Brussel Sprouts and Mushrooms Gratin

Writers experience writers block sometimes and they do whatever they can do help unblock their creative blip. They go for a walk, sleep on it, write anything or go to a bookstore for inspiration. For anyone who loves to cook, however, what can you do for inspiration to create a new dish? There are manyContinue reading “Brussel Sprouts and Mushrooms Gratin”

Ditalini Pasta with Veggies and Avocado-Tofu Sauce

In 2010 I was honored to be one of the finalists for a contest for Vegetarian Times. I made a dish I was super proud of and that is quick and easy to make. However, I am always looking for new recipes to try or modify my old dishes either to fit how my stomachContinue reading “Ditalini Pasta with Veggies and Avocado-Tofu Sauce”

Chicken Paillard with Cilantro Mint Sauce

Yet another recipe I have had to modify but there is no sacrificing flavor. This recipe was modified from Food And Wine magazine years ago. This dish is freshness and spices that make you go MMMMMMMMM!!! Ingredients For the Sauce For the sauce 1 cup lightly packed cilantro leaves1/4 cup lightly packed mint leaves1 tablespoonContinue reading “Chicken Paillard with Cilantro Mint Sauce”

Edamame Medley

Ingredients 1 package of frozen Edamame 1tsp of salt (for the edamame) 1tblspn salt for potatoes4 plum tomatoes diced (seeds taken out) 1 small package of baby potatoes or 5 small potatoes peeled, cooked then diced 1 package of baby Portabello mushrooms cleaned with a paper towel & sliced 2 Tbls of mayonnaise 1 limeContinue reading “Edamame Medley”