Potato Fritters

Servings: 4-6.  Prep: 15 min. Cook: 15 minutes. For breakfast, lunch or dinner, this simple recipe is a delicious side dish. Great with eggs and garlic sautéed greens. INGREDIENTS: 5 large potatoes, peeled or not 1 large onion 3 eggs 1/3 cup flour Olive or vegetable oil for frying STEPS: Grate potatoes and onion. Strain […]

Late Harvest Potato Salad with Kale and Tomatoes

Serves 4.  Prep: 15 min.  Cook: 20 min. This delicious dish offers a memory of summer and a hint of fall pairing tomatoes, kale and potatoes.  Serve at room temperature as a main course or alongside fish or garbanzo beans. INGREDIENTS: 1 pound new crop potatoes, red or Yukon Gold, cut into ½ inch dice […]

Ratatouille

Serve Ratatouille with crusty loaves of bread on its own, or over rice, pasta, fish, or chicken. INGREDIENTS: ¼ cup olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 4-6 cloves of fresh garlic, minced 1 bay leaf 2 medium size eggplant, cubed ¼ cup dry red wine ¼ cup tomato paste stirred into 1 cup water ¼ […]

Fall Spinach Salad with Hazelnuts

Serves 4.  Prep:  15 min. Cook: None This is a fast, refreshing salad to celebrate fall.  To turn it into a one dish meal, add a cup and a half of cooked brown basmati rice. INGREDIENTS: ½ cup raw hazelnuts or walnuts 1 bunch organic spinach Zest from 1 lemon 2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive […]

Massaged Kale Salad

Makes 6 servings.  Prep: 15 minutes. The flavors of apple and kale are surprisingly good together especially if the apple is tart and crisp!  INGREDIENTS: 1 bunch kale 1 teaspoon sea salt ¼ cup red onion, diced ⅓ cup raisins or currants ¾ cup apple, diced ¼ cup olive oil 2 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar […]

Beets and Kale in a Lively Lime Dressing

Serves 6 as a side dish.  Prep: 20 min.  Cook: 30 min. Both the colors and flavors of this vegetable side dish are festive; a perfect accompaniment to any main course! INGREDIENTS: 4 large or 6 medium size beets 1 bunch kale, any variety Zest from one lime 1-2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 […]

Basic Quesadillas

Serves 2 to 4.  Prep: 10 min.  Cook: 10 min. This is a meal solution for any time of day.  Add beans and a salad to make an easy dinner, or scrambled eggs for a delicious breakfast. FILLING IDEAS: Finely diced jalapeños Chopped cilantro Chopped fresh tomatoes Chopped scallions Sautéed onions and green peppers Roasted […]

Grilled Corn and Tomato Salad

Serves 4 (as a side )  Prep: 30 min.  Cook: 12  (grilled)  4 (boiled) The colors and flavors in this lovely salad celebrate the end of summer season.  It is easy to make and a great accompaniment to grilled fish or chicken. INGREDIENTS: 4 ears of fresh corn, silks removed, husks on and soaked in […]

Kale and Potato Soup

Serves 4.  Prep: 20 min. Cook: 10-15 minutes. An easy way to make a deliciously filling soup.  Serve with a simple green salad. INGREDIENTS: 1 bunch kale 1 ½ Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 yellow onion, chopped 3-6 cloves garlic, minced 4 medium size russet potatoes, cut into ½ inch cubes 1 teaspoon sea […]

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 […]