Food: Dinner Tonight – Salmon Sicilian Style

Salmon is a must in my household. At least once a week and although I love my simple oven-baked variation with ginger, sliced lemon and olive oil – I occasionally crave a more robust flavored variation – like this wonderful recipe from here: INGREDIENTS 4 salmon fillets extra virgin olive oil, for rubbing juice from 1 […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Pan Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts are in season and naturally this is the time of year, I make this vegetable in so many variations and just devour a bunch in one sitting.  So you can imagine my excitement when I saw this recipe and of course I had to share. Is your mouth watering yet? INGREDIENTS 2 slices thick cut […]

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Food: Are You Particular About Your Pasta?

I ask because I am. I take my pasta very seriously and will only buy certain brands from different grocery stores and a few from specialty stores. I also appreciate how wonderful home/restaurant-made pasta is. So, here’s an article you can read on your train commute home, about pasta and one chef’s list of which […]

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Food: Potato and Cauliflower Curry

Oh heavens above, this is the most amazing dish I’ve yet tried, and as we all know by now, I felt the need to share 😉 INGREDIENTS 1/4-1/3 cup Thai Red curry paste or Khao Soi Paste 2 (14 ounce) cans coconut milk 2 cups low sodium veggie broth 2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce 1 tablespoon pomegranate molasses (or regular molasses) 1 pound baby potatoes, halved if […]

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Healthy and Beauty: Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

Recently, or as I see myself aging, I search for ways to stop or slow down the process. First consideration is always trying to maintain as peaceful a life as possible, with minimal stress and maximum time to breathe in and out, and a good night sleep. In addition to the simple steps that my […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Chicken Ramen

Ramen, otherwise known as a type of soup, is an easy meal, and with the ever changing temps in the city by the bay, I think this amazing recipe will have to do for dinner tonight: Ingredients 2 strips thick cut bacon, chopped 1 inch fresh ginger, thinly sliced 4 cups low sodium chicken broth 2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce 1/4 cup rice vinegar […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Poblano Corn Chicken Tortilla Soup

Although we are in the middle of our Indian Summer in San Francisco, I have been craving soup – not a creamy one but a light, broth and just the right amount of flavors, kind of like this one: Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 sweet onion, chopped kosher salt and pepper 4 tomatillos, skin removed and […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Chicken, Zucchini

On Monday’s while commuting to work on the train, I think about what to make for dinner. Something quick to sort of break into the week. And this recipe find couldn’t have come at a better time: Ingredients 1/3 cup low sodium soy sauce 1/3 cup rice vinegar 4 tablespoons sesame oil 1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts or thighs, cut in […]

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Food: Rosemary Peach Chicken

For dinner tonight – an interesting take on chicken, some peaches I’ve had for a week and was wondering what to do with and a dash of this and that: Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds boneless chicken breasts or thighs 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon fresh chopped thyme zest of 1 lemon kosher salt and pepper 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 4 slices thick […]

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Food: Simple Snacks and Much More

Snacking is a favorite thing of mine – and I am almost certain it is yours as well. Once in a while I simply consume fruit to combat the need to snack other times I consider something like these wonderful eats:

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