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Paella with Chicken & Shrimp [gluten free]

Paella with Chicken & Shrimp [gluten free]

My version of paella is an easy dish that’s a sure crowd pleaser. It’s filled with deliciously fragrant saffron & dry white wine and stuffed full of shrimp, chicken, green peas and bell peppers. Perfect for a dinner party and just as delicious reheated the […]

Lime Aioli [Dairy free sauce]

Lime Aioli [Dairy free sauce]

Aioli is super easy to make and so refreshing and delicious when seasoned with lime. Done in just a few minutes it’s the perfect pairing for any type of seafood dish (clams! barbecued shrimp! calamari! fish tacos!) and absolutely gorgeous together with a paella. What […]

Chinese Chicken with Oranges [Gluten-free]

Chinese Chicken with Oranges [Gluten-free]

Cooking a whole chicken is easier than it seems – and while it takes about an hour in the oven, it mainly cooks itself. This Chinese Chicken is filled with oranges and onions and covered in a soy, ginger and orange juice marinade. The perfect […]

Panko Breaded Feta Cheese with Truffled Honey Vinaigrette

Panko Breaded Feta Cheese with Truffled Honey Vinaigrette

Appetizers don’t get any better than this – and not much easier… Salty, crispy, slightly melted Feta Cheese is served on a bed of greens and topped with a drizzle of Honey Truffle Vinaigrette – it’s the perfect indulgent appetizer or snack, and all in […]

Puff Pastry Pizza with Blue Cheese, Apples & Kale Chips

Puff Pastry Pizza with Blue Cheese, Apples & Kale Chips

Puff Pastry Pizza is an easy & delicious way to make pizza – here it’s deliciously salty, savory & subtly sweet, topped with a mild blue cheese, sliced red apples, green asparagus and crumbled up kale chips. Perfect as an indulgent dinner for two, an […]

Massaman Chicken Curry (Gaeng Massaman Gai)

Massaman Chicken Curry (Gaeng Massaman Gai)

This authentic recipe for Massaman Chicken Gurry (Gaeng Massaman Gai) is subtly sweet and not so spicy – filled with coconut milk, chicken, potatoes, red onion and comforting cinnamon. Gluten free, dairy free and easy to make Vegan! For more Thai flavors – check out […]

Portobello Mushroom Burgers with Halloumi & Caramelized Onions

Portobello Mushroom Burgers with Halloumi & Caramelized Onions

These Portobello Mushroom Burgers (yes, you can call it Portabella instead of Portobello if you prefer) are “extra everything” – topped with mashed avocado, a generous amount of halloumi cheese, crumbled chevre cheese, arugula and caramelized onions, they’re the perfect Friday night dinner. Easy to […]

Shrimp Risotto with Asparagus & Basil

Shrimp Risotto with Asparagus & Basil

This Shrimp Risotto with Asparagus & Basil is so packed with flavor and quick and easy to make. Done in under 40 minutes, it’s the perfect decadent weekend dish. Have you made risotto before? Maybe you tried my Creamy Truffled Mushroom Risotto? Or maybe you’re […]

Walnut Pesto with Sun-dried Tomatoes, Basil & Parmesan

Walnut Pesto with Sun-dried Tomatoes, Basil & Parmesan

This Walnut Pesto is definitely the best pesto I’ve ever tried – it’s loaded with walnuts, sun-dried tomatoes, basil and parmesan cheese and perfect to pair with pasta or bread. It comes together in just a few minutes and once you’ve tried it you’ll never […]

Easy Healthy Salmon Tacos with Ginger Avocado Salsa (15 minute dish)

Easy Healthy Salmon Tacos with Ginger Avocado Salsa (15 minute dish)

Healthy salmon is seasoned lightly, pan-fried quickly, and deliciously paired with a super easy Ginger Avocado Salsa to make the perfect healthy Salmon Tacos. All with just a few short minutes of cooking, loads of health benefits and even more taste! Tacos. Tacos tacos tacos. […]