Seared Scallops with Asparagus and Spinach Purée

As I am trying to eat more healthy and clean I love coming up with new, easy and delicious recipes! I wanted to cook some scallops because truth be told I have never cooked them before. And after this I probably never will again they were $20 a pound at my grocery store! Yep my exact…

Homemade Herb Bread

I love making my own bread mainly because it tastes so much better than store-bought.  I like fresh bread to go with my soups and stews that I cook around this time of year.  I believe most people do not make their own bread because they assume its difficult and time consuming. I am here to show…

Brisk Brunch Ideas: Shakshuka

Brunch is a combination of breakfast and lunch eaten usually during the late morning or early afternoon. I decided not to do my usually brunch routine.. Instead I wanted to try my hand at making Shakshuka.  This dish is composed of eggs poached or baked in a sauce of tomatoes, chili peppers, onions and spices.  This is originally a Middle Eastern…

Homemade Spinach & Basil Pesto Sauce and Veggie Pizza

Never buy store bought pesto again! Pesto sauce is so easy to make! Yes way! I always make my own, but always add spinach to the recipe (rich in antioxidants, spinach is a good source of vitamins A, B2, C and K, and also contains magnesium, manganese, folate, iron, calcium and potassium). All you need are…

On Sundays We Bundt!

Just a lazy Sunday and we are putting up the tree.  I wanted to make something fairly easy so I adapted this original recipe from Bundt Queen herself Kiss My Bundt which this was originally a red velvet recipe but of course I forgot to add the red food coloring! Red velvet bundt 1 1/4 cups…

Chocolate Blueberry Pancakes & Egg Muffins

Weekend is upon us so that means a lot of you will be headed to a fabulous brunch.  However if you don’t have the cash or time to head to a trendy cafe or restaurant try these two super easy recipes for breakfast or brunch.  I love to make a big breakfast for my family…

Batty Butterfinger Red Velvet Cupcakes

Halloween is around the corner, and every boy and ghoul has a sweet tooth right? I mean they eat sweets in the afterlife right?….Right?! Well anyway before I spook myself with the thought of never having a dessert ((shudders)) I decided to take a regular red velvet cupcake and throw a favorite Halloween treat, Butterfingers, into…

Before & After: Shrimp Tikka Masala with Zucchini Noodles

I decided to take a traditional Indian dish and simplify it and make a healthier alternative. Usually tikka masala is made with chicken but I just happened to have shrimp and wanted to use that instead. I added just bell peppers, onions and mushrooms. As far as the zucchini noodles most people use some type of…