Mini Margarita Pizza-Cakes

I remember the time I first heard about Margarita pizza. I thought it was for grown-ups only because of the word Margarita. My parents had ordered a margarita pizza once and I was shocked when they handed me a slice! Haha… little did I know it wasn’t made with alcohol! It is now one of my favorite classic pizzas.

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Caper Sauce

I was going through my fridge and came across a bottle of capers. I LOVE the tartness of capers in a salad, but wanted it in a sauce for dipping or to use with pasta or chicken.

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Portobello Mushrooms in Sun-dried Tomatoes

I needed to make a dish that was fast, easy, and very tasty. I came across a recipe that was for asparagus in sun-dried tomatoes, but decided to substitute that with portobello mushrooms since it was all I had.

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Moroccan Zucchini Garbanzo “Tagine”

Moroccan tagines are clay or ceramic cookware that have a very unique design used in North Africa. They are earthenware pots that are painted and glazed with a distinctive conical cover.

Although they are originally referred to as a tagine pot in which the dish is cooked, in Arabic, tagine means stew. Now tagine can refer to the dish, as well as, a type of stew. Tagines are generally spicy and have some type of protein incorporated. Vegetarians of course can eliminate the meat option. I have made this dish vegetarian.

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Simple Cucumber Salsa

Salsas are some of my favorite food pairings. They provide flavors where they are needed or sometimes just the perfect complement.

This simple cucumber salsa has its nutritional values as well as a sweet, glazed, and crunchy bite.

Cucumbers are known to be one of the best foods for your body’s overall health. Some benefits of Cucumbers:

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Simple Quinoa Bean Burrito and Salsa

When I come home from a long day, I want to make a quick snack, I want to eat something substantial and not too heavy. One simple, easy, and fast meal to make is a simple bean burrito and pair it with a yummy salsa (store bought is much faster of course).

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Portobello Mushrooms in Sun-dried Tomatoes, Polenta, and Mashed Potatoes topped with Basil Pesto

Thanksgiving is a time when we appreciate what we have. Not saying that we shouldn’t appreciate what we have everyday, but that we take that one day, that moment and spend it with family and close friends! Everyone gets together to enjoy savory meals and luscious treats! It is where we take one day to celebrate diversity in its purest form and what better way to do that then with a huge feast!

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