Food: A New Take on Antipasto

A while back, a group of us would meet up in North Beach San Francisco and order 2 antipasto Salads, and an extra large pizza to share with some wine and lots of laughter. I don’t know why this recipe reminded me of those days, but it did. I do like the creativity of the […]

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Food: Sweet Potato Nachos!

I’m on it! Since I have nachos practically once a week. I usually make my own version at home. You know, the typical ground beef or shredded chicken, black bean, Mexican cheese, yogurt instead of sour cream, diced tomatoes and green onions. We love it!  It’s easy, quick and a fun meal. Love the crunchy […]

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Travel: San Francisco’s Finest Bars

I sometimes forget that I live in one of the most amazing cities on the planet, and that we too have the best of restaurants, and bars to add to your must-try list when you come hang out in my fair city. Now, although I have sampled  on a personal level a handful or so of […]

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Food: Mediterranean Cooking Surely A Hit

Mediterranean cooking is what I grew up with and one I cherish and consider the best of healthy foods. Recently I’ve been asking my mother to teach me all that she knows about our home cooking, and then I find ways to tweak those recipes – meaning to say – finding ways to shortcut my […]

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Food: Coconut Lime Curry Chicken

While in Edinburgh and Glasgow over the weekend, I learned that curry is one of their favorite dish, and apparently most people know how to prepare the dish from scratch – claiming how easy it is. I had no idea since I buy the ready-made curry Saab even and a can of coconut milk from […]

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Food: Teriyaki Chicken in Just 30 Minutes

I love the idea of a 30-minute meal. I also love the idea of trying a new dish, so this recipe I consider to be a solid dish when you are pressed for time.

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Food: Chicken Lettuce Wrap – Greek Style

Variation is my main objective when preparing the same old thing. Meaning chicken, salmon and sometimes even a beef dish. Friday’s are my favorite – because I work from home, so the prep time for a meal is the most welcoming on this day, where I get to create an exciting meal. Such as this […]

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Food: Butternut Squash Soup

The other day I was at Trader Joe’s and while reaching over to pick up their version of my favorite – butternut squash soup – I couldn’t help but make a mental note that I needed to find a home-made version of the recipe. And…of course I finally did, and here it is:

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Food: Pizza with Artichoke, Lemons and Spinach

Every week I search for new ways of making a meal from the old – if you know what I mean. I shop at Trader Joe’s every week and buy the same things –  the proteins, fresh organic veggies and fruits, and not so much starchy products. At most dutch potatoes. So I get online […]

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Food: For the Salad Diet

I found this online article about 7 Crazy-good salads. Which got me thinking – 7 days in a week, 7 salads to consider. Check them out.

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