Posts Tagged ‘Recipes’

Homemade Bread Recipe: Grant Loaves

I love when my kitchen smells of fresh baked bread, especially on a chilly December day. Instead of picking some up at the grocery store or my favorite bakery I looked through our recipe books for the one titled Bread: The Breads of the World and How to Bake Them at Home by Christine Ingram […]

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Red Cabbage-Asparagus Salad with Tahini Dressing

Crispy, colorful and delicious! This fresh springtime salad will have your taste buds asking for more. Ingredients 1 bunch asparagus, ends trimmed 2 tablespoons tahini 1 tablespoon water 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 clove minced garlic white sugar to taste 3/4 pound thinly sliced red cabbage 2 radishes, thinly sliced 2 green onions, sliced 2 […]

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Chicken Enchiladas

Cinco de Mayo is just two days away. So let’s celebrate with one of my favorite dishes, Chicken Enchiladas. In one hour you can create a traditional, healthy, and fun meal for your friends and family. Ingredients 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 1/2 pounds skinless boneless chicken breast Salt and pepper 2 teaspoons cumin powder 2 teaspoons […]

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Thai Chicken Thighs with Peanut Pesto

Ingredients 8 boneless, skinless chicken thighs 1/4 cup organic peanut butter 3 garlic cloves 1 piece (1/2″) ginger root, chopped 2 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 2 teaspoons sesame oil 1/4 cup soy sauce 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/4 cup chopped peanuts 2 green onions, thinly sliced Directions Place peanut butter, garlic, ginger root, […]

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Lentil Minestrone with Greens

Ingredients 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 1 large carrot, chopped 4 garlic cloves, minced kosher salt to taste 1 (14-ounce) can chopped tomatoes, with liquid 1 lb lentils (brown or beluga), washed and picked over 2 1/2 quarts water 1 bay leaf 2 sprigs thyme 2 sprigs parsley 1/2 lb […]

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Green Curry Chicken

Heather recently bought me The Complete Asian Cookbook by Charmaine Solomon. Last week I tried this recipe and it turned out great! Ingredients 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breast, chopped 2 cups coconut milk (I used low-fat) 1-2 tbsp green curry paste 1 green bell pepper, diced 2 tbsp fish sauce 4 tbsp finely chopped […]

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Chili Pie

If you’re in a hurry, you can serve this spicy Tex-Mex chili in a prepared pie crust, without the crust, or in taco shells. For an extra flourish, top it with sliced avocado and a generous spoonful of sour cream. Ingredients For the crust: 1 cup pie crust mix 1/2 cup yellow cornmeal 2 tsp […]

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Butternut Squash & Parmesan Dip

You’ll have your guests saying “Yummm” on Thanksgiving with this delicious and healthy dip. By the way, tell the kids (and big kids) it’s called “Sunshine Dip”, and you’ll be amazed at how much squash they eat :-) Ingredients 1 butternut squash 1 Tbs butter 4-6 garlic cloves 2 Tbs freshly grated Parmesan cheese 3-5 […]

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Spicy Peanut Tofu & Vegetables

Let’s spice things up in the kitchen this Fall with a great vegetarian dish. Ingredients 2 Tbs cooking oil (I used peanut) 1 Tbs minced fresh ginger (or you can use 1/2 tsp ginger powder) 2 garlic cloves, minced (I used 4) 2 scallions (or green onions), white and green parts separated, minced 1 jalapeno […]

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Meatball and Garbanzo Stew

Ingredients 1 tablespoon vegetable oil** 2 large onions, cut in thin lengthwise slices 2 cloves garlic, minced or pressed 4 beef bouillon cubes 1 cup ketchup or chili sauce 1 teaspoon oregano leaves 6 cups cooked* or 4 cans (15 oz.) garbanzo beans, drained 4 medium zucchini, cut in 1/4 inch slices Meatball Mixture 1-1/2 […]

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