Easy Italian Dressing

Hello readers and Happy Monday! Thinking of what to do with your tomato harvest? Or do you want to eat a little cleaner? Well how about making your own Italian dressing! The good news is that it is very easy. All you need is a blender and the following ingredients: half of a tomato 2…

An Adult Fruit Salad

Hello Readers, Happy Monday! Today’s post is fast, just like this recipe, and is a go to favorite of mine that works for a refreshing weekend treat, weeknight dessert or even for entertaining (whenever we can do that again), and it is my adult fruit salad. Perfect for any night of the week and can…

Rosemary Biscuits

Hello Readers, and Happy Monday! How is quarantine treating you? Looking for new recipes to try? Here is one I made this weekend, this is a classic biscuit with dried rosemary that I had found in the depths of my spice cabinet. Check out the recipe below! Ingredients 2 cups of all purpose flour 1…

Pizza

The other night we made a partially¬† home made pizza. We bought premade dough from our local grocery store and it was so much fun (minus my horrible pizza twirling abilities)! Pizza is a classic that makes everyone happy and does not take too much effort to taste amazing! If any of you have a…

Beets: pickling series

Hello Readers and happy Friday! Last week we started our conversation on pickling, and how it is a great time to start thinking about preserving some of our summertime favorites. This weeks pick is the lovely beet. Beets are great for your body and you can read more on their benefits here. Here is the…

Cucumbers: an intro to pickling

Hello Readers, and Happy Monday! This month I would like to highlight the cucumber. Here in Massachusetts cucumbers are in peak season and it makes a lot of sense. Cucumbers are have an extremely high water and fiber content aiding in hydration and weight loss. As you may already know, hydration is a small problem…

Coconut lime curried chicken

Hello Readers and Happy Monday One of my favorite things to do in my spare time is read other chefs cook books. I found this amazing coconut lime curried chicken recipe in one of Marcus Samuelsson books Marcus off Duty: the recipes I cook at home. If you are interested click here to check out…

Tzatziki

Hello Readers and Happy Monday, Today we have tzatziki sauce! Typically used to dress gyro’s; tzatziki can also be used to dip veggies, dress regular salads or spread on crackers. This delicious dressing is high protein, satisfying and really simple. Personally I enjoy whole milk plain yogurt, it is creamy, satisfies my fat craving and…

Cajun Lemon Shrimp

Happy Monday Readers, So shrimp, probably one of my personal favorite foods. I love spicy shrimp, coconut shrimp and fried shrimp, now before I go Forest Gump on you I will cut to this weeks GOT ( Game of Thrones ) dish which was a smoky Cajun seasoned lemon shrimp. Served with toasted baguettes to…

Basil Tomato Sauce

Hello Readers, and Happy Monday! This weeks blog is short and simple: tomato sauce. Now, we all have our own family recipe’s and there are ba-jillions yes ba-jillions of sauces for you too choose from at the grocery store, but sometimes it’s fun to make one on your own. If you are interested here is…