Frittata con Sarde and Swiss Chard

Frittata con Sarde and Swiss Chard The frittata, like a painter’s canvas takes on the taste, the look, the identity of whatever variety the pallet has to offer in a given season! This spring my fabulous egg entree is laden with healthy swiss chard and omega rich sardines, sweet peppers and leeks bathed in Italian […]

Asian Spring Rolls

Asian Spring Rolls Healthy spring rolls are super easy to make. Filled with a medley of barely cooked and raw vegetables, they make a wonderful addition to an Asian themed meal or they stand on their own as a satisfying light entrée. You do not have to make them strictly vegetarian; whenever I have a […]

Ginger Beef Stir Fry with Broccoli, Asparagus and Green Beans

Ginger Beef Stir Fry with Broccoli, Asparagus and Green Beans  A simply delicious stir fry is so full of nutrition with a medley of colorful organic vegetables paired with lean and healthy heritage beef from your local CMO farm or natural food store! A simple to prepare meal that is economical, healthy, totally delicious and […]

Mediterranean Lamb Spare Ribs

Mediterranean Lamb Spare Ribs braised in preserved lemons, garlic and oregano The key to this delectable dish is marinating the lamb overnight! The preserved lemons and juice with olive oil and loads of garlic and oregano infuse the lamb with incomparable flavor! Don’t throw this lovely marinade away; use it as the braising liquid base thinned with […]

Tomato Ginger Chicken with Asparagus and Eggplant!

Tomato Ginger Chicken with Asparagus and Eggplant! Tender bone in chicken breasts are dressed with Asian flavor when slowly sautéed with onions, loads of sliced fresh ginger as well as a toasted sesame ginger spice! Tiny grape tomatoes, baby carrots, sliced eggplant and fresh asparagus and more make this a nutritious and flavorful dish. I […]

Asian Beef Braise with Vegetable Stir Fry

Asian Beef Braise with Vegetable Stir Fry For this braise I use grass fed beef short ribs from our local CMO farm! This beef is so flavorful but more importantly just full of natural CLA, the healthy fat needed for weight management and immune system health! The Asian marinade works double duty as the flavorful […]

A Winter Braise; A Potato Casserole is Comfort!!

Braised Fresh Ham with Fennel, Shiitake and Leeks  What a delicious way to serve a fresh ham, braise it till it falls off the bone!! Add fresh fennel,healthy shiitake mushrooms, flavorful leeks, parsnips, turnips and carrots! This dish is  full of healthy organic vegetables seasoned with the flavor of heritage pork which has been naturally raised, […]

Satisfying and Healthy Spanish Paella!!

      Spanish Paella Paella can be made in so many different ways  and with a variety of meats as well as vegetables!! My healthy version always uses vegetables, they round out the nutrition in the traditional dish that does not include them. Remember to always use either arborio rice or an authentic Spanish rice, […]

Whole Grain Pasta with Sausage,Shiitake,Fennel and Kale!

Whole Grain Linguine with Sausage Meatballs, Shiitake,Fennel and Kale This is an extremely nutrient packed pasta dish that is actually quite light on the palette! Use a whole grain pasta that is either a medley of grains and vegetables or 50/50 whole wheat and semolina! Since the sausage is already seasoned and the broth adds saltiness […]

A Christmas Leg of Lamb!!

A simply prepared leg of lamb takes no time at all but makes a magnificent presentation at table. A few simple herbs & lemon create an overwhelming flavor sensation! This is a perfect roast for any Holiday! What I am serving for Christmas!!       Roast Leg of Lamb Leg of lamb, 5-6 lbs1 […]

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