Sicilian Summer Vegetable Stew

Sicilian Summer Vegetable Stew It’s summer and organic home grown heirloom tomatoes, zucchini, parsley and basil, chard and kale are abundant! Even though it is quite warm this summer, my Sicilian Summer Vegetable Stew is a perfectly light supper filled with nutritious organic vegetables, flavored with organic aromatic basil and parsley! My Sicilian Summer Vegetable Stew can be complimented […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

South of the Border Fisherman’s Stew

A fusion recipe combining the traditional Portuguese stew with South of the Border flare! Portuguese Fisherman’s Stew is traditionally made with linguisa sausage, cod or tuna, tomatoes and potatoes. I thought a South of a Border rendition of this nutritious stew would be a welcome diversion! I have combined cooked heirloom beans grown in Mexico […]

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