Easy Peasy Shrimp Tacos

Ingredients: Whole wheat or corn tortillas (preferably fresh without preservatives) 1/4 lb. PER PERSON Small Wild caught shrimp (fresh or frozen and defrosted under cold water) 2 Tbl Olive oil or Butter (or a little of each) 2 cloves Garlic, minced 1 Lime 3 Scallions, chopped (whites and greens divided) 1 big handful Cilantro, chopped…

Tortilla Soup

Ingredients: 4 large tomatoes 4 hatch chiles 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 small onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon cumin 4 cups chicken broth 3-4 cups shredded chicken 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped toppings: sour cream, tortilla chips*, chopped cilantro, avocado Directions: Preheat broiler. Slice tomatoes in half then place cut side…

Chicken, Kale and Artichoke Enchiladas w/ Hatch Green Chile Sauce

Makes approximately 4 servings. Ingredients: 2-3 cups Hatch Green Chile Sauce 2 cups approx. Shredded Chicken (I used dark meat (thighs and legs) of a whole chicken) 1 small onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 5-8 mushrooms, chopped 3-5 leaves of kale, de-stemmed and chopped 1 bag frozen or 1 can artichoke hearts, chopped 1…

Kitchari

Kitchari is a traditional Indian dish meaning, mixture… meaning, my kind of meal… During Spring it is customary in Ayurveda to take a 3 day kitchari cleanse, meaning you only eat kitchari for 3 days. The recipe is filled with healing spices, yet simple…making it easy to digest, while detoxifying your body and breaking up…

Pad Thai with Bok Choy

*Note: Ideally, drain the tofu hours ahead of time before cooking. This helps it stay together when cooking. If this is not possible, OK to do quickly before cooking. Ingredients: 1 package wide flat rice noodles, boiled 4-5 minutes. Drain and cool. Cut into pieces with kitchen sears to make easier to stir fry and…

Beet Borscht with Beef & Cabbage

This dish is all about the dill. If you don’t have fresh dill, make something else tonight. Also, the flavor of this soup enhances the next day. Make a day ahead if you have the time. Ingredients: 6 Beets, trimmed* (may add in the greens at the end or use them in another dish) 3…

Leftover Fried Rice

Ingredients: 3-4 cups leftover cold brown rice 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 inch piece fresh ginger, minced 1 onion, chopped 3 carrots, chopped 1/2 bag frozen peas 2-3 Tbl toasted sesame oil 2-3 Tbl tamari or soy sauce 1 tsp sambal chilli sauce 1 egg   Directions: Heat 2 Tbl sesame oil in large saute…

Farro with Fennel, Geen Beans and Mushrooms

Ingredients 4 cups cooked Farro (I make mine in rice cooker on brown rice setting) 1 small yellow onion, diced 2-3 cloves garlic, minced 1 fennel bulb, sliced and cut into 1 inch strips 1 lb. green beans, destemmed and cut in thirds 1 lb. mushrooms, any variety, quartered 2 Tbl olive oil 2 Tbl…

Ratatouille

Ingredients 1 medium sized eggplant (see prep below- do 1 hour ahead of cooking) 2 carrots, chopped 2-3 cloves garlic, minced 1 onion, chopped 1 zucchini and/or squash, chopped 1 portabello mushroom or 4-5 smaller mushrooms of any variety, chopped splash of red wine, broth or water 1 15 oz. can Muer Glen Fire Roasted…

Simple Sauteed Greens

Some days the question of “What’s for Dinner?” can linger all day with no answer… On those kind of days I go simple. Obviously, my body is not screaming for something it craves or “wants”… so I give it something it NEEDS! Greens! 2 ways to enjoy this simply: 1. Have over a scoop of…

Mediterranean Meatballs

Ingredients: 1 large onion, chopped fine 3 cloves garlic, minced 8 cups baby spinch 1/4 cup chopped fresh herbs (use 2-3 of the following: basil, oregano, cilantro, mint, parsley) 1 lb. grass fed ground meat (pork, beef, lamb) 1 egg 1 cup feta cheese, crumbled 1/3 cup panko crumbs Directions: Saute onion and garlic in…

Spring Fried Rice

Ingredients 3 cups cooked and cooled short grain brown rice 1 leek, sliced and washed thoroughly 1 fennel bulb, chopped 3 carrots, chopped small 3 cloves garlic minced 1 Tbl minced fresh ginger root 1/2 bunch asparagus, ends trimmed then cut into 3-4 pieces 1 cup frozen peas 1 cup frozen artichoke hearts, defrosted and…