Sancocho (Columbian Potato Stew)

Another great hearty winter stew from a post last year. I updated instructions and ingredients to hopefully make it easier to understand. In the late nineties I was dating a man from NYC he was tall, dark, handsome and from Colombia. His sister, who he lived with in a beautiful house in White Plains, was…

Quick and Easy Green Enchiladas

This was originally posted in August but I thought you might like to see it again. It’s perfectly suited for cold winter days. I updated the instructions so it is easier to understand but still super easy. These are so easy you don’t even need measurements. It should take about 15 minutes to assemble enough…

Sesame Mushroom Pasta

Since we started watching our carb intake we have limited the amount of pasta dishes we make in our house. So when we do, it has to be good. This dish is not only good it is super simple and easy to make. Because of our carb watching I use Dream Fields pasta which is…

Sugar Free Blueberry Jam

If you follow my blog then you know that my husband and I both avoid sugar. So I decided to come up with a really good blueberry jam, blueberries being one of my husband’s favorite fruits, that both of us could enjoy in our yogurt, on our toast, on top of a dairy-free slice of…

It’s finally here my new Cook Book

One of my fondest memories is learning to cook with all the many women that influenced my life. Here I have put together a collection of recipes they passed down to me and many that I created in my own kitchen using the skills that they taught me. They are all delicious and most of…

Keto Goodie Bars

I had a craving for something I used to get back east made with ice cream chocolate and peanuts. So I decided to create a bar with those flavors. Needing it to be low carb I decided to use almond flour and monk fruit. I don’t like things really sweet so I used only 1/2…

Quick and Easy Green Enchiladas

These are so easy you don’t even need measurements. It should take about 15 minutes to assemble enough for 4 people about 8 enchiladas. They take 30-45 minutes to bake. They are also extremely versatile. I’m going to tell you how to make this dish and I really would love to hear your thoughts and…

Zucchini and Tomatoes

Recipe 1 large zucchini sliced 1 med onion cut in half and sliced 1 cup or more fresh mushrooms thickly sliced 1 15 oz can stewed or diced tomatoes Salt & pepper to taste 2 Tb Italian seasonings 2 tsp garlic powder 1/4 cup fresh basil julienned 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese Regular olive oil…

Refreshing Homemade Sugar Free Lemonade

1 cup fresh squeezed lemon, lime juice, or combo of both 1 cup monk fruit 1/2 cup warm water to dissolve monk fruit 6 1/2 cups cold water Dissolve monk fruit in warm water. Add that to lemon juice. Stir well and add cold water. Serve chilled in pretty glasses or an old school pitcher…