Zucchini Noodles with Pesto

I was inspired by a zucchini dish I had from the PCC deli, and I’ve finally figured out a way to use up all that zucchini that people love to share from their garden. And if you’re eating gluten-free and are missing pasta, you’ll love the noodle-like quality that the zucchini takes on after you…

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Turkey Sausage, Lentil and Mushroom Stew

This hearty stew is perfectly suited for a cold winter day. The spicy turkey sausage warms you up from the inside out and is the perfect accompaniment to the earthy mushrooms and lentils. Serve with sauteed greens for a nutritionally well-rounded meal.

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Toasted Hazelnut and Quinoa Burgers

Toasted hazelnuts have a sweet, earthy flavor that makes these meat-free burgers unique. The quinoa lends itself to the nutty flavor of the hazelnuts and rounds out the nutritional profile of these tasty “burgers.” Serve these to your vegan friends and watch them savor every bite!

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Spring Stew with Lamb

This hearty stew is made lighter with fresh spring peas and mustard greens and the flavors are spectacular! If parsnips are difficult to find, substitute potatoes. Lamb is an extremely healthy meat with a unique fatty acid profile so it fits well into an anti-inflammatory diet. This stew could also be made in a crock…

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Spaghetti Squash Primavera

This is the perfect recipe for the “squash skeptic.” When you cook this squash and scrape out the inside, it looks just like spaghetti and tastes great, too! Add your favorite vegetables and you’ll have a delicious dish that’s packed with vitamin A and is a great source of calcium and potassium.

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Sizzling Salmon and Quinoa Skillet

One-pot meals are the norm at my house. So why not just throw all of my favorite ingredients into a sizzling skillet and call it dinner? This skillet dinner looks like a work of art, with the earthy tones from the mushrooms and quinoa, the various shades of green, and of course the beautiful pink…

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