Eggplant Chili with Fava and Merguez

                                   Eggplant Chili with Fava and Merguez My Eggplant Chili with Fava and Merguez is a vegetable forward chili that stars the cornucopia of organic late summer vegetables that are so available this time of year! I spice up […]

Bucatini with Artichokes and Sardines

                      Bucatini with Artichokes and Sardines This is how my Bucatini with Artichokes and Sardines was created yesterday! I was having a FaceTime visit with my daughter in Brazil who was lucky enough to get her hands on some fresh sardines. She asked me for […]

Ravioli with Fried Squash and Herbs

                          Ravioli with Fried Squash and Herbs My Ravioli with Fried Squash and Herbs is a summer supper that is so easy to prepare by using ready made ravioli from the Deli shelf; then married with a super easy medley of organic summer […]

Ruby Red Bucatini

Ruby Red Bucatini Ruby Red Bucatini is a healthy vegetarian pasta dish that is absolutely delicious, nutritious and fun to make! The star of my Ruby Red Bucatini is the healthy, humble beet, roasted until fork tender, then sautéed in olive oil, garlic and red pepper flakes! Use the pasta water to make the sauce […]

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 […]