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May 15, 2022

Watermelon Lemonade

What do you do with a subpar watermelon? Make watermelon lemonade!! Thought I would share this “no-recipe” recipe in case you too come home with that not-so-great melon. In my blender, I added the entire small seedless melon cubed up (about 8c), along with 2/3-3/4c of fresh lemon juice. I blended it, tasted it to […]

May 9, 2022

Healthy Brunch class dates now open!

Dates for the new menu are now open! And I forgot to mention that this ‘Healthy Brunch” menu is naturally gluten-free. Please visit my website or click here to see the “Healthy Brunch” dates. Reservations for classes remain the same; email me with your request and I will make every effort to get you into […]

May 2, 2022

“Healthy Brunch” class coming soon!

Power up with a healthy brunch, lunch or breakfast for dinner! This meal has many do-ahead options to make for easy entertaining or easy mealtime prep. This delicious menu will include: Strawberry-Avocado Salad with Poppyseed Dressing; Homemade Savory Granola; Mushroom-Spinach Crustless Quiche; Smoky Herb-Roasted Baby Potatoes; and for a sweet ending Carrot Cake Energy Truffles. […]

April 22, 2022

‘Meat”ing the Need

As most of you know, a portion on each sign-up fee is donated to a local agency feeding the hungry in San Antonio. This month’s donation, thanks to you, went to Meatingtheneed.org who helps feed the hungry at St. Vinnie’s Bistro at the Haven for Hope. Thanks for the support in my efforts to feed […]

April 18, 2022

2-ingredient pancake, who knew?

I just discovered 2-ingredient banana pancakes and wanted to share it with you! I’ve read about them over the years on social media and finally decided to try them; and to my surprise they are delicious!! To my extra surprise, they are also beautiful and even easier to flip than regular pancakes- just as long […]

March 14, 2022

“Greek to Me” class dates now open!

Dates for the new menu are now open! Please visit my website or click here to see the “Greek to Me” dates. Reservations for classes remain the same; email me with your request and I will make every effort to get you into the class of your choosing. Giving me a few options is always […]

March 7, 2022

“Greek to Me!” new class coming soon!

Lighten up for the spring with some big, bright Greek flavors! This delightfully fresh menu will include: Cucumber, Avocado and Feta Salad; Greek Chickpea Soup; Greek Shrimp Bake; and for dessert Greek Yogurt Lemon Pudding. Dates for the new menu will be posted Monday morning – March 14. This new class will run mid-April to […]

February 14, 2022

Valentine’s Day Treat!

Happy Valentine’s Day! I love chocolate and my clients!! Enjoy these flourless chocolate cakelets for an easy treat today. Also want to thank you for helping me donate $72 to the San Antonio Food Bank this month, just for attending class! I do have a few single seats for the upcoming Italian-American class, go to […]

January 31, 2022

“Italian-American with Ease” class dates now open!

Dates for the new menu are now open! Please visit my website or click here to see the “Italian-American” dates. Reservations for classes remain the same; email me with your request and I will make every effort to get you into the class of your choosing. There will be a small price increase in the […]

January 24, 2022

February/March classes coming soon!

Italian-American recipes are the ultimate comfort food! We will use some pantry staples to help out, as well as some do-ahead ideas that make this menu truly “Italian with Ease”! The menu will include: No-Stir Polenta; Roman-Rosemary Polenta Squares; Meatballs in Marinara; Zucchini Spaghetti; and Lemon-Blueberry Ricotta Cake for a sweet ending. Dates for the […]

December 13, 2021

January class dates now open!

Dates for the new menu are now open! Please visit my website or click here to see the “Weeknight Warmth” dates. Reservations for classes remain the same; email me with your request and I will make every effort to get you into the class of your choosing. There will be a small price increase in […]

December 6, 2021

January classes coming soon!

Weeknight cooking should never be boring cooking! This meal will warm you up and excite your tastebuds! This delicious winter menu will include: Mushroom-Farro Soup; Pork Chops with Brown Butter-Garlic Sauce; Creamy Orzo and Spinach; and for a light sweet ending Baked Pears with Walnuts and Honey and Cinnamon Whipped Cream. Dates for the new […]

November 18, 2021

Cranberry Love!

Sending out a little cranberry love your way as you get ready for Thanksgiving! The two recipes below are two ways to get into the spirit this time of year. The cranberry sauce is flavored with orange juice and is perfect for the holiday meal. And the bars are simply made with the canned stuff, […]

September 24, 2021

New Fall Favorites class dates now open!

Dates for the new menu are now open! Please visit my website or click here to see the “New Fall Favorites” dates. Reservations for classes remain the same; email me with your request and I will make every effort to get you into the class of your choosing. And once again, thank you for your […]

September 17, 2021

New Fall Favorites coming soon!

This meal is a perfect start to the fall. We will use seasonal ingredients, as well as warm spices and herbs, to elevate everyday dishes. This delicious menu will include: Pear Bruschetta with Gorgonzola Cream; Butternut Squash Risotto with Saffron and Sage; Maple-Glazed Salmon; and Pecan Pie Bars to really get you in the mood […]

August 24, 2021

Key Lime Tart!

What do you make when your key lime tree is ready for picking? I thought about tequila shots but then settled on this Key Lime Tart! This tart is easy to make, a great do-ahead dessert, and feeds a very happy crowd! Enjoy! I am looking forward to seeing everyone soon and please stay healthy […]

August 2, 2021

Mad about Mediterranean class dates now open!

Dates for the new menu are now open! Please visit my website or click here to see the “Mad about Mediterranean” dates. Reservations for classes remain the same; email me with your request and I will make every effort to get you into the class of your choosing. And once again, thank you for your […]

July 26, 2021

Mad about Mediterranean!

Decided to resume classes a week early on August 24 and this first class back just had to be my favorite cuisine, Mediterranean! This menu is bold in flavors yet light on the palate at the same time. This meal is perfect to take you from those summer barbecues back into your kitchen. The menu […]

July 13, 2021

Fruit Desserts!

Summer is the perfect time for fruit desserts! These two no-recipe, no-bake desserts are an easy and delicious way to end a meal. The first is just a small scoop of gelato in a freestone peach halve with a drizzle of real maple syrup and a sprinkling of toasted almonds. The second is a small […]

June 25, 2021

Summer Simplicity!

Happy Summer! This simple dish is the perfect side dish for any brunch or dinner this summer! It is also a fantastic first course served atop some grilled bread, yum! Hope you enjoy this recipe and reminder that I miss you all and can’t wait to have you back in my kitchen. I will be […]