Avocado Curry Salad

Fresh and spicy, this salad takes just minutes to toss together, and makes a wonderful light lunch, or a surprising and refreshing side dish. Ingredients: 1 ripe avocado, cut into medium chunks Handful of cherry tomatoes, halved 5-10 mushrooms, halved or quartered (depending on size) 1/4-1/3 cup red onion, diced 1 hot pepper, sliced (optional)…

Perfect Oven-Roasted Vegetable Antipasti

So easy, so versatile, and so delicious! Ingredients (not all essential, feel free to mix it up): 2 Zucchini, sliced into 1/4 inch rounds or diagonal slices 1 onion, sliced into thin rings 1 bunch asparagus (optional), tough ends removed, cut into 2 inch pieces 1 medium sweet potato (optional), cut into 1/4 inch rounds…

Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms with Goat Cheese, Spinach, and Walnuts

I was in the mood to stuff portobellos, and I was in the mood for goat cheese, and I always love spinach…. this is the result. They came out delicious. The flavors and textures are sublime… This recipe’s a keeper for me. Ingredients: 8-10 medium-large portobello mushrooms (if your mushrooms are huge, there may only…

Wheatberry Pilaf and Goat Cheese Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

I made the Wheatberry Pilaf, with the following modifications, then stuffed it in mushroom tops, and baked them at 375ºF until the tops were brown and the mushrooms soft: 1) I substituted soft goat’s cheese for feta cheese 2) I topped with parmesan cheese, a sprinkling of paprika, and a drizzle of olive oil Yum.

Wheatberry and Mushroom Risotto-esque Pilaf

This recipe has been cooking in my head for about a week. It came out pretty good! The texture of the wheatberries is divine, and the flavors blend nicely. I had access to oyster mushrooms and shallots, so I used them, but this dish would definitely still be good using their less fancy cousins. Also,…

Herbed Mushrooms

This is a brand new one. Saw the mushrooms in the store. Had to have them. 25 clean button or baby bella mushrooms 2 tbs butter and/or olive oil 4 large cloves garlic, crushed 1 healthy sprig fresh oregano 1 sprig fresh sage 1 pinch coarse salt freshly ground black pepper, to taste optional: 2-3…