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  • Quick and Easy: Shrimp Fettuccine Rustica
    Quick and Easy: Shrimp Fettuccine Rustica
    Sometimes you have a craving for a wonderful and rather healthy dinner but you just don't have the time to toil over the stove. It is a problem which is becoming more and more prevalent in America these days. Well, there is no need to fear...
  • Fusion Asiana: Indonesian Curry Shrimp Salad
    Fusion Asiana: Indonesian Curry Shrimp Salad
    Who says that dinner cannot be a salad? Unfortunately, many people think of salads as a course before the entree (main course). While salads are indeed a great first course to whet your appetite for something else, they can also be a wonderful...
  • Spinach Salad with Tortellini
    Spinach Salad with Tortellini
    Another delicious salad to lighten the diet as we enter the New Year. This layered spinach salad still has some protein in the tortellini but is not as dense as a typical chef salad style meal.Fresh baked rolls or a loaf of French bread round out...
  • Gnocchi Florentine
    Vegetarian cookbook: Gnocchi florentine recipe
    I created this delicious and quick recipe on the fly. We had purchased the potato gnocchi at a wonderful market in Battle Creek (Horrock's Market) and I knew I wanted an Alfredo type sauce on it. This is what I created.The only change I would...
  • Serve up spinach no one will turn their nose up to
    Serve up spinach no one will turn their nose up to: Tasty cream of spinach soup
    Serving spinach, especially to children is a fast way for them to turn their little noses up at the vegetable set before them. Soup on the other hand has a more welcoming appeal without anyone really knowing what it is made up of since there aren...
  • Spinach pesto sauce
    Spinach pesto sauce: A nutritious flavor twist to a classic sauce
    Pesto sauces are all the rave these days. The traditional pesto sauce is made with mostly basil leaves. Adding a twist to a favorite pasta topping by including spinach makes it so much healthier for all who love pesto. Spinach afterall is a leafy...
  • Grow cool season lettuce in containers
    Growing cool season vegetables in containers
    The summer gardening season may be at its peak, depending on your location, or it may be ending. For those in warmer zones, such as Florida and California, the best of the vegetable garden is just beginning. I just planted some of my cool season...
  • Fresh spinach creates a great salad
    Fresh spinach creates a great salad
    It was "Popeye's" signature vegetable and most children can't stand it....yet, it's so very good for your health! Of course, I'm talking about spinach. This is one of those vegetables that has mixed acceptance. Many...
  • Trader Joe's spinach and artichoke dip
    Trader Joe's spinach and artichoke dip spotlight
    Trader Joe's Creamy Spinach & Artichoke Dip has the ideal blend of artichokes and spinach, with swiss and parmesan cheeses and just the right combination of herbs and spices.It's homey enough to serve with tortilla chips at a cookout,...
  • The Art of the Salad: Italian Grilled Salmon Salad
    The Art of the Salad: Italian Grilled Salmon Salad
    You have a beautiful late Spring evening. You have a perfect salmon fillet for grilling (or broiling). You want to end your day with something elegant, healthy and tasty and you don't want to spend half the evening preparing it. Well my...
  • Spring Time Smoothie
    Spring Time Smoothie
    Spring has sprung and so have many of the fruits and vegetables that we love. With more variety comes more nutrients as well as colors in our diet. As the weather warms up, we need something to cool down and a smoothie is the perfect way to stay...
  • Spinach & mushroom gratin
    Spinach and mushroom gratin recipe
    I’m so excited it’s CSA time again and spring shares are back in circulation. Last week, I picked up a full share from La Nay Ferme in Provo just in time for Easter weekend. There are lots of beautiful greens including arugula, spring...
  • Florentine Lasagna
    Florentine Lasagna
    Today’s feature is Florentine Lasagna. This recipe showcases a blend of three cheeses – mozzarella, ricotta, and Parmesan – with sausage (sweet Italian or turkey) and spinach to create a delicious, hearty dish. Serve with a...
  • Health Benefits of Eating Spinach
    Health Benefits of Eating Spinach
    Spinach is definitely one of the super foods, it is packed with nutrients that provide the body with much needed vitamins, minerals, iron and protein.There are many health benefits to adding spinach to your diet.See:Spinach NutritionSpinach gives...
  • Entertain with a lactose-free, low-fat creamy spinach dip
    Entertain with a lactose-free, low-fat creamy spinach dip
    A delicious treat for your family and friends to enjoy when you entertain is preparing a bowl of spinach dip. Most dip recipes pack on the fat with heavy daily products. Here you’ll find a spinach dip that is not only low in fat but is also...