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 […]

Ruby Red Risotto

              A Risotto with Roasted Beets and Tomatoes.   I made my Ruby Red Risotto yesterday because I happen to have an abundance of organic beets from a share I bought from my local CSA farm! The beet is an enormously healthy vegetable, building our red blood cells and […]

Kuri Squash and Spinach Sabzi

      Kuri Squash and Spinach Sabzi Sabzi is an Afghan stew and is traditionally made with spinach or peas. I have decided to add a bit of extra flavor and nutrition by introducing kuri winter squash to the dish! My Kuri Squash and Spinach Sabzi is seasoned with dried dill, coriander and fenugreek […]

Desi Chana Beans in Vindaloo Broth

        Desi Chana Beans in Vindaloo Broth Desi Chana beans are the older cousins to garbanzo beans and are used, traditionally, in East Indian curry dishes but can also be used in salads like its cousin, the garbanzo! I have decided to make my Desi Chana Beans in Vindaloo Broth for New […]

Holiday Ham and all the Sides

Holiday Ham and all the Sides For Christmas this year I decided to make a delicious heritage ham and some yummy sides to go with it! You will love my Holiday Ham and all the Sides; and you can find all these recipes right here on this blog right now! Enjoy and Happy Holidays to […]

Christmas Lima Bean Salad

                       Christmas Lima Bean Salad My Christmas Lima Bean Salad is a festive, simply made salad with cooked up Christmas Lima beans, coarsely chopped organic parsley, chopped organic red onion, sliced organic red bell pepper and a generous amount of pomegranate seeds! Combine these ingredients […]

Sautéed Brussels Carrots and Parsnips in Ponzu

      Sautéed Brussels Carrots and Parsnips in Ponzu It’s the Ponzu that’s the star of my Sautéed Brussels Carrots and Parsnips in Ponzu! Ponzu sauce is so versatile that you will want to make a lot of it to have on hand when you need it as an oriental dipping sauce or a […]

Golden Potato Roast

Golden Potato Roast My Golden Potato Roast is my riff on Martha’s classic holiday potato dish called Crispy Potato Bake! I added thyme, rosemary, extra virgin olive oil and lots of organic butter to make this the centerpiece of our holiday meal. What a hit! The addition of thyme, rosemary and additional chopped onions along with the sliced […]

Roasted Pumpkin Risotto with Shrimp

Roasted Pumpkin Risotto with Shrimp My Roasted Pumpkin Risotto with Shrimp is a delicious, nutritious and comforting main entrée that is full of savory flavor, protein rich and vitamin and mineral forward! I use carnaroli rice but arborio or calasparra are perfect as well. The pumpkin is roasted with savory shallots, cipollini onion, tomato wedges, […]

Lemon Roasted Brussel Sprouts Carrots and Parsnips

Lemon Roasted Brussel Sprouts Carrots and Parsnips This is a simple vegetable roast that makes a perfect side to your holiday turkey or roasted meat of choice! My Lemon Roasted Brussel Sprouts, Carrots and Parsnips is also a nutrition rich vegetarian entrée served over basmati rice! My Lemon Roasted Brussel Sprouts, Carrots and Parsnips is […]