Lemon Ricotta Cakes

I was searching through past food pictures and this cake popped onto my screen. I almost forgot about this yummy recipe. Gluten-free, dense but light – I made it for an auction dinner a few years ago. The recipient needed a gluten-free dessert and I took a recipe for a large cake and modified it…

Carrot and Coconut Soup

I can not take any credit for the recipe below. When I find something so delicious, healthy and dare I say, medicinal, I have to share it. I first made this soup for my favorite ladies in a volunteer group I belong to and support here in Cincinnati. Shout out to Kindervelt! We support many…

Greens & Quinoa Salad with Fennel, Oranges and Avocado

Happy New Year! Ring in 2020 with this healthy, delicious salad. It has everything you need to start out the day, and is filled with greens, quinoa, fennel, cara cara oranges, dried apricots, pistachios and avocados. I finished it with an apple cider vinaigrette. This salad is a meal. I took it to a New…

Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce

It has finally cooled off here and autumn has arrived. There is an abundance of squash varieties in the produce section and that means it’s time to add them back into your meal rotation. Butternut squash also makes a huge presence, whether precut or in the freezer section ready to use. Try this recipe and…

Cauliflower Fritters

I love using vegetables for quick fritters. This recipe will work well with zucchini, or broccoli. I had to search my recipe binders to find a recipe I used years ago. I couldn’t find it but remembered the ingredients. Mostly because there are only a few, and that always makes for a good quick go…

Homemade Ricotta

You may never buy ricotta again after you make this recipe. This was so easy, I don’t know why I’ve waited so long to make fresh ricotta at home. Of course I looked at several recipes and knew there was a basic formula. I went with my go to favorite Ina Garten and Presto! The…