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Pasta Shells with Chicken, Collard Greens and Cheese

I love mixing cheese with pasta. The cheese gives pasta a big dose of umami if you use a lot (and I love cheese, so I do). This dish is a good balance of carbs, protein and fiber. The collard … Continue reading

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Burritos

Burritos are simple, hearty and easy to make, which is why I love them. This recipe adds color and freshness with Thai basil. The green is a celebration of summer. Ingredients: 1 pack ground beef 1 can black beans aged … Continue reading

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Shrimp Fried Rice

Rice is like pasta; a blank starch canvas that you can dress up with any protein and/or veg you want. This is a fun and quick meal to put together that’s good for any day of the week. The large … Continue reading

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Chicken and Edamame on Naan

This dish is the ticket if you’re looking for a quick and easy weeknight meal. It’s basically a personal pizza. The edamame packs a nutritional punch with lots of protein and fiber. The blue cheese is a touch of decadence. … Continue reading

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Potato Pancake Brunch

This is a very easy recipe for a potato pancake, which can serve as a base for your choice of topping. It makes for a lovely brunch dish. I topped mine with eggs over easy and some blue cheese for … Continue reading

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Coconut Curry Noodles with Fish

I love using coconut milk in dishes, even in coffee. It has a mild sweetness that plays very well with starches and proteins. My previous coconut curry noodle recipe uses udon. This latest one uses brown rice noodles, so it’s … Continue reading

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Spinach Tortellini With Prosciutto

Hi, folks. It’s been a while since I posted. Been busy with traveling. We moved out of Vancouver at the close of our tour, then spent time on the Oregon coast, Portland, and Florida. I’m now back in Washington, D.C. … Continue reading

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