Turmeric Benefits and My Golden Ginger Tea Recipe

  Turmeric the “golden spice” is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant aka Curcuma. Curries and Indian dishes dazzle, with this gorgeous colored spice. Its exotic flavor enhances sauces, stews, dressings, dessert and even drinks. Turmeric is well known for its anti-inflammatory properties, which have been the subject of extensive scientific research over many years. If you […]

BBQ Lobster and Shrimp w/ Chimichurri Sauce

  Summer’s and BBQ go hand and hand, even though we BBQ year round at our home. One thing we love bbqing is lobster and shrimp! It’s fast, yummy and fancy. The best way we found was with chimichurri sauce and always in the shells. Not only do the shells add flavor but it protects […]

Cucumbers the Magical Pill

  Cucumbers I feel, are not given all the glory they deserve. They are so much more then fruit, disguised as a vegetable, salad topping, part of a crudités, eye patches in a facial or floating in drinking water at a fancy spa. Don’t get me wrong, I love all those applications for cucumbers and […]

Fluffy French Toast with Homemade Rhubarb Syrup

This is my moms recipe that was passed down from an army wife back in the 70s. Of course I have made my own changes through the years but then again, I can never leave recipes alone. If I would make this everyday my hubby would be over the moon! He loves sweet breakfast dishes. […]

Eggs on Potato Chips Anytime of the Day

My MIL (mother in law) Debra loves chatting recipes with me. When she realized I could cook, she quit lol. OK I am teasing and of course we live hundreds of miles away from each other, so that dream only happens a few times a year. One day we were chatting and she told me […]

Jalapeño Sausage and Cheese Pizza

  I know I’m  on overload when it seems that pizza is becoming a regular visitor at our home. We do love pizza, pasta and salads all year round. So to end June and move into BBQ July, here is another quick and easy pizza with my Costco pepperoni base.   I love those roadshows […]

Food for Thought ~ Balance

  My my whole life I have been an entrepreneur from lemonade stands, selling cookies door to door, making make up kits, blending perfume, cooking for people, babysitting and that was all before the age of 18. After that I started a manicuring career, drove cabs, delivered news papers then finally got into real estate […]

For the Love of Limes and Their Benefits

  Summer is finally here and for me that can only mean one thing, staying cool! Ok maybe not just one thing but staying cool is my main goal because hot heat is not my friend. Part of that plan is lots of fizzy water and fresh squeezed lime. I also cook with limes and […]

Spirulina Dark Chocolate Smoothie Superfood To Go!

  Smoothies are my main squeeze in the warmer months and I will admit I get stuck on the same ingredients often. This shake came out of laziness to fill veggie caps. Yes, I mix powerhouse plant powders and shove them into little gel caps for amazing supplements. It seems these days I have way […]

Pizza Pizza Pizza!!! Fast Food Style

  Out of all the foods in the world pizza is the one thing hubby and I consume the most of. We eat many types of pizza on many types of crust. If you follow me, I’m sure you will know I LOVE VARITY when it comes to pizza. Even though most of the pizzas […]