Thai Meatballs

My house is in total entertainment mode in the month of December. There are lots of fun ways to entertain around the holidays. Having finger foods is a plus to keep guests’, appetites satisfied. Having the traditional cheese boards or pigs in a blanket is fine but being a little more creative stands out. These … Continue reading

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Coconut flour mini cake

I love having something sweet after dinner, but sometimes I don’t really feel like baking a whole big cake just to satisfy that sweet tooth. This recipe is super easy and great for entertaining.  My dad makes an almond version of this cake which is fantastic as well. The mini cakes basically come out looking … Continue reading

Food Should Taste Good Pairings

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Dragon Fruit, Straberry Mojito

Summertime is in full swing with pool parties and BBQs. This drink is one that is not super sweet, but instead refreshing. The sweetness is coming from the fruit itself; so there are no added sugar or sweeteners. When I came across the dragon fruit, I knew that I wanted to try it and as … Continue reading

Oatmeal Raspberry Cookie

Cookies are always fun to make.  You can pretty much create any type of cookie to your taste.  My kids love oatmeal raisin cookies but instead of making those I went ahead and did something different.  If you haven’t tried adding different fruits to your cookies this cookie will definitely change your mind.  The raspberry flavor really … Continue reading

Pasta Frittata

Do you have leftover pasta and don’t know what to do with it? This recipe is perfect for that extra pasta you have in the refrigerator.  Making this dish is super easy and doesn’t make too much of a mess. You can pretty much put anything in a pasta frittata; herbs, veggies and more.  This is also … Continue reading

Cauliflower Pizza Crust

I think this is such a fun pizza crust to make especially with the kids.  Not only is it simple; but it’s gluten-free and healthy.  You can make any topping for this pizza.  My kids only wanted plain and I was fine with that because they were getting the veggie part from the crust.  The seasonings … Continue reading

Shrimp and Grits topped with bacon

Happy Holidays!!! I hope you are all having a great holiday season with family and friends.  I wanted to share with you a couple of dishes I prepared on Christmas eve.  Last year in our house we started to make the 7 fishes. Since my husband and I come from Italian descents, we wanted to … Continue reading

Red Wine Short Ribs

Let’s talk about some tender, delicious meat… “Short Ribs”.  A lot of people get intimated by this cut of meat. It’s actually pretty easy to cook.  Most importantly is to season it well with salt, pepper and make sure it’s at room temp.  I like to braise short ribs and cook them for about 4 hours. When all … Continue reading

Braciole with Duck Bacon

I was recently sent duck products by Maple Leaf farms. One of the products that I was looking forward to trying was duck bacon.  I haven’t made Braciole in forever.  My dad use to make it all the time growing up but he use to make little ones.  I figured this would be a perfect dish to … Continue reading