Madras Lentils – with a Boost

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On nights when you’re late at the office, have to drive kids to soccer practice and piano lessons, and need to drive the dog to the vet, the last thing you’re thinking of is coming home to whip up a nutritious meal!  We have too many nights like these, so even if I’ve planned a menu out for the […]

Millet Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

stuffing mixture for mushrooms!

Millet, an ancient grain from the Far East, is both gluten-free and a great source of fiber (9 grams/serving) and protein (7 grams/serving).  I just started playing around with millet in a few breakfast dishes and yesterday came up with this very tasty millet and veggie stuffed portobello recipe.  The amount of millet I used […]

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 […]

Avocado Wasabi Salad

Nutrient-packed Avocado Wasabi Salad

I believe I posted this recipe a few years ago and it is so good it is worth reposting.  I used to follow the blog VeganYumYum but the author hasn’t posted in a while.  However, I often return to this recipe, posted in January of 2010.  It is chock-full of nutrients – fiber, folate, vitamin […]

Shrimp over Lime Cilantro Pasta

Finished product served with sauteed spinach.  Delicious!

I was at the Daniel Island Farmers Market the other week and I’m always buying either whole wheat pizza dough or fresh pasta/ravioli from Rio Bertolini.  They make amazing fresh pastas and dough, so I thought I’d pick up a few bunches of fresh pasta to serve with the shrimp I purchased from The Fish […]