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…

Greek Grilled Chicken With Oregano & Mint Leaves

Grilled Mint Chicken

Grilled chicken used to be drab. Not anymore – now it's bursting with Mediterranean flavors. You might recognize that gorgeous dark haired sous-chef giving me a helping hand. That's Colleen Williams – the beloved long-time anchor of NBC News LA. Don't just click on"like it", LOVE IT!

Guiltless Grilled Cheese with Roma Tomatoes and Fresh Organic Oregano

grilled cheese

Another one from my forthcoming Haute & Healthy collection. Grilled cheese is a comfort food favorite but you might know that this fried-in-butter sandwich is usually very high in fat. That's why I decided to make it into a healthy version while keeping all the melty, gooey goodness. Fresh organic ingredients take it from ho-hum…

Wild Berry Yogurt Parfait

greek yogurt

This simple dish is one of my clients’ favorites. It is super quick and easy and who doesn’t love a creamy, fruity treat? Better yet – with Greek yogurt or cottage cheese, it is high in animal-friendly protein. Nutrition Facts per serving: 299 cals., 21 gm protein, 46 gm carbohydrates, 7 gm fat. 1 serving…

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…