Dice and chop your veggies. Good prep helps with good cooking.  Saute the onions. Once they have softened a bit, add the spices and cook one more minute.  Add broth, vegetables, lentils and peanut butter, and stir well. After 10 minutes of cooking, the stew broth will be creamier.  Mix in the kale and cashews. […]


I was inspired by a post from Dr. Oz on Facebook for a cauliflower-pea blend called “Mean Green Cauliflower Machine”. I love cauliflower and peas and wanted a nice hearty soup that was nutritious and also quick and easy. It doesn’t get much easier than this – put the ingredients in a saucepan, simmer and […]

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Bok Choy Rice Bowl

March 12, 2012

This may sound odd – an Asian style stir fry topped with tahini sauce – but the combination of flavors is delicious. Once the vegetables are prepped and the sauce is made, this dish comes together very quickly. For even quicker preparation, make the tahini sauce ahead of time and purchase precooked frozen microwavable rice, available […]