Packed with vegetables, beans and barley, this hearty bean and barley soup is not only comfort in a bowl but it’s healthy too!
Charred peppers are a quick and delicious appetizer that is not only tasty but entertaining! Mix up the pepper combination with some mild and semi-hot peppers and have fun eating them whole dipped into tzatziki or a garlic aioli!
Can you already believe it is mid-September?! I literally blinked and the summer was gone. Blinked and everyone around me fell into the back-to-school/back-to-normal routine. Blinked and I realized I’m 25, weeks away from completing my master’s degree (my thesis is under correction), and […]
The essential most delicious way to use garden or market fresh tomatoes! This caprese salad recipe is perfect for two as an appetizer or salad! Just make sure you don’t forget the basil! Apart from the back to school frenzy, late August and September bring […]
Quick and easy, these cannellini spinach toasts are garlicky, hearty and satisfying! Great as a snack, lunch, appetizers or even a super quick dinner – they do not disappoint! Over the past two months, my days have been filled with reading scientific literature, writing my […]
Packed with delicious green vegetables, this easy green vegetable pasta for two recipe is bursting with flavor thanks to yummy garlic and parmesan cheese. It’s also ready in a few simple steps and makes the perfect weeknight supper – plus leftovers are amazing cold! Breaking the blogging MIA […]
Once you have a Pimm’s cup there is no going back! It’s sweet, aromatic and refreshing. The perfect summer cocktail on a patio, the beach or at a tennis match! “Anyone for Pimm’s?” and “It’s Pimm’s o’clock” are phrases I use often. Why? I fell in love with […]
Baked in tin foil, this baked asian salmon for two is a breeze to make, clean up and is packed with flavor. It will have you wanting salmon every night of the week!!! Are you ready for it?! I never really liked salmon… until I toyed […]
It put it simply, small batch triple layer skor bars are an indulgence to the third degree. They start with a cookie base that is covered in sweet condensed milk and topped with melted chocolate and skor toffee pieces – this desert wins gold, silver […]
Nonna’s wedding lemon cookies are the perfect spring-summer cookies. They are deliciously tangy, have a great dense texture, and are not overly sweet! Perfect for your afternoon tea and royal wedding viewing! HEY!!! Oh boy, I am super excited to break my month long blogging […]
The best oatmeal muffins are super moist and yummy. Packed with raspberries and/or other fruits, they are easy to make and are a great grab-and-go breakfast or snack! Yes, these oatmeal muffins really are THE BEST! When I was younger, my mom used to make […]
Good things come in small packages, and this Small Batch Chimichurri is no exception! The combination of parsley, cilantro, garlic, shallots and red wine vinegar are a perfect marinade for meat and fish, great as an accompaniment, awesome mixed into salad dressings… It’s good for […]
Mediterranean Orzo Salad is packed with classic Mediterranean flavors: orzo, tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion and feta are coated in a yummy olive oil, lemon and oregano vinaigrette. This pasta salad is fast, fresh, quick and keeps well for easy side dishes or main lunches – […]