Brussels Sprout Salad with Goddess Dressing

Brussel Sprouts are a favorite vegetable of mine. Roast them with a bit of char, and we are really talking. This salad is a perfect winter dish. Full of flavor that will make you happy, it is an ideal time to eat great food and forget how cold it is outside. This is supposed to…

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Sweet Potato and Blood Orange Soup

The alluring ruby red of blood orange calls to me while it is available. I love the color and flavor. As I was working on blood orange recipes, I started fighting off a cold. A soup full of vitamins sounded so good. So I worked on this recipe to share with all of you. Tune…

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Simple Hummus

This Hummus is simple and made without tahini. To make it super creamy, rinse and drain chickpeas, put in a saucepan, and cover chickpeas with water and 1/2 tsp of baking soda. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer for 20 mins. Drain and rinse again. You can skip this step if you want,…

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Blood Orange Chocolate Dipped Cookies

Blood oranges are in season right now. These delicious cookies will make you so happy you can find blood oranges right now. I used some blood orange olive oil (Olive Tree) and fresh blood orange juice to make these spectacular cookies. I love dipping them in dark chocolate. The perfect bright treat any time of…

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Italian Lentil Soup

Traditionally Italian eat lentils for new years eve. I like to make this soup on new years day or any time. The lentils represent roman coins to bring prosperity for the new year. I place charcuterie board out with a variety of salami, crusty bread, and a block of parmesan cheese for shredding over the…

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Cauliflower Risotto with Mushroom and Langostino Tails

Ok, so I cut down the title on this. Otherwise, the title should really be champagne cauliflower risotto with mushroom and langostino. That is just too long. Really this is a twist on rice with tomatoes and mushrooms, I loved this dish for many years. The problem is that rice and I are no longer…

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Red Bean Kale Soup

Cold winter days call for warm soup. This one will warm your soul and make you glad for chilly days. I love serving a hearty soup with crusty bread. For dessert, make some Carmel Apple Cookies.  Carbs 22.2g protein 8.9g Makes 6 servings Ingredients 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1/2 yellow onion 2 stalks celery…

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Butter Cookies

My daughter came home from college and wanted all kinds of cookies. I made Snowballs, Gingerbread Orange cookies (coming to the website next week), and Butter Cookies. I have eaten so many cookies. Butter cookies were asked for a repeat. There have been a lot of cookies. These gluten-free bites and a hit, and now…

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Roman Style Pork

I love an easy dinner. Something I can make for my family that is light on fat and big on flavor is always a bonus. The slow-cooked scents of peppers and tomatoes will bring your family to the table. Serve with Ceasar Brussel Sprouts, crusty bread, and Mashed Potatoes. Or keep it low carb and make some Cauliflower…

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Snowball/ Italian Wedding Cookies

My daughter came home for college and immediately wanted cookies. She wanted snowballs, I made gluten-free snowballs so I could eat some too. My favorite cookie at the holidays has always been the snowball. There is something about the first taste being the melty sugar from the powdered sugar coating. For the adults, make some New…

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