Shrimp & Avocado Stuffed Baby Tomato Bites

I’m always on the lookout for snacks or party hors d’oeuvres that don’t use pastry or bread. Here is an easy light recipe which can be made in advance and Read more …

Tuna Poke {Ahi Tuna Salad}

This post was inspired by theskimm.com a few weeks ago. In case you haven’t heard about this fab news email service, you should check it out. I first heard about theskimm.com here and love how they deliver my Read more …

Artichokes {The easiest and best way to enjoy them}

Artichokes are one of those childhood memory-evoking vegetables for me… Tasty meaty leaves dipped in hollandaise sauce or tangy vinaigrette, before reaching the more substantial bottom section (once the hairs Read more …

Fish Salad {Chipotle Dressing}

        This is a healthier version of my fresh grouper tacos. Shrimp work really well in this recipe and of course, you can use other firm-fleshed fish. Read more …

Piedmont Roasted Peppers {Peppers stuffed with tomatoes, garlic and anchovies}

It’s still summer! With succulent ripe peppers and tomatoes in abundant supply, this is the perfect summer dish for a light lunch or appetizer. They keep well in the fridge Read more …

Summer Salad {With Fig Infused Balsamic Vinaigrette}

  With these summer ingredients at their peek right now, it’s time to liven up your mozzarella and tomato salad! Mix it up with more or less of whatever you Read more …

Coronation Chicken {chicken salad fit for a queen}

    Coronation chicken will always remind me of our children’s christenings. My mother, who trained as a Cordon Bleu cook, made wonderful crowd-pleasing Coronation Chicken dishes on both occasions. Seeing Read more …

Tuna {Seared on Papaya and Avocado Salad with Asian Dressing}

            I keep reading recipes with julienne of green papaya so I thought I’d try it out with lightly seared tuna. My papaya wasn’t that Read more …

Cabbage slaw with Asian Peanut Sauce

Fragrant, crunchy, tangy, sweet and fresh. This asian slaw is one of those dishes that satisfied all the senses! Taste, texture, smell and visually striking you will want to make it Read more …

Salad of Baby Greens with Chopped Pear, Blue Cheese and Dark Cherry Balsamic Vinaigrette

For years I have enjoyed this salad at my local Nordstrom Cafe, Bazille. Originally, it had steak slices in it. Then Shrimp. Now it’s the plain salad but I always Read more …