Classic Zucchini Bread

½ cup neutral-flavored oil (canola, peanut or regular olive--not extra virgin)1 cup sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1½ cups all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon cinnamon1 teaspoon baking powderPinch of salt1⅓ cups grated zucchini Optional: Walnuts Turbinado sugar, for garnish Preheat...

Minty Quinoa Salad

2 cups quinoa 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt, plus a pinch for quinoa 2 small zucchini, cut into 1/4-inch-thick half moons 2 small yellow summer squash, cut into 1/4-inch-thick half moons 1 large shallot, thinly sliced 3 tablespoons...

White Sangria

3 white nectarines (or white peaches), thinly sliced 1½ pints raspberries 1 lemon, zested and juiced ¼ cup nectarine juice* ½ cup orange-flavored liqueur (such as Cointreau) 1½ bottles white wine (such as dry Riesling), chilled Prepare the fruit: On...

Strawberry Arugula Salad

Summer strawberries are a favorite around here. And, they are at their best when enjoyed fresh, as is. The flavors in this salad marry beautifully together creating a delightful spring treat.

Asparagus and Shrimp Salad

1 lb fresh or frozen medium shrimp in shells 1/2 tsp finely shredded orange peel 2 tbsp orange juice 1 lb fresh asparagus, trimmed 3 oranges Orange juice (optional) 1 tbsp olive oil or salad oil 1 tbsp white wine vinegar 1 clove...

Indian Tofu & Spinach

3/4 pound firm tofu, cut into 1-inch cubes 2 tablespoons canola oil 1/2 cup coarsely chopped shallot or red onion 4 lengthwise slices of peeled, fresh ginger (2 inches long, 1 inch wide, 1/8 inch thick), coarsely chopped 1...

Asian Bok Choy Salad

4 heads, baby bok choy washed and thinly sliced 1 carrot, thinly sliced or peeled 2 stalks of celery, thinly sliced 1 red pepper, thinly sliced 2½ tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoons sesame oil 1...
Spinach Pizza

Greens, Egg, & Ham

Healthy greens and PIZZA! What's not to love? Win-win! Enjoy for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

Mexican Shredded Beef

2 lbs. flat-cut beef brisket, trimmed 2 cloves garlic, smashed 2 bay leaves 1 large red onion or yellow onion, sliced Kosher salt, to taste ¼ lb. jack cheese, cubed ¼ cup fresh lime juice ¼ cup finely chopped cilantro 1 tbsp. chopped...