Rhubarb Muffins

During the rhubarb season one of my girls favorites is Fresh Rhubarb Muffins. The rhubarb add extra moisture and the taste of summer. I hope your family loves the muffins as much as mine. Ingredients: 2 eggs 1 cup of sugar 1/2 cups of olive 1 cup of buttermilk 1 tsp vanilla 2 cups of flour 2 tsp… Continue reading Rhubarb Muffins

Holiday Walnut Cookies (Mexican Wedding Cookies)

These delicious holidays cookies will make a perfect addition to your dessert table as well as a great homemade gift. Ingredients 1 cup butter, room temperature 1⁄2 cup powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 1⁄4 cups flour 1⁄4 teaspoon salt 3⁄4 cup finely chopped walnuts 1/2 cup powdered sugar (for powdering baked cookies in) Preheat the… Continue reading Holiday Walnut Cookies (Mexican Wedding Cookies)

Healthy Kale Brown Rice and Pinto Beans Salad

I grow a lot of kale in my garden this year, so I had to come up with many different recipes where I could use it. This is a great kale salad that can be eaten warm or cold. The dish is filling and delicious. Ingredients: 4 cups of chopped kale or colored greens 1 onion… Continue reading Healthy Kale Brown Rice and Pinto Beans Salad

Pan Seared Mahi-Mahi With Saute Onions and Fennel

This dish was so tasty, the fish was full of flavors, nice and crispy on the outside and tender and juicy on the inside.  I served it with steamed green beans and mashed potatoes.  That combination elevated my dish to a different level with the creaminess of mashed potatoes and the freshness of steamed green… Continue reading Pan Seared Mahi-Mahi With Saute Onions and Fennel

Glazed Baked Doughnuts with Cream Cheese Frosting

This is my very own doughnut recipe.  The doughnuts come out airy, soft and delicious.  In addition they are much healthier then the fried doughnuts. Makes 18 doughnuts Ingredients: 1 egg 1 cup milk, warm 1/3 cup olive oil 2 tbs butter, melted 2 tbs sour cream 1/2 cup sugar 1 tsp salt 3 cups of… Continue reading Glazed Baked Doughnuts with Cream Cheese Frosting

Healthy Breakfast Oatmeal Muffins

My kids won’t eat oatmeal, so I figured out the way to turn oatmeal into muffins.  These oatmeal muffins melt in your mouth, they are so delicious. They are so tender and juice that you can’t stop eating them. Ingredients: 2 eggs 1 cup brown sugar 1/3 cup of olive oil 1/2 cup apple sauce… Continue reading Healthy Breakfast Oatmeal Muffins

Ricotta Cheese or Tvorog Pancakes

I make these pancakes for my kids all the time.  I grew up eating then as a kid.  It is one of the traditional Russian breakfast treats, called syrnik. They are tender and juicy and are more nutritious than regular pancakes.  Perfect delicious breakfast. ingredients: 16 oz  or ricotta cheese or Russian tvorog (fresh farmer’s… Continue reading Ricotta Cheese or Tvorog Pancakes