Eggplant “Meatballs” Over Rigatoni

      Eggplant “Meatballs” Over Rigatoni I call my Eggplant “Meatballs” Over Rigatoni Italian Comfort Food! So I came across a super yummy recipe for vegetarian “meatballs” made with eggplant and beans in a Martha Stewart post! I changed the recipe up a bit to make the “meatballs” firmer; I added broccoli rapini and […]

Fettuccine with Beets

Fettuccine with Beets Fettuccine with Beets is a vegetarian pasta dish that is absolutely delicious, nutritious and fun to make! ​ 6 medium/large  sized beets  3-4 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil (enough to coat the pan) crushed red pepper flakes to taste fresh ground salt to taste 1 pound of spaghetti, […]

Chickpea Bucatini with Broccolini and Butternut

Chickpea Bucatini with Broccolini and Butternut It just doesn’t get any better than my Chickpea Bucatini with Broccolini and Butternut entrée with organic chickpeas for protein; organic butternut squash for fiber and beta carotene; healthy organic broccolini for vitamins, minerals and cellular protection; organic pasta for needed carbohydrates! This is a delicious, vegetarian dish just […]

Heirloom Bean Chili with Winter Squash and Collards

It’s still all about comfort food here in the North! Dreams of warmer days to come are realized with a bit of south of the border are in this warming chili recipe, spiked with Mexican chili peppers! Heirloom beans, heritage beef and the addition of winter squash and greens make my chili super nutritious! First make the beans: […]

Red and Golden Beet Fettuccine

Beets are just so good for you!! A healthy vegetable that cleans the liver, detoxes the body, builds the blood and lowers blood pressure! With all the winter comfort food flying around the food circles this month,especially italian offerings, let’s try a dish that not only comforts the soul but heals the body! Roasted beet roots and chopped […]