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Mireya Merritt

Tempe, Arizona
My name is Mireya Merritt, but you can call me Mia. I’m a graduate of theCalifornia Culinary Academy in San Francisco, and alumni of Le CordonBleu. I was fortunate to grow up in California, the birth state of the NewCuisine movement, and I have connections to Spain where I enjoy its... Full Bio
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Mediterranean Indulgence: an in-shell pistachio pairing by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking   “By posting this pairing I am entering a contest sponsored by Pistachio Health Institute and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not ... Read on »
Sweet Potato Hash with Apples and Mint by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking     It’s been a busy day for me getting this post out for Sweet Potato Hash with Apples and Mint. Putting out a post is always a bit time consuming, but tod ... Read on »
The Best Caramelized Onion Dip by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Disclaimer: Please note that some of the links below are affiliate links and I will earn a commission if you purchase through those links. I use all of the produ ... Read on »
5 Spice – Lower Sugar Zucchini Bread by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking   OK, today I’ve go a special treat. It’s 5-spice – lower sugar zucchini bread. It’s delicious! Sometimes a person will have a special recipe that they hold a l ... Read on »
Coca – a Healthy Pizza by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking   The challenge for this week’s the Recipe ReDux blog group was to come up with a healthy pizza.  My response is the Coca – a Healthy Pizza. Each summer for the ... Read on »
Food Blogger Pro Special and a Free Book Preview by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking   I’m enjoying a beautiful Saturday morning here in the Phoenix area, and I just wanted to let you know about a couple of cool things. The first is a Food Blogg ... Read on »
My Healthy Black Bean Burger by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking   This morning I was in the kitchen making my healthy black bean burgers, enjoying the company of my son Gabriel, and reflecting on how different things will ... Read on »
Savory Wild Blueberry Pizza by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking “By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by the Association of North America and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I w ... Read on »
Wild Blueberry Polenta with Grilled Onions and Sausage by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking   “By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by the Wild Blueberry Association of North America and am eligible to win prizes associated w ... Read on »
Thick Creamy Hot Chocolate by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking   Believe it or not, in my family thick creamy hot chocolate is a good luck drink. Every New Years Eve we gather at my brother’s house in Ukiah, California, in ... Read on »
Spinach and Feta Stuffed Pork Tenderloin by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking   Spinach and Feta Stuffed Pork Tenderloin served with mildly spiced vegetable sauce is what’s on the menu today, but first let me tell you a little about the w ... Read on »
Homemade Panettonne by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking   Christmas is almost here and, among other things, that means that it’s time to bake panettonne. I find  hardest thing about this delightfully light and airy b ... Read on »
Slow Cooker Skinny Clam Chowder by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking   Everyone in my family is crazy about my recipe for slow cooker skinny clam chowder. Every year we go to visit my bothers in Mendocino County, up in the wine c ... Read on »
Homemade Graham Crackers by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking   “By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Cumberland Packing Corp. and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest.I was n ... Read on »
Soul Satisfying Rosemary Roasted Almonds by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Disclaimer: Please note that a couple of the links are affiliate links and I will earn a commission if you purchase through those links. I use the pr ... Read on »
Tasty Food Photography Review by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking   Disclaimer: Please note that a couple of the links are affiliate links and I will earn a commission if you purchase through those links. I use the products me ... Read on »
DIY Lowel Ego Lights by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Disclaimer: Please note that a couple of the links are affiliate links and I will earn a commission if you purchase through those links. I use the products mentione ... Read on »
Poultry Spice Stocking Stuffer by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Poultry Spice Stocking Stuffer   Ok. I know. It is a little bit early for making stocking stuffers since we haven’t even eaten the Thanksgiving turkey yet. I h ... Read on »
Chinese Rice Revisited by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Chinese Rice Revisited   During the eighties Chinese food cooking was all the rage. The hot chefs who were inspiring everyone were Martin Yan, Ken Hom, Barbara ... Read on »
Delicata Squash Stuffed with Quinoa by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Delicata Squash Stuffed with Quinoa   Whoa, talk about power foods —this recipe for Delicata Squash Stuffed with Quinoa has got it all: squash, quinoa, carrots ... Read on »