Carole “Bring the Salad”

Carole’s Salad They always ask me to “bring the salad”!! No wonder when it it filled with everything good, delicious and nutritious!! Enjoy with your favorite grill this 4th of July!! This yummy salad goes is a perfect party pleaser filled with crisp, organic, healthy vegetables! A compliment to any pot luck , party or […]

Dijon Potato Salad with Green Beans & Arugula

Yet another fantastic summer potato salad filled with yummy peppery greens and organic veggies. My Dijon Potato Salad with Green Beans & Arugula is lightly drenched with a Dijon lemon aioli and garnished with organic snap peas and pea shoots. Light and refreshing and just perfect with grilled fish or chicken! Enjoy!!   2 lbs […]

Quinoa Lentil Salad with Zaatar

  Quinoa called the “grain from antiquity” and the primary food of the ancient Incas of South America is really not a grain at all! Quinoa is a seed related to the beet and spinach family; and it is probably the most nutritious pseudo cereal one could consume! Quinoa is high in fiber, iron and […]

Mediterranean Corona Bean Salad

    Gigantic heirloom Corona Beans make a wonderful presentation at table! I use these creamy yet firm beans from Rancho Gordo to make a yummy Mediterranean salad filled with artichoke hearts, parsley, kalamata olives and grape tomatoes, bathed in a vinaigrette of extra virgin olive oil and Spanish sherry vinegar. Serve my Mediterranean Corona […]

Spring Vegetable Stir Fry with escarole, shallots, green beans and artichokes

Spring Vegetable Stir Fry with escarole, shallots, green beans and artichokes This is actually a stand alone vegetarian stir fry but is fabulous with  lamb chops! Just loaded with nutritious spring vegetables!! Add more nutrition with asparagus and baby bok choy as a variation!  Spring Vegetable Stir Fry with escarole, shallots, green beans and artichokes […]

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 […]

Minted Israeli Couscous with Fried Eggs

I usually make more food than can be eaten in one sitting, and that’s a good thing; because reinventing healthy meals from left over dishes is a great time saver for those of us with extremely busy lives. It is also a great way to experiment with nutritionally sound ideas that have exceptionally healthy and delicious results!! Making […]

Minted Israeli Couscous

Minted Israeli Couscous This versatile dish can be used as a side dish, a salad or a stand alone vegetarian meal! Loaded with nutritious artichokes, onions, sweet peppers, parsley, tomatoes and olives, this bright dish is packed with vitamins and minerals; keeping with my theme that nutritious food can be a gourmet delight to both […]

Middle Eastern Bean Salad

A simple, delicious and very nutritious salad just filled with fiber, protein, vitamins, minerals and flavor! In a large bowl mix together: 1 can organic fava beans(Westbrae) 1 can organic garbanzo beans 1 bunch flat leaf parsley, roughly chopped 1/2 pint organic grape tomatoes 1 medium red onion, peeled and sliced 1 cup chopped celery […]

Red and Golden Beet Fettuccine

Beets are just so good for you!! A healthy vegetable that cleans the liver, detoxes the body, builds the blood and lowers blood pressure! With all the winter comfort food flying around the food circles this month,especially italian offerings, let’s try a dish that not only comforts the soul but heals the body! Roasted beet roots and chopped […]

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