Category: EAT WELL

Meatballs in Apricot Sauce with Mint and Almonds

Meatballs in Apricot Sauce with Mint and Almonds

You can make this dish with ground turkey, chicken, beef, lamb, veal or any meat substitute. Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 medium red onion finely chopped ( 2 cups) 2 tablespoons minced garlic ( 4-5 cloves) 2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger 1 […]

roasted monkfish with porcini mushrooms & fava beans

roasted monkfish with porcini mushrooms & fava beans

This is an easy and delicious way to prepare monkfish for the winter months. If you can’t find porcini mushrooms you can sub with a full flavored mushroom that will stand firm in a broth. Serves 6 INGREDIENTS Six 8 oz monkfish loins Salt & […]

Sweet potato & root vegetable au gratin

Sweet potato & root vegetable au gratin

Typically when we think of gratin we think of butter, cream, and milk, but not in this version. All you need is a little olive oil and some salt and pepper. This is great as a main dish for any vegetarian or the perfect side […]

Grilled Carrots With Yogurt, Carrot-Top Oil and Dukkah

Grilled Carrots With Yogurt, Carrot-Top Oil and Dukkah

A friend of mine has made these carrots for several dinners and paired them with a roast pork. I finally got him to give up the recipe and have myself paired them with everything from chicken to lamb chops… they are even great as a […]

Butternut Squash Goodness

Butternut Squash Goodness

My friend Amber sent me this recipe and it so delicious. This is a perfect Fall side dish for pork chops and can be eaten hot or cold. Ingredients: Prosciutto – one package 3 ozButternut squash – diced into bite size pieces -2 cupsBrussel sprouts […]

Farro Salad w/Roasted Peppers & Artichokes

Farro Salad w/Roasted Peppers & Artichokes

I love this salad for so many reasons but the smokey flavor of the paired with the nuttiness of the farro is super yummy. This salad can be served warm, cold or room temperature and is the perfect side dish or the main event. Sometime […]

Arugula Salad w/ shrimp, grapefruit & avocado

Arugula Salad w/ shrimp, grapefruit & avocado

Summer salads are great for a side or a whole meal especially when you add nice protein. The combination of flavors on this one are sophisticated and super interesting. Ingredients 1 small red onion thinly sliced 4 oz radishes thinly sliced Juice of 1 lemon […]

Spanish Tortilla

Spanish Tortilla

The perfect dish for dinner or lunch. Feel free to add whatever type of meat if any or make it all veggie. Or, simply add whatever may be left over in your fridge. Ingredients 1/2 cup olive oil 1 lb potatoes peeled and thinly sliced […]

Date and Tamarind Loaf

Date and Tamarind Loaf

If you are a fan of sweet sticky dates and a chutney vibe, then you will love this hearty treat that’s a little sweet and tart. The ingredients are easily found at any spice market and in lieu of messing around trying to boil down […]

Kitchen Basics to help you chef it up.

Kitchen Basics to help you chef it up.

The other day I go this text from a friend. So, I went through my kitchen to make a list of the 10 kitchen basics I can’t live without…and will make it easier for you to chef it up in the kitchen. Happy Cooking! Non-Stick […]