Intentional Cooking and why it works

Several years ago, I stumbled on a book at a small bookstore in town called “The Hidden Messages in Water“ by Dr. Masaru Emoto (1943-2014). In it, the author conducts a series of experiments on water, photographing the crystals before and after.  The results were astonishing.  The water crystals changed shapes and forms after Dr. Emoto’s team applied various messages…

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It started with an idea that a small bistro could offer what many locals were searching for, what my family and I could not find in our local eateries- a place free of the most prevalent allergens, serving clean, fresh food that could give me an outlet to share my recipes and other time-tested family treasures. Our first year…

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Best and Easiest Mediterranean Shrimp Pasta with Kale Pesto

Can you smell Spring in this plate? Seriously love this dish! It’s fresh, filling, healthy and full of delicious mediterranean flavors.  I couldn’t pass up the beautiful basil I saw at the market yesterday morning, came home with one thought: Pesto Pasta! This is one of my go-to dinner when crunched for time and it’s also my favorite way…

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Gluten Free Whoopie Pie

There is something enticing about sinking your teeth in a soft sandwich of gewy marshmallow between two delicious chocolate cookies. It’s been on my mind for a couple of weeks and I finally made it for the kids.  I’ve only heard this kind of excitement a couple of times, mainly when opening gifts at Christmas! However, these are in…

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Minty Avocado Dip

Hi guys.  Here’s a quick recipe for a favorite snack of mine.  I add it to sandwiches, as a side with grilled meats and serves as my breakfast at times with some rice crackers. Healthy, filling and fast! Save the avocado pits to be added to any smoothie you like.  It adds a nutty flavor and offers cancer-fighting, digestive and…

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