Dinners 26 results
  • Penne Alla Vodka

    It's officially winter and all I want to do on a freezing cold day is wrap myself up in a big blanket and sit on the couch by the crackling fireplace in my cozy PJs while watching Stranger Things with a huge bowl of this Penne Alla Vodka in front of me. Nothing is better than a giant bowl of penne pasta tossed in a luscious tomato sauce and topped with tons of grated parmesan, a generous pinch of sea salt, and loads of freshly ground pepper! I mean, this is the ultimate com...
  • Chicken Tinga Tacos

    Hey Guys! I had a crazy busy schedule this weekend. For my brother Yoni's birthday, we went to a restaurant Saturday night, which was really yummy and fun. The following morning, I spoke on a student panel at my high school's open house then met with my stylist for a photoshoot of me in the outfit she styled for the event later that day. That evening I headed into the city for the 5th Annual Orthodox Jewish All Stars Awards where I was a judge at the cooking competition. It was such an incred...
  • Pomegranate Glazed Salmon

    What’s your favorite fish in the whole wide world? Mine is without a doubt salmon. It’s probably obvious by all the salmon recipes I've posted on the blog. Today I found one of my new favorites, this Pomegranate Glazed Salmon. Not only does it make enough to feed a whole family in under 30 minutes but it's also incredibly delicious and beautiful.  I was inspired by flavors of the middle east with the pomegranate and cumin in the glaze, additionally, I added other ingredients to ...
  • Homemade Gnocchi with Browned Butter & Sage

    Gnocchi are little Italian dumplings, primarily made of potato, that are the ultimate comfort food! I first remember making gnocchi at a culinary course I took a few years ago at ICC and have been making it at home since. I fell in love with Gnocchi’s plump, pillowy texture and mild, delicate flavor that pairs so well with many flavorful sauces. By itself, Gnocchi is great but when the little pillows are doused in this browned butter sage sauce and topped with nutty, freshly grated ...
  • Shakshuka

    When I talk about my new favorite dish, Shakshuka, people usually give me a strange look…like I’ve sneezed, or something. That look on their faces makes me excited because it means they have no idea what Shakshuka is and I immediately make it my job to teach them. So, if you have never heard of Shakshuka, I am thrilled to teach you about it. Recently Shakshuka has become one of my favorite dishes that is a simple while incredibly flavorful, go-to meal that works for breakfast, lunch, or ...
  • Sesame Chicken with Honey Lime Slaw

    During the school year quick and easy to make dinners are a necessity. Lucky for you, I have a new and fun take on the classic chicken dinner that your family will love! This dinner is a meal on a plate of sesame crusted chicken with a slaw full of red cabbage, shreaded carrot, cilantro, thinly sliced chilies and a super tangy dressing. I encourage you to serve the chicken with all your favorite sides! Another reason I love this dinner is because it's gluten free so my mom can eat it! I ...
  • Beef Souvlaki Kebabs With Tzatziki Sauce

    It's time to bust out your grill because I've got your new favorite beef kebabs! Today we are grilling up some flavor packed Beef Souvlaki Kebobs with a Tzatziki Sauce that will rock your back yard barbecue. Souvlaki is a popular Greek fast food that consists of small pieces of meat that are grilled on a skewer over a hot open flame. I am serving it the traditional way with pita bread and tons of tzatziki.  Tzatziki is a Greek sauce typically served with grilled meat that is made ...
  • Jamaican Jerk Chicken Salad

    Today I have teamed up with my all time favorite spice company, SpicesForLess.com, to give you this gorgeous Jamaican Jerk Chicken Salad recipe! A few months ago they had sent me some of their spices for me to try and I instantly fell in love with their products. We agreed that we had to work together so I been playing with their spices. Their Jamaican Jerk Seasoning really stuck out to its to me because its deep and complex flavors. All you have to do is slather the spice mix onto some ...
  • Cheesy Mushroom Flatbread

    This recipe is a result of what I call a "Pantry Dinner", a dinner made with just what you already have in your pantry, fridge, and garden. A few weeks ago, I was hungry around dinner time and I looked in the fridge and saw we had mushrooms and cheese. We had a red onion, and some flatbreads in the pantry and fresh thyme in the garden. I immediately knew what I had to make, the cheesiest, yummiest, and mushroomiest flatbread EVER! I sauteed the onions and mushroom with some olive oil ...
  • Thai Chicken Summer Rolls

    Today, I am bringing you the freshest, most refreshing, light, and the summeriest (yes I invented that word just for this recipe) dish that is perfect for this summer. These beautiful Thai Chicken Summer Rolls are what I am talking about! They are really easy and quick to make. So make sure to put the ingredients on your food list because you'll want to make these for dinner this week!  To make these Summer Rolls, you start by soaking a sheet of rice paper in some ...
  • Blackened Salmon with Mango Salsa

    I love this time of year when the weather is just right, the sun shining but still a cool breeze. It is the perfect time to eat some feel good food, outside with family and friends. That is why this recipe is perfect for this time of year. The versatility of the salmon allows this dish to be eaten hot or cold. You can serve it fresh off the pan or cold from a cooler at a picnic. Also, that the mix of the spicy salmon with the freshness from the salsa is what makes this recipe a ...
  • Tequila Lime Skirt Steak Tacos

    Happy Taco Tuesday! To be totally honest with you, I don't need it to be Tuesday to eat tacos. I like tacos any day of the year and any time of the day. But it being Tuesday is another great excuse, so imma going with it! Aside from giving you a rocking taco recipe, I wanted to give you my views on the philosophy of a taco. I consider tacos one of my favorite foods so I've got a lot to say! I hope you enjoy reading it! In order to make a great taco, you need to have a good ...