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…

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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…

Tomato Soup & Grilled Cheese – The Perfect Comfort Meal

If you are looking for a tasty, simple and comforting meal then look no further. This is a great adaptation to the classic tomato soup. This meal screams sophistication and comfort that it would  even pair nicely with a glass of white wine.  Making everything from scratch will impress any guests you decide to have…

Black Bean and Corn Burger

I love creating things from ingredients I have in my pantry. I had some corn on the cob that no one ate and I hate to see food go to waste. I looked in the pantry and saw that I had plenty of canned black beans and I even had cooked rice from the night…

Spanakopita Empanadas

So I love spinach and I love to make spinach in so many different ways and since the flavor is subtle, you can add many different ingredients and spinach can adapt. I finally got my daughter to eat spinach by lightly baking spinach leaves into chips and then adding a little salt.  I also try…

Chickpeas Curried up

Chickpeas are not everyone’s favorite, but they are definitely up there on my list. I love foods that are versatile and that you can turn into so many different flavors and textures.  Just as an example, hummus…I have had hummus blended, mashed, or whole; with roasted garlic, raw garlic, olive tapenade, red peppers, you name…

Yummy Veggie Burger

This is one of the best veggie burgers that I have ever made. The combination between the sweetness of the butternut squash and the black beans, along with the different spices is delicious. I made this burger for my son’s 20th Birthday (today), as per his request along with the pesto potatoes and it was…