Roast Spaghetti Squash

Roast Spaghetti Squash

    Spaghetti squash is such a delicious and nutritious way to curb those carbohydrate cravings and still feel satisfied.  It’s a great base for so many recipes and the SS has a satisfying al dente bite like the best pasta.  Each serving of SS only has 42 calories, 10 carbs and 1 gram of … Continue reading

Pesto Zucchini Noodles with Asparagus

Pesto Zucchini Noodles with Asparagus

  It’s finally hot here in New Hampshire, although who knows how long that will last!  I decided to make a light and fresh dinner even though I was craving some cheesy pasta.  So I whipped out my vegetable peeler and made some “noodles” out of zucchini.  It’s a simple and healthy way to indulge … Continue reading

Yukina Savoy greens and Mushrooms

Yukina Savoy greens and Mushrooms

    I wanted to re-create a dish from one of my favorite sushi restaurants in Newport, OR.  (It has since moved to Corvallis)  The original dish is a sautéed shiitake mushroom and spinach dish and the broth is so delicately delicious.  Whenever my family goes to Sada’s we jealously guard the leftover broth from … Continue reading

Warm Quinoa Carrot Salad

Warm Quinoa Carrot Salad

  There are days where you just don’t feel like going to the store and instead look around in your cupboards and veggie drawer for inspiration.  The ingredients for this dish are fairly common and even if you don’t regularly use quinoa I would recommend keeping it on hand.  It’s an ancient grain that is … Continue reading