Persian Cucumber, Yogurt and Raisin Salad

I had this salad in a lovely Persian restaurant. It was so exotic and delightful. I love the crispy cucumbers with the chewy raisins and then the creamy yogurt to bring it all together. Lovely combination of texture with flavor! 3 medium cucumbers, peeled ½ cup Greek Style yogurt 15 fresh mint leaves 3 tablespoons […]


Herb and White Wine Lobster Salad

Lobster salad sounds fancy but it can be a quick and delish recipe to put together especially for the spring and summer. I love this take on lobster salad because it is not laden with mayo. Although I do love some good lobster rolls out east on Long Island that are chuck full of mayo…and […]


Thyme & Sea Salt Baby Kale Chips

So I kept seeing kale chips blogger recipes and in stores (mind you for $10.00 a bag) but they really are the quickest, most delicious snack ever! I made this recipe with my sister. We chatted about our day for like 10 minutes and presto the kale chips were done and so yum! The […]


Mediterranean Nachos with Garlicky Yogurt, Chickpeas and Harissa

What a yummy, yummy dish!! You thought nachos were already an ultimate pleaser but then you try this twist and its such a tie!! I love the spicy kick of harissa with cool, tasty and tangy garlicky yogurt. The chickpeas give great texture and the addition of pita chips makes this dish authentically, exotically a […]


Apricot Chicken Wings

I made this recipe for Memorial Day Weekend coming up and for my friends who own Qui Tequila. If you haven’t tried Qui Tequila, you have to! I really only drink white wine (red wine stains your teeth :)) but this tequila is so smooth and flavorful. It complements the sweetness of the apricots so […]

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