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Southern Hummus

If you enjoy the traditional Hummus, adding peanut butter instead of the traditional Tahini paste, gives it a Southern twist.  This is a very healthy snack and easy to make.  If you don’t have time to cook your own garbanzo beans from scratch just choose only the best quality boxed product.  Choose organic and low […]

Salsa Fresca

Living in South Florida we have a great influence of Latin flavors so if If you like Hummus, you have to try this variation of it.  You can have this as an appetizer or add it as a topping to your veggie or turkey burger and now you have healthy and a gourmet dish!

Healthy Fruit Rollups

Fruit roll ups are a great way for your kids to get lots of antioxidants! Blend some strawberries or your favorite berries and make them onto a leather fruit! Super fun to eat and loaded with vitamins!

Almond Custard with Pistachios

The first time I tried this dessert I died and went to heaven! It was my friend Chef Stefania Barzini from Italy who shared with me this delicious recipe that “takes you back to childhood”.  There are a few variations you can do to make it dairy free.  Use almond or coconut milk instead of […]

Pasta with Sicilian Pesto

This is by far one of my favorite pasta sauces and one of the most simple and quick to prepare.  After mixing all the ingredients in a food processor add the hot boiling pasta (your favorite one.  I use gluten free )  and it will just come together.  A perfect meal Ready to serve!

The Best Cleansing Smoothie

  If you got carried away and ate more of the wrong foods…That’s Ok; try this delicious  cleansing recipe called, “The Best Cleansing Smoothie”. You will fill the cleansing right away!

Yellow Split Pea Soup

Split Peas are popular in many cuisines from India to the Caribbean. You can find them in soups, breads, curries and stews. These beneficial Legumes are available in almost any supermarket, are high in fiber and protein, low in fat and easy to cook. Being high in fiber, it will keep you satisfied for a […]

Refreshing Watermelon Salad with Avocado and Feta

This salad was offered in one of our recent cooking classes.  It was a hit to say the least!  The recipe was inspired from one of my favorite chefs Caroline Randall, she wrote Soul Food with Love.  The simplicity and combination of flavors are a perfect match.  This is a great salad to make during […]

Sweet and Tangy Coleslaw with Apples

Did you know that  in March we  celebrate the National Colon Cancer Awareness month? Yep! That’s right, the Colon is such an important part of our digestive system, part of its job is to move out the residue of  our body(by this I mean the stuff that our body does not need). Keeping the Colon […]

Fish Tacos with Avocado Cole Slaw

Superbowl Sunday is one of those days in America where you know for sure there will be plenty of party foods in every home. Not necessarily this dishes will be the healthiest so we wanted to share our easy version of Fish Tacos which includes an Avocado Cole Slaw that can be served by itself, […]