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Fresh cherry cake. An easy French-country dessert also called a clafouti. Nice topped with powdered sugar or ice cream.
Roasted red potatoes with rosemary. Crispy, crusty, delicious and easy.
Classic basil pesto. Fresh, versatile, easy. Read my post for ideas on what to do with it to make your life in the kitchen easier and fun.
Seared scallops with pasta and colorful summer vegetables, a healthy dinner
Hot to choose and cut a watermelon. Lots of photos make it easy to handle for summer eating and 4th of July
Healthy, cooling quinoa salad, perfect for summer. Easy, healthy, packed with nutrition. My version of tabouleh with cucumbers, tomatoes, herbs, and a lemony vinaigrette. Gluten-free, wheat-free, for everyone.
Turkey-tomato tortilla wrap with avocado cream, great for summer lunch and easy to pack for picnics, the beach, park or stadium.
Yogurt parfaits with Greek yogurt, fresh berries, granola and cocoa nibs, a healthy and easy breakfast or snack. Make them in canning jars to transport easily.
Wild and brown rice salad with corn, dried blueberries, herbs and leeks. Great with fish, chicken or portable mushroom for a vegetarian or vegan dinner.
Giant Portobello mushrooms stuffed with roast tomatoes, goat cheese and herbs. A savory appetizer or meatless main dish.
Spiced grilled turkey burgers with tomato, avocado, onion and ancho chili sauce on whole grain buns make for one great burger.
Healthy, homemade almond milk, a great alternative to cows milk. Simple to make with raw, unpasteurized almonds. Try it in smoothies for breakfast.
Strawberries with Balsamic Reduction
Gougere - Regular and gluten-free versions of the classic French cheese puffs, with Parmesan cheese and chives. Golden Parmesan Puffs. Great with a glass of wine.
Melt-in-your-mouth richly flavored beef stew with vegetables and herbs.
Creamy lemon pasta with kale, ricotta, lemon olive oil, pistachios and Parmesan. Vegetarian main dish or nice side dish with chicken.
Chocolate truffles made with walnuts, cocoa powder and coconut oil. Rich little bites for Easter and other special occasions, even vegan!
Vegetarian (actually vegan) Shepherds Pie, packed with vegetables and beans, topped with creamy mashed potatoes. A comfort food, meatless dish you'll love. Main dish or side.
Quick and easy Irish soda bread with sweet dried currants, made gluten-free.
Roast whole chicken, a classic everyone can make. Golden and crisp-skinned. this will walk you through how to do it. Leftovers are great in the week ahead.
Pan roasted halibut finished with a bright lemon, caper, parsley vinaigrette makes for a fast, easy and healthy dinner.
Hearty mushroom and herb sauce for pasta. Meaty tasting but no meat.
Homemade chicken broth, like liquid gold in the refrigerator or freezer. Easy to make, simmering away on the stovetop and much better than out of a box or can for soups, stews and risottos.
Crisp Endive leaves with fresh herb Green Goddess cream, an easy appetizer for New Years Eve and other celebrations
Golden French onion soup, made with sweet onions, white wine, chicken broth, herbs and dry sherry, topped with croutons and Gruyere cheese. Make it ahead. It's even better the next day.
White chocolate, refreshing peppermint, cream cheese and whipped cream combine for a rich, light textured dessert for the holidays
Kale and Ricotta stuffed jumbo pasta shells. Great for Meatless Monday dinner.
Classic comfort food casserole, a great use for leftover turkey or chicken, updated with whole wheat.
Maple Rosemary Glazed Cashews-sweet, salty, crunchy & spicy. A welcome gift from the kitchen and perfect cocktail hour nibble. Great snack for game day too.
Herbed Bread stuffing, or dressing. Traditional for Thanksgiving and great with a roast chicken year round.
Creamy, spiced pumpkin dessert (mousse), made with agave instead of white sugar and also dairy free. Great for Thanksgiving and you can make it a day ahead to save time.
Mashed sweet potatoes with rosemary - simple, easy, healthy. No marshmallows required.
Moules Mariniere: classic French steamed mussels with a twist, Pernod and white wine. Easy and fast!
Roasted tomato marinara sauce with garlic and oregano, perfect for end of summer tomatoes. Freeze extra, or can it for easy dinners.