oatmuffins3

Banana Oat Muffins With Dark Chocolate Chips

I am going through a period of experimentation with multigrain flours and grains, and love the wide variety of both now available to us in almost every store. One...

orangebeets1

Orange & Anise Roasted Beets

Although my family loves just about any vegetable you could mention, we do have our favorites and beets are certainly one of them. There is just something magical that...

kale2

Sautéed Kale With Beans & Pancetta

We enjoy greens of every description, and are lucky enough to have wide variety of fresh, organic greens available at our local Farmer’s Market every Saturday. It is always...

grilledveggies

Grilled Vegetable Skewers

When we are grilling meat for dinner, I like to use the grill for the rest of the meal as well. One of the easiest way to grill vegetables...

blackbeanchilism_1

Black Bean Chili With Chipotle & Chocolate

This is a very flavorful meatless entree that would be a great option for Meatless Mondays. The addition of the smoked ancho pepper, smoked paprika, and dark chocolate cocoa...

mexicanscramble1

Mexican Black Bean Scramble

On week days, I often eat a light breakfast of yogurt and fruit, but when the weekend rolls around, I like to spend a little more time in the...

oatmeal3

Multigrain Slow-Cooker Porridge

I recently discovered the joys of making oatmeal in my slow-cooker over night and now I enjoy waking up to a pot of warm, creamy oatmeal anytime I’m in...

beefbarley

Beef Barley Soup

A hearty rich soup, perfect for those cooler days. Add some crusty Italian bread, a crisp green mixed salad and some fruit for dessert to create a complete meal....