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Wagon Wheel Pasta with Chicken Sausage

This easy and delicious dish can be prefect for school lunches. Make it the night before or have your little chef in the kitchen help you on any week night for dinner. They will have a lot of fun cutting these rounds

Melon Ribbons Salad With Blackberries and Feta

Can you think of something more refreshing than a melon salad in a hot summer day? The sweetness, citrus and saltiness from this combination makes this dish very satisfying. I choose  Bulgarian Feta over Greek because of the law content of sodium. But again its a matter of choice.

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!

Meat-Less Meat Tacos

Everyone loves tacos, specially children. Here we have a variation of the traditional taco style where instead of beef we are using mushrooms, walnuts and spices to make the taco meat, perfect for meat-less Mondays. This combination of mushroom and walnut makes it so tasty and crunchy that I promise you wont miss the “beef”. If you […]

Salad Skewer on a Romaine Boat

This is a great way to have your kids eat their veggies, building a salad skewer pattern can be a lot of fun, not to mention it makes a great presentation for your guests. Other ingredients can be added like, cucumbers, red onions, bell peppers, etc.

Fingerling Potato Salad (Ensalada de Melloco)

In honor of our Ecuadorian brothers and sisters, I have decided to share this simple but delicious recipe that can be served as a side dish with any baked or grilled fish recipe. It’s a classic Ecuadorian side dish made with a tuber known as “Melloco”, a potato variety similar to our fingerling potatoes that […]

Falafel

The story goes that Falafel, despite its strong connection with Israel, actually originates from Egypt, and was originally made from Faba beans. Its roots can be traced right back to the Christian of Egypt who were forbidden from eating meat during certain holidays and came up with a falafel-like alternative. This traditional recipe is full […]

Israeli Salad

Israeli Salad aka/ Arab Salad is light, healthy and refreshing. Full of antioxidants, enzymes, vitamins, and minerals, this salad is sure to become one of your Spring and Summer favorite recipe. Chopped tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, and parsley combined with a drizzle dressing of lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, and mint leaves. Goes great in a […]

Vegan Thai Coconut

The following Vegan Tahi Coconut Soup is a nice option as an appetizer or main dish. You can always  add your favorite julienned vegetables  to make it heartier.

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 […]