Chickpea and Carrot Sauté

This yummy sauté makes a great side dish with any piece of grilled meat, poultry or seafood. Adapted from Real Simple Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 1 T olive oil 4 medium carrots, sliced ¼” thick 2 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped 1 15.5 oz can of chickpeas, rinsed...

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

This is my favorite way to eat butternut squash—roasting the squash with onions or shallots til they are beautifully caramelized, then pureeing with stock. It’s simple, warm, delicious, and filling.  Freezable too! Serves: 4 Ingredients 2 Tbl olive oil...

Roasted Eggplant Spread

Can the Barefoot Contessa ever be wrong?  The answer is no 🙂 This simple roasted eggplant spread is a go-to for entertaining. Ingredients 1 medium eggplant 2 red bell peppers, seeded 1 red onion, peeled 2 garlic cloves, minced 3 tablespoons good olive oil 1...

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...

Eggplant Rolls

From Food & Nutrition, a quarterly journal on healthy eating. These are thinly sliced eggplant wrapped around a rice filling and baked with tomato sauce and feta.  A delicious light vegetarian entree; you can also add some cooked ground beef or turkey...