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October 3, 2022

“Cozy Fall Dinner” menu coming soon!

“Cozy Fall Dinner”-Open a bottle of wine and stay in with this comforting meal! This menu is perfect for guests but also easy enough for weeknight dining! We will learn a few do-ahead tips, as well as a dairy-free, flourless chocolate cake sure to please the biggest chocolate lover! The menu will include: Little Gem […]

September 26, 2022

Thank you!

Thanks to the generous support of my wonderful clients, YOU, signing up for classes- donations were made to both the San Antonio Food Bank and Meeting the Need for Hunger Action Month! Many thanks for supporting my mission of not only feeding you, but the hungry among us in San Antonio!! New “Cozy Fall Dinner” […]

September 6, 2022

Mexican Shrimp Cocktail revised with recipe link

Happy Official End-of-Summer! But as we know in Texas, the heat remains!! Cool off with this Mexican Shrimp Cocktail- perfect appetizer or even a light supper with a cup of smoky black bean soup from this month’s upcoming class. I do still have a few seats open for the upcoming Health-Mex class, go to my […]

Mexican Shrimp Cocktail!

Happy Official End-of-Summer! But as we know in Texas, the heat remains!! Cool off with this Mexican Shrimp Cocktail- perfect appetizer or even a light supper with a cup of smoky black bean soup from this month’s upcoming class. I do still have a few seats open for the upcoming Health-Mex class, go to my […]

August 22, 2022

Health-Mex Fiesta dates now open!

Dates for the new menu are now open! Please visit my website or click here to see the “Health-Mex Fiesta” 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. As always, please try to give a couple […]

August 16, 2022

“Health-Mex Fiesta” class coming soon!

Health-Mex Fiesta will explore the lighter and healthier side of Tex-Mex. The exciting flavors of this class will make you forget you are eating a meatless meal and will turn your kitchen into a cocina!! This delicious menu will include: Smoky Black Bean Soup; Mexican Street Corn Salad; Portobello Mushroom Fajita Tacos; and Mexican Chocolate […]

July 27, 2022

No-Recipe Smoothie

Need something healthy to cool you off in this Texas heat? Thought I would share how I make my smoothies, no recipe needed. I fill my glass with frozen mixed berries and a bit of frozen banana. Then I fill the glass with almond milk. Add this to a blender, along with some healthy add-ons […]

July 12, 2022

Spanish Summer dates now open!

Dates for the new menu are now open! Please visit my website or click here to see the “Spanish Summer” 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. As always, please try to give a couple […]

July 5, 2022

Spanish Summer “Do-Over”

Spanish Summer- The ultimate family-style dish, Paella, is demystified in this great class. We will make the ultimate one-pan meal, Paella Valenciana- the original paella with chicken and vegetables. This healthful and delicious entertaining, or everyday menu will also include: Romesco Sauce with Garlic Crostini; Piquillo Pepper-Smoked Paprika Aioli with Grilled Asparagus; and Sangria Fruit […]

June 22, 2022

Typo!!!

Thanks to one of my lovely clients, I have corrected the typos on my fruit crisp recipe. See and print the corrected recipe below. Fruit Summer Crisp corrected

Summer Fruit Crisp!

Happy Summer! Nothing says summer to me like a sweet, juicy fruit crisp! Hope you enjoy the recipe below for my favorite crisp. The recipe is really a formula for you to make endless varieties of crisps all summer long! I do have two seats open next week on June 29 for the Healthy Brunch […]

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 […]