Dinner Archive

Black Bean Chili with Butternut Squash and Swiss Chard


   2 tablespoons olive oil 2 1/2 cups chopped onions 3 garlic cloves, chopped 2 1/2 cups 1/2-inch pieces peeled butternut squash 2 tablespoons chili powder 2 teaspoons ground cumin 3 15-ounce cans black beans, rinsed, drained 2 1/2 cups vegetable broth 1 14 1/2-ounce can diced tomatoes in juice 3 cups (packed) coarsely chopped […]

Carrot & Kale Soup Recipe


2 medium carrots, diced 1 medium zucchini, diced 1 medium brown onion, roughly chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 sticks of celery, roughly chopped 1 1/2 cups of roughly chopped kale 3 cups of organic chicken or vegetable stock 1 cup of water 1 1/2 tsp of sea salt 2 tbs of chopped coriander (cilantro) 5 […]

Salmon Cakes


This quick and easy recipe is great for kids and leftovers make packing lunch a breeze! 8 ounces cook salmon fillet, skinned (you can also use canned salmon) ¼ cup scallions, finely chopped 2 teaspoons fresh dill 2 garlic cloves, minced Splash of fresh lemon juice 1 egg, beaten   Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  […]

Almond Crusted Salmon


servings: 2 2 egg whites 1 tablespoon cilantro flakes 1 teasponn lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/2 cup ground almonds 2 salmon fillets (6 oz each) – In a shallow bowl, beat egg whites, cilantro, lemon juice, ginger, and cayenne.  Place almonds in another shallow bowl.  Dip salmon in egg […]

Sweet Potato Salad


  You will need: ·         1/2 cup sweet potato, boiled, peeled and diced into small cubes ·         1/2 cup tender greens, chopped and wilted ·         1 tsp extra-virgin olive oil ·         1 tsp lemon juice ·         1/4 tsp cumin, dry-roasted and ground coarsely ·         1 large pinch fresh ground black pepper ·         Rock salt to […]

Cabbage-Cashew-Coconut Salad


You will need: ·         1/3 cup finely shredded green cabbage ·         1/3 cup finely shredded red cabbage ·         1/3 cup grated fresh coconut ·         1/3 cup coarsely chopped roasted cashews ·         1 tbsp olive oil ·         1 tbsp lemon juice ·         Rock or sea salt to taste ·         Fresh ground black pepper to taste ·         […]

Crock Pot Ratatuille


2 large onions, sliced 1 large eggplant, sliced 4 small zucchini, sliced 2 garlic clove; minced 2 bell pepper, green; seeded & cut in thin strips 6 large tomato; cut in 1/2 wedges 1 teaspoon basil 2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 2 tablespoon parsley; chopped 1/4 cup olive oil Layer half the vegetables in […]

Lemon Garlic Chicken


1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, lightly pounded (3 to 4 ounces meat per person) Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 8 cloves garlic, smashed 1 cup wild rice blend (or brown rice) 1/4 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice 2 1/4 cups water 10 fresh parsley sprigs Directions Season the chicken breasts generously with salt […]