Savory Leek Tart

Savory leek tart.What a simple treat, and a simple recipe.The most difficult part is making sure your leeks are clean. Chop and rinse to get rid of any grit. Quality pre-made pastry is a game changer, but if you love to make dough, you got this. Sauté a little, roll out the dough, spread your ricotta,…

Roasted Potato & Garlic Soup

I am into autumn comfort foods, which for me means soup. Lots of it, ready to go. Make big batches, freeze it and you will have healthy meals ready in a flash. This recipe can be modified if you are vegetarian or vegan. Switch up the toppings, but it’s delicious on its own. Roasted Potato…

Spicy Salmon Gyro Lettuce Wraps

I first made this recipe about 8 years before I went to culinary school. I was training for a marathon and was interested in finding recovery meals for after a long run. Runner’s World had this in their recipe bank and it became the inspiration for my version. This was a hit for my “On…

Cauliflower Fritters

I love using vegetables for quick fritters. This recipe will work well with zucchini, or broccoli. I had to search my recipe binders to find a recipe I used years ago. I couldn’t find it but remembered the ingredients. Mostly because there are only a few, and that always makes for a good quick go…

Asparagus, Snap Pea and Tomato Salad

I’m always looking for a good sidekick to a meal that can double as a quick lunch. I’ve made this dish several times for clients and served it at a luncheon. Grab some fresh in-season spring veggies. Get a pot of water boiling and a bowl of ice to blanche, whip up my shallot vinaigrette…

Mediterranean Quinoa Wraps

I’ve been loving adding quinoa to salads, substituting it for wheat based grains and adding it to grain bowls for a long time. This week my new favorite way to use a batch of quinoa is in a Mediterranean lettuce wrap. I have romaine and all kinds of greens spilling out of my veggie drawer….