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

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 … Continue reading Vegetarian Collard Greens

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

Stovetop Macaroni and Cheese

 Made right on the stove, this mac and cheese is a one pot delight that's creamy, gooey, and oh so delicious. This is a three cheese  blend I made combining colby, sharp cheddar, and pepper jack cheeses.Yield: 6 servings Ingredients:  1/2 cup  of colby cheese 1/2 cup sharp cheddar cheese 1/2 cup pepper jack cheese 16 … Continue reading Stovetop Macaroni and Cheese