Baingan Bharta – Roasted Eggplant Curry

Sometimes it seems as though a good vegetarian dish is hard to find. But that’s not true. This Baingan Bharta – Roasted Eggplant Curry is the perfect vegetarian dish. This dish is quick to make and filled with flavor. I suggest you make this Baingan Bharta your main dish instead of your side dish. Continue reading “Baingan Bharta – Roasted Eggplant Curry”

Banana Carrot Bread

I haven’t met a banana bread I didn’t like and this one is no different. We’ve had a ton. Actually, several tons of carrots this summer so I had find something to do with all these carrots. Carrots actually help to boost the immune system along with a slew of other great benefits. This Banana Carrot Bread is delicious and packed with tons of vitamins and minerals. Yup, delicious and nutritious. Continue reading “Banana Carrot Bread”

South African Peri Peri Chicken

One of the places it seems several of my friends have gone but I still have not been is Africa. Yup, I have yet to set foot in one African nation. One of my college roommates is actually there right now and I am inspired. So inspired, I made South African Peri Peri chicken for the family. Continue reading “South African Peri Peri Chicken”

Eggs and Ham in a Jar

When I was pregnant my mom (and everyone else) was on me about having breakfast in the morning. I told her I didn’t have time. But you know how mom’s are she didn’t want to hear it she told me to pop some eggs in a ramekin and put it in the microwave for 30 seconds. That’s how Eggs and Ham in a Jar came to be. Continue reading “Eggs and Ham in a Jar”

Back 2 School Tips to Stress Less

It’s Back to School time. Well some of our children have already gone back to school and in that case these tips will be even more helpful. Back to School is the perfect time to organize and prep to start the day off right. So here are my Back 2 School Tips to Stress Less and live more. Continue reading “Back 2 School Tips to Stress Less”

Instant Pot Ropa Vieja

I’ve always had an affinity for Cuban food. I guess that’s what happens when you live on the lower East side of New York. My love for Cuban food has only increased when I became friendly with Manny, the owner of the restaurant Mi Gente. I typically make this dish in the slow cooker but flank steak just calls for the pressure cooker. Instant Pot Ropa Vieja is on the menu. Continue reading “Instant Pot Ropa Vieja”

Corn and Jalapeño Salad

If you haven’t noticed (I hope you have) I’m all over Summer dishes. Food that makes you feel good is so important. Then add dishes that are easy, filling and full of flavor and that’s even better. This Corn and Jalapeño salad is exactly that. With a little bit of spice. Continue reading “Corn and Jalapeño Salad”

Instant Pot Chili

There’s nothing like cuddling up to a warm bowl of chili. It’s one of my favorite comfort foods, so when the weather dropped from 78 to a balmy 58 degrees, I seized the moment and made a big batch of chili in the instant pot. This is my seize the day Instant Pot Chili. Continue reading “Instant Pot Chili”