This rendition of gazpacho is truly a gazpacho-like no other! I taught this recipe in the March cooking class and it was a hit. It is so fresh and flavorful with hints of cucumber and jalapeño. With spring upon us and summer ahead, this can be a starter or a full meal when you add … Continued
I’m loving this delicious, healthy and little spicy spin on your typical minestrone soup. First, I skip the regular canned tomatoes and use organic fire roasted tomatoes to give this dish an extra kick. Instead of pasta, chickpeas do the trick here to add a nice texture and a dose of fiber. Ground turkey is … Continued
This is a winner chicken dinner if I ever tasted one. Its great for a weeknight meal and you can make it for two, four or six easily. I often get bored with chicken, repeating the same recipe over and over again. This recipe is different, mainly because the chicken is not cooked in the … Continued
This recipe takes eating the rainbow to a whole new level. Adding colorful root vegetables and squashes up the nutrition level and adds to the delicious flavor of this healthy vegetable side. As a base, it lends itself to all types of other flavors including garlic, soy or fish sauce, and an array of herbs. … Continued
Get your watercress on! Watercress is a serious antioxidant. It lowers your risk for chronic diseases like diabetes, high blood pressure and may help prevent certain types of cancer. It boosts your immune system so remember that when you are feeling a cold coming on. Watercress is not only excellent in salads, its great on … Continued
This is the perfect meal for a small crowd and perfect for vegetarians. Delicious roasted cauliflower and tomatoes sauce makes for a great combination of healthy goodness. The best part is, it could be made ahead to give the flavors some time to meld together before enjoying. This recipe is made special using two of my … Continued
…simply because it replaces meat. US dietary recommendations require us to eat fish at least two times per week. That’s two days out of the week that we are not eating meat or meat products for dinner. Fish is nutrient-rich and contains beneficial omega 3 and fatty acids. But there’s a slew of other healthy … Continued
This delicious and surprisingly simple fish recipe is from a class I taught earlier this year. It was beautifully paired with Halter Ranch Vineyards 2015 Grenache Blanc wine. If you enjoy fish as a part of your healthy lifestyle, this recipe is a game changer. It’s low calorie, visually impressive and of course, healthy.