Chicken and lemon seem like they were made for each other and lemon roast chicken is pretty much perfect as it is. Add fresh and dried herbs to create this wonderful lemon and herb roasted chicken and wow – the flavor punch is amazing! It’s a simple and traditional recipe that’s amped up to perfection.
These apple oatmeal muffins are healthy and delicious. They are sweetened with just 1/4 cup of honey, plus some unsweetened applesauce.
I love this red pepper hummus recipe – and I’m not even a pepper lover.
I do like roasted red peppers though. Roasting the peppers seems to mellow out the flavor.
There are so many wonderful variations of hummus recipes around now. I love that we are taking this delicious Middle Eastern dip recipe and adding new twists to make it even more yummy.
This fantastic short ribs recipe brings the flavors of Mexico and Spain to the table.
Flavored with oranges, green olives and tomatoes, and spiced with cumin, these beef short ribs are easy to make. Just brown the meat, add the other ingredients, then let it cook away on the stove top.
This barley and mushroom casserole recipe is great for those days when you just want something a little different.
As a main course, it is perfect for a vegetarian meal. Even if you aren’t vegetarian, it’s great for Meatless Mondays, or any day you just want to eat a little less meat.
I just love these banana oatmeal cookies. I am trying to eat healthier these days, but I love something just a bit sweet too. These little gems fill the bill for both.
These healthy cookies are sweet without using any sugar. They get their sweetness from ripe bananas and a few dates. That’s it. Great gluten free cookies.
This is a wonderful stuffed tomato recipe. The healthy filling has spinach and quinoa, a tasty grain with lots of protein.
If you are not used to cooking quinoa, see the directions below. It’s really easy, pretty much like cooking rice.
This recipe is a great side dish but also makes a perfect vegetarian main course. Leave out the cheeses and it’s a great vegan meal too.
When I first came across this yummy Asian cole slaw recipe I knew it was right up my alley. I love crunchy cold cole slaw, especially in warm weather, and I also love trying different flavors.
This Asian flavored cabbage salad is perfect for times you just want to kick it up a bit and make a change from the same old same old coleslaw and summer salads.
Fattoush salad is a Middle East version of a bread salad. Here the bread croutons are made from garlic infused pieces of pita bread, so that guarantees that it will be yummy to start.
This Middle Eastern salad recipe uses zaatar seasoning (or more correctly za’atar) in the dressing. Za’atar is a mix of herbs and spices but the primary ingredient is dried sumac, which gives it a reddish brown color.
Italian eggs? Is there such a thing? Yes there is, at least for my cousin Gerry who first introduced me to this delicious egg recipe.
Gerry loves to cook and it shows. His meals are always yummy. This morning was no exception when he served me his version of eggs and tomatoes. I call it his Italian eggs because they have the nice mild tastes of an Italian tomato sauce.
A chocolate pudding recipe that is super healthy? Yes! This chocolate pudding has a surprise ingredient – avocados! We all know that avocados have a long list of health benefits. But in a dessert? Yes, now you can enjoy avocados in this easy dessert recipe.
This beet hummus recipe has been added to my list of favorite things to eat.
I just love hummus and eat it often. I love it for lunch with veggies and crackers or of course any time you have friends and family gathered.