Cool summer salad of ancient grains, pine nuts, and veggies make a delicious, nutritious  side dish
    April 19, 2012
    Mediterranean Quinoa Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] Cook nutrient-dense quinoa until it's light and fluffy, dress it with lemon juice and olive oil and then add these Mediterranean treasures: fresh mint and parsley, toasted pine n…

    Strawberry Vinaigrette
    April 10, 2012
    Special Occasion Strawberry Vinaigrette Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] This fresh spring variation on raspberry vinaigrette makes a low-fat, high-taste topping for salads. Let it elevate a salad into a special-occasion meal by serving it over Red Sa…

    Coconut Chickpea Soup Recipe
    February 23, 2012
    Coconut Chickpea Soup

    [star-rating][yields] I recently ordered a delicious chick pea soup at a favorite restaurant. Chickpea soup. How come I'd never thought of that?! (Have you?) (more…)…

    Ratatouille French Vegetable Medley Recipe
    February 15, 2011
    Ratatouille French Vegetable Medley Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] Where better to begin your baby’s culinary exploration than in France with this classic medley of fresh vegetables and seasonings? French cooking made simple for your entire fa…

    Buckwheat Pasta with Tofu and Sesame Vegetables Recipe
    August 31, 2010
    Buckwheat Pasta with Tofu and Sesame Vegetables Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] The key to this recipe lies in having everything prepped and ready to go before you start cooking. First the tofu is sautéed to give it a golden crust; then while the pasta is c…

    Daring Sesame Noodle Oodle Recipe
    August 31, 2010
    Daring Sesame Noodle Oodle Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] You may serve this dish with an Asian-inspired salad and baked pears for dessert. Feel free to (more…)…

    Banana Cake with Streusel Topping Recipe
    August 25, 2010
    Banana Cake with Streusel Topping Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] This cake is very moist and flavorful - perfect for breakfast, snack, or dessert. Both of my kids gave this cake a double thumbs up.…

    Vegetable Stuffed Poblano Peppers Recipe
    August 25, 2010
    Vegetable Stuffed Poblano Peppers Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] Poblano peppers stuffed with a mixture of black beans, vegetables, and cojita cheese. They are excellent!  The roasted poblano peppers have (more…)…

    Cheesy Vegetable Quesadilla Recipe
    August 25, 2010
    Cheesy Vegetable Quesadilla Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] I had a little bit of the black bean and vegetable mixture leftover from the Black Bean and Vegetable Stuffed Poblano Pepper so I decided to make a quesadilla using the mixture, …

    Flavorful Chicken Breasts with Tomatoes Recipe
    August 25, 2010
    Flavorful Chicken Breasts with Tomatoes Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] Love the combination of flavors and textures in this dish... the tomatoes and caramelized onions are sweet while the feta is a bit salty and they taste terrific over chicken. Top…

    Flavorful Spinach and Microgreen Salad Recipe
    August 25, 2010
    Flavorful Spinach and Microgreen Salad Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] A creative way to add cheese to your salad, this recipe is fun to make and blends the great flavors of parmesan with orange.  And it is an elegant addition to your dinner table.…

    Fresh Tomato, Spinach, and Dill Quiche Recipe
    August 25, 2010
    Fresh Tomato, Spinach, and Dill Quiche Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] Try this potato crust quiche using shredded potatoes instead of sliced potatoes. You can make this quiche for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Use diced tomato, fresh spinach, dill, r…

    Chocolate Zucchini Muffins Recipe
    August 25, 2010
    Chocolate Zucchini Muffins Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] These tasty muffins are a great way to use zucchini fresh from the garden. These muffins only take 20 minutes to bake instead of the hour for baking zucchini bread, which is grea…

    Grilled Chicken Salad with Spicy Pineapple Dressing Recipe
    August 25, 2010
    Grilled Chicken Salad with Spicy Pineapple Dressing Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] You will love the simply seasoned chicken mixed with the crunchy (more…)…

    Delicious Greek Orzo Recipe
    August 25, 2010
    Delicious Greek Orzo Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] This is a quick, simple, and delicious Greek inspired orzo side dish which pairs wonderfully with chicken. The added spinach, tomatoes, kalamata olives, and red onion to the orzo…

    Hearty Mushroom Lasagna Recipe
    August 25, 2010
    Hearty Mushroom Lasagna Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] If you are craving pasta and want to go meatless, try this tasty mushroom and spinach lasagna. It is fairly easy to make, has very little clean up, and (more…)…

    Delicious Fish Tacos in a Cup Recipe
    August 25, 2010
    Delicious Fish Tacos in a Cup Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] These fish tacos don’t fall under the authentic category, especially when you add in the wasabi creme fraiche. But the flavors meld together surprising well, and offer (more&he…

    Homemade and Healthy Chicken Tenders Recipe
    August 24, 2010
    Homemade and Healthy Chicken Tenders Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] Kids and adults alike love the famous "chicken nugget" so instead of buying factory-made nuggets, you can make your own at home. Besides the cost savings, eliminating "chicken nu…

    Green Bean and Mushroom Casserole Recipe
    August 24, 2010
    Green Bean and Mushroom Casserole Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] One of the foundations of many, many casseroles is a can of cream of mushroom soup. Condensed canned soups leave much to be desired in taste and also contain many processed ingre…

    Blueberry and Cornmeal Scones Recipe
    August 24, 2010
    Blueberry and Cornmeal Scones Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] You can produce your own delicious, organic baked goods. Fresh ingredients, a little prep work, and some patience can enrich your day. These blueberry-cornmeal scones are subtly …