Cannellini, Clams and Mussels

Cannellini, Clams and Mussels My Cannellini, Clams and Mussels is a versatile nutritious chowder that is both fiber and protein rich! Nutritious Italian white beans, delicious treasures from the sea and organic vegetables and herbs married to a simple garlicky sauce de Provence become a stand alone chowder that can be served on its own […]

Healthy Grain and Legume Salads

Ayocote Bean and Corn Salad, Soba and Edamame Salad Healthy Grain and Legume Salads My Simply Natural Gourmet cookbook is just full of Healthy Grain and Legume Salads! These are simple entrée salads, many of which we sold at the deli of Seacoast Natural Foods years ago! These are healthy, simple combinations of legumes, organic vegetable and grains […]

Seafood Brodino

My Seafood Brodino is a perfect “post holiday fare” welcome, ushering in the New Year with promises of even more light and nutritious entrées to come! Don’t dismay! My Seafood Brodino is not at all short on winter comfort; the light broth is filled with nutritious gems from the sea and organic vegetables. Flavored with garlic, fennel and exotic […]

Minted Pasta Salad with Fava and Peas

 Plenty of mint, dill and lemon give this wonderful summer salad a bright, fresh taste; while fava beans, artichokes, arugula and pasta make this salad a complete protein, full of flavor and as always long on nutrition! Enjoy my Minted Pasta Salad with Fava and Peas as a stand alone meal or a superb side dish for […]

Tagliatelle with Lamb, Chard and Olive Ragu

A simple pasta dish using left over grilled leg of lamb, nutritious swiss chard, eggplant, zucchini, grape tomatoes and kalamata olives in a not too rich sauce that screams with flavor!! This is really delicious! Serve with a simply dressed salad and a Pinot Noir! I just happened to grill a leg of lamb that […]

Salmon and Crab Macaroni Salad

So what do you do when you have a piece of leftover salmon and a bit of leftover spring vegetable stir fry? Not enough for a meal on it’s own but as a recreated dish it’s just perfect when combined with pantry staples, fresh herbs and vegetables! My Salmon and Crab Macaroni Salad is my […]

Tonkatsu over Maifun with Green Beans and Shiitake

Tonkatsu is a super thin pork cutlet, coated with panko and Japanese spices. This recipe can be adapted to chicken or turkey cutlets as a substitute for pork. I use heritage pork raised on our local CSA farm. The pork is pounded thin, dipped in egg and coated with seasoned panko for a super delicious entrée served […]

Cod, Clams and Calamari

A saffron infused tomato seafood broth full of cod fish, clams or mussels and calamari served over linguine! It just doesn’t get any better than this! This simple seafood dish is so simple to prepare, full of flavor and nutrition and is so satisfying! 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 4-5 cloves garlic, peeled and sliced […]

Tuna Pasta Salad with Fatoush Dressing

This is a simple tuna pasta salad with Mediterranean flare, enormous flavor and nutrition! Perfect to celebrate the coming of Spring, the Vernal Equinox and warmer days to come!     8 oz medium pasta shells, cooked al dente 3 cans olive oil packed tuna, drained 1 bag frozen organic peas 1 cup chopped organic celery 2-3 […]

Chestnut Beans and Wild Mushroom Soup- Winter Pasta Fazul

A nutrient filled earthy vegetarian soup loaded with protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals and fabulous flavor! Chestnut beans, also known as Christmas limas, have creamy but firm texture and produce a flavorful broth when cooked with olive oil and aromatic vegetables. Add some short pasta and a package of dried wild mushrooms and the result is a healthy, […]

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