Savoring the Season: Moroccan Chicken and Vegetable Soup with Chickpea Croutons

This morning I woke-up to a chill in the air.  The bone chill jumped started my winter weekend with an outrageously comforting healthy winter soup.  With heaps of seasonal vegetables, and rich sources of antioxidant spices like turmeric, cumin, ginger and cinnamon, provided incredible flavor and reduced the need to add additional fat or salt.Who … Continue reading Savoring the Season: Moroccan Chicken and Vegetable Soup with Chickpea Croutons

The Art of Salad: Fennel Slaw with Grapefruit, Cracked Pepper, and Pistachios

There are a million creative and innovative ways to prepare fennel.  It can be grilled, roasted, braised, sautéed, added to soups and stews, and still my favorite way is to use fennel in salads.   The crisp crunch of raw fennel with a very subtle anise flavor is beautiful and provides a worthy foundation for an … Continue reading The Art of Salad: Fennel Slaw with Grapefruit, Cracked Pepper, and Pistachios

Wordless "Winter" Wednesday

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Wordless "Winter" Wednesday

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