• Recipes
  • Savory Skillet Green Beans

    Serves 6 Ingredients 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1/2 cup white or yellow onion, chopped 1/2 cup diced tomatoes, canned, with juice, or fresh 1 teaspoon fresh garlic, minced 1 1/2 pounds green beans, fresh or frozen, trimmed 1/4 cup water, if using fresh tomatoes 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper   Directions Preheat […]

  • Dips
  • Pesto

    Makes 1 1/2 cups   Ingredients 3 cups fresh basil leaves 3/4 cup unsalted pine nuts or sunflower seeds 4 cloves garlic 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated 3/4 cup olive oil   Directions Place basil, pine nuts or sunflower seeds, garlic, salt and cheese in a food processor or blender. Gradually […]

  • Beverages
  • Fruity Minty Chiller

    Serves 4   Ingredients 1 cup cantaloupe, rind removed and cut in chunks 1 cup seedless watermelon, rind removed and cut in chunks 1 cup ripe nectarine, peeled and cut in chunks 1 cup strawberries, hulled 1/4 cup cold water 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons fresh mint, torn and tightly packed   Directions […]

  • Italian
  • Heaven on Earth Pasta

    Serves 4   Ingredients 8 ounces whole grain rotini pasta, dry 1/2 cup Heaven and Earth Sauce: 1/2 cup fresh parsley, minced 3 tablespoons green onion, minced 1 large garlic clove, minced 1/3 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons white vinegar   Directions Cook pasta according to package directions. This can be done in advance, if […]

  • Recipes
  • Turkey with Bolognese Sauce

    Serves 4   Ingredients 8 ounces dry whole grain rotini pasta 1 pound lean ground turkey 2 tablespoons garlic, minced 1 small white or yellow onion, diced 2 carrots peeled and diced 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth 1 28-ounce can diced, no-salt-added tomatoes 2 bay leaves 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon […]

  • Italian
  • Tomato-Basil Pasta

    Serves 4   Ingredients 2 (about 2 1/2 cups) large, very ripe tomatoes, diced 1/4 cup fresh basil, thinly sliced 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon fresh garlic, minced—optional 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated 8 ounces dry whole grain rotini pasta   Directions Cook pasta according to package directions. […]

  • Dips
  • Homemade Ranch Dip

    Makes 2 cups   Ingredients 1 cup plain yogurt 1 cup buttermilk 1 green onion thinly sliced 1 teaspoon garlic minced 1/2 teaspoon dill dried 1/8 teaspoon paprika 1/8 teaspoon salt or to taste 1/8 teaspoon black pepper or to taste   Directions Thoroughly combine all ingredients. Let flavors blend for at least one hour […]