Easy Crispy Skin Salmon with Vegetables.

 

 This Easy Crispy Skin Salmon with vegetables is so delicious and filling that you will make it regularly. The best thing about this dish it’s an easy one pan recipe. The vegetables are al dente and the tomatoes wilt leaving a very flavorful sauce. The salmon is first cooked skin side down to create beautiful…

How to Add Flavor to Bottled Pasta Sauce| Turkey Meat Sauce

 

 This is a must try Turkey Meat Sauce. It’s a version of sauce that uses bottled marinara sauce with added aromatics and shredded carrots. The flavor is intensely delicious. Whenever I’m not making from scratch tomato sauce, I fall back on using bottled sauce. Our favorite choice is RAO Marinara sauce – it absorbs the…

How to make Homemade Chicken Broth

 

 Making chicken broth or stock at home is very simple and usually always no sodium. While many people interchangeable use the term broth and stock, there is a clear and simple difference. I like to think the broth is a richer variation or upgrade from a stock. The broth is a clear stock that uses…

How to make the Perfect One Pan Black Rice (Forbidden) with Salmon

 

  This is an amazing nutty flavored one pan black rice (a.k.a. forbidden rice) with salmon. It comes together in an easy three step process. First the pecans are toasted until fragrant and lightly brown (walnuts are a good substitute). It’s all about cooking everything in the same pan . For this I use a…

Root Vegetables with Lentils Soup

 

 These types of root vegetable were the kind I grew up eating; we ate them cooked in many different ways, including soups. The combination of what types of root vegetables goes into a soup are endless. I find that the root vegetables used in this soup were the best combination – they are perfectly delicious,…

Rustic Tomato Carrot Soup| A vegetarian vegan friendly healthy soup

 

 Tomato soup is delicious, healthy and loaded with nutrients, vitamins and antioxidants. This recipe is simple to make and very tasty. The carrots added a slight sweetness to the dish without added sweetener. A slightly healthier version of roux was added to thicken the broth. The roux used ghee instead of butter and it still…

Chicken Stew | Mediterranean Spices

 

 This chicken stew is one of our favorites. A whole chicken, cut up into serving pieces are simmered slowly in a deliciously flavored broth with vegetables. For this stew variation, the spices are influenced by the Mediterranean- nutmeg, turmeric, and cinnamon adds a depth of earthy yet warm flavors. The turmeric addsmors earthiness as well…

White Beans with Veggies Soup

 

 This is one of the best Cannellini Beans vegetarian and vegan friendly soup. Cannellini beans gives it a very creamy texture without adding cream. The use of fresh fennel adds a slight sweet but mild flavor and when used in conjunction with carrots in this recipe it truly adds a delightful flavor. Fennel seeds were…