Spanakopita (Spinach Pie)

I have expressed several times in my blog my love for spinach. I would make anything that has spinach and this is one of them.  You can make this recipe in advance and freeze it. When you are ready to have them, just defrost them and bake it. This food is low in saturated fat, and very… Continue reading Spanakopita (Spinach Pie)

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Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Avocado

My husband and I looooove Brussel sprouts. He actually loves anything cabbage-y.  Our family holidays are never complete without a dish with Brussel sprouts. Another love is avocado.  I love them when they are not too ripe and mushy. Avocados are low in calories per serving.  One fifth of an avocado has only 50 calories… Continue reading Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Avocado

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Mexican Creamy Spinach Enchilada

As I mentioned in a previous post, I love spinach. I buy them fresh or frozen. When the frozen spinach is on sale, I buy a lot and just keep it in the freezer and when I need some, I just let it defrost in the fridge the night before and use it the next… Continue reading Mexican Creamy Spinach Enchilada

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Spinach and Goat Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breast

All the three main ingredients in this dish are my favorites.  They are staples in our kitchen.  Putting them together in one dish is like a dream for me. Spinach is one vegetable that I love very much. Spinach is an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin A (in the form of carotenoids), manganese, folate,… Continue reading Spinach and Goat Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breast

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Short Rib Soup with Daikon and Noodles

It is already May but here in the Midwest it is still cold.  As a matter of fact, it snowed / hailed last Sunday.  We can have a taste of all four seasons in one day. Weird weather, hahaha. When the weather is cold, it is nice to have some hearty soups. Enjoy this short… Continue reading Short Rib Soup with Daikon and Noodles

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Spinach Omelette (Mexican Enchilada Style)

My best friend loves Mexican food.  I am not too fond of it but he is my only family here, so I never say “no” to him every time he invites me to dinner (which is always to a Mexican restaurant). I remember almost 2 years ago, one of his friends ordered a Spinach Enchilada.… Continue reading Spinach Omelette (Mexican Enchilada Style)

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Brussel Sprouts with Cranberries and Walnuts

In preparation for the holidays, I am re-posting a recipe that we always have during Thanksgiving, Brussel sprouts Growing up in the Philippines, Brussel sprouts were not popular and are not even available in the market.  I didn’t even know about it until later in life.  When I moved here, the variety of vegetables that… Continue reading Brussel Sprouts with Cranberries and Walnuts

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