Take a walk on the gourmet side with this tantalizingly different rice pilaf. It’s slightly spicy, crunchy from pecans, and gets a touch of sweetness from dried cherries. It’s a savory and sweet match made in heaven. Wild rice is used, but feel free to substitute your favorite rice. It […]
The addition of coconut milk to the buttermilk marinade helps tenderize and moisturize the chicken. That, and the bold choice of spices, gives this fried chicken a Caribbean flair. It’s an interesting and fabulous twist on Southern fried chicken. Be prepared for recipe requests, but I won’t blame you if […]
This variation of rice pilaf gets a refreshing tang from lemon zest and lemon juice. It’s a delightful change of pace and incredibly easy to make. The lemon flavor is not overwhelming. The butter and Parmesan cheese add a creaminess that is hard to resist. It’s the perfect side dish […]
For a quick go-to meal, you can’t go wrong with shrimp. This is a light, yet satisfying meal popular in Venice bars that serve small plates (cicchetti), and it only takes about 15 minutes to make. Best of all, it’s a great choice for those on heart-healthy and diabetic diets, […]
Most of us use our crockpots to cook savory dishes, such as meats and stews. It’s time to step outside of the box and try some desserts. This is a perfect example. Who would think a rich and delicious cheesecake could be outside of the oven? Yes you can! Drool […]
Herbs and yogurt under the skin make this ranch herb roast chicken lip-smacking good. The method ensures a moist and tender bird. So easy!
No sugar in this sweet potato pie, just the natural sweetness of sweet potatoes. This savory side dish is rich with butter, cheese, and herbs.
Quinoa has become a dieter’s favorite due to its vegetable protein content and low glycemic load. Quinoa stuffed zucchini makes a great meal or side dish. Whether you are diabetic, on a caloric diet, or just trying to eat in a more healthful manner, these zucchini boats filled with a […]