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Mixed Greens Salad with Walnuts, Avocado and Chickpeas

Mixed Greens Salad with Walnuts, Avocado and Chickpeas

A fresh, light and healthy mixed greens salad topped with crunchy walnuts, creamy avocados and nutrient dense chickpeas that can be served for brunch, lunch or dinner. “I received free samples of California walnuts mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by the California Walnut Commission and […]

Quinoa and Lentils Stuffed Acorn Squash

Quinoa and Lentils Stuffed Acorn Squash

Greetings!  Today, I’m sharing my quinoa and lentils stuffed acorn squash recipe.  The textures and flavors of this dish makes it such a hearty recipe that is perfect to have on a cold day. Acorn squash on its own can seem, well a bit boring, but stuffed with lots of goodies, now that’s interesting.   It’s also […]

Stewed Eggplant, Zucchini and Tomato with Quinoa

Stewed Eggplant, Zucchini and Tomato with Quinoa

Hello everyone.   It truly amazes to me as to how fast time is going by.  Can you believe that next week this time it will be Thanksgiving?   Menu planning, shopping, the hustle and bustle of getting the home, and meals planned and prepared, is all part of the excitement of celebrating this holiday with […]

Summer Vegetable Salad with Creamy Roasted Garlic Dressing

Summer Vegetable Salad with Creamy Roasted Garlic Dressing

Summer and salads just seem to go together so well, don’t they?  It’s the time of year we anxiously await those fresh crispy vegetables and ripe, juicy fruits.  This summer vegetable salad with creamy roasted garlic dressing embodies just that.   It is a mostly raw salad that is light, refreshing and showcases the beautiful […]

Summer Salad with Pea Tendrils and Garlic Scapes Pesto

Summer Salad with Pea Tendrils and Garlic Scapes Pesto

This easy and simple summer salad was created during our most recent heat wave here in NYC, where turning on the stove or oven was just not an option.   This summer salad with pea tendrils and garlic scapes pesto gave me the opportunity to use all these beautiful summer vegetables I had on hand […]

Meatless Monday: Zesty Vegetable Pasta Salad

Meatless Monday: Zesty Vegetable Pasta Salad

Today’s meatless Monday recipe is a zesty vegetable pasta salad inspired from this week’s CSA bounty of zucchini and cucumbers among other fruits and vegetables.  Since joining a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) a few years ago, I have enjoyed eating with the seasons.  It is a great feeling knowing that you are supporting your local […]

Garlic and Parsley Pesto Orrechiette with Grilled Tomatoes

Garlic and Parsley Pesto Orrechiette with Grilled Tomatoes

I saw these cute pasta shells in the supermarket one day and absolutely fell in love with them. I think they are the cutest of all the other pastas out there.  So I bought them home and tried them out.  I wasn’t disappointed.   I love the way they hold sauce in their little cups. […]

Spinach Tomato Barley One Pot Meal

Spinach Tomato Barley One Pot Meal

As home cooks we all face the same issue, the aftermath of cleaning up the dishes and the kitchen.  Now let’s take that one step further, what if you are creating or cooking two or more dishes, WHOA, a disaster.   Well, this spinach tomato barley one pot meal makes your life just a little […]