This pasta dish is perfect as a meatless dinner, a quick lunch, or a delicious side. Roasted vegetables add an intensely rich, caramelized flavor that’s balanced with the light, fresh taste of lemons and parmesan cheese. We use eggplant and zucchini from our garden in this recipe, but you could easily swap in other vegetables like […]
I love the flavor combination of oranges and beets in this arugula salad. It’s a delicious and colorful side that’s both beautiful and packed with vitamins and minerals. Arugula is quite peppery, so I prefer to use a mixture of baby arugula and baby spinach, but you could also use all arugula, or even a […]
Loaded with nutrients and antioxidants, this healthy white bean and kale soup makes a comforting meal for lunch or dinner. I like to serve it with a little parmesan cheese on top and an extra drizzle of olive oil. It’s a delicious and satisfying soup that pairs perfectly with some crusty garlic bread on the side. […]
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.
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 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 […]
We blend the sweet flavors of roasted red bell peppers and carrots with Greek yogurt and cream cheese for a delicious dip that’s full of flavor and packed with nutrients. And while it’s perfect for dipping vegetables, it also works great with crackers or chips. Make it ahead of time for convenience. It can be […]
This is one of my husband’s favorite salad recipes. He likes to cook, and I love to have him cook, so it works out great for both of us. Not only is this salad exceptionally good, but it’s also a very fresh tasting and nutritious dish. He likes to serve it with barbecue, but it’s delicious […]
This tomato salad is delicious whether you’re making it with tomatoes from your own garden or those from your local market. Not only are they high in lycopene, but they’re also rich in other nutrients. The lime vinaigrette is packed with flavor and combines perfectly with the juices from the tomatoes.