Category: Recipes

Curried Turkey Soup

Did you freeze some turkey from the holiday feasts? Give this turkey recipe a try. Chicken also works well for the recipe too. You’ll Need 6 cups turkey stock 1 cup peeled apples, chopped 1 large onion, chopped ½ teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons curry powder ¼ teaspoon garlic powder...

Lentils and Hearty Greens Soup

Ingredients 1 cup lentils 8 cups water 1 large potato, diced ½ bunch Swiss chard, kale, or endive coarsely chopped 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped Salt and pepper to taste 3 Tablespoons olive oil 1/8 cup to a ¼ cup or more freshly squeezed lemon juice Directions In a...

Split Pea Soup

Ingredients 2 small onions, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 medium carrots, finely chopped 2 celery stalks, finely chopped 2 medium to large potatoes 2 cups of green split peas 10 to 12 cups water 2 bay leaves Salt and pepper to taste 3 tablespoons olive oil...

Ginger, Lemon Scones

These scones would make a nice complement to a relaxing holiday brunch. You’ll Need 2 cups flour 1/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cream of tartar 1/4 cup crystallized ginger, finely chopped, (found in the spice section of store) 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest 1 cup buttermilk 1 Tablespoon vegetable...

Herbed Goat Cheese Dip

An appetizer that allows you to get creative with food presentation. It will be a wonderful addition to a holiday spread.  Makes About 1 1/2 Cups You’ll Need 8 ounces goat cheese 4 tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoons plain yogurt 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives 2 tablespoons chopped fresh...

Beans and Greens

A delicious dish that benefits our cholesterol too! You’ll need 4 large garlic cloves, thinly sliced 3 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil Pinch of red pepper flakes 1 can or 1 1/2 cups cooked cannellini beans (reserve 1/3 cup of the liquid) 1 1/2 pounds chopped kale Salt and...

Roasted Garlic

You’ll Need 1 garlic bulb Olive oil Directions Preheat oven to 375 F. Cut the pointy portion of the cloves off about an 1/8 of an inch, keeping the bulb intact. Place bulb on a piece of tin foil (or in a container that can close and be placed...

Carrot Soup with Dill Pesto

Many herbs are super cancer preventers. Incorporate dill into your dishes with this delightful dill, carrot soup recipe. You’ll Need: 4 large carrots, chopped 1 onion, chopped 2 Tablespoons butter 4 cups vegetable broth 1 cup fresh dill 2 Tablespoons pine nuts 2 Tablespoons olive oil Salt and pepper...

Mashed Sweet Potatoes with a Twist

You’ll Need 4 medium orange sweet potatoes (or yams), peeled, and cut into 2-inch chunks 4 Tablespoons butter 4 Tablespoons milk (or a bit more depending on consistency you are going for) 3 Tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons brown sugar (or less) 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg Salt Directions...

Winter Salad

You’ll Need 2 cups Dino or Curly kale, chopped 1 cup red cabbage, chopped 3 cups green cabbage, chopped ½ grapefruit, chopped 3 Tablespoons red onion, finely chopped 1/8 cup dried cranberries, chopped ½ cup candied walnuts (recipe below) 4 Tablespoons olive oil 2 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar 1...

Pumpkin Muffins (Free of Eggs and Dairy)

  You’ll Need 1 ¾ cup all-purpose flour 1 ½ teaspoons baking soda ½ teaspoon salt 1 1/3 teaspoons ground cinnamon* 1/3 teaspoon ground ginger* ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg* ¾ cup white sugar ½ cup brown sugar 15 ounces plain pumpkin puree (from can or fresh) ½ cup apple...

Beet Quinoa Salad

You’ll Need 1 medium to large beet (approximately 12 ounces) cooked beet, skins peeled off, finely chopped (see cooking tips below) ¼ cup cooked quinoa (or a tiny bit less) (see cooking tips below) 1 cup of arugula, and/or spinach (also mix in a bit of parsley to total...