Radicchio, Basil, Chard Tabbouleh, A Variation!

Radicchio, Basil,Chard Tabbouleh, A Variation! Middle Eastern tabbouleh is such a versatile dish that can be used as a healthy grain and vegetable side dish for just about any main entrée protein. Tabbouleh is fabulous as a stand alone salad as well! For this nutritious tabbouleh variation, I have used an abundance of radicchio, fresh […]

Rhubarb Stuffed Chicken Breasts on Soba

Rhubarb Stuffed Chicken Breasts on Soba Living so far North, our rhubarb season arrives much later than most areas, so we are lucky to have fresh rhubarb available this time of year! If you are unable to find fresh rhubarb in your area, you may substitute frozen rhubarb to make this fabulous chicken dish full […]

Lemon Basil Pasta with Garlic Scapes

Lemon Basil Pasta with Garlic Scapes & Tomato What a simple and delicious vegetarian summertime pasta! I use a low glycemic linguine but this can easily be substituted with a gluten free pasta for those who are sensitive to gluten products. A light,fresh,flavorful and just so simple to make pasta dish that uses early summer garlic […]

Tandoori Chicken Tagine

Tandoori Chicken Tagine The Tandoori spice mixture in a yogurt marinade for chicken makes a classic East Indian dish that is not only extremely flavorful, but super nutritious! Instead of grilling the chicken, I have turned to the Tagine cooking vessel to add even more flavor with aromatic organic vegetables, broth, saffron and additional seasonings. […]

Double Coriander Potato Salad

Double Coriander Potato Salad I call this my double coriander potato salad as I use both the fresh cilantro leaves of the coriander plant and dried roasted coriander root powder to make a delicious, bright tasting summer potato salad. Adding garbanzo beans to the golden potatoes for additional fiber and protein make this double coriander […]

Variation on Spanish Paella

Variation on Spanish Paella I love to make paella but I do take liberties with various variations of meats, seafood and vegetables, still keeping the integrity of this delicious and nutritious Spanish dish! Paella always calls for sausage, chicken and varied seafood but I like to add a healthy touch of organic vegetable to this […]

Summertime Golden Potato Salad

Summertime Golden Potato Salad Yukon gold potatoes drenched with two kinds of mustard, Greek yogurt and just a dash of mayonnaise make this golden potato salad a summertime favorite! We enjoyed this potato salad on the 4th of July and will continue to make it throughout the summer! Serve golden potato salad with all of […]

Japonica Wild Rice Salad with Mushrooms and Capers

Japonica Wild Rice Salad with Mushrooms and Capers This simple wild rice salad is a medley of black, mahogany and wild rice married with fresh organic vegetables and herbs which results in a delightful grain salad just full of mineral and vitamin rich nutrition! I serve this wild rice salad as a vegetarian entrée with leaves […]

Niçoise Salad Variations

Niçoise Salad Variations A Niçoise salad is a perfect dinner solution for a hot summer’s day! Completely nutritious, super healthy and delicious; light yet very satisfying. Traditionally this fabulous salad adorns a bed of mixed greens with tuna, hard boiled eggs, potatoes, olives, crumbled cheese and green beans; I like to change it up with […]

Gnocchi Artichoke and Pea Salad

Gnocchi Artichoke and Pea Salad Yummy potato dumplings combined with artichoke hearts and peas and dressed with mediterranean spices, feta cheese and greek olives with healthy extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar! This is a salad, a main entrée, pasta dish or a flavorful and simple side dish! however you choose to serve it, […]