10 minute gazpacho

10 minute gazpacho

If you’ve got summer veggies bursting out of the garden right now, then you are in the right place! Read on to find out how to turn garden-fresh tomatoes, herbs, cucumbers, peppers and more into a delicious bowl of gazpacho in just 10 minutes. My older daughter...
low carb grilled stuffed summer squash

low carb grilled stuffed summer squash

Low-Carb Grilled Summer Squash Boats are an awesome gluten-free vegetarian grilling recipe! Just in time to help you use up some of those yellow summer squash that are bursting out of the garden right now. Plus check out my veggie grilling tips below! I originally...
simple heirloom tomato salad

simple heirloom tomato salad

Here is an easy-going recipe for a simple tomato salad with anchovies, basil, olives and avocado. It’s a healthy and simple side-dish to share with friends and family or to bring to a picnic or barbecue. It is paleo and dairy-free and ready in only 10 minutes! A...
pasta with corn and smoked mozzarella

pasta with corn and smoked mozzarella

This Pasta with Corn and Smoked Mozzarella is inspired by my absolute love and devotion for sweet corn.  It is the perfect vegetarian summer entree that you can get on the table in just 30 minutes! I originally shared this recipe on July 3, 2011. I have updated the...
healthy beef lasagna with spinach and basil

healthy beef lasagna with spinach and basil

I’m going to get to this Healthy Beef Lasagna with Spinach and Basil in a minute, and tell you all about how it is only 259 calories per serving (which is about 77 calories less than most lasagna recipes.) I’m going to get to how there is a gluten-free variation...
peanut noodles with cabbage and basil

peanut noodles with cabbage and basil

These peanut noodles with crunchy purple cabbage and fresh basil are so delicious, you may bust into song when you see them! Once I started thinking about them, I felt like that Hank Williams Song, “Can’t get you off my mind.” Except, I didn’t resort to crying all...
easy skillet salmon with avocado and basil

easy skillet salmon with avocado and basil

This skillet salmon comes together in 15 minutes and is naturally gluten-free, low-carb and paleo. Top it off with avocado, lime, basil, and salt and enjoy! Creating This Skillet Salmon Recipe Almost 15 years ago, when I was a personal chef, I used to make salmon this...
sesame chicken celery root salad

sesame chicken celery root salad

Step away from the brick of ramen noodles and the iceberg and nobody will get hurt. This sesame chicken celery root salad is wilt-free and loaded with shredded (raw!) celeriac (or celery root), so nary a scrap of iceberg was needed to make this as yumtastic as humanly...
black bean burgers with green tea basil aioli

black bean burgers with green tea basil aioli

Last June I flew to San Francisco for one night to appear on the cooking stage at the American Library Association annual conference at the Moscone center to promote my cookbook Maple, 100 Sweet and Savory Recipes Featuring Pure Maple Syrup. I knew with such a short...
tzatziki with za’atar pita chips

tzatziki with za’atar pita chips

Here is a cool and refreshing cucumber and yogurt dip also called Tzatziki. You can strain your own yogurt or just use Greek yogurt for the base of the dip. Just stir in grated cucumber and herbs. This tzatziki recipe is so easy to make with these make these baked...
garlic rosemary steaks with kale walnut pesto

garlic rosemary steaks with kale walnut pesto

These grass-fed steaks are so flavorful and juicy. After they are rubbed with garlic and rosemary paste and cooked on the grill top them with this delicious fresh kale walnut pesto. I’m going to have to just blurt this out you guys. I am just too excited for an...

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