Tag Archive | grill

The Game Changer

I’m a bit embarrassed to admit it, but I am sort of in a creative food funk.  I guess I got lazy.  Here’s why… When I started this blog, I often asked my clients if they made any of the recipes I posted.  Very few people made them.  Most people didn’t have time.  After a […]

Grilled Stuffed Mushrooms

Sometimes I’m a bit of an impulse buyer.  It’s very rare, but occasionally I can’t help myself.  This last time… it was mushrooms.  I know, you thought I was going to mention that great pair of shoes.  But not me.  For me, it was mushrooms.  These big plump stuffing mushrooms looked so good, I had […]

You-Won’t-Want-to-Share Shrimp Tikka

What exactly is a tikka? I’ve consistently made this dish for a few years now, and it wasn’t until today that I asked myself that very question.  In Finnish it means woodpecker.  Google dictionary tells me it is “an Indian dish of small pieces of meat or vegetables marinated in a spice mixture.”  I think […]

Grilled Chicken Burgers with Peanut Sauce

  Ahh, summertime… long sunny days, warm nights, and grilling.  It doesn’t get much better than that.  It’s the season of the burger, and when you can’t load a burger with cheese, mayo, ketchup, and a bun, it helps to get creative. I’ve noticed that when making burgers with ground beef, certain flavors get hidden […]

Grilled Halibut with Veggie Pico

When I saw a beautiful fillet of wild halibut at the store the other day, I found myself drawn to it.  It’s that time of year again.  Fish is one of those foods that I tend to eat mostly during the summer for two reasons: some really nice wild fish becomes available, and I can’t […]

Non-Chicken Wings Non-Recipe

Do you ever have those days that just feel chaotic? Nothing’s going right at work, your back hurts from all the stress, and the craziness of your day gets you home late.  You rush in the door with no time to make anything good for dinner.  Even the Jamaican Jerk Chicken recipe will take too […]

Quick and Easy Jamaican Jerk Chicken

Don’t you think it can be so boring to eat the same foods day after day? When you’re trying to eat healthy or lose weight, it can be even more challenging.  The inescapable reality is that in order to lose weight and to maintain our weight loss, there are certain food guidelines by which we […]