Healthy Pita Pizza Recipe

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Healthy Pita Pizza Recipe

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Strawberry Sorbet Recipe

Sunday, June 26, 2016

When strawberries are in abundance and the heat index is through the roof this satisfies like no other! Make a double batch it won't last long if you have more than two people!

Strawberry Sorbet Recipe

2 lbs hulled strawberries
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon lemon juice
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 cup water ( I use bottled spring water)

Puree berries until smooth in food processor.  
In a small saucepan bring to a boil, sugar, lemon, vanilla and water until syrup is dissolved around 5 minutes.

Place the strawberries into this mixture to a freezer proof container.
Put this in the freezer for around 2 hours.
Pour the cold mixture into a ice cream maker for around 25 to 30 minutes. Freeze in airtight container will keep up to 1 week if any is left.

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Dark Chocolate Bundt Cake

Saturday, June 25, 2016

I love this cake for the simple reason the frosting won't melt when you take it a gathering on a hot day! Sometimes you just need to just have your cake and eat it too~! This cake is moist and the perfect choice when traveling!

Dark  Chocolate Bundt Cake



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Banana Rum Cruise Cake

Friday, June 24, 2016
When my husband and I went on our cruise to Puerto Rico and Cozumel we had cake on the ship like this one and it was fabulous. 


Banana Rum Cruise Cake


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Easiest Strawberry Lemonade Recipe

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

A refreshing homemade drink and perfect for summer heat to quench your thirst.

Easiest Strawberry Lemonade Recipe

8 extra large strawberries cut in halves
2 tablespoons sugar
7 cups water divided
2 cups freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 cup sugar

Add the strawberries, 2 tablespoons sugar and 1  cup water to a food processor or blender. Pulse until smooth.
Pour the strawberry juice into a large pitcher, add the rest of the ingredients stir and chill. Serve with ice and in mason jars.
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Cannoli Stuffed French Toast

Sunday, June 19, 2016
Cannoli Stuffed French Toast is a sweet treat for breakfast or brunch.


This easy gourmet Italian style breakfast is stuffed with the famous Italian pastry cannoli filling that is a decadent delight and surely a gourmet showstopper.


Great for special occasions and to make an impression on all french toast lovers and for that special someone in your life that also loves cannoli!


Perfect for Mother's Day, Valentine's Day breakfast or any other holiday.


This stuffed French toast is so decadent and pretty it will wow whoever you serve this too.


If you are looking for something with a wow factor, this simple recipe will make them think you're a gourmet chef for sure!


I love making easy fancy breakfasts, you may remember my fluffy baked eggs souffle, super simple to make also, or maybe my other favorite easy recipe mom made baked frittata!


Scroll down to the recipe card and make a fabulous breakfast or brunch today!






This is cannoli stuffed french toast with berries on top it is stuffed with cannoli cream filling



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Baked Eggplant Roasted Peppers Slider Recipe

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Baked all on a cookie sheet, the eggplant, peppers and garlic bread
totally the best sandwich I ever made

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Baked Vegetable Seafood Recipe

Monday, June 13, 2016
I love fresh seafood. Chilean Sea Bass is my favorite when I can find it, otherwise Haddock is my second choice.




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Zucchini Chocolate Chip Muffins

Sunday, June 12, 2016
These zucchini muffins with pecans and chocolate chips are just about the best muffin I ever baked. The smell alone drives you nuts while they are baking and you can't wait to eat them. A perfect end of summer muffins for anytime of day that goes great with coffee, tea or your favorite hot beverage.
During the summer months as much as I love it, I can't wait until zucchini is in season. It's truly a versatile vegetable that taste great sweet of savory.



these are muffins made with shredded zucchini with chocolate chips and pecans. They are a dessert muffins or snack with a great crown on top and makes a large of amount to zucchini muffins. These muffins are sweet and the chocolate and cinnamon flavors compliment the zucchini. The instructions on how to make zucchini Chocolate chip muffins is very simple



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Tomato Feta Olive Pasta Recipe

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

This is a light pasta perfect for the summer months. This pasta is great warm or cold and perfect for picnics.


Tomato Feta Olive Pasta Recipe

Your favorite pasta cooked, drain (Al Dente)
Chopped fresh parsley, basil
Chopped Kalamata olives
Cherry or grape tomatoes cut in half
Herb Flavored Feta cheese crumbled or regular
Parmesan cheese freshly grated to taste
Olive oil good grade I use extra light
1 or 2 minced garlic cloves
Freshly cracked black pepper and kosher salt to taste
Balsamic vinegar (optional)
Mozzarella balls (optional)

I like to place the cooked pasta in individual bowls. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle the cheeses over the top. Next I toss in the tomatoes, olives, a little garlic, black pepper, salt parsley and mix together. Add a splash of balsamic vinegar and sprinkle with basil. Add any or all ingredients to taste.

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Spanish Mackerel Recipe

Monday, June 6, 2016

This is hot off the grill it's smokin amazing!
It's so wonderful living near the beach especially when my husband brings home a fresh catch! Well this is the fresh catch of today called Spanish Mackerel. Grilled to perfection for all seafood lovers out there you will be drooling for a bite with these recipe ingredients below!



Spanish Mackerel Recipe

1 lb of fillet Mackerel
1 teaspoon granulated garlic or 2 cloves of fresh minced
1 teaspoon creole seasoning
2 tablespoons butter
salt, pepper and cayenne to taste
1 lime juiced then sliced 
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

On a large enough piece of foil oil spray it. Place fish on the foil.
Place the butter in the center of the fillets.  Sprinkle with garlic, creole seasoning, salt, pepper. Drizzle with lime juice and sauce. Place limes on top.



 Fold the foil on both sides tightly and place on a heated hot grill until fish flakes easily around 15 minutes.

Serve immediately.


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Tuscan Grilled Porterhouse Steak

Sunday, June 5, 2016
This is a delicious marinade bursting with Italian flavors. This is one of my favorite steaks and is terrific pan fried or grilled. When you take a look at the ingredients you will see why this is such a great way to season this cut of meat. I love having fresh herbs growing in the garden which is the perfect addition to grilling all summer to making the best marinade.




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Grandma's Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Recipe

Friday, June 3, 2016
Hard to find the best recipe for rhubarb pie but this one is foolproof! Grandma said so! If you never tried to make this before
it's easy and so delicious. The Strawberries and Rhubarb are the perfect match for this pie. A little tart and a little sweet.



The perfect and Best strawberry rhubarb pie made from scratch the crust is homemade pie dough and the filling is all made with fresh ingredients. The pie has sugar on top and lattice crust



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Snapper Parmesan Sliders Recipe

Thursday, June 2, 2016
Easy fried fresh snapper topped with a delicious marinara sauce and whole milk mozzarella.


Perfect for these sliders!


I first had them in the Florida Keyes and they are very popular there.



If you get a chance to have hogfish that is perfect for these sliders!






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Pizza Bread Bowl Recipe

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Here is a meat lovers bread bowl. Filled with sausage, pepperoni, and cheese it's perfect for any party or appetizer! Easy to make with just a few store-bought ingredients.





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