Spring Roll Bowls

For Simple Peanut Sauce: 1⁄2 cup peanut butter juice of 1 lime juice 1 Tbl tamari or soy sauce 1 Tbl honey 1 Tbl sambal chili sauce 1⁄2 cup warm water (as desired for consistency) For Classic Thai Chili Sauce: 6 Tbl Fresh Lime Juice 2 Tbl Fish Sauce 3-6 Hot Peppers, thinly sliced 1…

Shepherds Pie (Vegetarian)

Note: ANY other vegetables can be added to this recipe like peas, tomatoes, Brussel sprouts, parsnip… anything goes! Ingredients: 2 Tbl Olive oil 1 Onion, chopped 2 celery stalks, chopped 2 carrots, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 8-10 mushrooms, chopped 5 kale leaves, destemmed and chopped 1 bunch fresh parsley, chopped splash of red wine…

Lentils

Lentils are the perfect way to use up any produce in your fridge. The more the merrier. Don’t get stuck on the ingredients. Seriously… anything goes! Ingredients: 1 onion, chopped 2-3 carrots chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped 2 cloves garlic minced Any other Seasonal veggies which might include: Winter: rutabaga, parsnip, kale Spring: leek, green…

Mexican Lasagna

Servings 6-8 To make vegetarian, simply omit chicken Ingredients: 2 Tbl olive oil 1 Onion, chopped 1 Green Pepper, chopped 1 Jalapeno, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 Tbl Chilli Powder 2 tsp Cumin 1 lime 3 cups prepared beans or 2 cans, drained and rinsed 2 chicken breasts, cooked and shredded 1 cup corn,…

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…