Winter Cassoulet

A warming French stew filled with nutritious beans, vegetables and protein. They call it peasant food which is five star in my book! So satisfying and comforting on a cold day. This dish is full of nutritional fiber from the organic vegetables and the classic French cassoulet white bean; the added protein rounds out the […]

Variations on Kitchen Sink Soup!!

I can’t stop making soup this time of year!! With all the fabulous organic vegetables we are getting from our CSA farm and the cooler days ahead, soup just makes sense!  Every cook has a version of kitchen sink soup and I am no exception. There are countless variations on this nutritious meal. Whether you […]

Dijon Potato Salad for the 4th!!

Dijon Potato Salad This is a yummy potato salad using dijon mustard instead of mayonnaise! Perfect with burgers. brats or any grilled meat! Don’t limit yourself to just the vegetables I have listed here; the addition of crisp cucumber, scallions and radish and even sliced raw asparagus would give sensational crunch!!   8 red, yellow […]

Spaghetti with Spinach, Fried Zucchini and Anchovy Sauce

Here’s another very simple and light but luscious summer pasta dish using canned anchovy and the best of summer produce! Remember that any of my pasta recipes can accommodate a gluten free diet by simply using a gluten free variety of pasta available at most health food or specialty stores or  the specialty sections of […]

Delicious and Light Summer Pasta

Linguine with Tuna, Spinach & Lemon This is an absolutely delicious summer pasta dish and very easy to prepare making use of pantry supplies and fresh and healthy spinach! Alternatively, try arugula in place of the spinach. Use fresh lemon and plenty of fresh garlic!   1 lb Linguine 1/2 cup olive oil zest of […]

Fabulous Tofu Salad

Tofu Salad a la Seacoast I cannot even try to guess how many pounds of this delicious, nutritious salad our Deli  sold over the years!  It simply was the best seller. It really is a stand alone vegan meal full of protein, vitamins and minerals and it tastes great!! Enjoy! 2 lbs of extra firm […]

Cucumber, Tomato Salad with Roasted Squash

Winter squash varieties are still very much available. You can find the delicata, acorn and butternut varieties of these healthful squashes at any natural food grocery. Full of antioxidants and carotenoids, these squashes are more than just delicious! Roasting the squash brings out it’s rich flavor and blending it with the best of summer vegetables […]

Fabulous Fish Recipes, Tuna, Whitefish, Lake Trout

Olive Oil Poached Tuna This is an absolutely fabulous tuna recipe! Though quick and easy to prepare, the results look as if you slaved over the stove all day!  You may also use Halibut Dress the tuna with a salsa verde and serve with a roasted potato,tomato and olive medley that is equally simple to […]

Chicken Cappellini with Artichokes and Capers

This is very simple pasta dish combining the health benefits of artichokes, the piquant flavor of capers and the lean protein of chicken breasts!! My husband Geoffrey’s favorite pasta dish and a family favorite. Artichokes are a fabulous antioxidant tonic, chicken is lean and high protein and pasta provides the essential carbohydrates that we all […]

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So what else do I have to do but to write this fabulously simple cookbook which compiles the best of my recipes created over the many years of cooking for and feeding people who visited us at our Natural Food Store in Southern California -called Seacoast! My husband Geoffrey and I have been in the […]

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