Saffron Quinoa with Zucchini Ribbons

I’m just mad about saffron. Saffron’s mad about me. Anyone else remember that song? No, I was not around when it first came out, it was in a Mello Yellow soda commercial when I was growing up. Saffron is an interesting flavoring. I haven’t used it often but every time I do, I wonder why […]

Curried Chick Peas in Tomato Sauce

Have you ever had one of those days where time got away from you and you just didn’t get it all done? Suddenly you realized it’s dinnertime and you 1) didn’t have anything planned, 2) had already used up your grilled chicken from the fridge, and worst of all 3) hadn’t had time to make […]

Spicy Poblano Pozole

Have you ever tried pozole? LOL, it’s just fun to say pozole. Holy pozole! OK, I’m done. I promise. 😉 Pozole is a Mexican stew of sorts. It’s like a soup but thicker. Instead of potatoes, it’s got hominy which are puffy, soft kernels of corn. If I had to describe it, it’s like a taco […]

Grilled Veggie Burritos with Cilantro Lime Rice

Everyone seems to think that you have to avoid Mexican food when you’re trying to eat healthy. Pah, that’s just not the case at all. Like any kind of food, there’s always a way to change things up and make it fit your needs. You can lower the fat by cooking with less fat. LOL, […]

Cauliflower “Cheesesteak” Tacos

Back home on the East Coast, we’ve got cheesesteak subs to die for. Sliced steak sauteed with provolone cheese, all warm and served on a hoagie roll. If you haven’t had a Philly, you’ve missed out. Promise me if you ever take a trip to the area, you’ll make a stop. The other night I […]