Red Lentil Vegetable Dal

Red Lentil Vegetable Dal  My Red Lentil Vegetable Dal is a nutritious vegetable stew full of fiber, protein rich legumes and healthy organic greens and vegetables. Generous amounts of Vindaloo curry, healthy turmeric and cumin make this East Indian inspired stew just burst with flavor; while their anti-inflammatory properties heal the joints and connective tissue!  […]

Red Lentil Rotelli with Flageolet Beans

Red Lentil Rotelli with Flageolet Beans So it’s apparent by now that I am a lover of pasta and thank God I am not gluten intolerant! But, that said, many f my friends and family are gluten intolerant. What to do? Well it was imperative to find a gluten free pasta that really tastes and feels […]

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! […]

Stovetop Roasted Tandoori Vegetables

Stovetop Roasted Tandoori Vegetables  Just craving the taste of Indian spiced vegetables, I couldn’t decide upon roasted eggplant and tomatoes, potatoes laden with cumin seed or Delhi Style green beans; so I combined them all together to make my Stovetop Roasted Tandoori Vegetables! My Stovetop Roasted Tandoori Vegetables  dish is a delicious vegetarian entrée that is […]

Lamb Tagine with Spinach Qorma

Lamb Tagine with Spinach Qorma My Lamb Tagine with Spinach Qorma is an Afghan inspired dish with a few twists! Qorma can be made with meat or vegetables; I have combined the two in this tribute to delicious, healthy middle eastern cooking. I make my Qorma in a traditional tagine. My Lamb Tagine with Spinach […]

Savory Spring Vegetable Crostata

Savory Spring Vegetable Crostata The idea of assembling a myriad of organic vegetables and nestling them in a light crust is not new! A vegetable tart, pie, galette or crostata is very popular in Europe and especially during the Easter/Passover season! My Savory Spring Vegetable Crostata ushers in Spring with delicious, healthy and nutritious vegetables wrapped […]

Wild Rice and Tuna Salad

Wild Rice and Tuna Salad My Wild Rice and Tuna Salad is a quick and nutritious dish using leftover wild rice and leftover cooked beans combined with chopped organic celery, carrots, peppers and cilantro, tossed with chunks of olive oil packed tuna and dressed up with a splash of sherry vinegar! My Wild Rice and […]

Nicoise Salad with Israeli Zaatar

Nicoise Salad with Israeli Zaatar  I love Nicoise Salad and I love to mix things up!  So my Nicoise Salad with Israeli Zaatar is just the ticket for an ushering in of Spring! My Nicoise Salad with Israeli Zaatar is a Mediterranean dish that serves those who observe Lent and the upcoming Passover! You just […]

Tuna In Miso On Glass Noodles

        Tuna In Miso On Glass Noodles My Tuna In Miso On Glass Noodles is a quick and easy Spring fish recipe that is healthy and nutritious! My Tuna In Miso On Glass Noodles features a healthy piece of seared medium rare  Ahi Tuna seasoned with ginger and sesame, bathed in a […]

Cod in gingered Dashi with Soba

  Cod in gingered Dashi with Soba stars cod loins swimming in a mineral rich seaweed broth spiked with ginger and chili! The cod in Dashi broth together with Japanese yams, leeks, Wakame, carrots, celery and kale bathes a tangle of buckwheat soba! This soup is so mineral rich and nutritious with two kinds of seaweed. Kombu (kelp) […]

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