Vegetables. Beans. Tomatoes. Few things are as comforting as a warm, steaming bowl of chili.  This vegetarian version is packed with so much flavor you will not notice the “missing” meat.  You will notice the familiar rustic flavors, the earthy sweetness of the sweet potatoes and the colorful nutrition they bring to your table. What [...]


Pan Seared Halibut and Peach Salsa

by zesty on January 16, 2012 · 1 comment

Brrrrrrrrrrr…  It is -22 degrees Celsius as I write this post.  Sitting with my warm fuzz socks, fireplace blasting, and fingers just clicking on the keyboard.  Today is Monday yet again and as I listened on the radio – it is chilly! I might have something that will warm you up.  You know how I [...]

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Tangy Turkey Burger

by zesty on May 20, 2011 · 2 comments

Weekend… is… close. What about ground turkey, garlic, lemon zest, lemon juice, ginger and red pepper flakes all mashed into a burger and topped with baby arugula and Parmesan pepper mayo? Feast your eyes… and make it tonight!  This was done inside and not on the grill.  feel free to pop these on the grill [...]


Zesty Pasta in 11 Minutes or Less

by zesty on April 18, 2011 · 1 comment

Happy Monday morning to you.  Or let’s at least hope it is a happy Monday.  It’s Easter week which is kind of exciting, shortened work week, chocolate everywhere and a bunny will be hopping by the house soon enough.  Ever not feel like making dinner and ordering out but you don’t want to order out [...]

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Easy Bouillabaisse

by zesty on April 4, 2011 · 3 comments

It’s a new day! A new week!  And guess what?  The sun is out.  Whooo Hoooo.  Ok Ok enough of me being silly I have something very fun to share with you today.  A simple recipe that will warm you from the inside out with packs of flavor.  It always seems the simple things in [...]


It’s Friday, It’s Friday!!  How are you doing?  Hopefully all is well but just in case you are down in the dumps – I have a spicy low carb pasta recipe that will make your tongue hop.  One of my favorite things to eat with pasta is a little bit of heat.  Nothing uncontrollable but [...]


Chipolte Chicken and Pear Salad

by zesty on January 26, 2011 · 5 comments

Holy Salad again!  I am starting to impress myself with my eating habits of late.   This was just a quick last minute put together dinner that was tasty for sure but I was starving by 8:00pm.  Not the end of the world as you know I love eating and it was just in time for [...]


How to Make Barbecue Chicken Sauce

by zesty on January 12, 2011 · 22 comments

Ever want to escape the weather?  Some choose to go to an all inclusive resort, other choose to have special weekend away in seclusion and than there is some that just pretend to relive the summer and make a kicked up barbecue chicken sauce in the middle of January. I guess for this week I am [...]


Whole Wheat Butter Biscuits

by zesty on January 10, 2011 · 14 comments

Happy Monday!  Life seems to be back to normal, holiday season is behind us, regular work days are back in order.  How is everyone doing?  Hopefully everyone’s new years resolutions are still on track – I feel I am having a pretty good start to the new year so all is positive. Remember last week [...]


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