Greek Leek and Rice Salad

Ingredients 3 cups cooked long-grain jasmine or basmati rice with ½ teaspoon turmeric added to the cooking water 2½ tablespoons olive oil 4 cups ¼-inch slices of leeks including the tender leaves, about 2 medium leeks 1 large clove green garlic, minced ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley 1 tablespoon finely chopped mint leaves 1 tomato, [...]

By | 2017-04-03T10:05:19+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Recipes|Comments Off on Greek Leek and Rice Salad

Golden Cauliflower and Rice

Ingredients: 1 medium cauliflower, including tender leaves 1 teaspoon turmeric 2/3 cup jasmine, basmati, or other long grain rice 1 and 1/3 cups mild chicken broth, cold water, or vegetable stock 1 large clove garlic, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 small tomato, or steeped sundried tomato, chopped Sea salt to taste Freshly ground [...]

By | 2017-03-27T10:10:20+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Recipes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Golden Cauliflower and Rice

Leeks Nicoise

Ingredients: ¼ cup olive oil 1 large garlic clove, finely minced 12 leeks 3 ripe tomatoes, cut into eighths ½ cup Nicoise olives 2 teaspoons dried basil or 1½ tablespoons chopped fresh basil 2 tablespoons chopped parsley Freshly ground black pepper Directions: 1. Leave the roots on the leeks for now, but trim away 2-3 [...]

By | 2017-02-20T10:00:03+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Recipes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Leeks Nicoise

Butternut Squash Crumble

Ingredients: 1½ pounds butternut squash 1 small fennel, trimmed 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage 1 14-ounce can chopped tomatoes 2/3 cup whipping cream or coconut milk Sea salt and freshly ground pepper 1 cup whole wheat flour or your choice ¼ cup butter, diced 1/3 cup macadamia nuts, chopped ¼ cup [...]

By | 2016-12-06T14:17:20+00:00 December 5th, 2016|Recipes|Comments Off on Butternut Squash Crumble

Broccoli and Tomatoes

Ingredients: 2¼ pounds tomatoes 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 clove garlic, crushed 2 teaspoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar 1 pound broccoli ¼ cup pitted sliced olives ¼ cup pine nuts 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley ¼ cup Parmesan shavings Directions: 1. Place the tomatoes into a large heatproof [...]

By | 2016-11-08T13:30:49+00:00 November 7th, 2016|Recipes|Comments Off on Broccoli and Tomatoes

Tomato Peanut Soup

Ingredients: 2 pounds tomatoes, cut into chunks (seeding optional) 1 medium onion, diced 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 teaspoons grated fresh ginger 2 cloves garlic, grated ½ cup smooth peanut butter 2 tablespoons tomato puree 1 teaspoon ground coriander ½ teaspoon dried marjoram 1 tablespoon maple syrup ¼ cup coconut milk, optional Sea salt and [...]

By | 2016-10-24T12:19:12+00:00 October 24th, 2016|Recipes|Comments Off on Tomato Peanut Soup

Russian Cabbage Apple Soup

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil ½ head Savoy cabbage, cut into ½-inch strips 1 medium carrot, sliced 1 rib celery, sliced 1 small parsnip, sliced 6 cups cold water 1 medium beet, peeled and cut into small cubes 1 small sweet pepper, chopped 1 medium tomato, chopped 2 large cloves garlic, chopped 1 tablespoon finely [...]

By | 2016-10-24T12:18:51+00:00 October 24th, 2016|Recipes|Comments Off on Russian Cabbage Apple Soup

Tuscan Minestrone with Butternut Squash and Farro

Ingredients: ½ cup dried farro 1 medium carrot, chopped 1 rid celery, chopped 1 small red onion, diced 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley 2 cups vegetable broth 1½ cups cubed butternut squash 1 cup chopped Swiss chard leaves 2-3 large tomatoes, seeded and diced 1 teaspoon dried sage One 15-ounce can [...]

By | 2016-10-17T14:30:54+00:00 October 17th, 2016|Recipes|Comments Off on Tuscan Minestrone with Butternut Squash and Farro

Tomato-Fennel Consomme

Ingredients: 4 medium fennel bulbs 2 medium onions, peeled and cut into chunks 1 tablespoon olive oil 2½ teaspoons sea salt 4 cups water 6 medium tomatoes, chopped 1 pinch or two of cayenne pepper (optional) Croutons (optional) Directions: 1. Remove leafy tops from fennel and set aside. Cut the fennel bulbs into chunks. Place [...]

By | 2016-10-10T15:09:25+00:00 October 10th, 2016|Recipes|Comments Off on Tomato-Fennel Consomme

Summer Squash All’ Insalata

Ingredients: ½ cup water 1 small garlic clove 1 fresh pepper of choice, split into quarters (Hot is good!) 4 tomatoes, cut into chunks Sea salt 1½ pounds summer squash ½ teaspoon lemon zest 2-3 tablespoons olive oil Juice of 1 lemon Directions: 1. Combine water, garlic, pepper, and tomatoes in a large skillet over [...]

By | 2016-10-04T13:27:24+00:00 October 4th, 2016|Recipes|Comments Off on Summer Squash All’ Insalata