Drinks: Agua de Jamaica (Hibiscus Flower Punch)

Now I can guarantee that this is a fun and very easy drink to serve at Dinners, BBQ’s or if you just want to have a few friends over for a few drinks! Ingredients: 1 tablespoon Freshly Grated or Zested Ginger 2 Cinnamon sticks 2 or 3 Limes (plus a couple extra for garnish) A…

Mediterranean Breakfast Frittata!

Now this is a fun, fresh alternative to the usual omelet or scrambled eggs! Ingredients: 7 Eggs (beaten) 1/4 Cup Milk 2 Cups Spinach 1 Shallot (chopped) 1/2 Bell Pepper (chopped) 1 Jalapeno (chopped) 7 strips of Bacon (we used Turkey Bacon, you can also add sausage if you prefer.) Finely Shredded Italian Cheese Feta…

Guacamole and Pico de Gallo

Guacamole Ingredients: 2 Medium Tomatoes1/2 Red Onion1/2 Bundle of Cilantro1 Jalapeno2 Cloves of GarlicJuice from 1/2 Lime3 Avocadoes1 tsp Olive Oil 1/2 tsp Cumen1/2 tsp Garlic Powder1 tsp Sea Salt1/2 tsp Ground Red Pepper Mash avocadoes with a potato masher, and combine and mince all other vegetables in the food processor. Add the minced the…

Hawaiian Beef and Chicken Kabobs

If you have a grill and you’d like a quick dinner, I would totally recommend these! They’re a tasty way to cook your meat and your veggies fast! Ingredients: 1lb Extra Lean Beef Stew Meat1lb Extra Lean Chicken Breasts2 Zucchini2 Yellow Squash1 Carton Grape Tomatoes1 Eggplant1 White Onion1 Medium Pineapple1 Package of Wooden SkewersBalsamic Vinegarette…

Grilled Honey-Mustard Chicken w/ Onions and Sauteed Spinich and Leeks

Now this is a quick and easy dinner as my mom will display below! Ingredients: 3 tablespoon olive oil (plus more for brushing) 4 tablespoons dijon mustard 2 tablespoons honey 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (2 pounds total) Coarse salt and ground pepper 2 medium yellow onions, cut into 1/2 inch rounds 1 tablespoon sherry…

Best of the Holidays: Sour Cream Pound Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

So, here’s a family favorite! Our signature Sour Cream Pound Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting! Every year a family member makes their version of it; sometimes with nuts, sometimes with lemon frosting or a glaze, and sometimes with neither. This year it was our turn and we made it our own! Ingredients: 1 lb softened…

Home Sides: Brussel Sprouts and Leeks

Personally, I just happen to be a fan of leeks and brussel sprouts as a delightful low carb combo! (Yea, I’m trying to drop a couple of pounds). So, I got my hands on a brussel stalk and a two leek stalks and got cookin’! Ingredients:1 Brussel Stalk2 Leek Stalks1/2 cup Vegetable Broth1 tsp Sea…

Why we’re doing this…

Ever since I can remember, most family gatherings, celebrations and other reasons to just come together were surrounded by food.  And I dont mean some catered affair, I mean some good ol’ down home cookin’ that may, on occasion, make you wanna slap yo mama! Well, due to my extensive experience consuming these delightful moments,…