One Pot Chicago Style Bourbon BBQ Chicken & A Miami Onion Bun

I realize there is a stark contrast here, Chicago & Miami, well Weather Wise, but I decided to blend the two and the taste is phenomenal. Who needs warm weather and a grill to have BBQ Chicken Sandwiches?? Not me!! I am a native Chicagoan, with Some Bourbon, and a Dutch Oven. As a Chicagoan,…

Quick & Delicious Healthy Burrito Bowl

What’s for dinner tonight?? This Quick & Delicious Healthy Burrito Bowl is how to have an extremely healthy meal in a pinch during the week. This is a fantastic homemade dish with little prep and is full of flavor. It is loaded with Heart Healthy Super Foods and Healthy Proteins and is the perfect weeknight…

It’s National Spaghetti Day

YES, It sure is!!! National Spaghetti Day is celebrated every January 4th by Americans every year. I certainly had no idea, BUT I love traditions, especially cultural ones that give you a reason to celebrate just for the Hell of it! All Month long, I will be celebrating these so-called National “food/drink” Days….Stay Tuned!! A…

Delicious Chicken & Farro Bowl

Farro is a super delicious grain that has a nutty taste with undertones of oats and barley. It is packed full of fiber, protein, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.Farro is also a great alternative to refined grains and can easily be added to your diet. Farro can be made in advance and stored for the week…

Baked Rigatoni Pomodoro

This recipe is so Super Quick,Easy, and Delicious….Baked Rigatoni Pomodoro is made with roasted garlic, tomatoes, basil, and spinach. It is a Delightful alternative to the traditional baked pastas. This Pasta is a Lighter and Healthier yet still So Satisfying……Enjoy!!!

Fall Off (the wagon) Fridays with Sausage & Pepper Baked Calzone

Cheers and Happy Weekend All. Fall Off (the wagon) Fridays with Sausage & Pepper Baked Calzone is a quick, easy, and delicious dinner, perfect for Sunday Football or a late night snack. The turkey sausage and peppers, smothered with three different cheeses, all baked with sauce and top with hot giardiniera, YUM! This is the perfect homemade weekend meal….Enjoy!!!

Rotisserie Chicken & Three Cheese Broccoli Soup

What Should I Make for Halloween Night? This is It!! Rotisserie Chicken & Three Cheese Broccoli Soup is the Perfect Halloween Night Dinner. It is So Easy to make, Delicious, and Heart Healthy too….Enjoy and Happy Halloween All!!!

Easy Chicken Gyro With Eggplant (or Not)

Easy Chicken Gyro With Eggplant (or Not) is a great tasting sandwich with a lot of heart healthy benefits. Eggplant has a spongy texture with a unique flavor and when sliced thin and baked, adds a light and citrusy flare to this traditional meal. This is  a delightful Mediterranean Dish…Enjoy!!!

Acorn Squash with Quinoa & Apricots

“Are those Dried Apricots?? Wow, this is so good”…my husband’s exact words!! This is something new I created and had to share. Acorn Squash with Quinoa & Apricots is a delightful blend of a sweet and savory.  It is super heart healthy and absolutely delicious….. a top contender if you are looking for a new side for your Thanksgiving Feast….Enjoy!!!