• Vegetable Frittata

    “What’s a frittata?”  A frittata is basically a cross between an omelet and a quiche.  Unlike the quiche, it’s prepared without the milk/cream and crust, so it’s healthier and has less calories.  It’s also really filling, can be eaten hot, cold or at room temp, and is a wonderfully convenient,…

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  • Miso Black Cod with sautéed broccolini & shishito peppers

    Anyone who knows me, knows that I have a passion for cooking; Which is really great, because it compliments my passion for eating quite nicely. 🙂 Last weekend, I had the good fortune to have my friend, Chef Jamie Lauren stop by. 

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  • COOKING ‘SCOPE SUNDAY

    Back by popular demand, “In the Kitchen, with Dina” returns to Periscope this weekend!  I’m excited to announce that today, we are going to have Chef Jamie Lauren in the house. Together, we’ll be whipping up a delicious Japanese inspired menu, where Chef Jamie is going to show me (and YOU) how…

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  • Pan Seared Salmon with Spicy Mango & Avocado Salsa

    Inspired from a friend’s “healthy lunch” photo I  found on social media, I stumbled upon this creation almost accidentally.  At a recent trip to the market, I envisioned the photo, and grabbed the ingredients that I thought would work. 

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  • Fool-proof sautéed (stir-fry) vegetables

    Honestly, I wasn’t going to post this recipe. I was messing around on Instagram, and posted some video in my “story” of what I was cooking today, and just so happened to receive a

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  • SUMMER BEAN SALAD

    Here’s a simple, healthy recipe that’s as easy to prepare as it is easy on your wallet.  It’s rich in plant-based protein, complex carbohydrates, beneficial dietary fiber, healthy fat, and packed with vitamins and minerals. This salad is not only delicious and filling, it’s really, really good for you. As a…

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