Red Wine Braised Mushrooms

This oh-so flavorful side dish pairs well with everything from steak to polenta. Braising in the red one gives these little mushrooms a deep, rich taste that packs a punch for the taste buds. Ingredients: 16-24 oz Baby bella mushrooms (or similiar varietal), cleaned and ends trimmed 4 Tablespoons butter (sub vegan butter for vegan/vegetarian)Continue reading “Red Wine Braised Mushrooms”

Grilled Balsamic Zucchini

I’ll admit it…zucchini is NOT my fav veggie. But this sweet tangy grilled zuke recipe will get me to the table every time. That sweet/tang flavor the balsamic vinegar gives the zucchini and then grilling to seal in that flavor just makes these a show stopper side dish. Ingredients: 3 medium-large zucchinis, sliced lengthwise intoContinue reading “Grilled Balsamic Zucchini”

Farro Salad with Shaved Brussel Sprouts, Cranberries & Walnuts

Farro is such an incredibly veratile ingredient, serve it warm, serve it cold, it’s good either way! The basil, honey garlic dressing brings everything together and the cranberries and walnuts add such a great balance to this salad. Enjoy friends. Ingredients: 3 Cups Farro, cooked 4 Cups Brussels Sprouts, shaved 1/8 teaspoon salt and pepperContinue reading “Farro Salad with Shaved Brussel Sprouts, Cranberries & Walnuts”

Roasted Asparagus with Bread Crumb Topping

Hello Spring AND asparagus season! I love creating recipes with asparagus because they are not only versatile but also an inexpensive yet healthy ingredient. The breadcrumbs give a little crunch to an otherwise ordinary roasted asparagus dish-yum! Ingredients: 1 lb. Asparagus, woody ends trimmed 1 Tablespoon oil 1/8 teaspoon salt (pinch) 1/8 teaspoon pepper (pinch)Continue reading “Roasted Asparagus with Bread Crumb Topping”

Herb & Garlic Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower rice is the trend that I am loving and the flavored versions are by far my favorite. When I ran to the grocery store to pick up my favorite herb & garlic cauli rice and realized they no longer carried it I quickly realized I could duplicate it at home. I’m so glad IContinue reading “Herb & Garlic Cauliflower Rice”