Spicy Mustard and Lemon Glazed Pork with Roasted Veggies

After all the fattening food from Thanksgiving, I was looking for something that tasted wonderful (in remembrance of all those wonderful Thanksgiving flavors) but without the heaviness and fat.  I also wanted to use a beautiful pork loin roast I had in the freezer from a recent sale. I was lucky enough to find a recipe by…

Healthy, Low-Fat & Yummy Sun-dried Tomato Pesto & Steak Pasta

The minute you mention low-fat and healthy, many people start to turn up their noses (even me) because of the flavorless, low-fat food that has shown up on tables for years.  Low fat and healthy also often means giving up flavor and yumminess in the quest for trying to eat healthy.  It’s all a myth….

The Sweet and Spicy Wonders of Marinated Grilled Shrimp

One of my husband’s favorite foods is shrimp, pretty much any way it comes.  As for me, I love shrimp as well but I’m more picky on how I like it cooked.  In my opinion, the flavor of grilled shrimp is just so awesome; the smokiness from the grill melds just perfectly with the sweet of the…

Simple and EASY Tips for Serving Juicy Meat

Cooking meat has its challenges but during my cooking adventures I’ve learned a few very simple and easy tips that will help you leave your meat tasting fabulous and juicy.  All of these tips are just about simply changing the way you handle the meat from start to finish. For the start, we all know…

Skip the Store Bought Vinaigrette

After a conversation with friends, the other day, about homemade salad dressing and the goodness of it, it made me realize that most people do not realize how easy it is to make your salad dressing at home and how much better it is than the store-bought ones.  I don’t know about you but I have…