Watermelon Salad

Watermelon Salad

I was obsessed over watermelon salads all summer long. Actually, I am still obsessing... I tried many variations and none of them disappointed. This mix was especially crisp and tasty. The crunchy cucumber, juicy watermelon, sweet mango, spicy jalapeño and the basil make a wonderful union. Then, you add the dressing and OMG. I made [...]

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Butternut Squash Triangoli+Tomato and Yellow Squash Butter

Butternut Squash Triangoli+Tomato and Yellow Squash Butter

This, my friends, was the easiest and most delicious meal EVER!!! It honestly came together in under 20 minutes, and for a Monday evening dinner, it was beyond perfect! The butternut squash filled pasta and the buttery tomato and yellow squash, made a great match of sweet and salty! I had little time yesterday to [...]

Eggplant Caponata+Squid Ink Fettuccine

Eggplant Caponata+Squid Ink Fettuccine

This recipe is perfect for your Sunday family dinner. It comes together easily and it is so satisfying. Pair  it with a nice side salad and some fresh bread and butter and you are set to feed your family and enjoy your time with them as well. Make sure to get some delicious red wine [...]

Mango+Peach+Mint Sorbet

Mango+Peach+Mint Sorbet

This summer treat is the easiest to make and it is so delicious. You can even make it a boozy treat if you wish, for all the adults (21+) at your party. I added a little Elderflower liquor like St-Germain to the mix, but I suspect that it would be delicious with Rum, Tequila and even Vodka. [...]

Spirulina+Coconut Oatmeal Bites

Spirulina+Coconut Oatmeal Bites

Have you heard of Spirulina powder? I started using it last week actually, in a smoothie bowl. I loved it. This morning I decided to make oatmeal bites using Spirulina powder. They came out great and they were so easy to make. The recipe is very similar to the oatmeal bites I have made in [...]

Lamb Meatballs + Eggplant Dip + Cucumber Salad

Lamb Meatballs + Eggplant Dip + Cucumber Salad

Okay, there's a lot going on in the title, I know. But trust me, it's not that bad. This dish came together very nicely; it is fresh and so filling. The eggplant dip is something I've been making with my family since childhood. A favorite in our family and probably a favorite with most Eastern [...]

Mexican Seasoning Blend

Mexican Seasoning Blend

With Cinco de Mayo fast approaching, I thought i'd share with you the recipe of the Mexican Seasoning Blend I have been using for over a year. We all know that it is easy to pick up a taco seasoning packet at the store and throw a quick dinner together. Those packets however, may contain some [...]