Winter Squash Pancakes

Serves 6.  Prep: 15 min.  Cook: 2-4 min. on each side Overall time depends on the size of your grill or skillet Bake or roast a winter squash like butternut for dinner and use the leftovers to make these delicious pancakes. Great with a slice of ham on the side and/or a fried egg.  Instead […]

Zucchini Fritters

Serves 2.  Prep: 10-15 min.  Cook: 20 min. Make these great tasting fritters for breakfast, lunch or dinner.  They are delicious any time of day!  Serve with a dollop of sour cream and Salsa Fresca or just the Salsa. Avocado slices are also a good accompaniment. A fried or poached egg on the side makes […]

Sweet and Sour Cabbage and Apple Salad

Serves 4.  Prep: 20 min.  No cooking This unique combination of flavors is crisp, sweet, and tangy all at once.  Try it as a side dish with pork or potato fritters! INGREDIENTS: ½ medium head of green cabbage, shredded ½ small red onion, chopped fine 1 large tart apple peeled, cored and cut into ¼ […]

Raspberry Beet Salad

Serves 4 as a side dish. Prep: 15 minutes. Cook:  30 min. for beets to become fork tender. Beets and raspberries have little in common except color, but when the flavors are paired, they complement each other beautifully.  The goat cheese and balsamic vinegar bring sparkle and richness to this unusual combination! INGREDIENTS: One bunch […]

Summer Meal in a Bowl Salad

Serves 4. Prep: 30 min.  Cook: 20-30 minutes. This recipe will go on your list of easy-to-prepare summer favorites.  To change it up, use garbanzo beans instead of kidney, and add a tablespoon of capers and/or 1/3 cup Kalamata olives. INGREDIENTS: 1 pound potatoes, cut into 1 inch cubes ⅓ pound or a good-sized handful […]

Sweet August Salad

Serves 4-6 as a side dish. Prep: 30-40 min.   No cooking While the grill is heating up, make this refreshing salad to accompany whatever you are cooking.  It is very versatile and makes any meal more festive. INGREDIENTS: 1 ½ pounds tomatoes, a mix of larger tomatoes cut into wedges, and cherry tomatoes cut […]

Sweet Beet Salad

Serves 4-6.  Prep: 15 min.  Cook: 30-40 min. This is the simplest way to enjoy freshly harvested beets! INGREDIENTS: 4 medium beets, more or less 2 ½ Tablespoons cider vinegar 2 Tablespoons finely chopped onion 2 teaspoons sugar ½ teaspoon salt ¼ cup olive oil 2 Tablespoons finely chopped flat-leaf parsley STEPS: Cover beets with […]

Squash Ribbons with Tomatoes, Basil and Mint

Serves 4. Prep: 30 min. No cooking    Zucchini makes a wonderful stand-in for pasta, plus the color is so much more interesting.  Serve this colorful dish alongside grilled fish or marinated, grilled tofu. INGREDIENTS: 4 firm medium-size zucchini 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 pint cherry tomatoes halved 1 bunch scallions sliced on a sharp […]

Spinach, Blueberry and Strawberry Salad

Serves 4. Prep: 15 min. No cooking Berries mix surprisingly well with salad greens, just add a mild vinegar and a little white cheese for richness!  This is one of those salads that should be eaten the day it is made and you will have no trouble doing that! INGREDIENTS: 1 bunch spinach or other […]

Potato Latkes

Serves 4-6. Prep: 20 min.  Cook:  30 min. On a cool fall day, these delicious potato pancakes hit the spot.  They are easy to make and very adaptable, serve with applesauce and sour cream or with a Sweet and Sour Cabbage Apple Salad.  They also pair nicely with bacon, ham or white fish. INGREDIENTS: 5 […]