Tomato Quinoa Bake

Summertime is the time to take advantage of the flavors of tomatoes and basil.  This easy to make recipe gives you that great flavor and protein from the quinoa. Ingredients: 4 cups quinoa, cooked 3/4 cup chicken broth 2 cloves fresh garlic, minced 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded 1 pint cherry tomatoes 1/2 cup chopped …

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Baked Fried Green Tomatoes

Green tomatoes add some crunch and a little zing to your meal.  Try this method for making them, so much easier than frying them and they taste even better than fried. Ingredients: 4 large firm green tomatoes 1 1/2 cups of Panko bread crumbs  (or make your own bread crumbs) If using unseasoned bread crumbs …

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Taste of the Garden

Easy Eggplant Dish Lots of summer veggies are coming from the garden right now.  Take advantage of the wonderful flavors to combine a quick, easy to prepare dish.  This can  be served as a side dish or can be used as a main course served over rice or pasta (maybe even over spiralized zucchini noodles). …

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Ratatouille from the Garden

Ratatouille is a vegetable stew.  It’s wonderful to make when the garden is supplying lots of eggplant, squash and tomatoes. It is a dish that is good to make up ahead and have available for the week.  It can be used as a main dish maybe served with pasta or as a side dish to …

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Cucumber Tomato Onion Salad

It’s cucumber season with lots of varieties available just waiting for a delightful way to be served to your family. I’m always looking for easy quick recipes that are nutritious and tasty.  This is a recipe that we use often because it is simple, can be eaten all along during the week and is oh …

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Sauteed Seasonal Veggies

A quick and easy summer meal that I made for lunch one day this week. Fresh veggies (squash, zucchini, sweet peppers, and kohlrabi) diced up and sauteed in coconut oil. I seasoned to taste with sea salt and fresh ground pepper. After the veggies had softened some but still had some crunch I topped them …

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