Hearty Lentil Farrow Vegetable Soup

Hearty Lentil Farrow Vegetable Soup Whenever I am need of warming up, this is the meal I make. It is so simple and so very satisfying. Torn bread with olive oil or vegan butter makes this a perfect spread. Brown lentils are reminiscent of a beef stew while the lighter lentils make it more of […]

Simple Broccoli with Lemon

This is one of those dishes that I forget how easily simple fresh ingredients can be elevated to extraordinary with almost no work. Did you know broccoli is filled with protein, 11 grams for every 100 calories? This was my Nana’s recipe, who cooked her broccoli way too long (but was still delicious), then my […]

Stewed Summer Tomatoes

Stewed Summer Tomatoes 10 tomatoes (roma or plum), split length wise in 1/2 2 teaspoons salt 1 small onion, medium dice 1 clove garlic, sliced 2T extra virgin olive oil 1 cherry bomb pepper, sliced *optional 3-4 large leaves of fresh basil 1-1/2c boiling water Heat up a large cooking pot; add the olive oil […]

Romanesco with Lemon

I can’t get enough of this gorgeous alien looking beauty. It has a taste similar to cauliflower but it has it’s own uniqueness that is unrivaled. It is abundant locally now and I love love love it. Dressed simply to showcase its awesomeness. Romanesco with Lemon 1 head Romanesco, washed, trimmed, and cut into bite […]

Sautéed Lacinato Kale with Garlic & Fire Ball Peppers

Everything was local, purchased from the Greenfield Farmer’s market, the Lacinato Kale, the Fire Ball Pepper, the garlic…. This red pepper adds a low-heat kick, which is delicious, and not overbearing. I ate the whole bunch myself! Any kale will do, but there is something exceptional delicious about this particular variety. Sautéed Lacinato Kale with […]

Simple Summer Broccoli, Potato & Corn Bowl

Everything is local, happening right now and absolutely fabulous tasting- so simple. Simple Summer Broccoli, Potato & Corn Bowl 1 crown of broccoli, peeled, de-stemmed, cut into florets 1 medium size red or thin skinned potato, scrubbed, large dice 1/4 medium onion, small dice 1/2 ear fresh corn, shaved from the cob (niblets) salt and […]

Black & White Bean Soup with Greens

Black & White Bean Soup with Greens This soup is wonderfully hearty and delicious. The rice can be substituted with gluten free pasta or another grain of your choosing. Adding in a mix of greens would be amazing but I am partial to kale. Wheat-free Gluten-free 1 large onion, medium dice 1c tomato puree or […]

Chana Masala with Local Spinach

Chana Masala 3T coconut oil 2c-cooked chickpeas 1 onion, small dice 2 cloves garlic, smashed and minced 1T ground cumin 2” fresh ginger, grated 1 hot pepper, sliced or chopped 2t mustard seeds 1t turmeric 2t curry powder 2-3 tomatoes, diced 2t pink salt 1t black pepper 2c water — 4c fresh baby spinach- reserve […]

ESCAROLE & BEANS

Served over whole grain toast, GF bread, Paleo bread or GF pasta, this is an all time favorite. Super delicious and simple. Even delicious cold. Serve with raw cold pressed extra virgin olive oil and nutritional yeast….I LOVE THIS DISH. White Beans with Escarole (Scarole & Beans) 1 bunch escarole, washed, trimmed, and torn into bite […]

Pickled Beets with Onions

Pickled Beets with Onions These keep amazingly well in the fridge- even though they may not last as long as you would like because they are SO DELICIOUS! They are a great accompaniment to lunches and sandwich type meals. 2 pounds red beets, scrubbed and washed 1 small onion, sliced very thinly 2T extra virgin […]