Quick Summer Marinade

As we explore new restaurants in the area, I am finding that the food I enjoy most has the most flavor punch per bite.. And so it was at Tapas-51, a little place we went to right over the border in Fort Mill, South Carolina. I ordered the CHILI COFFEE CRUSTED BRISKET, served with charred onion chimichurri, […]



Asian Vegan Delight

I went to grocery store this morning to get honey to make ginger tea for my clients, I saw some fresh veggies, mmmm, It made me feel hungry!!! What we are going to make today, It will be few veggies with coconut milk. We need 1 eggplant ( cut in small cubs ) 4 small […]


Asian Salmon Noodles

Happy Monday! Today I finally bring you a recipe for real food! And it’s delicious. Salmon marinated in teriyaki sauce, tossed with Soba noodles and an Asian sauce, topped with sesame seeds and scallions. I’ve made it twice within a month, it’s so good! I love that it’s staying light so much later, it makes […]


Pulled Beef Short Rib & Coleslaw Sandwich

Tender beef with lots of BBQ sauce and a tangy coleslaw on rustic white bread. You can’t go wrong. Prep is minimal but cooking takes a while. So worth the 6 hours in the oven. Since my oven was in use I bought some bread instead of baking bread. Make your own or buy, up […]


Meatballs served 3 ways (3 Meals in One!)

I love making meals that can be transformed into other things: meatballs are one of those meals. You can serve them with pasta, vegetables, or on  burger. One day, I decided to make meatballs using ground beef, pork, and veal. I like to add veggies to food whenever I can, so to the meatball mixture, […]


Apple & Almond Cake

Chef Marie made this amazing Apple & Almond Cake.  Dry Ingredients 1 cup lsa (linseed, sunflower and almond mix) 1 Cup almond flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon sea salt 1/4 cup coconut sugar or sweetener of choice  1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg Wet ingredients ½ cup good olive oil 1 egg Prepare […]