Creamy Tomato Bisque

This easy Creamy Tomato Bisque has a silky-smooth texture and rich tomato flavor. It’s my go-to soup for pairing with grilled cheese The ingredients are simple, it doesn’t take long to make, and it does great in the freezer. Make a big batch and you’ll have some for tonight...

Maple Walnut Raisin Cream Cheese

Maple Walnut Raisin Cream Cheese is so simple to make and unlike the ones you buy, you will know exactly what you are eating. While I won’t pretend to say this is “healthy”, it does only use natural ingredients. That’s helps…right? A bit of brown sugar, pure maple syrup,...

Sautéed Baby Bok Choy

Crisp, fresh, and bursting with loads of unexpected flavor, this Sautéed Baby Bok Choy Recipe is guaranteed to be your new favorite side dish. Ready in just 10 minutes, enjoy this easy vegetarian side dish with chicken, beef, or fish. What is Bok Choy Bok choy, also known as pak choy or pok choi, is...

Healthy Instant Pot Granola

This healthy instant pot granola is so easy to make and full of crunchy clusters. I prefer it over the store-bought brands since I control the the amount and type of sugar I add to the granola.  My go-to morning breakfast is fruit and plain Greek yogurt. I had...

Mimi’s Low Carb Citrus Salad

This low carb citrus salad is so simple and balanced, making it the perfect option for a quick lunch. The fennel pairs perfectly with the grapefruit, mango, avocado and lime juice. If you’ve never cooked with Fennel, check out my post on Fennel – Enjoy it raw or cooked. As...

Asparagus Stuffed Chicken Breast with Cilantro Cream Sauce

Fresh lemon and herb seasoned chicken stuffed with tender asparagus, provolone and parmesan cheeses. This Asparagus Stuffed Chicken Breast with Cilantro Cream Sauce is incredibly easy to prepare but looks like you spent so much time preparing it. Chicken dinners can get boring, really fast. During the summer I tend to...

Fennel and Roasted Potatoes

Fennel and fingerling potatoes roasted to create a simple side dish. Fennel is a great addition to a simple potato side dish and adds so much flavor. If you’ve never cooked with Fennel, check out my post on Fennel – Enjoy it raw or cooked. This dish of Fennel...

Fennel – Enjoy it raw or cooked

What is Fennel? Fennel is a plant whose leaves look very much like dill (thin, bright green fronds).   It has a bulbous base that looks much like a celery and all parts of it are edible. If you have never tried fennel, it has a sweet, anise-like flavor and...

Authentic Bolognese

I was always of the mind that the pasta sauce available in the grocery store offered so much variety that there really wasn’t any reason for ”homemade pasta sauce”. Many purists will argue with me on this, but I could never convince myself that it was worth my time...

Easy Italian Style Meatballs

If there is any food that exemplifies comfort food, it’s meatballs. Your mother likely made meatballs and so did her mother, and chances are that you are also making your own version of them....