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Roasted Purple Sweet Potatoes

Roasted Purple Sweet Potatoes 1 lb. purple sweet potatoes ½ pound cremini mushrooms (baby bella or baby portobello) 2 sprigs fresh rosemary 2 tbs. olive oil Salt + pepper to taste ½ tsp. minced garlic (optional)   Preheat…

Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Carrots with Savory Roasted Pecans

Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Carrots with Savory Roasted Pecans 2 large sweet potatoes 8 medium carrots 1 large onion 2 clove garlic Juice of 1 orange 3 tbsp. butter 2 tbsp. olive oil 1 tsp. Kosher salt 1 tsp. sweet…

Baked Apples Stuffed with Oatmeal and Brown Sugar

Baked Apples Stuffed with Oatmeal and Brown Sugar 4 medium apples 1/4-cup brown sugar (dark or light) 1/4-cup old-fashioned rolled oats 1/2-teaspoon cinnamon 1/4-teaspoon nutmeg Pinch ground cloves 1 tablespoon butter,…

Apple Farro Breakfast Bowl with Cranberries and Hazelnuts

Apple Farro Breakfast Bowl with Cranberries and Hazelnuts 1/2 cups farro 1 1/2 cups water 1/4-teaspoon salt 1 firm apple, cored and chopped into Small cubes 1-tablespoon coconut oil Dash of cinnamon 1/4 cup dried cranberries …

Warm Chickpea, Red Onion and Broccoli Salad

Warm Chickpea, Red Onion and Broccoli Salad ½ pound (1 heaped cup) dried chick peas, soaked for 6 hours or overnight in 1 quart water Salt, preferably kosher salt, to taste ½ pound broccoli crowns, broken into florets ½ small…

Broccoli and Red Onion Quesadillas

Broccoli and Red Onion Quesadillas 1 large broccoli crown, about 1/2 pound 1-tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 medium red onion, cut in half lengthwise, then sliced across the grain 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro Salt Freshly…

Tomato Basil Bruschetta

Tomato Basil Bruschetta 6 or 7 ripe tomatoes (about 1 1/2 lbs.) 2 cloves garlic, minced (about 2 teaspoons) 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 1-teaspoon balsamic vinegar 6-8 fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced* or chopped 1-teaspoon…

Tomato Basil Pasta

  Tomato Basil Pasta 1 (8 ounce) package penne pasta 1-tablespoon basil oil 1-tablespoon olive oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 pound grape, salad or small tomatoes, halved 1 cup shredded pepperjack cheese 1 cup shredded…

Braised coconut Spinach and Chickpeas with Lemon

Braised Coconut Spinach and Chickpeas and Lemon 2 teaspoons oil or ghee 1 small yellow onion 4 large cloves garlic, peeled and minced 1 tablespoon grated ginger, from a 3-inch piece 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes, chopped 1 large…

Baked Fish with Spinach, Tomatoes and Onions

  Baked Fish with Spinach, Tomatoes and Onions 1 pound fish fillets, about 1-inch thick 2 large handfuls baby spinach leaves 1 quarter red onion, thinly sliced 20 or so cherry tomatoes 4 sprigs fresh thyme 1/2 lemon,…

Chicken Pasta Bake with Spinach and Parmesan

Chicken Pasta Bake with Spinach and Parmesan 1-pound pasta, such as fusilli Coarse kosher salt 1-tablespoon olive oil 1 pound chicken breast, diced into 1-inch pieces Freshly ground black pepper 10 ounces baby spinach, about…

Juicy Turkey Burgers with Sauteed Tomatoes, Basil and Ricotta

Juicy Turkey Burgers with Sautéed Tomatoes, Basil and Ricotta 1-pound ground turkey meat, preferably dark meat Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 1/2 cups loosely packed cilantro leaves and fine stems, roughly chopped …