Simple Shrimp and Vegetable Alfredo

                         Simple Shrimp and Vegetable Alfredo. So I cheated, I have to admit it; I used a jarred Alfredo sauce for this easy pasta recipe! But there are some really good prepared Alfredo sauces out there that are natural, wholesome and, in my opinion, […]

Ruby Rigatoni with Italian Sausage

                           Ruby Rigatoni with Italian Sausage. This is my rendition of a classic Italian dish called Spaghetti with Rubies. My version, Ruby Rigatoni with Italian Sausage keeps the integrity of this beet forward pasta dish but adds protein and greens and changes the […]

Lamb and Artichoke Tagine

                              Lamb and Artichoke Tagine. A tagine is basically a Middle Eastern version of stew. I love to use my tagine pan because it’s simple to use and cooks cuts of meat rapidly, yet keeping it tender and moist! My Lamb […]

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 […]

Roasted Pumpkin Risotto with Shrimp

Roasted Pumpkin Risotto with Shrimp My Roasted Pumpkin Risotto with Shrimp is a delicious, nutritious and comforting main entrée that is full of savory flavor, protein rich and vitamin and mineral forward! I use carnaroli rice but arborio or calasparra are perfect as well. The pumpkin is roasted with savory shallots, cipollini onion, tomato wedges, […]

Savory Roasted Pumpkin Lasagna

                   Savory Roasted Pumpkin Lasagna You need my Savory Roasted Pumpkin Lasagna recipe! As the days cool down here in the North, we naturally move to comfort food to take the chill off! My Savory Roasted Pumpkin Lasagna fills this comfort food ticket, but is not short […]

Cavatappi with Sausage Organic Vegetables and Herbs

Cavatappi with Sausage Organic Vegetables and Herbs Late summer at our local CSA farm is a colorful cornucopia of organic vegetables; an abounding harvest of eggplant, zucchini, heirloom tomatoes, peppers and an array of fresh herbs! My Cavatappi with Sausage Organic Vegetables and Herbs is actually a roasted version of Ratatouille combined with yummy organic […]

Golden Fregola Shrimp and Tomato

Golden Fregola Shrimp and Tomato Tiny chewy golden semolina nuggets swimming in a rich seafood broth with plump shrimp and farm fresh tomatoes are the star characters in my Golden Fregola Shrimp and Tomato entrée! Fregola hails from the island of Sardinia. Fregola is simply made with just semolina and water stirred by hand until […]

Winter Wonderland Casserole

Winter Wonderland Casserole Oh my but it’s cold up here in the North; and soup seems to be the “go to”meal to keep the chill off! But when your soup bowl has runneth over and you need a change, try my Winter Wonderland Casserole. My Winter Wonderland Casserole is chuck full of golden organic potatoes, […]

Mediterranean Spiced Short Ribs

Like all of us in the Midwest and Eastern states, we are not even near lighter fare! Comfort food is still on the menu with these colder climes, so braised short ribs for Sunday Supper seems so right today!! Dreaming of warm Mediterranean breezes, these English cut short ribs from heritage beef raised at our local CSA […]