Beet Green and Radish Top Pesto

Beet Green and Radish Top Pesto Our local CSA, Seeds and Spores Family Farm is growing fabulous organic beet greens and wonderful radishes this time of year! So I concocted a pesto,my “beet green and radish top pesto” with these beet greens and radish tops that is just off the charts in flavor and nutrition! Really […]

Roasted Pumpkin Lasagna with Forest Mushrooms and Collards

My Roasted Pumpkin Lasagna with Forest Mushrooms and Collards is a satisfying vegetarian entrée and a real party pleaser combining protein and fiber rich mushrooms sautéed with organic greens and vitamin rich roasted pumpkin, flavored with earthy sage leaves! I use low glycemic lasagna noodles but for the gluten intolerant, gluten free noodles are readily […]

Tuna and White Bean Pasta Salad

Tuna and White Bean Pasta Salad My Tuna and White Bean Pasta Salad is a delicious medley of healthy fish protein, fiber rich legumes and organic vegetables simply combined to make a nutritious light meal that is also a perfect protein. Cavatappi pasta provides substance to this dish along with cannelloni white beans, nutritious artichoke […]

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 […]