Jerk Tofu with Pineapple

Recipe Information Total Time: 1 hour active Servings: 4 Tofu drinks up full flavored jerk sauce and pairs wonderfully with the sweetness of baked pineapple. Ingredients 1 pound extra firm tofu, pressed to remove water and cut into 1- to 2-inch cubes 1 pound fresh pineapple, cut Read More »

Beer Brats or Sausage

Recipe Information Total Time: 25 minutes; 15 minutes active Servings: 6 Beer brats are a tradition in places like Wisconsin and anywhere that beer and pork are popular. This method, in which the sausages are poached in beer, then held in the liquid until time to grill Read More »

Spinach and Strawberry Salad with Goat Cheese

Recipe Information Total Time: 15 minutes Servings: 4 This salad is a love poem to the strawberry, whose succulent sweetness is set off by the savory and tangy greens and vinegar, and complemented by creamy goat cheese. I like to make this with an all-fruit jam, adding Read More »

Red Pepper Harissa Sauce

Recipe Information Total Time: 1 hour; 20 minutes active Servings: 8; 2 cups   This fiery Tunisian hot sauce is traditionally served with couscous but also complements tofu, steak, beans and soups. Ingredients 2 large red bell peppers 1 Anaheim pepper (or an additional red bell) 1 Read More »

Chicken Quesadillas with Salad and Chipotle-Lime Dressing

Recipe Information Total Time: 50 minutes Servings: 4 The quesadilla is the grilled cheese of Mexico—and you can make them as plain or fancy as you desire. Ingredients Salad 1 head leaf lettuce, washed and dried 1 clove garlic, crushed 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 1/4 cup Read More »

Mojito Watermelon Salad

Recipe Information Total Time: 20 minutes Servings: 4 Serve this refreshing salad with grilled or blackened strip or flank steak. Ingredients 2 cups seeded watermelon, cut into 3/4-inch cubes 1 large red heirloom tomato, cored and chopped 1 large yellow heirloom tomato, cored and chopped 1/4 cup fresh-squeezed lime juice 2 Read More »

Baked Potato Soup with Bacon

Recipe Information Total Time: 45 minutes Servings: 4-6   Ingredients 4 russet potatoes, baked until tender 6 strips bacon 1 1/2 tablespoons oil or butter 1 small yellow onion, diced 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 cup flour 3 cups chicken broth 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon Read More »

Asparagus and Bell Pepper Quiche

Recipe Information Total Time: 40 minutes Servings: 4-6 slices The fresh taste of asparagus shines in this irresistible quiche! Ingredients Filling 1/2 pound asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces 1/3 cup red pepper, diced 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1 pre-made 9-inch pie crust Quiche 6 eggs Read More »

Lemon & Dill Chicken

Recipe Information Total Time: 15 to 30 minutes Servings: 4 Fresh lemon and dill create a quick Greek-inspired pan sauce for simple sauteed chicken breasts. Ingredients 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (1-1 1/4 pounds) Salt & freshly ground pepper to taste 3 teaspoons extra-virgin olive or canola Read More »

Almond-Crusted Chicken Fingers

Recipe Information Total Time: 40 minutes Servings: 4 These chicken tenders are seasoned in an almond and whole-wheat flour crust and baked (not fried!) to perfection. Ingredients Canola oil cooking spray 1/2 cup sliced almonds 1/4 cup whole-wheat flour 1 1/2 teaspoons paprika 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder Read More »