Marinated Vegetable Salad

this is a lovely and bright salad. With its light and crisp flavors, you are sure to love this take on a side salad. INGREDIENTS: 3 zucchini, sliced 1/2 inch slices 4 cauliflower florets, cut into 1/2 inch florets 2 carrots, sliced 1/4 inch thick 1-pint cherry tomatoes halved 1/2 purple onion, thinly sliced 1 cup… Continue reading Marinated Vegetable Salad


Penne Pasta With Asparagus And Cherry Tomatoes

This is a very simple dish that is perfect for summer. INGREDIENTS: 1 lb penne pasta ( I use spinach or beet pasta) 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 1/2 lb asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces 2 c cherry tomatoes, halved 3/4 c peas, thawed 1/2 c vegetable broth 2 tbsp basil leaves, chopped… Continue reading Penne Pasta With Asparagus And Cherry Tomatoes


Rosemary Couscous With Bell pepper And Garlic

Sometimes we don't have time to throw together a big lunch or dinner. This recipe is easy and clean and it tastes great. INGREDIENTS: 2 cups vegetable broth 2 tsp rosemary, minced 2 clove garlic, minced 1/4 c bell pepper, chopped very fine salt and pepper 2 c couscous DIRECTIONS:  In a medium saucepan combine the… Continue reading Rosemary Couscous With Bell pepper And Garlic


Wacky Mac Pasta Salad

This is a fun spin on the pasta salad. I adore this salad and I make it a lot. It is not oil free but you can omit the oil if you want. It is still very delicious. It travels well and I take this with me a lot for my lunch. INGREDIENTS: 1 lb… Continue reading Wacky Mac Pasta Salad

Soups And Stews

Hearty Fall Vegetable Soup

INGREDIENTS: 2 tbsp Oil of choice ( I use coconut or water) 1 onion, diced 1 clove garlic, minced 2 zucchini, diced 1 sweet potato, diced 1/2 butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and diced 1 tsp rosemary, chopped 4 cups vegetable broth 1 (28oz) can crushed tomatoes salt and pepper to taste (optional) DIRECTIONS: In a large… Continue reading Hearty Fall Vegetable Soup

Soups And Stews

One Pot Pasta

This one pot pasta is simple and delicious. The only time-consuming part of this is the ingredients but, well worth it. Pre-cut all the vegetables before hand and it makes things so much easier in the cooking process in any recipe. This pasta has simple ingredients and has only 324 calories. 62 grams of carbs. 3… Continue reading One Pot Pasta