Appetizers, Recipes

Blueberry Mango Mint Salsa

Along with the summer heat nothing can be more refreshing than berries, mangos and tomatoes.  The farmers market is filled with freshly picked blueberries and the juiciest tomatoes.  Last weekend, at the farmers market, I came across a fresh pint of plump blueberries. I just bought them not knowing what I was going to use… Continue reading Blueberry Mango Mint Salsa

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Appetizers, Recipes

Edmamae Cumcumber Radish Salad

Edamame has high protein content and less calories, which makes it an ideal snack for weight conscious people. Health benefits of edamame include healthy digestive system. It is a good source of fiber which facilitates digestion. They’re low in fat and calories and high in protein, fiber and almost every other essential vitamin and mineral.… Continue reading Edmamae Cumcumber Radish Salad

Appetizers, Recipes

Gluten free Falafel

Falafel is a middle eastern food that is eaten with a pita bread, some lettuce, red onions and tomatoes and finally a drizzle of tzatziki sauce. I  prefer to just eat falafel plain, or maybe with a bit of tzatziki sauce or hummus on the side. Sometime I toss them in a green salad with… Continue reading Gluten free Falafel

Appetizers, Recipes

Mango Avacado Red Onion Salad

Guys and Gals ! Mango season is here. My favorite time of the year when you can experiment with mango in not only desserts but also cocktails, salads, soups, entrees and appetizers . I love mangoes, so when mango season comes around I try to use mangoes in everything . Have you ever tried a… Continue reading Mango Avacado Red Onion Salad

Recipes

Brown Sugar Cinnamon Coffee Cake

On a wintry Sunday morning what better than to enjoy your morning coffee with a warm moist cinnamony coffee cake. This recipe calls for heaping spoons of cinnamon. Most receipes call for sour cream , but to make it healthier I add Greek yogurt. The difference between sour cream and Greek yogurt is that I… Continue reading Brown Sugar Cinnamon Coffee Cake

Main Course, Recipes

Okra and Potato Stir-fry

Okra and Potato, a perfect combination of vegetables that go great together. When added to a tomato-onion stir-fried base the flavor of okra is greatly enhanced. Okra is a vegetable with a lot of health benefits. It is high in folate, vitamin A , C, and B complex. It is said that if you just… Continue reading Okra and Potato Stir-fry

Appetizers, Recipes

Not So Fried Zucchini Sticks

Zucchini is a summer squash which has a delicate flavor. It requires a little more  than quick cooking and is high in folate and potassium. Although it can be eaten raw, it tastes best when it is baked, grilled, or shredded into bread dough.   I like this recipe as it is easy to prep… Continue reading Not So Fried Zucchini Sticks

Appetizers, Recipes

Pink Salt Guacamole

Has any one noticed or is it just me, the prices on avacados has skyrocketed recently? My family loves guacamole. My daughter chose  guacamole over her favorite sour cream to spread on her burgers and she loved it . Guacamole, a dip made from avocados, originated from Mexico. Avocados are actually a fruit. It is… Continue reading Pink Salt Guacamole

Breakfast, Desserts, Recipes

Energy Chocolate Fig Oatmeal Truffles

Looking for that post workout energy or want to satisfy that after dinner sugar craving! This is the receipe that will satisfy both without added sugar. All the sweetness comes from the figs and dark chocolate chips. Figs are high in fiber and a good source of Vitamin B6. They are not easily available year… Continue reading Energy Chocolate Fig Oatmeal Truffles

Desserts, Recipes

Chocoholics Coconut and Cranberry Fudge

This decadently delicious fudge recipe has been handed down to me by my ma, who would make it for us , just so we would not go out and buy chocolate bars.  My ma is excellent when it comes to making desserts and that's where I think I get it from. I love making desserts… Continue reading Chocoholics Coconut and Cranberry Fudge