Food: Dinner Tonight – Shrimp Cobb Salad

San Francisco’s Indian summer temps are in full swing this week. Which mean, we can shift our meals to salads, rather than the hearty comfort food we crave during our cold summer months.  Last night, while ordering Chicken cobb salad at one of my favorite restaurants, I realized, I wanted the same thing for dinner […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Broccoli Cheddar Cheese Soup

Simple dinner is in order tonight – and the need to toast two-day old baguette open faced with a slab of melted cheese as a side dish – for the family of course because I am going to simply switch up a few ingredients and indulge in the soup. INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons butter […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Thai Chicken Noodle

I’m back from another crazy few days of juggling and the first stop to normality is my blog and need to share what’s for dinner tonight – with cold/hot/warm/freezing/windy temperatures and this is just hour to hour. So here it is – Thai Peanut Chicken Ramen/noodle soup which goes something like this: INGREDIENTS 4 cups low sodium […]

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Food: Sunday Morning Apple Cider Doughnuts

I needed to make sweets for this morning’s breakfast for a houseful of guests who are getting ready to leave after a special occasion get-together on Saturday. This recipe for spiced apple cider doughnuts popped up and although I am watching what I eat, I figure indulging one day is not going to kill me […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Roasted Chicken and Burrata

Here’s what’s happening this week – I have family in town. Which means, there is no deciding or organizing any meal at home. Everything is decided last minute and meals are consumed at any number of wonderful eateries around the city-San Francisco.  Except tonight – where I am left on my own and the meal […]

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Food: What You’ll Find In My Mediterranean Kitchen

For every site I find suggesting what constitutes healthy consumption of food, there is another, stating otherwise.  I have to admit. I take all of the information offered with a grain of salt and continue to, simply follow what I’ve learned from generations past about our Mediterranean cuisine and lifestyle. Sure I tweak the recipes […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight: Coconut Curry Noodles or Chicken

I do love coconut curry or around this time of year, butternut squash curry I normally order from my favorite eatery in the city here, and here.  So, here’s whats happened. I assumed we were finally getting our warmer temperatures in the city, but it turns out, we’ve had nothing but cold windy days, overcast, […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Chipotle, Lime Chicken and Fries

The weather has finally turned for the better in the city – with warm days and SUNSHINE throughout the city and not just downtown. I love this time of the year, when the mornings are crispy cold-ish and the days although shorter are sunny and hot. The only challenge is while other parts of the […]

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Food: Good To Know Topics

Sometimes while searching for a recipe I can tweak to fit my dietary needs, I come across interesting articles about matters of the palette.

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Skillet Chicken and Peaches

Growing up in a Mediterranean home meant, fresh seasonal fruits were used to create the most interesting of meals and the tastiest fruit salads to indulge. So, you can imagine my excitement when I found this recipe – which in addition to reminding me of my childhood – is going to be the most talked […]

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