The vegetables in this healthy cauliflower soup are sautéed first which intensifies the flavor and brings out their natural sweetness. Jalapeño pepper and red pepper flakes add just enough heat. Top this soup with a generous amount of cheddar cheese and serve with our garlic bread on the side.
This garlic bread recipe is a favorite of ours, and it makes a great side for any meal. We substitute olive oil for part of the butter to reduce some of the saturated fat. It’s quick and easy to put together, and it freezes well.
We came up with the idea for this sorbet because we wanted something that would seem like an indulgent treat, but still stay within the realm of being healthy. We used frozen, dark sweet cherries as our base along with fresh blackberries to create a delicious dessert that’s refreshing and full of flavor. We discovered […]
We top our Kalamata olive spread with a thin slice of parmesan cheese, and it’s a perfect combination for a crostini. It has a distinct fruity and salty flavor. I love this spread, not only because it tastes so good, but it can be made a day in advance if you’re planning a party and want […]
Here’s an easy vegetable side dish using zucchini, corn, and tomatoes from the garden. But even in the middle of winter, these vegetables are readily available at the grocery store. Not only is this dish colorful and delicious, but it’s loaded with nutrients. It’s also excellent spooned over omelets. This recipe is adapted from my 1976 […]
This creamy hummus gets its deep, rich flavor from roasted peppers and garlic, and we added just enough cayenne pepper to give it a little kick of heat. Not only is it delicious, but it’s a powerhouse of healthy ingredients. Try serving this with fresh vegetables and our flatbread turned into chips.
Here’s a modern twist on an old-fashioned cobbler. Pears and pomegranates complement each other perfectly to make this a delicious and striking dessert. The unique flavor comes from pomegranate molasses, which is deeply tangy and tart, and it turns this familiar classic into something new. This pear cobbler is also very good served warm with […]
We blend tropical mangos with peaches to make a creamy sorbet with just a touch of lime. This is easy to make using fresh peaches and mangos, or if they’re out of season, frozen peaches and mangos work well too.
This appetizer is delicious and extremely easy to make. Black Mission figs have a deep, rich flavor and pair perfectly with the soft, creamy texture of mascarpone. Best of all, it can be made ahead of time and assembled just before serving. Anything left over is wonderful on toast! Try this with our Stuffed Dates […]
Here are a few great topping ideas for our flatbread recipe. Whether you’re making a specialty sandwich or just need a quick lunch or dinner, keeping a stack of these homemade flatbreads in the freezer can make a hectic mealtime a little less stressful. Try grilled or rotisserie chicken, avocados, bacon, lettuce, and tomato, or whatever leftovers […]