Turnip Leek Soup

Turnips are one of those misunderstood vegetables that can be versatile and fun to eat. This creamy, delicious soup showcases the mild flavor of this nutritious root vegetable. The leeks help bring out the sweetness of the turnips. You can add less liquid and make this into a puree and top it with a piece…

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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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Tapenade with Artichokes and Sun Dried Tomatoes

The creamy texture of artichoke hearts and the rich, sweet flavor of sun dried tomatoes transforms this tapenade into something special. I use this as a dip for vegetables and it’s always a crowd pleaser. It’s delicious with sliced red peppers!

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Swiss Chard and Farro Salad

This hearty salad is colorful, delicious and has lots of texture. Farro is an ancient grain that’s similar to spelt. Although it’s in the wheat family, many people who are sensitive to wheat can tolerate farro.

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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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