30 Minute Meal: Shrimp Scampi Bake

Shrimp scampi is not something that I make often, but I like to serve it on special occasions and holidays.  I had been using a recipe that was fantastic, but somewhat difficult and time consuming. So the last time I was slated to prepare scampi, I decided it was time to search for a simpler version using the same ingredients […]

Refreshing Cranberry Mint Mojito

You’ll feel a little less guilty when you’re sipping this cocktail: the cranberries will give you a little boost of vitamin C! Also Read: 4 Reasons Why Cranberries Are Good for You See More of Our Favorite Cocktails SIZE: 6 servings INGREDIENTS: 1 bunch trimmed fresh mint (about 1 cup) 1/2 cup sugar 1 3/4 cup light rum 1 1/4 […]

Homemade Cure for Colds & Coughs

My sister, Michelle, has four little boys and swears by this home remedy for a cough. And I’ve made it for my kids too. It’s soothing and always seems to give some relief! It can’t hurt, anyway! Ingredients 1 small onion honey Directions Cut a small onion and place in a bowl. Cover completely with honey. (I use local because […]

One-Skillet Mediterranean Chicken

First published 2018

Curried Vegan Chickpea Salad with Watermelon Radish

  Also see our On-the-Go Almond Protein Balls I love everything that my friend, Dr. Reshma Shah, makes. Her dishes are always so flavorful and savory yet always healthy, and vitamin-rich. And they always look beautiful and colorful on the plate! This is her version of a “tuna-less” or “egg-less” salad. The recipe is so forgiving that it really does lend itself […]

5 Ingredient Dinner: Parmesan-Crusted Tilapia

A five ingredient dinner that will save you tons of time and is healthy. SIZE: 4 INGREDIENTS:  4 tilapia fillets 3/4 cup grated parmesan cheese 2 tsp. paprika 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley olive oil salt and pepper to taste lemons optional DIRECTIONS:  Preheat over to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Whisk […]

Curried Vegan Eggplant with Fresh Ginger & Cilantro

Also Read: Why Your Should Eat More Eggplant  I love sharing my dear friend, Dr. Reshma Shah’s recipes. She truly has a gift for putting simnple ingredients together to create amazing flavors in vegan dishes. As our family strives to eat less meat in 2020, I find myself cojming back to her website for inspiration and advice. […]

Lucky Foods for 2021: Black-Eyed Peas

Looking for a recipe to bring you some luck for 2021? This savory one-dish meal made with pork and peas should do the trick. Pigs are said to be lucky because they root forward. Peas, especially black-eyed peas, are said to bring good fortune. Some say you should leave one pea on your plate, to share your luck with someone else. […]

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