Pick Me Up Pina Colada and NYC!

by zesty on July 4, 2012 · 10 comments

Like a quick pick me up?  How about a delicious smoothie?  What about the flavor of coconut and pineapple? Pina Colada Smoothie This recipe is one that I make all the time and is a definite hit from my new smoothie book.  I have received countless emails from people who have purchased the book and [...]


Warm Raspberry Chicken Salad

by zesty on June 8, 2012 · 2 comments

The weekend is here. Weather is getting warmer… hopefully. You might be getting busier? You may make excuses on making healthy choices? Well stop.  Healthy cooking does not take longer.  It just takes a little organization and good ingredients.  Today, I prepared a simple salad to satisfy you on a quick running out the door [...]


Chicken and Spinach Bake

by zesty on May 30, 2012 · 1 comment

Good morning, afternoon or evening to you!  I hope you are having a great week thus far.  Last night for dinner I tried a new recipe. Exciting I know. Mrs. Cooking has been trying a meal plan this week from her boot camp instructor and Registered Dietitian, which has been kind of fun.  I will [...]

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You read the title… but you will never guess what I am about to write next. Well Yes – the lasagna was good but guess who ate it?  The pickiest eater on the planet – Cooking junior.  He gave it two thumbs up! I was in shock and it was pretty hard to wipe the [...]


Name Your Favorite Green

by zesty on April 30, 2012 · 5 comments

Trying more and more to consume more greens. Whether it be in smoothies, at the dinner table or even just walking by the kitchen and grabbing a snack. Maybe I need more green ideas. So with that I am asking you. What is your favorite green? I think mine would have to be baby spinach. [...]


Get Your Greens {On}

by zesty on September 2, 2011 · 1 comment

It’s Friday already and a long weekend to boot!  Whoo Hooo.  I had great visions of sharing some Zoo pictures with you today however I forgot to bring the camera cable with me so not I have no way of transferring the pictures.  Sorry about that… but next week I will for sure. So with [...]

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NYC Recap and Curry Fig Shrimp

by zesty on August 24, 2011 · 4 comments

Well Well Well…. Did you think I got lost in New York?  Not really the case, but we did get stranded on Sunday as the flight was cancelled due to weather conditions in the JFK area.  On top of all that, we had to check a bag because we shopped too much and in that [...]


Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Dates

by zesty on July 15, 2011 · 3 comments

Happy Friday!  It is hard to believe it is the middle of July already.  The weather here to say the least has been subpar.  We have had one nice week so far and today we are slated for 16 degrees Celsius or 61 degrees Fahrenheit.  Needless to say that makes me cranky.  So to balance [...]


A Spinach Mushroom Pasta

by zesty on June 3, 2011 · 16 comments

Hitting you up wit a re post today as I am away from home for today and the weekend. Some things will never change.  I will continue to cook fun, easy and idiot proof recipes for you to “hopefully” enjoy and document them along the way with pictures to aide in your at home preparation.  [...]


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