Creating Edible Art

A mother, wife, sister, daughter, friend that enjoys creating art on a plate. For more than 20 years, I have enjoyed family and friends telling me how great my dishes look and taste. I have been asked…why dont you open a restaurant? My answer always: when you cook for the masses, you no longer enjoy…

Scalloped Potato Spinach Roll

The layers on the scallop potatoes are creamy, delicious and amazing! You will not need anything else, but fork and knife. Try it!! Ingredients 6 potatoes, peeled 2 cups grated parmesan cheese, divided 3 teaspoons salt, divided 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1 sweet onion, diced 1 lb ground beef 14 ½ oz diced tomato,…

Teriyaki Salmon Bites

These will be the life of the party, the talk of the dinner table, the fun of the weekend or the silence of that romantic dinner. They are just perfect! Ingredients 2 fillets salmon 2 oz honey 1 handful sesame seed Marinade/sauce ½ cup soy sauce ½ lemon, juiced 1 oz ginger, chopped 1 red…

Broccoli & Cheddar Bites

A snack that once you start eating you will not be able to stop. Delicious, nutritious and it looks great! Try it! Ingredients 12 oz broccoli, cut into small florets ¼ cup scallions, thinly sliced 2 cloves large garlic, finely diced ⅔ cup shredded cheddar cheese 1 egg, beaten ⅔ cup bread crumbs salt, to…

Mango-Raspberry Salsa

Sometimes, we need to take it up a notch. This salsa is amazing over grilled chicken, baked salmon, broiled pork chops. The possibilities are endless. Try it! 3/4 cup chopped peeled mango1/3 cup chopped sweet onion1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro3 tablespoons lime juice1 tablespoon chopped seeded jalapeno pepper1/2 teaspoon sugar1 garlic clove, minced1/2 teaspoon salt1/2…

Black Bean Burgers

A burger on lettuce wrap? Yes please… a black bean burger…YAS! Full of protein, juicy, good for you. What else can be better? Ingredients 2 cans black beans, rinsed and drained 1 onion, minced 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 carrots, shredded ½ cup quick-cook oats 2 Tbs of chopped roasted peppers 1 tablespoon soy sauce…

Breakfast Potatoes

We all know that breakfast is important. Having an amazing side dish to serve with your favorite protein is equally necessary. These potatoes are easy to make, delicious and a conversation starter 🥰 Ingredients 3 russet potatoes, cut into bite-size pieces 1 red bell pepper, diced 1 small white onion, diced olive oil, to taste…

Tofu Stir Fry

A stir fry can be an ace to play on any busy night. Delicious, made with nutritious vegetables and it comes together in a flash. Try it! Ingredients 4 cloves garlic, minced, divided 2 teaspoons fresh ginger, grated 1 tablespoon honey 1 teaspoon sriracha ¼ cup lime juice ¼ cup reduced sodium soy sauce 1…

Protein-Packed Chili

Some days call for a warm chili. One that is packed with quinoa and protein, is even better! Try it! Ingredients 1/2 tablespoon oil 4 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 onion, chopped 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped 1/2 jalapeño, chopped, seeded 1/2 teaspoon salt, to taste 1/8 teaspoon pepper, to taste 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1.5…

Chimi (Dominican Burger)

There are sandwiches and there is a Chimi. Juicy beef topped with dredged cabbage in a creamy ketchumayo sauce. Onions and tomatoes. You have to try this! Ingredients ½ cup of ketchup ½ cup mayonnaise ¼ cup of of orange juice 1 tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce 3/4 cup of Sofrito 1 pound minced beef 3…

Banana Chocolate Chip Breakfast Muffins

Want to feel your breakfast is a treat? Try these banana chip muffins with your favorite tea or coffee and your morning will be delightful. Ingredients 3 ripe bananas ½ cup milk 1 cup quick oat 1 cup wheat flour 3 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla ½ teaspoon cinnamon 1 cup greek yogurt 2 tablespoons honey…