Mushroom Ragu – Perfect Meatless Monday Night Dinner

mushroom ragu plated

Happy Monday!  We still have a bit of chill in the air in Charleston and when it stays cold for so long, the only thing I crave is comfort food.  When one thinks of “comfort” food they tend to think of fatty foods or dishes like beef stew, steak and potatoes, homemade mac n cheese, […]

Roasted Acorn Squash and Arugula Pizza

acorn squash pizza

The name of this pizza may throw you off, but I PROMISE you, you will LOVE the taste!  I had purchased some organic acorn squash last week at Whole Foods and honestly was just going to do my usual roasted squash side-dish.  But I remembered that I had previously made a pizza with it and […]

Quinoa Tabouli


I love tabouli – so much so that whenever it is on a menu somewhere I always order it to give it a try.  I take issue with tabouli that is mostly grain-based.  I prefer tabouli packed with parsley – and my new favorite is from Leyla downtown on King Street (I’ll be posting my […]

Eggplant Parmesan Goat Cheese Stacks

eggplant parm stack

This dish may not be the healthiest in the world, but all the ingredients I used were either organic  or minimally processed…so that accounts for something in my book!  I had a number of girlfriends over last Thursday night and wanted to make something vegetarian and yummy.  I was perusing Food & Wine’s website and […]

Stuffed Portobellos


I love stuffed mushrooms!  They make for an amazing appetizer or main dish.  My recipe also makes for a great Meatless Monday or other meat-free main dish menu item. You can play around with the stuffing ingredients any way you wish.  I love the combination of feta, artichoke hearts and sun-dried tomatoes; and the arugula […]