Spanish Tortilla with Roasted Red Peppers and Chorizo

South of the Border This traditional Spanish tortilla recipe takes inspiration from the rustic peasant dish to create an eggy casserole that’s started on the stovetop and finished under the broiler. Roasted red peppers, slices of spicy chorizo sausage and bubbling manchego cheese give this dish all the savory qualities of your favorite pizza without … Read more

Poached Fish with Tomato-Saffron Broth and Garden Vegetables

By Jess O’Toole This is a recipe for the heat of summer, when tomatoes hang heavily on the vine and your garden is bursting with fresh herbs. Poached fish may sound fancy, but it’s a foolproof technique for cooking fish by gently simmering it in broth for a few minutes. Any firm white-fleshed fish will … Read more

Spinach and Quinoa Salad

Spinach and Quinoa Salad with Strawberries and Balsamic Vinaigrette By Jess O’Toole Ingredients: 1 cup cooked brown quinoa, cooled to room temperature3 oz. spinach leaves (or one 5 oz. container packaged spinach leaves)1 pint fresh strawberries1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves2 tbsp. fresh chopped chives1/3 cup Marcona almonds1 tbsp. plus 1 tsp. aged balsamic vinegar3 … Read more

Blueberry Parfait

Blueberry Parfait Find fuel in this sweet treat This recipe for yogurt parfait may seem like an indulgent treat, but it’s actually a healthy breakfast to fuel you throughout the day. The yogurt is rich in calcium and protein to support your bones and muscles. Blueberries and the flaxseed-speckled granola contain antioxidants and fiber to … Read more

Recipe Pasta Primavera

Ingredients: 1 lb. asparagus 1 lb. penne pasta 1 lemon 5 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 3 baby zucchini 2 tbsp. chopped fresh basil 2 tbsp. chopped fresh chive 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley Sea salt Freshly ground pepper 2 oz. goat cheese (for crumbling) Crushed red chili pepper flakes Boost Your Mood With This … Read more

Surf and Graze Recipe

By Jess O’Toole Winter salad can be just as refreshing as a summer salad, and even a bit luxurious. For this recipe, any fresh salad greens will do, but red leaf lettuce lends dramatic color paired with slices of pink grapefruit. Fresh herbs like mint and chives contribute bright flavor and marinated fennel is crisp … Read more

Whole Grain

Try a delicious winter salad for the new year. By Jess O’Toole Whole grains serve as a filling and nutritious base for winter salads and your healthy diet. Wheat berries are whole-wheat kernels, and though they require a bit more effort than quick-cooking grains, the reward is in their nutty flavor and satisfying texture and … Read more

Holiday Treats

The holiday season is in full swing, a time of potlucks, parties and guests dropping by the house to visit. Keeping things simple in the kitchen makes entertaining easier. A Pear, Cheddar and Caramelized Onion Tart can be prepared ahead of time, then assembled and baked in just a few minutes. Pomegranate Glazed Chicken Drumsticks … Read more

Shrimp Madras Curry

This quick and flavorful recipe satisfies both curry lovers and those who have never tried making curry at home. Madras is a widely available type of curry powder named for the city in southern India where it’s made. A burnt mustard colored powder, Madras is one of the hotter blends, but the sweet coconut milk … Read more

Yummy Salad Recipe

Warm and caramelized from the heat of the grill, the tart and juicy plums sit atop a bed of lettuce and crunchy walnuts. Try a smoked blue cheese sprinkled over the salad, or use your favorite crumbly blue. Ingredients ½ cup walnuts 1 ½ pounds plums 1 head lettuce A handful of fresh basil leaves, … Read more