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…

Spring Scallop Stirfry

Ingredients 8 large scallops salt & pepper 3 Tbl panko crumbs 2 Tbl olive oil 2 Tbl butter splash of white wine 1 leek, chopped 1 fennel bulb, chopped 1 bunch green onions, sliced 6-8 mushrooms, chopped 1 can artichoke hearts, rinsed and chopped 1 bunch parsley, chopped 1/2 lemon Directions Season the scallops with…

Black Bean Cakes

Ingredients: 3 cups prepared black beans (or 3 cans) 1 large onion, chopped fine 1 green pepper, chopped fine 1 red pepper, chopped fine 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp chilli powder 1/2 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp sea salt 1/2 bunch cilantro, chopped 2 eggs Chilula or hot sauce as…

Vegetarian Chilli

This chilli has a ton of ingredients, but also a ton of flavor! Vegetarian Chilli Ingredients: 2 Tbl olive oil 1 onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 jalapeno pepper, minced 1 green pepper, chopped 1 orange, yellow or red pepper, chopped 3 carrots, chopped 3 small or 2 large zucchini, chopped 3 Tbl chilli…

Curried Lentils with Coconut

Curried Lentils: Ingredients: 2 Tbl olive oil or coconut oil 1 onion chopped 2-3 carrots chopped 2 stalks celery chopped 1 small cauliflower, chopped 2 cloves garlic minced 1 cups dal lentils (any color or variety), rinsed 6 cups water or stock (or combination of both) 3 small potatoes, skins on, cut into bite size…

Shepherd’s Pie

Please use any vegetables you have on hand in this delicious, healthy and comforting meal. Ingredients: 1 lb. ground meat (beef, lamb, pork) preferably organic/grass fed 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 stalks celery, chopped 3 carrots, chopped 2 cups brussel sprouts, trimmed and halved 10 mushrooms, chopped 1 cup frozen peas 140z….

Peanut Soba Noodles

Peanut Soba NoodlesDressing 2 large garlic gloves, minced 2 Tbl toasted sesame oil 1/4 cup tamari or soy sauce 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar 1Tbl chili sauce or other hot sauce 1/2 cup peanut butter 1/4 cup water or more Noodles
 1 lb dried soba noodles or whole grain linguine or rice noodles Veggies 1…

Roasted Root Vegetables

Roasted Root Vegetables I make a big batch of these roasted root vegetables to mix into quinoa, top salads or pop into my mouth straight from the tupperware when I am craving something sweet.  Pick whichever roots look fresh and in season. Try one for the first time… they are all deliciously sweet when roasted….