Mascapone Chestnut Yogurt Mousse

Mascapone Chestnut Yogurt Mousse

April 13th, 2014

This is a super quick concoction I came up with today. It requires only a few minutes of mixing. I don't know if I can even call it a recipe.[...]

Tuna Salad in Endive Leaves

Tuna Salad in Endive Leaves

March 31st, 2014

This salad is very easy to make and looks pretty. It is perfect for a gathering when you want to make one more quick and easy dish. If you are[...]

Morning Skillet (Low-GI)

Morning Skillet (Low-GI)

March 23rd, 2014

Sautéed diced potatoes or hash brown potatoes are usually used as a base for a morning skillet, but I created a low-GI version for people who need to control their[...]

Gluten Free Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

Gluten Free Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

March 16th, 2014

Poppy seed cake is my husband's favorite cake and I always make one for his birthday. This is what I made for him this year. Gluten-free cakes tend to get[...]

Syrniki - Russian Pancakes (Gluten-Free, Low-GI)

Syrniki - Russian Pancakes (Gluten-Free, Low-GI)

February 24th, 2014

Since we just had the Winter Olympics in Russia, I thought I would try a Russian recipe. Unlike regular pancakes, these pancakes are very light and fluffy. They are very[...]

Flourless Hazelnut Chocolate Cake (Gluten-Free)

Flourless Hazelnut Chocolate Cake (Gluten-Free)

February 9th, 2014

Since Valentine's Day is approaching, I took a break from writing blog posts on our holiday in Rome and came up with a gluten-free flourless chocolate cake recipe. If you[...]

Blueberry and Lemon Ricotta Cheesecake

Blueberry and Lemon Ricotta Cheesecake

January 26th, 2014

We just came back from a wonderful visit to Italy, so I thought I would try an Italian-inspired dessert this weekend. Fresh Italian ricotta and mozzarella cheeses are actually far[...]

Beets and Quinoa Stir Fry

Beets and Quinoa Stir Fry

January 19th, 2014

Beet roots and greens are rich in many nutrients and fiber. They also give you energy and cleanse your body. If you are suffering from constipation, this dish might fix[...]

Blood Sugar Lowering Salad

Blood Sugar Lowering Salad

January 12th, 2014

This salad contains only the ingredients that contribute to lowering blood sugar, making it a perfect dish to start a meal. The onion contains allyl propyl disulphide, which lowers blood[...]

Cajun Shrimp and Mashed Cauliflower (Low-GI)

Cajun Shrimp and Mashed Cauliflower (Low-GI)

January 5th, 2014

I hope the new year has been going well for you. Some of you may be thinking of detoxing the body from the holiday indulgence and getting back to healthy[...]