Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes are the ultimate comfort food. It’s warm, creamy and delicious. Whether this is your typical carb or a special exception for a holiday (Thanksgiving) it’s a great side dish. This Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes recipe is an easy addition to your menu.

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Coconut Curry Pumpkin Soup

I’ve been on a real caribbean kick lately, making everything from beef patties to Trinidadian Chicken Roti. But if there’s one thing there is no short supply of around here it’s pumpkin. So I’m stirring it up with this Coconut Curry Pumpkin Soup. Continue reading “Coconut Curry Pumpkin Soup”

German Red Cabbage and Apples (Rotkohl)

Rotkohl is such a delicious dish. The balance of sweet and sour with the crunch of the cabbage makes me tingle. Sour from the vinegar and sweetness (and crunch) from the apple. As a side dish, this German Red Cabbage and Apples (Rotkohl) is perfect. Delicious, filling and healthy. Continue reading “German Red Cabbage and Apples (Rotkohl)”

Halloween Pumpkin Candy Apples

As a child I loved going down to the shore and getting candy and caramel apples. Who wouldn’t? For me it was one of the few times I was allowed to indulge in sugary sweets. So this Halloween treat is a throw back to my childhood. Halloween Pumpkin Candy Apples for everyone. Continue reading “Halloween Pumpkin Candy Apples”

Khatte Aloo Indian Spiced Potatoes

Carbs are a staple in this house. Not just because I’m a carbaholic but because it’s so versatile. These Khatte Aloo Indian Spiced Potatoes are so delicious. And new take on potatoes in our house. Continue reading “Khatte Aloo Indian Spiced Potatoes”

Instant Pot Misir Wat (Ethiopian Spicy Red Lentils)

We love Ethiopian food and when hubby said he was going to start working out I knew I needed to incorporate more high fiber low calorie food into our weekly meal plan. But you know me, I’m all about comfort food so it had to be a dish that really hit the spot. This Instant Pot Misir Wat (Ethiopian Spicy Red Lentils) does exactly that. Continue reading “Instant Pot Misir Wat (Ethiopian Spicy Red Lentils)”

Corn and Poblano Empanadas

September 15 was the beginning of Hispanic Heritage month. In celebration of Hispanic Heritage month I wanted to share some of my favorite dishes. This Corn and Poblano Empanadas recipe was well received even though this is a house full of carnivores. Continue reading “Corn and Poblano Empanadas”

Breakfast Burritos

So, I am absolutely in love with breakfast burritos. Sometimes, if I have to think about breakfast it just doesn’t happen. So having a breakfast that’s easy to make takes the stress out of the morning (well at least that part of the morning). Best part… this recipe can be made ahead of time and thrown in the freezer. These breakfast burritos are so delicious, it actually makes me want to eat breakfast. Even on my groggiest days. Continue reading “Breakfast Burritos”

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”

Baked Falafel with Tahini Sauce

One of the many things my husband and I have in common is our love for all types of food. One of our favorites places to go is a little Mediterranean restaurant called Ibby’s Falafel in downtown Jersey City. We’ve worked long and hard on it and finally were able to come up with a Baked Falafel With Tahini Sauce. Continue reading “Baked Falafel with Tahini Sauce”