Black Eye Peas Chicken Stew | How to make a healthier Version of Chicken Stew

 

 This is a beautifully flavored stew that deserves a seat on the healthy menu. It is not your traditional stew as I did not use tomato paste. As a result the flavor profile is much lighter and not rustic. The black eye peas gave the dish an additional delightful texture. We enjoyed the bit of…

Banana Streusel Bread | A cake-like version

 

 The secret is out of the bag. That is my secret banana bread (or is it a banana cake) recipe. It’s really, really good! One slice of the amazingly delicious cake-like version of my banana bread will keep you salivating for more. You will be eating this for brunch or breakfast – smearing some butter…

Shrimp Scampi with Angel Hair Pasta Carbonara

 

 This is a recipe to get excited about. Full disclosure – this dish is one great reason my hubby fell in love with me!!! It was the first meal I cooked for him during our dating journey! An easy classic shrimp scampi coupled with Angel Hair Pasta Carbonara marry together in one pan. They are…

Chicken Pasta Jambalaya

 

 This is a simplified jambalaya dish that is healthier than a classic recipe. Don’t be fooled by the simplification; the dish has brilliant color with a very robust flavor. The aroma and pungent taste makes it irresistible. You can make this dish as spicy as you want it to be or you can lighten up…

Jerk Chicken Stew | Chef Yasmin’s Version

 

 Wow! I want more he grumbled with his mouth full. When my husband first ate this jerk stew that was all the words he could utter. This recipe has since been on repeat. Real authentic jerk is typically defined by the pimento spice (allspice), the very spicy scotch bonnet or habanero pepper and it is…

Cherry Berry Smoothie

 

 Smoothies are a great way for me to get my daily doses of fruits (or fruits and vegetables). They are always easy to pull together and they are especially loaded with nutrients, vitamins and antioxidants. This Cherry Berry Smoothie is one of my favorites because it has a lot of vitamin C and the flavor…

Ziti Pasta with Turkey and Peppers |Stovetop

 

 Why is this pasta such a favorite? There are a few good reasons why we love it so much and why I hope you will make it. No heavy sauce or added butter to start. A lot of colorful healthy peppers, plus serrano for added flavor and a slight hint of spicy. Onions, garlic, sage…