Tag: appetizer

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus Bundles

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus Bundles

The Ketogenic diet has been all the rage this past year and it’s been debunking health food myths left and right. The prime example: fats make up 70% of a keto diet. Which means the overwhelming majority of the food you’re consuming is fat. Keto,…

Balsamic Roasted Cauliflower

These days it’s starting to seem like every other week I hear of someone going vegan or vegetarian. It’s usually for a variety of reasons and they’re always solid and justifiable, especially because what you put in your body should be your own conscious choice, and it’s honestly had me think about it a few times too.

Playoff Baked Brie with Raspberry Preserves and Pecans

Here we go Steelers, here we go! In case you’ve taken a vacation from your TV and computer screens until now I’m happy to tell you that yes, it’s playoff season and YES the Steelers are in it! Of course, this game day appetizer and…

Blooming Endive Appetizer with Goat Cheese, Cranberries & Pistachios

When it comes to planning for the holidays, getting the menu together is one of the most important parts. You want your family and friends to enjoy a delicious, warm and hearty meal that sparks happiness, fullness and inspires good conversation. You also want to…

Endless Summer Dip

As summer starts winding down – I know I know, let’s just not talk about it – it’s time to start penciling in the last few BBQs and get-togethers before the first cool fall wind. This healthy summer dip recipe has been my personal favorite…

Crispy Coconut Shrimp

The last few days have been super relaxing down the shore. We’ve been blessed with beautiful (but hot!!) weather so I’ve been able to spend a lot of time outside and on the beach which has been so nice. I’ve let myself be more loose…

Baked Mediterranean & Parmesan Potato Wedges

Baked Mediterranean & Parmesan Potato Wedges

  I know I’m way behind on my posts… but this is for a good reason! Ever since moving to London my down time has been close to none, and that isn’t a bad thing. I’ve been doing so much exploring and cooking that I’ve…

Practically Perfect Porchini Mushroom Risotto

Practically Perfect Porchini Mushroom Risotto

Just a few simple ingredients can go a long way in a good risotto. The fluffy rice and porchini mushrooms make for a practically perfect pairing, and this risotto is the perfect appetizer or side dish, especially when accompanied by a nice white wine. I…

It's Official!

It's Official!

It may be early to celebrate the actual holiday, but it’s not too early to celebrate that the Lunar New Year will be recognized as an official public school holiday in New York! Today, mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio, (yes, I met him!…

Ginger Chicken Stir-Fry Romaine Wraps with Citrus Soy

Ginger Chicken Stir-Fry Romaine Wraps with Citrus Soy

Recipe and photo courtesy of P.F. Chang’s China Bistro. Let’s Get Ready: 1 pound chicken 3 tablespoons fresh ginger, minced 1 tablespoon garlic, minced ½ teaspoon dry chili flakes 3 tablespoons soy bean oil or vegetable oil 2 heads romaine lettuce, cleaned ½ cup fresh…