lemon juice

  I’m a sucker for a really delicious and well made falafel – it must be light, crispy, and full of fresh, vibrant flavors! I must say I really miss the yummy Middle Eastern food at La Shish in the metro Detroit

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I’m continuing my Basil theme from Monday’s post and sharing this fabulous recipe for Garlic White Bean Basil Hummus. I cannot live without hummus and this version of hummus offers a summer twist with the fresh basil.  Hummus is incredibly

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Sunday is my absolute favorite day of the week and Sunday during the Fall and Winter months in my kitchen means robust, hearty meals for dinner…however once the weather gets warmer and dinners are typically had in our backyard the

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  As the weather heats up I find my dinners lighten up. In the warmer summer months I’m all about hearty sides as main entrees to keep things light yet still filling and delicious. This rice and corn salad is

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This creamy avocado dip is absolute showstopper! I must admit I first saw this recipe in an US Weekly magazine and my Mexican food loving husband was a bit skeptical of this dip and begged me not to “ruin” avocados

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  I recently took a “Know your Gnocchi” cooking class with a few girlfriends at the Chopping Block, a fabulous cooking store and culinary hands-on kitchen in my neighborhood. This was the second cooking class I’ve tackled at the Chopping

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These mini tarts pack a lot of flavor with fresh cherry tomatoes, avocado, basil and oregano sprinkled with fresh lemon juice. What makes these already fresh and flavorful tarts even more incredible is the garlic herb crust the fresh veggies

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This salad is super easy to make and can be made a few days in advance to allow the flavors to meld and marinate together. The dill and fresh lemon juice add a brightness to this salad and it can

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