes , basil, and balsamic reduction

Grilled Peach Caprese Salad

It’s been quite sometime since my last post.  I’ve needed time to regroup and get my wits about me.