Cinnamon Peach Dessert

Have you noticed how craving dessert after a meal becomes more pronounced when you are trying to lose weight? If you do not then you are lucky, because it seems to happen to me a lot! It’s almost as if a meal is not complete unless you finish it with a dessert. However, what I…

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How to Use Salt

Have you ever wondered why most if not all recipes call for salt? Have you ever wondered what salt should I use? Well below are a few tips to use when choosing salts. Salt is used to intensify and balance flavors so it’s important to start with a small amount and then add as needed….

Arugula and Parmesan Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Super simple salad that you can make to accompany any meal. The lemon vinaigrette is bright and tasty and meshes well with many other main dishes. I paired it with a burger and potatoes to put a little green on the plate.  I used pre-shredded Parmesan cheese but you can certainly take a block of…

Turkey and Black Bean Burgers

Who doesn’t like a good burger and who says that a good burger can’t be made out of turkey?  This was a very easy and yet very delicious recipe that you can make ahead of time and then cook up when you are ready to serve.  The burger is so tasty that my husband and…

Baked Potato Wedges

French fries  are the quintessential pairing for a burger, but try changing it up by making baked potato wedges instead.  This was not only a quick recipe it was delicious. The shape of the potatoes and baking them at 425 degrees allowed the thicker parts to be soft and the thinner parts to be crispy,…

Spinach and Cheddar, Crustless Quiche

Quiches have always been a crowd pleaser and I love to experiment with the flavors. They are also extremely easy to put together so you can make a few different flavors to ensure that all taste buds are accounted for. By definition a quiche is a baked flan or tart with a savory filling thickened with…

Cuban Mojo Roasted Chicken

What is mojo?  Mojo is a sauce that has many variations, but I love Cuban mojo; after all, I AM Cuban! The actual definition of mojo magic power or a magic spell, which is what you will be under once you try it. The Cuban variation has a base of garlic, citrus and olive oil….

Grilled Salmon

Some people are intimidated by grilling fish and I’ll admit I was also. However, my husband bought a new grill and he loves to grill everything so after much encouragement, we finally tested this recipe on the grill. It was worth it because it was delicious and very healthy. If you love salmon and are…

Asian Veggie Lettuce Wraps

Looking for a vegetarian, low carb and delicious meal? This is it!  My son and his girlfriend are vegetarians, I don’t eat red meat and my husband and daughter eat everything so I always try to make meals that everyone can eat together without having to make 3 separate dishes. After I made the dish…