Arugula Carbonara

Crisp, flavorful arugula dances on the palate with creamy, nutty whole wheat pasta and sweet, tender crisp peppers.  Prep time:  15 minutesCook time:  15 minutesServes:  6+ INGREDIENTS1/2 pound ground sausage meat (optional)1 large sweet pepper, cut into 1/2″ chunks (about 1 cup)1 pound whole wheat pasta, your favorite shape2 eggs1/3 Continue Reading

Rhubarb Muffins

Rhubarb sauce lends these muffins a moist, springy texture and tangy flavor. Prep time: 20 minutesCook time: 20 minutesYield:  12 muffins INGREDIENTS3 cups whole wheat flour1 cup wheat branStevia or equivalent, and honey*2 teaspoons baking soda2 teaspoons baking powder2 eggs1 cup rhubarb sauce1 cup milk1/4 cup orange juice 1/4 cup Continue Reading

Carbonara with tomatoes, chives, & bacon

A simple, hearty dish that makes good use of fresh veggies. Prep time:  10 minutesCook time:  20-25 minutesServes:   6 at least INGREDIENTS1 lb whole grain pasta (your favorite shape)1 cup grape tomatoes, halved1/2 cup chives, chopped into 1/4 inch pieces1/2 cup cooked, crumbled bacon2 eggs, whisked1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheeseSaltPepper Continue Reading

Arugula Lover’s Quiche

Try this with that bunch of fresh arugula!  This is a crustless quiche, although you could easily add a crust. Prep time:  10 minutesCook time:  25 minutesServes:  6-8 INGREDIENTS3 tablespoons olive oil1 onion, 1/4 inch dice5 eggs1 bunch arugula, chopped in to 1/4 inch pieces (about 2 cups)1 1/2 cups Continue Reading

Chard scramble

The earthy, green flavor of chard marries perfectly with the creamy umame of scrambled eggs.  Addictive. Prep time:  5 minutesCook time:  10 minutesServes:  2 generously INGREDIENTS4 eggs4 tablespoons milk or water1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese (or your favorite) 2 tablespoons olive oil3 cups coarsely chopped chard leavessalt and pepper to Continue Reading