Spinach, Artichoke and Brown Rice Risotto

The culinary benefit of making this recipe is learning how to make “risotto” using short grain brown rice which tastes just as delicious as conventional risotto but delivers the nutritional benefit of a whole grain with a much lower glycemic index. Prep Time: 40 minutes Servings:  4 Ingredients: I onion finely diced 1 T good […]

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Orange, Beet and Roasted Blueberry Salad

I’ll bet you never thought about roasting or grilling fresh blueberries. I hadn’t either until I tried them in my test kitchen one day and they were great! They plump up and become even jucier when heated. As for salads, few have the variety of taste, texture, color and nutrients all in one dish as […]

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Chocolate Almond Truffles

Almost everyone loves chocolate but chocolate desserts usually include loads of sugar and butter making them a highly processed and saturated fat food. This recipe not only avoids both processed and saturated fat but it delivers the benefit of good fat in the cacao nibs and antioxidants in the raw cacao.  Prep Time: 15 minutes […]

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Fresh Citrus, Fennel and Avocado Salad

Prep Time: 10 minutes Servings: 2 Ingredients: ¾ c. celery – diced into ¼” pieces 1 orange – peeled and sliced into thin sections 1 lemon – peeled and sliced thinly 1 large shallot, peeled and sliced thinly 1 bulb of fennel, sliced thinly 1 avocado sliced into small sections Fresh squeezed juice from one […]

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Delicious Tomato and Pomegranate Salad

In preparation for a group tour of my garden and kitchen this week I was also creating a summer salad featuring the freshness and delicious tastes of this tomato and pomegranate salad mostly from my edible garden at home.  Because it received rave reviews I decided to post it on my website. The ingredients are […]

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Almond Butter and Raw Cacao Chocolate Truffles

Almost everyone loves chocolate but chocolate desserts usually include loads of sugar and butter making them a highly processed and saturated fat food. This recipe not only avoids both processed and saturated fat but it delivers the benefit of good fat in the cacao nibs and antioxidants in the raw cacao.  Prep Time: 30 minutes […]

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