Cranberry Blue Cheese Ball

Dried cranberries and shredded apple, folded into a mixture of blue, cream and goat cheeses, then wrapped in a blanket of chopped walnuts. Soft and creamy in texture, making it easily spreadable on a cracker. Print Recipe Cranberry Blue Cheese Ball Prep Time 20 Minutes Passive Time 1 Hour Servings Servings Ingredients 4 Ounces Goat…

Sweet Potato Crumble

Savory Sweet potatoes tossed with rosemary, bacon, butter and brown sugar, before it’s topped with a cracker crumble and baked. A great balance of sweet and savory, with a crunchy finish. The potatoes are sliced and layered evenly, then baked with the perfect amount of added moisture, so that they caramelize and don’t turn mushy….

Za’atar Roasted Potatoes

A great side to any meal. Roasted potatoes, thinly cut, drizzled with olive oil seasoned with Za’atar, a seasoning blend of thyme, oregano, sumac, sesame seeds and salt. Print Recipe Za’atar Roasted Potatoes Servings Servings Ingredients 4 Whole Russet Potatoes4 Tablespoons Butter or Olive Oil2 Teaspoons Za’atar Servings Servings Ingredients 4 Whole Russet Potatoes4 Tablespoons…

Spinach & Feta Börekas

Flaky filo pastry filled with spinach, feta and gruyère cheeses . Great as an afternoon snack or light dinner. Pairs well with hummus, eggplant or salads. Print Recipe Spinach & Feta Börekas Prep Time 10 Minutes Cook Time 10 Minutes Servings Servings Ingredients 5 Layers Filo Dough3 Cups Chopped Spinach1/4 Cup Feta Crumbles1 Cup Gruyère…

Hot Spinach Artichoke Dip

How is this dip different than any spinach dip you have had in the past? Well, glad you asked! Made with fresh spinach instead of frozen, Fresh rosemary and apple. The moment you put it in your mouth you will know there’s something different, but you wont be able to stop yourself once you started…

Baked Brie & Sautéed Mushrooms

Creamy baked brie, smothered in rosemary sautéed mushrooms and topped with a drizzle of balsamic glaze. Garnish with chives and pomegranates for a festive kick. Print Recipe Baked Brie & Sautéed Mushrooms Servings Ingredients (1) 8 Oz Brie Wheel(1) 8 Oz Package Sliced Mushrooms2 Tablespoons Oil or butter1 Tablespoon Balsamic Glaze (Purchase prepared, or see…

Roasted Carrot Hummus

A chickpea hummus accompanied by the rich flavor of roasted garlic and carrots. A great starter that will taste so good, it might end up as your meal, when you realize you ate the whole bowl. Print Recipe Roasted Carrot Hummus Servings Servings Ingredients 15 Ounce Can Chickpeas (Also Known as Garbanzo Beans)2 Whole Carrots…

Roasted Garlic Hummus

Creamy and flavorful hummus made from scratch and more tasty than store bought, because you made it, obviously!  You just cannot beat the fresh taste of homemade hummus. Print Recipe Roasted Garlic Hummus Servings Ingredients 1 Can Garbanzo Beans (Strained) Also known as chickpeas 1/4 Cup Sesame Seeds3 Tablespoons Lemon Juice1 Teaspoon Sesame Oil1/4 Cup…

Rosemary Roasted Carrots and Sweet Potatoes

Simply delicious. Simple to make and pairs well with most meals.  The flavor of the rosemary infuses with the carrots and sweet potatoes while cooking.  The inside texture is soft, and the outside is slightly caramelized in the roasting process as the natural sugars come to the surface. Print Recipe Rosemary Roasted Carrots and Sweet…

Baked Parmesan Potato Wedges

You don’t have to buy a fryer to make deliciously crispy fries.  Baked fries also have less fat, and are a healthier alternative to those soaked in oil to crisp. Print Recipe Baked Parmesan Cheese Wedges Prep Time 10 Minutes Cook Time 15-20 Minutes Servings Servings Ingredients 6 Large Yukon Gold Potatoes3 Tablespoons Oil More…

Devilish Fried Eggs

I seriously have eggs coming out of my ears after Easter.  I don’t remember deviled eggs being an easter tradition, however it was a great way to use up all those hard boiled eggs we had dyed.  I grew up in a household with three other siblings.  My sweet mother would boil a dozen eggs…

Butternut Queso Fundido

Flavorful nacho cheese sauce, so tasty you would never guess it was healthy. Creamy butternut purée combined with cheddar cheese, diced tomatoes and jalapeño. We do not do processed cheese at our house, but at times I miss the creamy texture of velveeta cheese. Most cheese sauces have a cream/roux base and are too heavy…

Zesty Lemon Pepper Shrimp and Cauliflower Salad

Riced and roasted cauliflower, cucumbers, fresh tomatoes, finely diced red onions, and lemon zest. Tossed together with chicken broth, and topped lemon pepper grilled shrimp and a spoonfull of whole Greek yogurt.  Want a summer salad that is bursting with color and flavor? Here it is! I ran across a pair of beautifully vibrant purple…

Fresh Tuna Steak Salad

Fresh grilled tuna steaks. Cubed and combined with whole Greek yogurt, fresh dill, diced peppers, cherry tomatoes and served up on Belgian endives. Sprinkle with a little salt and top with dill pickled onions and a side of radish watermelons for a kick of flavor.  If you want a little more crunch to your salad….