After a week of dreary winter weather including snow and freezing temperatures, nothing hits the spot like comforting soup simmering away on the stove.  One of my favorite soups is Winter Minestrone Soup with Pancetta.  Minestrone soup is an Italian soup featuring… Read More

Peach & Pepper Salsa….Send Summer off with Style!

It’s the last official weekend of summer and if you are looking for a recipe to tantalize your taste buds this Labor Day, look no further than my Peach & Pepper Salsa! It goes great with so many of your Summer dishes… Read More

One of my very first blog post 3 years ago was about our Seafood Ceviche recipe which we had tweaked and finally perfected (to our taste, of course). Now, I have added a new twist to this recipe by creating a mini… Read More

Around this time last year, I blogged about my favorite homemade Chicken Noodle Soup from an old Southern Living magazine from the ’90’s that I have updated over the years.  It is a winning recipe, I promise!  Please see the original link… Read More

About 2 years, I blogged about a lasagna recipe that I discovered in Cooking Light magazine.  Not being a huge lasagna fan, this was one I truly loved and I have spent the past 2 years improving on an already great recipe! … Read More

One of my favorite food nationalities is Mexican cuisine but traditionally it is landmine of calories and fat!  Fortunately, one of my favorite chicken enchilada recipes is a pleasant change from  the norm.  Packed with fresh flavors and ingredients, my Veggies Stuffed… Read More

Some of the best flavors come from the simplest of recipes and this is one of them.  Last week I shared the delicious Pan-Seared Tuna with Avocado, Soy, Ginger, & Lime Sauce.  Today, I am sharing the side dish that I made… Read More

Spring has been a long time coming here in East Tennessee.   In fact, we are still struggling to get away from Winter’s chilly grasp but the fresh flavors that we all love about this time of the year, are readily available in our local markets.  One… Read More

I love Mexican food….the cheesier and spicier the better but usually it also is loaded with tons of calories and lots of fat.  Being that the New Year brings all kinds of new resolutions (sometimes the same ones every year…ha, ha), like… Read More

It is the first week of November and in East Tennessee, we have already seen snow fall in our area from just a little dusting to up two feet in the mountains!  With these blustery conditions becoming more and more frequent, we… Read More