Breads, Pasta, Rice, Grains Recipes Index

In Praise of Lentils and a recipe for Soup

Why do I overlook lentils? These humble legumes resembling tiny pancaked pebbles are often bypassed in my pantry, as I reach … Continue reading

Gemelli Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes, Arugula, and Olive Oil Breadcrumbs

Are you looking for an easy and healthy weeknight meal? Here is a light and fresh … Continue reading

Back to School Basics: Easy Granola

Everyone needs a good granola recipe up their sleeve. Homemade granola is a healthy pantry staple, great … Continue reading

crostini peppersHot and Sweet Pepper Crostini

Late summer reaps brimming bushels of peppers in a kaleidoscope of color and shapes. I shop … Continue reading

Squash Blossom Pizza with Sweet Peppers, Onion, and Pecorino

The title of this recipe might make this pizza sound pretty fancy, but it really isn’t. Squash blossoms … Continue reading

30 minute Dinners: Spaghetti with Shrimp, Broccolini and Basil

This light and lovely dish is healthy, low maintenance, and delicious. A series of quick cooking … Continue reading

Asparagus Carbonara

Just grill it – in a skillet. My favorite cooking vessel is my cast iron skillet. … Continue reading

Greek Tabbouleh Salad

When it’s super hot outside (like now), who wants to cook? (Not me!) In the heat … Continue reading

quinoa kale tabbouleh tastefoodWinter Quinoa Kale Tabbouleh Salad

Winter Quinoa Kale Tabbouleh Salad I call this salad tabbouleh, although most of the ingredients are … Continue reading

tapenade pizzaRoasted Cauliflower Pizza with Calabrian Chiles and Green Olive Tapenade

I’ll get right to the point. The star of this pizza is the tapenade, which teams … Continue reading