Peach & Blueberry Cobbler Made Healthy

You know summer is almost here when we start breaking out the peach cobbler recipes. After living in the American southern state of Georgia for a few years, I gained a fond appreciation of this deep dish fruit pie. The yummy buttery sweet goodness, is a staple in most restaurants there and dinner tables across the south. […]

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Creamy Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

Yesterday was Vatertag (Father’s Day) here in Germany. A day most rarely put much emphases on. My husband never expects anything on this day, but I always try to make the day special for him as he is the only father in our home. Some men rarely show how much this day actually means to them because in […]

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Not Your Grandma’s Banana Nut Bread!

This recipe brings back so much memories from my childhood. My grandmother’s banana bread was packed with so many bananas, walnuts and other goodies that there was no confusion over what you were eating. No mysterious ingredients and no additives; not that it needed any. This bread lasted all of 20 minutes if that much. […]

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Sweet Spicy Shrimp & Vegetable Stir-Fry

I love Asian food. There is something to be said of how they manage to marry flavors together with the results being a party in your mouth. Like Caribbean food, there are so many layers of flavor incorporated into a single dish. It is never just savory or sweet, but a combination that is tangy and delicious. There is […]

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Almond Custard Tartlets

Sunday was Mother’s day. A day when we honor the givers of life. Its been a few years since I’ve been able to spend this day with my own mother given the thousands of miles and oceans between us. But I never neglect to honor the woman who has sacrificed so much for me. I could never […]

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Shrimp Tartar w/Avocado & Quinoa

It’s Finally Friday Folks! This little piece of work will sure to delight. I have a friend coming over today for some chit-chat and thought it would be nice to whip up something quick. Nothing fancy, just a light lunch. Salad would definitely seem like the easiest way to go, but I was craving seafood as […]

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It’s As Easy As Pie! Lemon Meringue Pie

Spring always has a way of making me feel all warm inside. Its that happy time of year when the flowers are blooming, the trees are full and every thing is so bright and cheerful. When it comes to dessert for spring, it should be as easy as PIE! Yep, pies are that wonderfully light dessert that you can […]

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Polenta Cakes Topped w/Avocado, Poached Egg & Sautéed Tomatoes

Its Monday! And I am so happy to be back with you guys! Last week I found myself a bit under the weather. Well more than a bit. Following doctors orders, I had to rest up. Still not 100% but couldn’t stay away another day. The weather is still kind of ugly, so why not […]

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Love, Pain, Lost

Thinking of years gone by And how time flies You should have still been by my side. Could you forgive me for the pain I’ve caused? It was never my intent to hurt you. Yes mistakes were made, But he without sin cast the first stone right? My heart aches because you are gone from […]

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Disney Inspired Ratatouille!!!

Happy Tuesday! How often can you say a Disney movie inspired you to cook up something that is not only eye catching, but tasty too.  Better yet, a movie where a rat was dying to become a great French chef.  I must confess, I’ve seen this movie more than 10 times both with and without the intended […]

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Family Time at Our House!

There just doesn’t seem to be enough hours in the day to have that proper family time we all deserve. With busy schedules of work, school, gymnastic, tournaments here and there, projects etc, being able to fit in some quality time can be a bit tricky but can be done. We have found that for our family the best […]

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Avocado Aioli

I have never been much of an Aioli fan to be honest. My first encounter was a few years ago at a party we attended in a city car garage surrounded by a rowdy crowd watching the Eroupa Manschaft (German for championship) and of course cheering on our German National team. Maybe this setting wasn’t the best for trying […]

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