Archive for January, 2013

Jan 30 2013

Winter Berry Vegetable Soup/Stew

The “Berries” in the title refer to wheat berries, I use them to add body to the recipe.  The final dish is so  thick with vegetables it is almost a stew. I buy my wheat berries from the farmer’s market and health food store, (if you cannot find them, simply substitute with brown rice). The wheat berries double [...]

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Jan 14 2013

What to Eat for Supper

In my opinion we can eat just about anything, and make a meal “balanced”,  by serving generous portion of vegetables. Here are several ideas for delicious, traditional  family meals. Meatloaf : I often substitute ground turkey instead of beef when making meatloaf. I add carrots and onions right in the cooking pan, and bake a [...]

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Jan 14 2013

Quick and Easy Stuffed Eggplant

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When the small tender eggplants are on sale I buy them and stuff them with sautéed vegetables,  a little cheese and roast them until the skins are tender. Slice the eggplant in half,  cut out the inside flesh, but do not break the skin.     Chop the eggplant pieces and cook with assorted chopped vegetables, [...]

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Jan 06 2013

Pasta Primavera made with Frozen Vegetables!

    Primavera means “spring” in Italian a season when fresh, tender vegetables become plentiful. However, I made this dish in January when temperatures were in the low 20’s. Instead of all fresh vegetables I relied on frozen asparagus, broccoli, and peas, the zucchini and grape tomatoes were fresh. Allow the frozen vegetables to thaw [...]

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