Potatoes and Lentils with Garam Masala

Lentils, potatoes, onions and bell peppers sautéed with garam masala and cumin, finished with fresh cilantro and (optional) slivered almonds. A nice vegetarian main dish that can also be served as a side alongside other Indian-inspired entrees as a side. Serves:...

Chili-Topped Sweet Potatoes

From Eating Well magazine, this is an easy and hearty weeknight meal. Beef or turkey chili is served on sweet potatoes, with cheddar and Greek yogurt for topping. Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 pound lean ground beef or turkey ¾ cup finely chopped onion ½ cup finely...

Stuffed Pepper Soup

This soup is an easy and delicious way to use the smaller peppers that don’t lend themselves well to being stuffed. You can also finely chop kale or other greens and add them when sautéing the vegetables. Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds ground beef or turkey 1...

Pork & Pepper Stew

This is a simple dish that is good for a weeknight hearty meal. Pork tenderloin doesn’t take long to cook, and the whole stew just needs a few minutes of simmering without much fussing over it.  I like it with hot sauce, of course, but that’s...

Taco Stuffed Peppers

Fresh bell peppers stuffed with taco-seasoned ground beef or turkey, corn, Monterey Jack cheese and taco toppings. Serves: 4 Ingredients 2-4 medium bell peppers, any color. 1/2 pound ground beef or lean ground turkey 2 Tblsp chopped onion 1 (16 ounce) can kidney beans...