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June 2016

Shrimp Scampi Pasta with Sun-Dried tomatoes – delicious shrimp cooked with sun-dried tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, red pepper flakes, served with linguine, smothered in a light, flavorful shrimp scampi sauce. If you like shrimp scampi, you’ll love this yummy twist – the addition of sun-dried tomatoes. Add 1 pound of shrimp, peeled and deveined, to a large […] Read More

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Paprika Chicken, Asparagus, and Sun-Dried Tomatoes Skillet – delicious, easy-to-make, 30 minutes from start to finish Mediterranean dinner! In this recipe, I used boneless, skinless chicken thighs cooked in paprika and sun-dried tomatoes – I loved how the chicken tasted: super flavorful, moist, tender, easy-to-cook and easy on the budget! The recipe is basically done […] Read More

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Tomato Basil Avocado Mozzarella Salad with Balsamic Dressing – you’ll love this refreshing, healthy, Mediterranean style salad. Made with fresh ingredients, it’s perfect for the Summer! One of my favorite salad dressings ever is just a simple dressing with olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and honey. It goes really well with these salad ingredients: This salad […] Read More

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Cilantro-Lime Black Bean Shrimp and Rice

Cilantro-Lime Black Bean Shrimp and Rice – easy, light dinner, with so much flavor!  Prep takes only 10 minutes, you cook everything in one pan (about 30 minutes total), and the cleanup is really minimal (only one pan to clean!) It’s Summer, and I really crave simple, light recipes that are perfect to eat in […] Read More

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Pesto Chicken Pasta with Mushrooms

Mushroom Chicken Pasta with creamy Pesto sauce and sun-dried tomatoes – delicious and easy (30 minutes from start to finish).  Perfect meal for the Summer! I love pesto, and cook a lot with it in the Summer. I’ve been making this pesto chicken pasta for years, and only now finally posting it on my blog. […] Read More

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Pesto Sea Bass and Veggies

Basil Pesto Sea Bass and Veggies (Asparagus and Sun-Dried Tomatoes) baked in foil – delicious, easy, 4-ingredient, 30-minute recipe. I used Corvina Sea Bass, but really, any white fish will work in this recipe: black sea bass, Chilean Sea Bass, flounder, red snapper, tilapia, corvina, mahi mahi, grouper, catfish, Pacific cod, halibut, swordfish, haddock, you […] Read More

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Cilantro-Lime Shrimp Pasta

Cilantro-Lime Shrimp Pasta – it’s just like shrimp scampi but with cilantro and lime! So good, refreshing, light, yet satisfying. Perfect dinner for any time of the year (but especially Summer!) In this recipe I used large shrimp but small shrimp can be used too, as long as it’s 1 pound and it’s raw shrimp. […] Read More

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One-Pan Pesto Chicken and Veggies

One-Pan Pesto Chicken and Veggies – boneless, skinless chicken thighs with sun-dried tomatoes, asparagus, cherry tomatoes in a delicious basil pesto sauce. Healthy, gluten free, Mediterranean style recipe, packed with fiber (vegetables) and protein (chicken). Easy, 30 minute recipe. This is a perfect meal for the hot days of the Summer – light, packed with veggies, full […] Read More

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Best Homemade Guacamole

Best Homemade Guacamole made completely from scratch, seasoned with the natural seasonings, such as freshly squeezed lime juice and cilantro – SO GOOD AND REFRESHING!  This healthy guacamole recipe is a great snack – Scroll down for instructions on how to make guacamole. Making guacamole is pretty easy, and I think you’ll really like this version: it has […] Read More

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