Mixed Seafood and Avocado Ceviche

ceviche with halibut, bay shrimp, cilantro, white onion, sriracha, and avocado

I've forgotten how much fun it is to take a road trip.  Cruising down the highway to some cool tunes, aptly selected and managed by my teenage daughter. Stopping for a coffee and then a little snack. Talking, laughing, reminiscing about my … [Read more...]

A Little Spring Love

lemon, cilantro, olive oil, garlic, hummus

The song birds have begun their annual melodies of sweet tunes announcing the arrival of spring. Each morning, at the break of dawn, It sounds like a festival of  little bird choirs outside my window. Making me smile as I slowly wake, I listen … [Read more...]

Super Bowl Sunday Round-up!

Asian marinated pork tenderloin sliders with caramelized onions

As usual I'm "late to the party" with this post.  But if you're like me and haven't decided what to prepare for Super Bowl Sunday, here's a rowdy round-up of complete deliciousness … [Read more...]

Apple and Curry Spiced Turkey Meatballs

turkey meatballs with curry spices and fresh apple

Everyone seemed to land at home today.  No school, no work, no plans, on this cold and foggy winter day.  Wow! That almost never happens. It was nice. Nice to have everyone under one roof, all at the same time.  Food simmering stove top and … [Read more...]

Present In The Moment

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I’m basking in the quiet this morning.  A rare moment.  The day will get busier and by the end, I’ll wonder where time went. With a full daily schedule, I constantly remind myself “be present in the moment”.  Sage advice from my lovely yoga … [Read more...]

Stuffed Olive and Sausage Bites

stuffed olive and sausage bites

There is no doubt the holidays are always a busy time of year.  However, the last few years it’s become a reason to put the brakes on.  Or at least slow down long enough to savor the season. I find myself turning off my computer earlier in the … [Read more...]

Simple Halibut Ceviche

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Ceviche is one of the simplest seafood recipes to prepare.  I know you're probably thinking I've had way too much sun on vacation, but truly, ceviche can be simple, flavorful and delicious and a perfect summer starter. Ceviche recipes are abundant … [Read more...]