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Yogurt Cucumber Salad

Refreshing, crunchy and delicious - a great accompaniment that can be made in advance. I served this alongside my Tandoori drumsticks and the...

Classic Italian Tiramisu

This steals a spot in my top three favorite desserts. My tiramisu is a show stopper (despite the ugly photo). I've made this so many times but it is...

Ground Orange Chicken Bowl

If you love orange chicken like me, you'll love this healthier version. Unlike takeout orange chicken, this is not fried and the recipe calls for...

Caesar Dressing Recipe (Vegan)

Give me allll the Caesar salads. I love them! I love the tangy tart creamy dressing. I love the crunch of the romaine. This Caesar dressing is even...

White Wine Lemon Risotto

It all started with a TikTok, as things now often do. Some leftover white wine or post New Years celebratory champagne, a lemon, some parmesan...

Mimi’s Classic Italian Sponge Cake

Mother's Day is just upon us and I can't think of a more perfect cake to celebrate mom with. This cake is light, just sweet enough and bright with...

Watermelon Agua Fresca

Aqua fresca translates to 'fresh water'. It is a refreshing beverage made typically from fruits that have been blended with water. It's somewhere...

Strawberry Lemonade

Strawberry lemonade is such a fun delicious way to cheers off the hot heat of summer. It's sweet, tangy and refreshing. This lemonade is made...

Cabbage & Barley Soup

This soup is brimming with cabbage ribbons, fresh herbs, barley and beans. It is a nourishing soup that hits all the right notes. I used to call...

Creamy Tomato Soup (dairy free)

It's been so dry this past month, we desperately needed the rain. Then out of nowhere the skies opened up for us, glorious rain storms, thick dark...

Avocado Pesto Pasta

This dish has three of my favorite things: pasta, avocados and pesto. Can you ask for more? It’s easy to make and absolutely delicious. You...

Chana Masala (Indian Chickpea Curry)

Now this quick and easy dish was made for the winter. The delicious aroma will fill your home with the scent of cinnamon, glove and ginger as it...

Mediterranean Lemon Grilled Chicken

This delicious chicken recipe is lemony, herby and the perfect pairing for any dinner. Slice and serve over a salad or pasta dish or with a side of...

Pesto Stuffed Mushrooms

We’re obsessed with these in my household! Sometimes I’ll just make a big platter and we’ll go to town and call that dinner. These...

Mimi’s Bruschetta

My grandmother always made the world’s best bruschetta. Watching the love she put into making such simple dishes from her...

Fennel Frond & Basil Pesto

Did you know the fronds on those beautiful fennel bulbs you purchase are EDIBLE?! So often we end up throwing away nutrient dense delicious parts of...

The BEST Key Lime Pie

There is nothing like the tart and tangy sweetness of Key Lime Pie! Summer just wouldn't be the same without a nice slice of it on a hot sunny day....

Lemon Blueberry Ricotta Pancakes

If we are being honest here, I’m more of a waffle girl. But these pancakes are ridiculously delicious and worthy of straying from team waffle...

Maple Sweetened Whipped Cream

Whipped cream is so easy to make that there really is no reason at all to purchase the store bought variety. This whipped cream is sweetened with...

Tomato Toast

Avocado toast gets all the attention, but growing up we always ate tomato toast. It’s rich, summery and a childhood favorite of mine. Now...

Tomato Cream Sauce (Dairy Free)

You may have caught on – I haven’t been cooking much lately. My work schedule has been, well, out of control. For the last several...

Strawberry Banana Smoothie

During the hot months of summer I crave the freshness of a Strawberry Banana smoothie, I often end up making them several times a week. Strawberries...

Vegetable Lentil Soup

This soup has never let me down. It is hearty, delicious and easy to make. It's the perfect soup to whip up on a rainy day when you're needing a big...

Beet Pickled Curried Deviled Eggs

These deviled eggs are mildly pickled which gives them a little something extra in flavor but what really wows is that gorgeous pink color from the...

Bright & Floral Celery Soup

Celery is so underrated. It is often used to as the ultimate side-kick, the supporting role to all other vegetables. But if you start to...

Perfectly Spiced Carrot Soup

What day is it? Do you even wear regular clothes anymore or have you just embraced pajamas? Don't worry... this soup won't pull you away from your...

Farro Salad

This farro salad is a delicious and easy to make meal that can be enjoyed during the heat of Spring and Summer. I love it because each bite is...

Japanese Clear Soup

You know that clear broth with mushrooms that is served to you at Japanese and hibachi style restaurants? This is that, only better of course....

Tulsi Tea

Tulsi is an herbal tea that has a range of benefits so vast it could fill a book....Also known as Holy Basil, this herbal brew is an old friend of...

Crock Pot Granola

Do you realize how easy it is to make a healthy homemade granola? If you did, you'd never buy store bought again! This is a great base recipe that...

Warm Banana Chia Breakfast Porridge

This sweet, warm porridge is prepped the night before making it the perfect delicious and EASY breakfast to start your day. Ingredients: 1...

Caramel Simmered Pears

These pears are sweet, decadent and encapsulate all of the delicious flavors that Autumn has to offer, making this a great seasonal dessert....

Jewish Style Sweet & Sour Brisket

This brisket is sweet, tangy and absolutely mouth watering. Brisket is often served during the Jewish holidays, and with age I’ve noticed...

Classic Italian Almond Biscotti

Biscotti reminds me of my roots – my grandma Mimi in the kitchen baking, the smell of almond extract and coffee in the air. You can’t...

Pumpkin Risotto

Autumn is my absolute favorite season. All of my favorite things come into play during this time: apples and pears, cinnamon and maple syrup,...

Immune Elixir | The POWER Trio

Using some of my favorite medicinals I'm sharing with you one of my go-to elixirs to tonify the immune system. Use this soothing power trio to...

Chocolate Chip Pecan Banana Bread

Imagine the delicious smell of cinnamon, nutmeg and clove dancing in your kitchen, making its way from the oven as it warms the rest of your house....

Pasta Puttanesca

I want you to imagine yourself off the coast of Italy. Got it? Ok, now close your eyes and feel the cool breeze gently on your face as the warm...

Baked Mushroom Risotto

Risotto is by far one of my favorite dishes. Now that it’s officially cold in North Florida this will grace our dinner table many times over...

Homemade Bagel Chips

I did a thing. I ordered an enormous amount of bagels from NYC and let 1/2 of them go stale. Don’t ask how this happened. Time flies, you...