balsamic roasted mini-peppers

Are you guys ready for this one? The most amazing and versatile appetizer ever. Wait …it’s actually delicious as a side dish, too. Enjoy it any way you like. And often. It’s ready in 30 minutes with just five minutes of prep time. And did I mention that you will need just four ingredients? Okay, it’s five with the optional herb garnish. You can’t go wrong with this one, folks.

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make-it-your-way antipasto salad

I don’t know about you guys but when we have a gathering of folks over for dinner, it’s all about the appetizers to be offered with a glass of wine. Or two. Don’t get me wrong. The meal is important …but ya gotta have some good stuff right away. Just to get the party started.

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bbq white beans with peppers

Here’s a quick, fresher-tasting version of those old baked beans. Perfect for your next barbecue. The recipe calls for an overnight stint in the fridge so that the flavors can develop. That means one less dish to prepare on cookout day. Always a good thing.

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dark cocoa banana muffins

This is a quick one, folks. A not-too-sweet or not-too-rich treat that can be ready in under an hour. And if you have some gluten-free folks in your crowd, go ahead and switch out that regular flour for the gluten-free version. Makes no difference. Delicious either way.

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grilled romaine with prosciutto-wrapped shrimp

Have you ever had a grilled caesar salad? So delicious with all that smoky flavor. This one is similar with the grilled romaine except that it’s topped off with a tasty balsamic vinaigrette. But it’s the grilled shrimp that’s been wrapped in thinly sliced prosciutto that takes it right over the top.

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soba, snow pea & asparagus toss

Raw carrot ribbons and barely cooked snow peas and asparagus retain lots of crunch in this speedy dinner. The dressing is the perfect blend of salty, toasty, tangy, and pungent.

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oxidative stress + multiple sclerosis

Worldwide, more than 2.3 million people have received a diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis. A recently completed prevalence study, funded by the National MS Society, has estimated that nearly one million people in the United States, over the age of 18, are living with the diagnosis of MS. Nearly one million! 

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basil & ricotta ravioli

Wonton wrappers are the secret ingredient on this one. Pasta pillows that have the flavor and texture of homemade from-scratch ravioli. The ricotta filling is packed with flavor, thanks to the basil and lemon zest. You really should try this at home.

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dorie greenspan’s potato chowder

Here’s what we love about this chowder. It can be enjoyed all year long. If you live in an area with distinct seasons, better yet. Simply switch up some of the additions and you have a delicious bowl of seasonal goodness.

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oxidative stress + migraine headaches

Let’s talk about how it’s been discovered that these two go hand-in-hand. Oxidative stress and migraine headaches. We’ll start off with oxidative stress, just in case the term is new to you. Here’s the quick version that can be found in any number of medical dictionaries…

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warm & creamy crabmeat dip

This is a family favorite. We’ve actually been enjoying this one for too many years to count. It never gets old. And depending on what dietary restrictions you may need to address, this works for most. It is gluten-free, low-carb & delicious. It can be served with crackers, bread or even raw veggies.

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