Moroccan Ratatouille

Ratatouille is a traditional peasant dish. This is loaded with vegetables, so healthy and delicious!  This is a family style, one pot dish that's great for any night of the week. Serve with bread, rice, or couscous. Ingredients: 1 zucchini 1 squash 2 tomatoes 1/2 cup golden raisins 1/2 white or yellow onion 2 garlic … Continue reading Moroccan Ratatouille

Brussels Sprouts with Candied Walnuts

I love Brussels sprouts! This dish is paired with sweet candied walnuts is quick, easy, and ready in minutes. Perfect for parties, gatherings, or a nice dinner at home; this one is sure to please. Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 2 cups brussels sprouts 3 tbsp.  olive oil 1/2 cup crushed walnuts pepper, to taste 3 … Continue reading Brussels Sprouts with Candied Walnuts

Slow Cooker Shredded Barbecue Chicken

I love slow cooker recipes, and this is perfect for gatherings with friends in the summertime.  With just 5 ingredients, and little prep, you'll have a wonderful meal ready in just a few hours. Yield: 6 servings Ingredients: 3 chicken breasts; thawed 16 ounces of barbecue sauce (any kind you like) 1/3 cup of Italian dressing 2 … Continue reading Slow Cooker Shredded Barbecue Chicken

Slow Cooker Shredded Pork Shouder

When the seasons change and the weather turns colder, it's the perfect time to break out my crock pot. Slow cooking is the way to go for making delicious recipes all season long.  You can make this pork for sliders, sandwiches, soups, and chilies. Ingredients: 5- lbs. pork shoulder  1 yellow onion, cut in quarters … Continue reading Slow Cooker Shredded Pork Shouder

Artichoke, Caper, and Olive Pasta Sauce

This recipe I made on New Year's Eve and it set forth in motion my love of food and my resolution to make my cookbook a reality. This sauce is a basic red sauce loaded with all kinds of extra goodies like capers, olives, and artichoke hearts. This is also great with grilled chicken, shrimp, or … Continue reading Artichoke, Caper, and Olive Pasta Sauce

Broccoli, Kale, and Avocado Salad

This lovely salad, is a light healthy option. Full of creamy avocado, broccoli, and fresh kale. I love to make this salad after a long day at work, its ready in minutes, and full of healthy fats like avocado and olive oil. Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 1 bunch kale leaves 1/2 cup broccoli; diced 2 … Continue reading Broccoli, Kale, and Avocado Salad

Citrus Shrimp Salad Stuffed Peppers

The fresh citrus zest really brightens up this dish, and served in cute and colorful bell peppers it’s an all in one go to recipe! Note: To zest the lemon and lime, wash well and dry. Carefully using a micro plane, gently rub the fruit along the grater until you get to the white of the … Continue reading Citrus Shrimp Salad Stuffed Peppers