Cucumber Salad with Moscato and Rice Wine 

This lovely cucumber salad is a great side dish for any barbecue, picnic, or outdoor get together with friends. Its simple and so easy to make. Fresh vegetables paired with rice wine vinegar and moscato wine, makes it a great marinade that’s slightly sweet and super delicious! Yield: 8 servings Ingredients: 1 cup red cabbage 1 cucumber 3 celery stalks 2 carrots 1/4 tsp celery … Continue reading Cucumber Salad with Moscato and Rice Wine 

Basil and Walnut Pesto Pasta Salad

I love making this in the Summertime.  Its fresh full of healthy ingredients, and so easy it’s ready in just a few minutes! I love to take this to friend’s barbecues, and lunches at work. I also love to toss in a can of tuna with this salad for a simple and satisfying dinner. Ingredients: 2 cups rotini pasta (add nutrients using whole wheat or … Continue reading Basil and Walnut Pesto Pasta Salad

Miniature Pudding pies with Fresh Fruit Toppings

I love making these little pudding pies. Less than 30 minutes and you have a delicious dessert. The crust is made with crushed cookies, and you can use any flavor pudding you prefer.  In this recipe I used vanilla wafers to make the crust, and for the pudding I made tapioca, butterscotch, and vanilla. Note: If you are short on time you can buy pre-made … Continue reading Miniature Pudding pies with Fresh Fruit Toppings

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 tbsp. sugar 2 tbsp. butter Preparation: Wash the brussels sprouts … Continue reading Brussels Sprouts with Candied Walnuts

Vegetarian Collard Greens

Greens are great around the holidays, paired with slow cooked meats, and is a great side dish for barbecues and gatherings with friends. I love this recipe, and its quick and easy anyone can make it. Note: to make this vegan you can use vegetable stock Ingredients: 1 quart stock; chicken or vegetable 1 bunch collard greens; or any kind you like 1 tbsp. garlic … Continue reading Vegetarian Collard Greens

Asparagus, Pea, and Rosemary Spring Salad with Hard Boiled Eggs

This lovely salad is fresh, light, and full of flavor. The combination of the asparagus, peas, and fresh rosemary along with the celery root and hard boiled eggs makes this dish perfect for parties, or family gatherings. It’s quick, easy to prepare, and ready in less than 30 minutes. Ingredients: 1 small celery root 2 bunches of asparagus 2 eggs 3 sprigs fresh rosemary 2 … Continue reading Asparagus, Pea, and Rosemary Spring Salad with Hard Boiled Eggs

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Tripple Chocolate Peppermint Bark

This easy recipe is such a great food gift around the holidays that anyone can make. Layers of melted chocolate with crushed candy, it’s so delicious I always make a double batch. Note: You can also make different flavor combinations. Instead of the peppermint, try sprinkling on top dried fruit, nuts, or even different kinds of candy. Ingredients: 1 cup dark chocolate chips 1 cup … Continue reading Tripple Chocolate Peppermint Bark