Moroccan Spiced Roasted Turkey

Free range heritage turkeys are a fabulous source of healthy lean protein, so when the turkeys are abundantly available in the Fall, I always by several to freeze and enjoy throughout the year! Make your Thanksgiving uniquely special with one of these birds, exotically seasoned with the North African spices of Morocco! Serve my Moroccan Spiced Turkey with minted […]

Healthy Holiday Cooking Starts Here!

Healthy holiday cooking is a snap when you keep it simple, wholesome and natural! Protein, vegetables and healthy carbohydrates flavor enhanced with good fats and aromatic herbs and spices is all that is required to make a delicious feast for the holidays and everyday, without the worry of over indulgence,weight gain, blood pressure and blood sugar spikes and digestive […]

Spicy Chicken Posole

My Spicy Chicken Posole is a fabulous warming soup full of fiber rich Mexican style hominy and lean protein rich chicken topped with crunchy fresh organic vegetables! My husband calls it a “salad in the soup”! Just delicious! 5 cups water and broth 1 package chicken breast with bones 1 large onion, peeled and sliced […]

Gnocchi Salad with wilted Kale and Leeks

Gnocchi, the humble potato dumpling takes on new salad life when texturized with wilted greens and crunchy raw vegetables; dressed with sherry vinegar, olive oil and Tuscan spices; zapped with Mediterranean artichokes and kalamata olives then garnished with slices of healthy avocado! My Gnocchi Salad with wilted Kale and Leeks is outstanding with a simple […]

Carrot Kohlrabi Soup with Organic Greens

Early Fall soup recipes are in full swing thanks to the abundance of late summer crops we are receiving from our local CSA farm! My Carrot Kohlrabi Soup with Organic Greens is just laden with late summer tomatoes, sweet succulent carrots and the humble brassicas of kale and kohlrabi. Spiked with flavorful middle eastern herbs […]

Vindaloo Chicken with Okra and Squash

[separator headline=”h3″ title=”Introduction”] My Vindaloo Chicken with Okra and Squash is an incredibly flavorful dish seasoned with a fusion of Indo/ Middle East spices! The predominate Vindaloo spice blend has its origins in Portugal from the 15th century explorers; it is a uniquely wonderful curry blend that combines a myriad of spices including cardamom, cinnamon […]

Bean and Corn Chowder with Forest Mushrooms

Abundant late summer crops just scream to be made into soups, stews and chowders as they yield to cool crisp days here in the North! Our local CSA farm called Seeds and Spores Family Farm is loading us up with super sweet corn, late summer tomatoes, winter greens and Shiitake mushrooms. New potatoes are arriving and the onions,shallots […]

Mediterranean Mussel Stew with Sausage, Kale and Zucchini

Traditionally Mediterraneans, particularly the Portuguese and Italian fishermen, have made rich broths and stews combining fish with sausage. The intense flavor of these fisherman’s stews are simply outstanding! Chunks of Italian sausage from our local CSA farm co-star with mussels and organic vegetables in my Mediterranean Mussel Stew with Sausage, Kale and Zucchini. The broth of my fisherman’s stew, […]

Minted Pasta Salad with Fava and Peas

 Plenty of mint, dill and lemon give this wonderful summer salad a bright, fresh taste; while fava beans, artichokes, arugula and pasta make this salad a complete protein, full of flavor and as always long on nutrition! Enjoy my Minted Pasta Salad with Fava and Peas as a stand alone meal or a superb side dish for […]

Asian Napa Slaw with Green Beans, Wakame, Cucumber and Kale

Ok so we all know how good seaweed is for optimal health and longevity; a   superfood that should be included in the health conscious diet! Seaweed is an immune system modulator, and an endocrine system regulator which means consumption of this mineral laden superfood concludes improved health, more energy, weight management and overall well being! Try my Asian […]

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