Artichoke Tomato Orzo

Artichoke Tomato Orzo. My Artichoke Tomato Orzo is a quick and nutritious side dish that pairs perfectly well with grilled or oven roasted lamb or protein of choice; of course it is equally a delicious stand alone vegetarian entrée or warm salad. I always have left over cooked pasta or rice just waiting to be […]

Chitarra Spaghetti with Clams and Calamari

            Chitarra Spaghetti with Clams and Calamari.   So, chitarra cut spaghetti originated in the Abruzzo region of Italy; it has a squared shape and is thick cut made from a guitar string-like kitchen tool called a chitarra. It is flat but thicker than linguine, has an al dente bite to […]

Seared Halibut and Vegetables over Udon

Seared Halibut and Vegetables over Udon. My Seared Halibut and Vegetables over Udon is a simple Asian fish entrée that is not only full of flavor but is extremely nutritious, low in calories and heart healthy! Alaskan wild halibut stars is my Seared Halibut and Vegetables over Udon recipe which is flavor enhanced with Thai […]

Savory Roasted Pumpkin Lasagna

                   Savory Roasted Pumpkin Lasagna You need my Savory Roasted Pumpkin Lasagna recipe! As the days cool down here in the North, we naturally move to comfort food to take the chill off! My Savory Roasted Pumpkin Lasagna fills this comfort food ticket, but is not short […]

Maifun with Spicy Seared Tuna and StirFry

Maifun with Spicy Seared Tuna and StirFry So stir fry is great these days when you have just a bit of this and that to chop up and use! I pulled a tuna steak out of the freezer and seasoned it with a spice blend of ginger, sesame and Korean red pepper flakes( any oriental […]

Fettuccine with Tuna and Lemony Spring Greens

Fettuccine with Tuna and Lemony Spring Greens A healthy Spring pasta dish combining cleansing dandelion greens, baby spinach, baby arugula and fresh asparagus. My Fettuccine with Tuna and Lemony Spring Greens is wrapped up in a lemony, garlic sauce, punched up with crushed red pepper and is protein rich with nutritious olive oil packed tuna! Fettuccine […]

Soba with Roasted Medicinal Mushrooms

Soba with Roasted Medicinal Mushrooms Boost your Immune System  My Soba with Roasted Medicinal Mushrooms is an immune system booster! There is nothing better than medicinal mushrooms to boost the immune system and considering what we are going through these days, I thought it a good idea to post an immune system boosting recipe that […]

Eggplant “Meatballs” Over Rigatoni

      Eggplant “Meatballs” Over Rigatoni I call my Eggplant “Meatballs” Over Rigatoni Italian Comfort Food! So I came across a super yummy recipe for vegetarian “meatballs” made with eggplant and beans in a Martha Stewart post! I changed the recipe up a bit to make the “meatballs” firmer; I added broccoli rapini and […]

Fettuccine with Beets

Fettuccine with Beets Fettuccine with Beets is a vegetarian pasta dish that is absolutely delicious, nutritious and fun to make! ​ 6 medium/large  sized beets  3-4 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil (enough to coat the pan) crushed red pepper flakes to taste fresh ground salt to taste 1 pound of spaghetti, […]

Chickpea Bucatini with Broccolini and Butternut

Chickpea Bucatini with Broccolini and Butternut It just doesn’t get any better than my Chickpea Bucatini with Broccolini and Butternut entrée with organic chickpeas for protein; organic butternut squash for fiber and beta carotene; healthy organic broccolini for vitamins, minerals and cellular protection; organic pasta for needed carbohydrates! This is a delicious, vegetarian dish just […]