Burrata Cheese Board with Tomato and Basil

Indulge in the ultimate crowd-pleaser with this Burrata Board featuring fresh tomatoes and aromatic basil! Whether you're hosting a large gathering or a more intimate affair, this recipe is as flexible as it is irresistible.Serving a smaller group? Feel free to scale down the quantities—this versatile board is just as delightful in a more intimate…

Authentic Italian Focacia Bread

Transport yourself to the heart of Italy with this Authentic Italian Focaccia recipe! This isn't just any bread—it's a cherished tradition passed down from my grandmother, a staple in our home that brings floods of nostalgic memories.As I prepare this recipe, it's like a beautiful time warp back to our family's ranch in Gilroy, California….

Simple Sautéed Mushrooms

Get ready to elevate your side dish game with our simple sautéed mushrooms recipe! Not only are these mushrooms delicious, but they're also brimming with health benefits that will leave you feeling fantastic.In the video below, I'll walk you through the steps to create these sautéed mushrooms – the perfect, healthy accompaniment to any meal….

Mini Bagel Pizzas

bagel pizza

Pizza. It is one of those soul-satisfying foods that is generally the enemy of weight loss due to the huge amount of fat and calories in most pizzas. But when you need it there just is no substitute. That's why I had to create this quick & healthy version.

Grilled Portobello Caprese Salad

Portabello Caprese

There is nothing better than fresh grilled vegetables, especially when they are seasoned with just the right herbs and spices.  In this recipe I use loads of fresh organic basil because the taste and health benefits are endless!  Here’s the skinny on the beauty of basil….The French call basil I’herbe royale (the royal plant) and…

Asparagus Mini-Frittatas

veggie frittata

Yes this one is a little on the gourmet side and takes more time than most of us have on a typical weekday. But that's why we have weekends and holidays. These nuggets are just delicious and look as gorgeous as they tasteIf you don’t have a sturdy muffin tin, no worries: I find that…

Santorini Lemon Feta Dip with Kalamata Relish and Pita Chips

One bite. That's all it will take to sweep your taste buds away to the stunningly beautiful Greek islands.Soak up the Mediterranean flavor with this tangy Greek dip that is almost better than being there.I had the pleasure of showing the adorable Kym Johnson from DWTS how to make this little creation for a TV…