Lemon Tahini Potato Salad with Avocado and Cucumber

     Lemon Tahini Potato Salad with Avocado and Cucumber. Enjoy my Lemon Tahini Potato Salad with Avocado and Cucumber this Memorial Day and throughout the summer! It is an absolutely delicious and super nutritious variation of a traditional salad to accompany summer grilling or to enjoy as a vegetarian main! Lemon Tahini dressing is […]

Potato Gnocchi and Fava Bean Salad

                    Potato Gnocchi and Fava Bean Salad. My Potato Gnocchi and Fava Bean Salad is just a perfect twist on the take along picnic salad for these upcoming summer holidays! This super simple yet nutritious salad is drenched with olive oil, lemon juice and a bit […]

Paella with Portuguese Style Mussels

                    Paella with Portuguese Style Mussels. So I made this brothy rice dish by combining two classic recipes, one from Spain and one from Portugal! Cataplana is a savory Portuguese fish stew made with mussels, fish, potatoes, sausage, saffron and smoked paprika. Paella is a Spanish […]

The Lighter Side of Cinco De Mayo

      This Sunday is Cinco de Mayo and dear to our hearts since we spent most of our lives in San Diego and dearly love south of the border food! So let’s celebrate with these healthy and delicious salads found in my cookbook Simply Natural Gourmet! The lighter side of Cinco De Mayo! […]

Pea and Mushroom Risotto

                                    Pea and Mushroom Risotto. My Pea and Mushroom Risotto is actually a fusion of the classic Italian risotto ingredients, like butter and parmesan cheese, with Tunisian harissa and preserved lemon! The flavor of this classic rice dish […]

A Stir Fry with Soba and Shrimp

                               A Stir Fry with Soba and Shrimp. Sometimes just a simple stir fry is all you want for dinner! Just coming out of the winter season, spring calls for lighter fare. A Stir Fry with Soba and Shrimp is just […]

Baked Potato and Fish Casserole

                             Baked Potato and Fish Casserole. My Baked Potato and Fish Casserole is a baked fish recipe that is simply prepared with just a handful of ingredients. Renditions of this casserole are found throughout the world; it is a classic combination in […]

Simple Shrimp and Vegetable Alfredo

                         Simple Shrimp and Vegetable Alfredo. So I cheated, I have to admit it; I used a jarred Alfredo sauce for this easy pasta recipe! But there are some really good prepared Alfredo sauces out there that are natural, wholesome and, in my opinion, […]

Cabbage Soup with Swedish Meatballs

                         Cabbage Soup with Swedish Meatballs. And yet another cold weather soup to keep you cozy, warm and protected from the elements! You can’t get any simpler than my organic Cabbage Soup with Swedish Meatballs! So delicious, so nutritious and so very easy; my […]

White Bean Chicken Stew with Rapini

                          White Bean Chicken Stew with Rapini. So it is still super cold here in the North and actually throughout most of the country! Another soup or stew is in order for this time of year! My White Bean Chicken Stew with Rapini […]