Fish · Main Dishes · Pasta and Rice · Vegan · Vegetables

Pasta Primavera, Vegan or with Salmon

Ingredients: 2 tbls extra virgin olive oil chopped fresh tomatoes chopped fresh thyme sea salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste fresh basil-chopped 3 cloves chopped garlic 1/2 cup -broccoli florets cut into 1 inch pieces 1/2 cup- fresh green beans cut up 1 zucchini-quartered lengthwise and sliced 1 yellow squash -sliced 1/2 cup-asparagus… Continue reading Pasta Primavera, Vegan or with Salmon

Main Dishes · Pasta and Rice · Vegetables

Step-by-Step Lite Lasagna, with Mushrooms instead of Meat

See Notes at bottom for instructions on how to add Spaghetti Squash and Eggplant to this recipe. Here is how I do my meatless lasagna. I suggest doing it with any “quick cook lasagna noodles” if you don’t have the time to boil them first. I make my own fresh tomato sauce, any tomato sauce recipe… Continue reading Step-by-Step Lite Lasagna, with Mushrooms instead of Meat

Soups · Vegan

Red lentil soup with vegetables and farro

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons Grapeseed oil 2 stalks celery-chopped little 1 chopped Leek-split , cleaned and chopped-white part 3 organic carrots sliced and chopped 1 cup chunked acorn or butternut squash 2 tablespoons fresh cilanto-can use some chopped stems 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground turmeric 1/2 cup chopped grape tomatoes 2 cloves fresh garlic… Continue reading Red lentil soup with vegetables and farro

Fish · Main Dishes · Pasta and Rice

Quick Spaghetti with Scallops, fresh tomato, dijon white wine garlic sauce

This is such a quick and healthy dinner.  Went to my fave fish store and was thinking of making spaghetti clam sauce but decided on scallops because the local ones I get from Barnegat bay are just sweet , cook quickly and easily and are so SWEET. Here’s how simple it is 3 cloves garlic-smashed… Continue reading Quick Spaghetti with Scallops, fresh tomato, dijon white wine garlic sauce

Chicken and Turkey · Main Dishes

Chicken Marsala with veggies and balsamico

Here’s how I made this flavorful dish. I bought some Bell and Evans (great free range, antibiotic free brand) boneless chicken thighs.  I cut them up into small pieces and dusted them in italian seasoning and a little flour (rice flour or any), added salt and pepper. Into a pan I added about 2 tablespoons… Continue reading Chicken Marsala with veggies and balsamico

Main Dishes

Colorful Veggie Chili (Vegan, Vegetarian or with Turkey)

1 lb ground turkey 1/2 chopped vidalia or sweet onion 2 stalks organic celery 2-3 organic carrots -sliced into coins 2 cloves garlic-chopped Large can organic Muir Glen fire roasted tomatoes-crushed or whole and crush them 1 tablespoon chili powder 2 teaspoons ancho chili powder (optional, see notes for alternatives) ciinnamon shake on a bit… Continue reading Colorful Veggie Chili (Vegan, Vegetarian or with Turkey)