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

Blintzes with Nutella and Banana

Blintzes or crepes is a traditional Russian dish that people make for breakfast or as an appetizer or just because, especially during the week before Lent.  I grew up eating them, this has been my favorite breakfast of all time.  You can use different fillings for your blintzes depending on your occasion or your taste.… Continue reading Blintzes with Nutella and Banana

Tea Party for Little Girls

Tea party is a great way to introduce table manners and etiquette to your children.  It is also a way to inreach kids’ imagination and just have fun.  My girls love tea parties, we do them big and small; with just three of us as well as a large tea party with 15 girls.  This… Continue reading Tea Party for Little Girls

Red Velvet Beet Cake with Sour Cream Orange Frosting

We were going to a Mardi Gras Party and I was asked to bring a Red Velvet Cake for a big crowd.  I made this huge four-layer  Red Velvet Beet Cake.  The end result looked good and was very tasty.  It took some effort to make this cake, but trust me, it was worth the… Continue reading Red Velvet Beet Cake with Sour Cream Orange 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

Gluten Free Diary Free Coconut Chocolate Muffins

This morning I was craving something sweet.  We ran out of all the sweet things in the house, so I made Coconut Chocolate Muffins first thing in the morning. The muffins came out delicious, they are rich and moist just like muffins should be.  In this recipe I put the full amount of sugar because… Continue reading Gluten Free Diary Free Coconut Chocolate 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

Vegetarian Moroccan Collard Greens Sandwich

This is delicious and super healthy sandwich that will fill you up and leave you feeling good.  To cook my collard greens,  I used a Moroccan Spice Mix, Ras El Hanout. The spice mix gives the greens a Mediterranean sweetness, that brings out the natural earthy flavors of the greens.  You can have the greens with a… Continue reading Vegetarian Moroccan Collard Greens Sandwich