Savory Salmon Quinoa Cheesecakes

By |2015-01-02T16:49:49-08:00May 30, 2014|

Change up your summer appetizer tray with these Savory Salmon Quinoa Cheesecakes. The morsels of quinoa and flaked salmon are creamy on the inside and slightly crunchy on top with [...]

Vermicelli with Pink Clam Sauce

By |2014-12-20T09:17:57-08:00May 3, 2014|

Create a restaurant quality meal for your next dinner party in less than 20 minutes. This pink clam sauce is a combination of garlic white wine sauce and tomato sauce. [...]

Cleaning Squid for Thanksgiving

By |2016-01-23T09:08:29-08:00December 2, 2013|

Before I roll into Christmas recipes, I have to share something bizarre about my Thanksgiving. I’m overly sentimental about holidays and a total girl of tradition, but this year, I [...]

Tabasco Grilled Shrimp

By |2015-03-19T10:14:52-07:00July 13, 2013|

These little beauties are simple to make, but boy are they packed with flavor. Between the char of the grill, the heat of the Tabasco and the fresh thyme, the [...]

Grilled Orange Coconut Shrimp

By |2015-03-19T10:15:05-07:00July 16, 2012|

Sweet, salty, crunchy ~ and guilt-free at under 300 calories per serving.   I just downed a dozen coconut shrimp, and I don’t have one bit of guilt because they [...]

Corona Jalapeno Shrimp

By |2015-03-19T10:15:07-07:00June 3, 2012|

These shrimp are light and fresh, but they have a zesty kick. They’re perfect for your beach party BBQ or just a night out in the backyard. They’re marinated in [...]

Grilled Chilean Sea Bass Fish Tacos

By |2015-02-20T14:55:33-08:00March 4, 2012|

  When I first heard about fish tacos 15 years ago, my immediate reaction was, “a what taco?” I was thinking of opening a Schlotzsky’s franchise, and my cousin in [...]

Grilled Paella

By |2015-02-20T16:13:22-08:00January 11, 2012|

I have a fantastic grill ~ the STOK Quattro. It’s a convertible grill that allows you to change the BBQ grate into a chicken roaster, griddle, wok and more. I [...]

Polenta Truffles

By |2015-01-02T17:39:50-08:00October 23, 2011|

This weekend it was time for the fourth ZESTUOUS CHALLENGE. What I love about these challenges is just that…the challenge. Although my lovely fans picked ingredients that were fairly common, [...]

Fish and Chips

By |2015-02-20T15:01:46-08:00June 18, 2011|

When it comes to fried foods, there are two foods that go hand-in-hand ~ Fish and Chips. When I traveled to England, finding fabulous Fish and Chips was right up [...]