Buttery Garlic Baked Scallops

Baked Scallops on a whilte plate breaded and baked with butter and garlic

Big sea scallops topped with breadcrumbs, parmesan cheese and baked in butter and garlic until perfectly tender. A winner every time !! For those … [Continue reading]

Roasted Sweet Potato, Spinach & Quinoa Summer Salad

bowl of roasted sweet potato, spinach & quinoa salad

A POWERHOUSE of nutrients in a summer side dish (or main veg) with roasted sweet potatoes, spinach, quinoa and avocados in a light lemony … [Continue reading]

Hamburger Helper Beef Stroganoff

Hamburger Helper Beef Stroganoff in a white bowl with large egg noodles and garnished with parsley

The classic comfort food from your childhood made from scratch without the boxed preservatives.  Done in 30 minutes!   All you busy moms … [Continue reading]

Chicken and Rice Enchillada Skillet

shredded chicken, black beans, corn, tomatoes and rice simmered in enchilada sauce topped with cheese in one skillet

One skillet is all you need for this hearty, filling dinner that has all the flavors of your favorite chicken enchiladas, but with rice instead of  … [Continue reading]

Lemon Orzo with Asparagus and Cherry Tomatoes

lemon orzo with asparagus and cherry tomatoes

This orzo is a great light side dish for spring or summer with its burst of lemon flavor, asparagus and ripe cherry tomatoes. I wish I could … [Continue reading]

Chicken Piccata

chicken piccata with capers and a lemon sauce

A perfect weeknight meal if there ever was one.   A super simple recipe with browned chicken breasts in an easy sauce made with chicken stock, lemon … [Continue reading]

Mediterranean Chickpea & Feta Salad

bowl with chickpeas, cucumbers, red peppers, kalamatta olives, feta cheese in vinaigrette dressing

All the glorious ripe veggies of summer ... bell peppers, cucumbers, red tomatoes, red onion … all combined with some Kalamata olives, feta cheese and … [Continue reading]

How to Make a Killer Baked Ziti

close up of cheey gooey tray of hot baked ziti

Baked ziti should be an easy dish to make but often times gets dried out ... let us show you how to make the best, moistest baked ziti that is a … [Continue reading]

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

roasted red pepper hummus in bowl with extra olive oil with carrots

Roasted red peppers, chick peas, tahini, lemon, garlic and spices is all you need to make the most delicious, crazy creamy hummus ever! I feel … [Continue reading]

Creamy Parmesan Risotto with Oven Roasted Shrimp

parmesan risotto with baked shrimp

Creamy risotto with a slight saltiness from parmesan cheese topped with juicy oven roasted shrimp.  Perfect meal for guests or your family.  If … [Continue reading]

New York Deli Style Macaroni Salad

new york style deli macaroni salad in blue bowl

New York deli style macaroni salad.  No eggs, no cheese, no carrots.  Just like you would find at your corner  deli.  Growing up on Long Island … [Continue reading]

Homemade Baked Beans (along with the faster and better way to soak beans)

slow cooker baked beans in blue bowl

Homemade Slow Cooker Baked Beans made from dried beans, not canned, with a perfect blend of spices and a quick soak technique resulting in the perfect … [Continue reading]

Easy Simple Classic Potato Salad

potato salad garnished with parsley

Potatoes, celery and onions tossed in a classic mayo dressing ... simple ingredients make the best recipes! If you google or search up potato … [Continue reading]

Wholly Guacamole (5 ingredients – 5 minutes)

stemmed glass with homemade guacamole and tortilla chip

A TRUE Mexican classic !!! Ripe avocados with the perfect balance of onion, lime juice and salt! How can you celebrate Cinco de Mayo without … [Continue reading]

Honey Chipotle BBQ Sauce

grilled chicken wings with honey chipotle bbq sauce

A homemade bbq sauce that combines the sweetness of honey with the smokiness of  Chipotle adobe peppers - a perfect match! Let's face it there is … [Continue reading]