Spaghetti Squash Recipe

You need to make this spaghetti squash recipe NOW. Buttery, cheesy and garlicky, it’s so good, and so close to the experience of eating real buttered noodles, that it’s now my favorite way to make spaghetti squash. Click for the recipe

Chocolate Banana Pudding

This chocolate banana pudding was a happy accident. I wasn’t planning on making pudding – I wanted to make the chocolate version of my one-ingredient banana ice cream, but the bananas were only partially frozen, and I ended up with a delicious, creamy pudding. Since then, I tried making this pudding without freezing the bananas, but the texture is not as good – it’s heavier and more watery. So I do recommend partially freezing the bananas for this recipe. Click for the recipe

Oxtail Stew

Oxtail (literally,the tail of an ox cut into pieces) is rich in glucosamine, glycine, marrow and collagen. These nutrients help form bone cells, connective tissue and collagen, which makes oxtail stew a great choice for joint and bone health.

Oxtail meat is tough and bony, but slow cooking it allows the meat to become very tender and the fat to soften and melt. I get oxtail at my local Whole Foods, it’s readily available in the meat department. It’s also available online. If you like slow-cooked, rich and aromatic beef stews, I think you will love oxtail stew. Click for the recipe

Stuffed Mini Peppers

The idea for these stuffed mini peppers was born when I served my family jalapeño poppers. The poppers were delicious, but they were very spicy, and two of us had a hard time dealing with the heat. So I decided to make the exact same dish, using mild mini bell peppers. We loved these stuffed mini peppers! I mean, what’s not to like? The peppers themselves are delicious when baked, and the melted cheddar/crisp bacon combination is incredible. Click for the recipe

Tuna Steak Recipe

This tuna steak recipe reminds me why I never buy fast food. Tuna steak is truly fast – it’s ready in five minutes – and unlike commercial fast food, it’s healthy, wholesome, and delicious. Click for the recipe

Shrimp Scampi

Like most shrimp recipes, shrimp scampi is ready fast, and the flavor combination – garlic, white wine and lemon juice – is incredibly fresh and flavorful. Shrimp scampi is one of my favorite weeknight dinners, and my favorite way to prepare shrimp. Click for the recipe

Fried Bananas

These fried bananas are sweet, creamy and decadent. There’s absolutely no need for added sugar or honey – bananas, virgin coconut oil and cinnamon are all naturally sweet. Click for the recipe