Harissa Sweet Potatoes with Dukkah

INGREDIENTS  For the Potatoes 2/3 cup plus 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 2/3 cup plus 2 Tbsp. harissa paste 2 Tbsp. white wine vinegar, divided 3 1/4 lb. medium sweet potatoes, peeled Kosher salt Preheat oven to 400°F. Whisk 2/3 cup oil, 2/3 cup harissa, and 1 Tbsp. vinegar in a large bowl to combine.Continue reading “Harissa Sweet Potatoes with Dukkah”

Almond-Pesto Crusted Salmon

Delectable!’ This just might be my favorite way to enjoy salmon, with pesto and almonds. It was quick and simple to prepare. This is like nearly 4 months into the stay at home and we’ve only went to dinner out once during that time. You must understand, we like dining out. We like the experience,Continue reading “Almond-Pesto Crusted Salmon”

Cilantro-Lime Quinoa Bowl with Chicken

This recipe features a refreshing combination of flavors from the salad ingredients and the vinaigrette that will surprise you.  Enjoy! Main Ingredients: 1 8-10 oz. chicken breast, seasoned with black pepper Salad Ingredients: 1 cup cooked quinoa ¼ cup fresh, grilled, or frozen organic sweet corn ½ cup cooked low black beans (rinsed and drained)Continue reading “Cilantro-Lime Quinoa Bowl with Chicken”

Tuscan Peasant Soup

I was so hungry for some Tuscan soup as we had to cancel our trip to Italy due to the current travel restrictions.  I reveiwed lots of recipes, evaluated what I had in the pantry, and created this amazing soup!  It was so good.  Before the first bowl was consumed my husband requested that IContinue reading “Tuscan Peasant Soup”

Ancient Grain Bowl with Salmon

As we are still attempting to stay satisfied with our food experiences during this pandemic, we were remembering a wonderful ancient grain bowl with salmon that we had at True Food Kitchen.  It was fabulous! We explored recipes on the internet, looked through a few cook books at home, and took inventory of our ingredientsContinue reading “Ancient Grain Bowl with Salmon”

Chicken Tomatillo Soup with Purslane!

This is absolutely one of my favorite soups! I love it! It’s kind of like Chicken Tortilla Soup but better due to the addition of the purslane and the tomatillos! Purslane, if you’re not familiar with it, is the top known plant source of omega 3 fatty acids.! It’s a low growing, fleshy-leafed plant withContinue reading “Chicken Tomatillo Soup with Purslane!”

Almond-Crusted Salmon with Leek and Lemon Cream

A great recipe to enjoy salmon with many other flavors.  Although there are a few steps to coordinate, the effort is well worth the enjoyment of these harmonized flavors. Since the sauce can be made ahead, it is possible to simplify the dinner time prep. Enjoy!  Makes 2 Servings. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons butter 1 medium leek,Continue reading “Almond-Crusted Salmon with Leek and Lemon Cream”

My Favorite Salsas!

These are two of my favorite salsas. So healthy and good for you too!! The only reason I don’t make them more is because I love them to much on chips! Too much of anything is too much! No need for recipes here! The first one is Pico de Gallo which has sweet white onion,Continue reading “My Favorite Salsas!”

Moroccan Vegetable Tagine

Description   This is an amazingly flavorful dish. We served it with a little baguette pieces to scoop up some of the sauce. It is a top notch vegetable tagine recipe! Simple vegetable stew packed with the perfect balance of Moroccan flavors. Vegan and Gluten free.   Ingredients 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil, moreContinue reading “Moroccan Vegetable Tagine”

Kefta Mkaouara (Moroccan Meatball and Egg Tagine)

We are enjoying increasing the healing spices and flavors into our foods to complement all of our other great nutrition. Prep Time 25 minutes Cook Time 50 minutes 0 minutes Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes Servings 4 Servings Ingredients Meatballs: 1 pound ground beef or lamb or combination 1/2 onion grated 2 garlic clovesContinue reading “Kefta Mkaouara (Moroccan Meatball and Egg Tagine)”