Recipes

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

This is a fabulous recipe to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, but it’s also a great family meal that will incorporate all the essentials of a well-balanced meal: veggies, meat, fat and carbohydrates. You will walk away satisfied, you might even walk away with a little salsa in your step!  Here is the link to my Enchiladas with Cheese Sauce Recipe! I hope you like it! xo

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Mariooch’s Chicken

I was inspired to make an authentic Italian meal after meeting Emma the owner of Da Emma in Montreal, Canada. Previously, she had lived in Rome and owned a restaurant there for 25 years. I asked to meet her and my husband and I went into the kitchen. She only “parle Italiano” spoke Italian, but her food spoke for itself. We all instantly had a…

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Teaching in the inner city

Although I have a strong background in financial services and business & sales development, I am also a certified Elementary School teacher.  I had the pleasure of working for Merrill Lynch in  sales, but at some point early on in my career I decided to pursue teaching to make a difference. I was hired to work in an inner city school located in a very…

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