The best darn guacamole around - homemade and with the perfect marriage of spices.
Creamy, risotto style barley with spring vegetables.
Mexican Pork and Beans- High quality ingredients elevate this comfort food classic to new heights.
Baked Kale Chips
vibrant colors, fresh flavors. delicious pasta salad.
Chickpea salad with feta cheese
Lentil Salad with Salsa Verde - legumes, raw green leafy vegetables, roasted veggies and nuts are in this tasty and nutritious salad.
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Cranberry-Pistachio Pesto
Polenta - Grown and milled in Chattanooga, TN served with lamb sausages.
Roasted Asparagus with Crystallized Ginger and Garlic
Fresh strawberries with a balsamic reduction - pungent sweetness and an acidic tang from a great balsamic make these strawberries great!
Peas being sauteed for peas and leeks puree. It will become a great side dish for the pan-fried sea bass.
Roasted New Potatoes.
Sautéed Brussel Sprouts with Smoked Ham and Toasted Pecans. Make the most of this often ignored vegetable.
Lentil dal with homemade naan.
Three words: Creamy. Cheesy. Heaven.
Creamy Red Potato Salad, perfect for your next BBQ.
Green garlic. Yes, it's an ingredient, but it's an awfully seductive one. And it wants to go into your pasta *tonight*.
My take on Cincinnati chili - except I use kidney beans and 1/2 ground chicken for a healthier version - only 300 calories for 1 1/4 cup!
Pan-Fried Potato Gnocchi with Ramps. Delicious!!
A great side dish: butternut squash baked with roasted garlic, jalapenos and Parmesan
Roasted and breaded cauliflowers mixed with balsamic capers
A brown bread braid with a filling of feta cheese, fresh dill weed, garlic, and black olives [recipe]
Barley Risotto with Asparagus and Basil
These Healthy Onion Rings are a snap to make, taste great and are love handle free.
Raw bananas cooked in a spicy coconut mix
The most flavorful, delicious vegetables you can make! And it's endlessly variable based on what's come in fresh to your neighborhood. Michael's Spring Saute, my seasonal favorite.
Easy Stuffed Artichokes. (Really!!)
Grilled Corn on the Cob with Basil-Parmesan Butter
Sunchoke chips are a deliciously easy and crunchy snack.