Maybe it’s a girl thing but whenever I am out with friends for lunch and there is a roasted or grilled vegetable sandwich on the menu, I’m in!  Unfortunately, the man of the house has to have meat with his meals so… Read More

Yesterday morning, in anticipation of a busy day, I was trying to figure out what to have for dinner.  I needed something quick and easy because I was going to be out and about until later in the day but I didn’t… Read More

It is that time of the summer harvest season when the tomatoes are causing their vines to droop, heavy with the green and red fruit.  Sometimes it’s hard to find new ways to use these delicious, juicy delights but why not use… Read More

“Tomato Pie??!!??”  That is the response I got from the  grocery clerk when I answered his question about what kind of pie I was making as he was ringing up my frozen pie crusts.  He had never heard of it before and… Read More

Cooking is much like art.  The plate is your canvas, the food ingredients are your colors, and your herbs, spices, and other types of flavors are your tools.  Creating a new recipe can be lots of work or it can be easy… Read More

Summertime brings all kinds of new opportunities for cooking…All the fresh vegetables and herbs with their bright colors creating such savory flavors!  It truly is my favorite time of the year to be a personal chef and I couldn’t wait to have… Read More

6 cups baby spinach, loosely packed 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained 1-1/2 cups cooked brown rice or Mexican Rice, (recipe for Mexican Rice recipe) 1/2 cups chopped romaine heart lettuce 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese, reduced-fat 1/2 cup… Read More