Sweet and Spicy Basil Chicken

Posted on Oct 18, 2015 in Food, Food & Recipes, Health & Beauty | No Comments
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October 18, 2015

Sweet and Spicy Basil Chicken

Cooking with ingredients I normally don’t get to use is so fun and exciting for me. I love experimenting and learning how to balance flavors and this recipe really proves how sweet and spicy go well together. Your palate is in for a major surprise!

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Maple and Vanilla Panna Cotta with Candied Almonds and Banana Chips

Posted on Oct 12, 2015 in Food, Food & Recipes | No Comments
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October 12, 2015

Maple and Vanilla Panna Cotta with Candied Almonds and Banana Chips

Baking and pastry normally isn’t my cup of tea, but when it comes to easy, fool-proof desserts like this delicious maple and vanilla panna cotta, I don’t mind at all. I found this delicious recipe in a new cookbook I was given and with a few, minor tweaks, I made it something I can call […]

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Scallops and Kale Salad with Golden Raisins, Pine nuts, and Parmesan

Posted on Oct 5, 2015 in Food, Food & Recipes, Health & Beauty | No Comments
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October 5, 2015

Scallops and Kale Salad with Golden Raisins, Pine nuts, and Parmesan

Scallops are one of my favorite under-the-sea creatures. When I was a child, I  disliked scallops and wouldn’t touch anything my mom would cook with them. What was I thinking?! Scallops are so delicious and fun to eat and here, they really jazz up this already jazzy kale salad with golden raisins, pine nuts, parmesan, […]

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Whole Wheat Penne with Shrimp, Asparagus, and Sundried Tomatoes

Posted on Sep 22, 2015 in Food, Food & Recipes, Health & Beauty | No Comments
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September 22, 2015

Whole Wheat Penne with Shrimp, Asparagus, and Sundried Tomatoes

Cooking a delicious,homemade meal doesn’t have to be time-consuming, difficult, or gourmet. In fact, some of my favorite dishes are the ones I can whip up in half an hour on a hectic weeknight. I am in the middle of moving apartments so packing up has been my top priority lately. In an effort to […]

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Homemade Vanilla and Nutella Ice Cream Cake

Posted on Sep 15, 2015 in Food, Food & Recipes | No Comments
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September 15, 2015

Homemade Vanilla and Nutella Ice Cream Cake

As you probably already know, most of my recipes are heathy and good for you, but this recipe is an exception. While I was home visiting my family, I decided to make my dad one of his favorite desserts- semifreddo stracciatella. Basically, it is Italian for ice cream cake and it is absolutely to die for. […]

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Whole Wheat Penne with Tuna, Capers, and Pepperoncini

Posted on Sep 1, 2015 in Food, Food & Recipes, Health & Beauty | No Comments
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September 1, 2015

Whole Wheat Penne with Tuna, Capers, and Pepperoncini

I’ve been home visiting my family for the last couple of weeks so I haven’t been able to post as many new recipes as I would like because unfortunately, the grocery stores in this small town do not offer an abundant assortment of produce, meats, and seafood like the grocery stores in larger cities. For […]

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Red Snapper Filet with Fennel, Tomatoes, and Lemon

Posted on Aug 25, 2015 in Food, Food & Recipes | 3 Comments
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August 25, 2015

Red Snapper Filet with Fennel, Tomatoes, and Lemon

This is the perfect meal because it requires barely any clean up or preparation. All you will need is parchment paper, a baking sheet, a knife and a cutting board.  Oh yeah, it’s also super healthy and satisfying! 

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Fruit and Nut “Smoothie” Bowl

Posted on Aug 25, 2015 in Food, Food & Recipes, Health & Beauty | No Comments
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August 25, 2015

Fruit and Nut “Smoothie” Bowl

Muesli (pronounced Mus-lee) is starting to become a popular breakfast item. I’m sure you have heard or seen the word frequently but never really knew what it was or meant. That’s how it was with me but turns out, I’ve actually been eating something similar for months. I love muesli because it is such a […]

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Rethink Gluten-Free…. Pizza

Posted on Aug 18, 2015 in Food, Food & Recipes, Health & Beauty | No Comments
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August 18, 2015

Rethink Gluten-Free…. Pizza

If there is something I think we can all agree on, it is how amazing pizza is. Whether you like your pizza loaded with a variety of toppings or kept simple with one or two toppings, pizza is one of the ultimate comfort foods. However, most of us don’t think of pizza as being healthy […]

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Mediterranean Pizza with Roasted Vegetables and Homemade Hummus

Posted on Aug 11, 2015 in Food, Food & Recipes, Health & Beauty | No Comments
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August 11, 2015

Mediterranean Pizza with Roasted Vegetables and Homemade Hummus

I feel like a genius! I have created something so delicious, healthy, and have finally found a way to make my favorite snack- pita chips and hummus- a nutritious dinner. I am so proud of my simple and mouth watering creation.

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