Roasted Acorn Squash

Time: 30 minutes Baby – this is what you came for… a quick, healthy side dish that goes well with almost any entree. Music Selection: Rihanna & Calvin Harris – This is What You Came For Ingredients: 2 acorn squash ¼ cup olive oil Salt Butter Toppings: chilli powder, butter/brown sugar, butter and cooked peas…

Peach Plum Chutney

Time: 15 minutes Want an easy recipe to spice up your BBQ or rice? Look no further… enjoy! Music Selection: Joanna Newsom – Peach Plum Pear Ingredients: 3 -4 ripe peaches or nectarines 3 – 4 ripe plums (optional – add 1/2 a diced, peeled pear or some chopped up dried cherries) 4 Tbsp sugar…

Filipino BBQ Pork Skewers

Time: 15 minutes on BBQ (4 – 12 hours marinating) This is another simple and oh, so very tasty dish. Perfect for those very busy nights, when you don’t want to wash a lot of dishes! Music Selection: Coldplay – Clocks Ingredients: 2 lb pork butt or loin, sliced long and thin strips 1 cup…

Hubby’s French Toast

Time: 25 minutes French toast is my hubby’s favorite breakfast/brunch food. He even makes it for supper when he gets the chance! Music Selection: Indila – Derniere Danse Ingredients: 1/2 loaf French bread (best if it is a bit dry or a few days old) 4 eggs 2 cups cream or milk 3 Tbsp sugar…

Lemon Pudding Souffle

Time: 90 minutes Looking for an elegant, simple, delicious dessert for a special occasion? Valentine’s Day? New Years? Afternoon Tea Party?? This is the one…. your love for it will lead you back to this recipe again and again. Music Selection: Taylor Dayne – Love Will Lead You Back Ingredients: 3 eggs, separated, at room…

Turkey Burgers

Time: 45 minutes Heat up the BBQ fire and enjoy these healthy, tasty, irresistible burgers. Music Selection: Pointer Sisters – Fire Ingredients: 2 lbs ground turkey 1 Tbsp finely chopped fresh rosemary 1 Tbsp finely chopped fresh thyme 1 finely chopped green onion 2 Tbsp worcestershire sauce 3 eggs 1 Tbsp garlic powder 1 cup…

Skillet Chicken Spanakopita

Time: 1 hour This is one of the simplest and tasty dishes… healthy and fast! Perfect comfort dinner at the end of a busy, long day! Music Selection: Nikos Vertis – Thelo na me nioseis Ingredients: 6 – 8 sheets phyllo pastry 8 chicken thighs, skinless and boneless, cut in ½ inch cubes 2 leeks,…

Cornmeal Budino (pudding) with Plum Sauce

Time: 30 minutes Music Selection: Sade – No Ordinary Love Such a simple dessert that is extraordinary and you will LOVE it… like Sade – smooth, calming and peaceful. Ingredients: Budino: 1 cup cornmeal 4 cups water 1 Tbsp vanilla 1 tsp lemon juice ¼ tsp salt 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 can dulce de…

Sweet Heat Roasted Yam

Time: 45 minutes How can I describe this very simple, but extremely flavorful dish – YUM! It will make your day lovely and spicy! Music Selection: Bill Withers – Lovely Day Ingredients: 1 large yam, washed and skin on 2 Tbsp olive oil 3 – 4 Tbsp honey (liquid, heat up if solid) 1/2 tsp…

Peach Pie Pudding

Time: 25 minutes You will want to linger and enjoy this pudding. It is great as a dessert, but we also like it for breakfast as you can make it the night before! So healthy, delicious and a great way to use up ripe peaches! Music Selection: The Cranberries – Linger 3 cups milk (any…