Borscht With A Dollop of Sour Cream

Russian Beet & Cabbage Soup

Borscht is a Yiddish/Slavic soup that many Russian restaurants serve and believed to originate in the Ukraine.  It is flavorful and filling.  It is traditionally made with beet, potato and/or cabbage and sometimes tomatoes as a base.  Normally, the flavor comes from the beef bones/stock.  In this instance, I chose to modify the flavor by […]

Apple Slices with Banana Fritter Dip & Banana Flame with Honey Lemon Basil/Thyme Sauce

Apple Slices with Banana Fritter Dip & Banana Flambe with Honey Lemon Basil/Thyme Sauce

Lemon Basil and Lemon Thyme are refreshing herbs that can be used in a savory dish or in this instant we went with a tropical and sweet dessert.  Lemon Thyme or Basil is rich in flavonoids as an anti-oxidant plant.  The leaves compose of several health benefits such as anti-inflammatory & anti-bacterial properties.  100 grams […]

Almond Dates Power Bar

Gluten Free Almond Dates Power Bar

When it comes to the number of minerals, vitamins, and health-benefiting phytonutrients in dates, suffice it to say there are a lot of them. First and foremost, they’re easily digested, allowing your body to make full use of their goodness. Dietary fiber in dates helps to move waste smoothly through your colon and helps prevent […]