Lamb Sausage StirFry

Lamb Sausage StirFry We are so fortunate to live in the community of Marquette, Michigan where farm to table is the “way of life”; buying food from cooperative farms is the “norm” and food bought from vendors and delis is clean, unadulterated, wholesome and just plain “good for you”! My Lamb Sausage StirFry combines foods purchased from all […]

Venison Tenderloin Vegetable StirFry

My Venison Tenderloin Vegetable StirFry is a super healthy stir fry made with lean venison tenderloin, marinated in Harissa, ginger and lime, then married with organic winter vegetables and shiitake mushroom! My Venison Tenderloin Vegetable StirFry has fabulous taste and is a super healthy entrée to add to your must keep favorites. If venison is not available, substitute […]

Seafood Brodino

My Seafood Brodino is a perfect “post holiday fare” welcome, ushering in the New Year with promises of even more light and nutritious entrées to come! Don’t dismay! My Seafood Brodino is not at all short on winter comfort; the light broth is filled with nutritious gems from the sea and organic vegetables. Flavored with garlic, fennel and exotic […]

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, […]

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 […]

Healing Chicken Vegetable Soup

There’s no mystery to it!! Chicken is full of the amino acid arginine and arginine kicks start the pituitary gland to make us healthy and maintain optimal immune function! It’s not a wife’s tale, it’s science and nature working together!! My organic chicken and vegetable soup is the winter cure to keep us healthy!! In a deep pot […]

Sautéed Rosemary Chicken Thighs with Chard

Sautéed Rosemary Chicken Thighs with Chard I use a Moroccan Tagine to make my sautéed rosemary chicken thighs with chard, but any deep chef’s pan will work; however the Tagine does produce a tender chicken thigh with enormous flavor. Aromatic spices and loads of organic vegetables and herbs make this dish a nutritious and delicious […]

Tandoori Chicken Tagine

Tandoori Chicken Tagine The Tandoori spice mixture in a yogurt marinade for chicken makes a classic East Indian dish that is not only extremely flavorful, but super nutritious! Instead of grilling the chicken, I have turned to the Tagine cooking vessel to add even more flavor with aromatic organic vegetables, broth, saffron and additional seasonings. […]

Variation on Spanish Paella

Variation on Spanish Paella I love to make paella but I do take liberties with various variations of meats, seafood and vegetables, still keeping the integrity of this delicious and nutritious Spanish dish! Paella always calls for sausage, chicken and varied seafood but I like to add a healthy touch of organic vegetable to this […]

Ginger Beef Stir Fry with Broccoli, Asparagus and Green Beans

Ginger Beef Stir Fry with Broccoli, Asparagus and Green Beans  A simply delicious stir fry is so full of nutrition with a medley of colorful organic vegetables paired with lean and healthy heritage beef from your local CMO farm or natural food store! A simple to prepare meal that is economical, healthy, totally delicious and […]

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