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

Tagliatelle with Zucchini, Red Pepper, and Heirloom Tomato

The fresh sweet taste of summer vegetables shine through the creamy tagliatelle.  It’s even better with fresh pasta. Prep time:  10 minutesCook time:  10 minutesServes:  4-6 INGREDIENTS1 pound fresh tagliatelle pastaOlive oil2 zucchini squash, 1/2 inch dice1 large sweet red pepper, 1/2 inch dice1 medium onion, 1/4 inch dice (about Continue Reading

Stoplight Saute – Red, Yellow, & Greens

  Sweet tender crisp vegetable flavors.  Yum. Prep time: 10 minutesCook time: 15 minutesServes: 4 INGREDIENTS3 tablespoons olive oil2 cloves garlic, crushed, or a couple of chopped garlic scapes1 bunch fresh kale, rinsed and coarsely chopped, stems separated from leaves2 red bell peppers, seeded and coarsely chopped2-3 ears of cooked Continue Reading

Over the top veggie omelet

These veggies all skew towards the juicy, savory side, and the result is a hearty, satisfying omelet. Prep time:  5 minutesCook time:  5 minutesYield: 1 omelet INGREDIENTS2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil1/4 cup onion, 1/4 inch dice1/4 cup green bell pepper, 1/4 inch dice1 teaspoon minced jalapeño2 eggswater1/4 cup fresh Continue Reading

Pasta with Sauteed Vegetables and Feta

All you need in one delicious serving.  Except that you’ll want to go back more than one serving. Prep time:  15 minutesCook time:  15 minutesServes:  4-6 INGREDIENTS3-4 tablespoons olive oil2 bell peppers, cut in to 1/4 inch chunks1 bunch scallions, cleaned, white and light green parts chopped into 1/8 inch Continue Reading

Macaroni with Peppers, Spinach & Mushrooms

  Mushrooms bring umame (a hearty, meaty flavor) to this vegetable-intensive entree. Prep time: 10 minutesCook time: 20 minutesServes: 4-6, probably with leftovers INGREDIENTS1 pound whole wheat macaroni (or your favorite pasta)2 Tablespoons + 3 Tablespoons olive oil, separated1 tablespoon butter1 clove garlic, crushed8 ounces sliced oyster mushrooms (or your Continue Reading