Loaded Cauliflower Bake

Loaded Cauliflower Bake

Loaded Cauliflower Bake is the perfect side dish – lower in carbs and so so good! It’s made with a little bit milk and grass fed butter, garlic and herbs and topped with bacon, cheese, and chives. So flavorful, creamy and so easy to make. I love mashed potatoes, but sometimes I prefer a side dish that is lower in carbs. This loaded cauliflower bake is a great substitute for mashed potatoes. There are so many ways you can enjoy cauliflower – raw, in salads, sauteed, roasted, in gratin and in a  casserole dish. This loaded cauliflower bake looks fancy enough that…

Easy Creamy Chicken Marsala

Easy Creamy Chicken Marsala

This Easy Creamy Chicken Marsala is cooked in a delicious creamy mushroom sauce. This meal is made entirely in one skillet/one pot and it takes only about 30 minutes to make. This is one of my favorite go-to recipes to make on busy weeknights because it’s quick and easy to cook. The result is an absolutely tasty meal, and this heavenly mushroom sauce is kinda addictive and hard to stop eating. This is a very similar recipe to my Chicken in Creamy Mushroom Sauce. This Easy Creamy Chicken Marsala is wonderful served over mashed cauliflower/potatoes or with my popular Baked Potato…

Italian Chicken and Prosciutto Pasta Skillet

Italian Chicken and Prosciutto Pasta Skillet

Italian Chicken and Prosciutto Pasta Skillet  – delicious recipe that perfectly combines all the flavors: prosciutto, chicken, pasta, peppers, zucchini and flavorful thick and hearty roasted garlic tomato sauce! This pasta recipe is true comfort food! It absorbs all the wonderful flavors in the dish, and with every bite, you taste all the delicious and flavorful ingredients. By combining our love for Italian food, I was able to create a delicious recipe to add to our family dinner traditions for years to come and I can’t wait to share it with you all. It’s easy, comforting and ready in about…

Cleansing Green Smoothie & Ninja Blender Giveaway

Cleansing Green Smoothie-2

This is the ultimate green smoothie! It has all the benefits of green smoothie loaded with super foods, and at the same time, it tastes so good and refreshing. It is so simple but so good! Drinking a green smoothie is a great way to start the day and fill your body with whole foods that fuel you with more energy naturally. And is there anything better on a hot day than sipping on a tasty cold, fruity drink? This is my favorite green smoothie and i love it – summer or winter. This cleansing green smoothie is loaded with…

One Skillet Mediterranean Chicken and Rice

One Skillet Mediterranean Chicken and Rice

One skillet Mediterranean chicken and rice is a classic meal the whole family will love. Traditionally, it’s made in a casserole dish. At least, that’s how my Mom and Grandma make it. Chicken and rice can be made so many different ways and varies from country to country. I decided to give it a different twist by making it in a skillet and adding a fresh lemon flavor. Other than that, this One Skillet Mediterranean Chicken and Rice is a traditional Mediterranean recipe for chicken and rice. If you are looking for more Mediterranean-style recipes, check out my Simple Moussaka recipe,…

Parmesan Zucchini and Tomato Gratin

Parmesan Zucchini and Tomato Gratin

Thinly sliced zucchini and tomatoes, layered and baked with onion & garlic and topped with shredded parmesan. This parmesan zucchini and tomato gratin is such a light and delicious side dish. This is one of those recipes that exceeded my expectations. It is not only very easy to put together but it also tastes amazing and is absolutely flavorful. Zucchini and tomatoes go wonderfully together. And the garlic and onion perfectly complete this recipe and add an amazing flavor to the parmesan zucchini and tomato gratin. You can serve this gratin as a side with baked or grilled chicken, meat skewers,…

Stuffed Zucchini Cups

Stuffed Zucchini Cups

Hollowed out zucchini cups stuffed with a cumin spiced ground beef and delicious red bell pepper and onion mixture – baked in the oven with melted cheese on top – YUM! This recipe is low-carb, naturally gluten-free and made with fresh summer ingredients. If you are like me and have so much zucchini, you don’t know what to do with it, try this recipe or check out my recipe for Stuffed Zucchini Boats with Garlic Sauce. They are both very delicious and make enough to feed a whole family. My husband picked some giant monster zucchini from the garden last week.…

Easy Dirty Rice with Shrimp

Easy Dirty Rice with Shrimp

Easy Dirty Rice with Shrimp – a healthy twist on a Cajun classic. The addition of shrimp turns this into a fabulous main dish. Easy to make and very flavorful! This recipe turns a boring bowl of rice into a flavorful main dish. Just add some browned ground beef and “the trinity with the Pope” which is diced bell peppers, celery, onions and garlic. I think you will love this recipe! The traditional Cajun “dirty” rice is a well loved Louisiana classic with as many different recipes as there are cooks. The classical version uses chopped chicken livers or gizzards…

Honey Lime Fruit Salad

This Honey Lime Fruit Salad is AMAZING! It used a light and delicious honey lime poppy seed dressing and you can actually taste the fruit.

This honey lime fruit salad, made with mangos, pineapple, strawberries, blueberries, grapes, kiwis and bananas, is the best tasting fruit salad… EVER! It makes a big bowl, large enough to feed a crowd, and it’s perfect to bring to a potluck, picnic or serve at a family BBQ party. This fruit salad is also very easy to make – just dice the fruits and mix with the honey lime poppy seed dressing. Very light and delicious! It combines some of my favorite summer fruits. It’s the perfect summer dessert – it’s made with only fruits and organic honey. It’s naturally gluten-free,…

Cowboy Caviar

Cowboy Caviar

I love making this colorful salad – it’s perfect for your next BBQ party, a family get-together or a potluck. Cowboy Caviar is a mix between a salad, a salsa,  a side dish and a dip if served with chips. It is also great as a taco topping or served with grilled meat and fresh gluten free tortillas. It’s made with 3 varieties of beans for added protein and fiber, a pile of fresh veggies and topped with a delicious lime dressing. So light and fresh. I served it along side some grilled chicken and we really enjoyed it. This salad is…