Enjoy nightshade plants and Mediterranean cuisine as a tasty dip for a Thanksgiving appetizer or any time of year. Eat by itself or with pita, crostinis, or fresh vegetables. I prefer this served at room temperature or warm. serves 4-5 Ingredients: 2 cups, or approx 2 eggplant, medium sized, skinny, roasted* 2 tsp fresh garlic, [...]
These can be a great start to your morning or a great delicious and nutritous snack. Try switching apples for pears, and pistachios/cashews for walnuts if desired. Serves 12 Preparation Time: 35 Minutes Ingredients: 2 large eggs 1 tsp. vanilla extract ½ cup honey 2 Tbsp. olive oil ¼ cup pistachios, chopped ¼ [...]
Roasted vegetables are always a winner since they’re extremely easy to prep, and cook. Try all sorts of combinations or keep it simple with just one of two flavors. Serves 4-6 Ingredients: 4 cups eggplant, skin peeled or alternate peels, cubed 1 cup zucchini, skin on or off, sliced half moon 3 cups [...]
Cook these rare to medium rare for perfect lamb. Whether dressed up or simply with salt and pepper, these will be wonderful for an evening BBQ with friends and fantastic food. Don't be shy with the herbs and garlic as a lot of it will fall off when grilling. Serves 6 Ingredients: [...]
This dish can be elaborate or be packed up for an easy on the go meal. Packed with flavor, and color, try substituting the quinoa with brown rice, or switching up the fresh herbs. Enjoy! Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 C Quinoa 2 C water or broth/stock of choice 1 Tablespoon olive oil 12 [...]
A healthy twist on a home-cooked favortie! Asparagus and whole-grain pasta, and it’s delicious as ever.
I got a box of amazing tomatoes from our CSA, Loon Organics, this past weekend, and wow! They are so delicious. I decided to make a basic tomato sauce with the majority of them. This sauce can be a base for all sorts of things from soups, pizza sauce, spaghetti sauce. The same night I [...]
To satiate sweet-craving kiddos, ditch the sugary, processed candy and serve nature’s candy as a healthy alternative, like these frozen banana pops.
You can maybe tell that I'm on a bit of a Basil kick, lately. It's summer and I have beautiful green vegetables coming out of my garden. What better way to get a nutritious, delicious side dish than pack that flavor with some fresh zucchini? That combination inspired this dish that I made for my [...]
Here's a simple pesto recipe using fresh basil. (I grow mine, but you can also pick it up at your local market.) makes 2 cups 2 1/2 cups Fresh Basil, [...]