Hearty Pearl Couscous and Vegetable Salad

Hearty Pearl Couscous and Vegetable Salad

You’ve probably noticed by now that whenever I make salads recipes  such as the Non-Dairy Stuffed Avocado BLT Salad or the North African Cucumber Salad, they are rich both in ingredients and flavors but still work well as healthy meal options. Nothing beats an all in one meal which Read more

Non-Dairy Stuffed Avocado BLT Salad

Non-Dairy Stuffed Avocado BLT Salad

I love avocados, period! My introduction to The Stuffed Avocado BLT, via The Pioneer Woman,  over six weeks ago left me addicted to avocados. I have been preparing my version of this avocado recipe just about every day. The creaminess of this Non-Dairy Stuffed Avocado BLT Salad, the combination of  the boatload of the crispy bacon and the fresh vegetables has taken my breakfast and brunch experiences to a whole new level. Read more

Grilled Peri-Peri Wings

Grilled Peri-Peri Wings

It was bound to happen. The fact that one of this days I was going to get round to sharing a recipe involving the Peri-Peri chili pepper to which my blog owes its name. On my about me page, I share with you how When I was growing up, the mention of a dish having been seasoned with Peri-Peri chilies evoked expectations of enjoying a dish which was flavorful, colorful and tantalizingly hot; these Grilled Peri-Peri Wings attest to that notion. Read more

Roast Marinated Rack of Lamb

Roast Marinated Rack of Lamb

Every year, I prepare a turkey for Thanksgiving, a Ham for Christmas and a lavish dish to end the year in style. I believe in treating myself and my dinner guests to foods I do not eat on a daily basis as a way of ending the festive season on a high note and starting the New Year with great optimism. So this year, I decided to go with lamb. Minus the sticker shock at the butchery, eating lamb for New Year’s is a great choice because It is quick and easy to prepare and incredibly delicious. Read more

Turkey/Chicken Salad Sandwich

Turkey/Chicken Salad Sandwich

I shared with you in my recipe for the pumpkin pudding about how I don’t like to waste food; well after the thanksgiving dinner, I was totally satisfied and done with eating turkey. For the next few days I did not want to think about it so to avoid wasting the leftovers, I pulled the remaining meat off the bones and froze it in a Ziploc bag. Read more

North African Cucumber Salad

North African Cucumber Salad

This summer, has been or perhaps was a bountiful harvest season for me. The truth is I don’t want to let this summer go. I don’t care that Memorial Day, came and went because the calendar still says summer, which means I can continue to enjoy whatever perks of the season are remaining including eating fresh vegetables from home gardens.

Between picking leafy vegetables from the pots on my balcony which were planted by my Mother and receiving produce from coworker’s and friend’s gardens, I had to start becoming more creative with what I did with the bountifulness because I do not like to waste any food. Read more

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