Eggplant Lasagna

                                            Eggplant Lasagna. My Eggplant Lasagna screams comfort food! This luscious noodle and vegetable casserole is perfect to serve on these northern cold and, yes, snowy days! My Eggplant Lasagna is simply layered with […]

Spanish Seafood Stew

                                                        Spanish Seafood Stew. In both the Spanish and the Portuguese traditions, we find seafood stews made with sausage and seafood in a rich tomato broth. My rendition […]

Mediterranean Harvest Vegetable Stew

                            Mediterranean Harvest Vegetable Stew. We are moving into the season of Autumn, but there are so many late Summer crops being harvested now; they beg to be made into soups, stews, casseroles and more… My Mediterranean Harvest Vegetable Stew is a […]

Lemony Vegetable Quinoa Soup

                                  Lemony Vegetable Quinoa Soup. My Lemony Vegetable Quinoa Soup is a simply nutritious and delicious soup using late summer organic vegetables and greens! Quinoa is actually a seed, although used as a grain; it is protein rich, full […]

Pasta Orecchiette Fagioli with Turkey Meatballs

                  Pasta Orecchiette Fagioli with Turkey Meatballs. I picked up a bag of Rancho Gordo’s Papa De Rola Beans; a rare heirloom variety with a delicate creamy interior, just perfect for my Pasta Orecchiette Fagioli with Turkey Meatballs! I soaked the beans overnight; rinsed and prepared them […]

Summertime Eggplant Lasagna

                                Summertime Eggplant Lasagna. So for summertime, I like to make my lasagna without noodles for a lighter version. My Summertime Eggplant Lasagna is so delicious, layered with slices of organic eggplant, zucchini, potatoes, onions and tomatoes; it’s seasoned with […]

Rapini and White Bean Risotto

                                      Rapini and White Bean Risotto. My delicious Rapini and White Bean Risotto is a one pot simple meal just full of flavor and nutrition, made with just a handful of ingredients! Cruciferous rapini is a perfect […]

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 […]

Red Lentil Vegetable Dal

Red Lentil Vegetable Dal  My Red Lentil Vegetable Dal is a nutritious vegetable stew full of fiber, protein rich legumes and healthy organic greens and vegetables. Generous amounts of Vindaloo curry, healthy turmeric and cumin make this East Indian inspired stew just burst with flavor; while their anti-inflammatory properties heal the joints and connective tissue!  […]