Slow Roasted Salmon

My Slow Roasted Salmon is a variation of a recent Bon Appétit recipe that is simply delicious and extremely healthy! I have simplified the recipe and added herbes de Provence with fennel seeds that is a must use herbal preparation when cooking fish! Lemon grass, powdered harissa seasoning and Aleppo pepper along with thin lemon […]

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 […]

Savory Beef and Vegetable Stew

                      Savory Beef and Vegetable Stew. My Savory Beef and Vegetable Stew, rich with grass fed free range beef, organic vegetables and seasoned red wine broth will take the chill out of these cold wintry days that we are all enduring. I use grass fed […]

Shrimp Edamame and Green Bean Frittata

               Shrimp Edamame and Green Bean Frittata. Should I call it a frittata, an omelette? Well, I can tell you that my Shrimp Edamame and Green Bean Frittata is my Asian version of an egg, organic vegetable and seafood dish that is heart healthy, super nutritious and delicious! My […]

Chitarra Spaghetti with Clams and Calamari

            Chitarra Spaghetti with Clams and Calamari.   So, chitarra cut spaghetti originated in the Abruzzo region of Italy; it has a squared shape and is thick cut made from a guitar string-like kitchen tool called a chitarra. It is flat but thicker than linguine, has an al dente bite to […]

Seared Halibut and Vegetables over Udon

Seared Halibut and Vegetables over Udon. My Seared Halibut and Vegetables over Udon is a simple Asian fish entrée that is not only full of flavor but is extremely nutritious, low in calories and heart healthy! Alaskan wild halibut stars is my Seared Halibut and Vegetables over Udon recipe which is flavor enhanced with Thai […]

Poussin Au Tagine

Free Range Spring Chicken or Poussin. My Poussin Au Tagine is a great way to cook free range spring chicken, also known in Europe as poussin! The delicate, tender and lean meat cooks like chicken, just a lot quicker! These are a bit smaller than Cornish game hens found in your local grocery store. Luckily, […]

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 […]