5 ingredients or less · fish

Amberjack Fish speared by my husband in the Lousianna Gulf & Easy Mango Coconut ,lime, jalapeno sauce

Now that I live in the middle of the USA I really appreciate fresh fish; I took this for granted living in Southern California and then Italy where fresh fish reigns and the average person knows fresh from not so fresh. I learned from my Ligurian (Cinque Terre) raised husband to use few spices with… Continue reading Amberjack Fish speared by my husband in the Lousianna Gulf & Easy Mango Coconut ,lime, jalapeno sauce

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10 minute Chicken Exquisite! From start to finish!

Recipe: This is so easy and takes only 4-5 minutes in the pan. 10 minutes is the total time! Whole Foods had chicken breasts for 2.99 a pound so I bought 3 packs of it. I froze 2 of them. I was tired of the same chicken breast dishes that are baked or pan fried.… Continue reading 10 minute Chicken Exquisite! From start to finish!

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All About Artichokes- even though the season is ending now…but I haven’t eaten one this year!

VIDEO: How to trim artichokes Roman style Am I crazy to try artichokes since 100% of commercially grown come from California where I am from? If they grew in louisiana in the 1800’s I would think they can grow here… 1500s – In the 16th century, Catherine de Medici (1519-1589), married to King Henry II… Continue reading All About Artichokes- even though the season is ending now…but I haven’t eaten one this year!

5 ingredients or less · beverage

Hibiscus Cooler- Best Summer Beverage, Refreshing, Delicious, Full of antioxidants

This is so yummy and refreshing! I’m drinking it right now. Without sweetener it’s tart but I like it. I usually add about 2 tbsp Agave which is 120 calories to the entire half gallon. Ingredients: 2 cups hibiscus flowers (I find them at the Mexican stores) 10 cups boiling water Method: All you do… Continue reading Hibiscus Cooler- Best Summer Beverage, Refreshing, Delicious, Full of antioxidants

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Butternut Squash Artisan Pasta with 5 Ingredient Skinny Pumpkin Sage Sauce

So everyone wants to eat lighter around here so came up with this light version of pumpkin sauce using cottage cheese instead of cream and going for lots of pumpkin, galic, sage flavor. Skinny Pumpkin Sage Sauce 5 ingredients only! 1-cup pumpkin pure – I prefer freshly roasted but canned is ok too 2 tbsp.… Continue reading Butternut Squash Artisan Pasta with 5 Ingredient Skinny Pumpkin Sage Sauce

5 ingredients or less · recipes

Best Fire Roasted Bell Peppers that don’t even compare to the bottled kind!

These are so delicious with the smoky flavor you get from the fire. They are best when you put them directly on the grill to be scorched by the fire but you can do it the easy way by cooking in the oven on broil.  My Italian family does it directly on the gas flame on… Continue reading Best Fire Roasted Bell Peppers that don’t even compare to the bottled kind!