Tag Archives: Recipes

The Dish: Festive Fun From France

Lyon, France, is described as the ‘world capital of gastronomy’. In October, I was fortunate enough to be invited by Creative Travel of Belmont NC, to join them on the latest new-build to Uniworld’s boutique riverboat fleet, the 443ft S.S. …

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The Dish: It’s Thanksgiving Time Again

Families and friends gather and turkeys are prepared and cooked. But what is served with the turkey is important – side dishes that will impress and taste delicious!   SPICY KALE SALAD Prep time: 10 minutes. Serves: 4 20 large …

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The Dish: “Mad About May” Fish Tacos

The Dish: Mad About May Fish tacos

May is my transition month from the Caribbean back to North Carolina. During the winter season I have enjoyed tasting and rating Fish Tacos, which have become very popular. My favorite was from Heidi’s Honeymoon Grill on Water Island.   …

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Boat Bites: Rawvioli

  The inspiration for this raw plant-based dish comes from my love for the mighty ravioli and my mission of creating delicious nutrient-dense cuisine! Crimini mushrooms are the perfect shell for the Rawvioli. When sliced almost paper-thin, these mushrooms simply …

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The Dish: Add a Dash of Sunshine


  Vitamin D – the Sunshine Vitamin! We have the ability to make our own Vitamin D when exposed to  sun; which is unlike any other nutrient. When it comes to food Vitamin D is a nutrient particularly dependent on …

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Gazpacho Amore & Southwestern Polenta Stack

  GAZPACHO AMORE This recipe is perfect for a picnic on a deserted island or a starter for an amazing gourmet spread. It’s light, healthy, and full of summertime flavor. Now that’s amore! Yellow tomatoes – 2 medium chopped Cucumber – …

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Spinach Tomato Goat Cheese Omelet

  Start your day with a delicious breakfast and continue with these delicious dishes and patriotic dessert.   Spinach Tomato Goat Cheese Omelet Prep time: 5 minutes. Cooking time: 5 – 10 minutes. Serves: 2 2 tsp olive oil 4 …

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Spiced Walnut Tacos and Pineapple Berry Sorbet

  Boat Bites: Keep Your Kitchen Cool and Your Belly Full No need to get the galley or kitchen hot for this twist on traditional tacos. Follow these with a nutrient-dense tropical sorbet for a perfect warm evening at sea …

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Shrimp Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing


  Choose a few top-notch ingredients to create a festive and delicious light lunch. Go for a mix of shapes, colors, and flavors—your guests will love how beautiful everything looks and tastes. (And you will love how easy it is to make.) …

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Boat Bites: Plant Based Poppers

  Enjoy exotic and fanciful flavors in three quick-to-prepare snacks and appetizers, sure to enliven your springtime social gatherings. Healthful ingredients blended to rich textures will delight everyone’s taste buds. Basil and dill, among the basic family of herbs, are …

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Boat Bites: Sweet and Healthy

Carefully counting calories doesn’t have to be boring. This amazing Bok Choy and Pineapple salad is sweet, spicy, savory, and full of nutrients! Following it up with a game changer of a chocolate shake isn’t the sin you would think …

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