Lemony Spring Vegetables Over Pappardelle Pasta

Lemony Spring Vegetables Over Pappardelle Pasta

Spring is the time of year I feel like creating dishes with light, fresh flavors, and adding lemon is a wonderful way to do that. This is a pasta dish that can be served at room temperature or lightly warmed during the spring or summer. It is chock full of vegetables over pappardelle pasta ribbons tossed with a light lemony sauce. This dish is easy to make and it gives you a healthy dose of those seasonal vegetables you love! Gather a bunch of spring vegetables (your choice) and slice them in bite…
Golden Beet Fritters with Fresh Mint, Feta & Lemon Sauce

Golden Beet Fritters with Fresh Mint, Feta & Lemon Sauce

Golden Beet Fritters  These are easy to make, they just take a little grating of the beets to prepare. Of course you can use red beets too, but I love the beautiful color of the golden beets. The feta, mint and lemon add a nice refreshing and light flavor!      For the Fritters: 2 medium beets, peeled and grated 2 -3 sliced & chopped baby red onions (or 1/4 of a red onion) 1/4 cup flour 1 egg, beaten 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese 2 Tbsp chopped fresh mint one lemon lemon…
Vegetable Lasagna with Lots of Vegetables!

Vegetable Lasagna with Lots of Vegetables!

Everyone loves a good lasagna, and there is nothing like one that is made with lots of fresh vegetables. It's hard to beat layers of noodles, ricotta, marinara, melting cheeses and vegetables! I prefer my lasagna with more layers of vegetables and less layers of noodles, so here is my "Vegetables Lasagna with Lots of Vegetables" Recipe. Ingredients: (4 servings - double for a larger group) lasagna noodles (1/2 the package - cooked to instructions and drained) 1 1/2 cups of marina sauce (your favorite marinara sauce from a jar) 1 small zucchini sliced…
Mediterranean Tabouli Salad

Mediterranean Tabouli Salad

A Mediterranean Style Meal Tabouli Salad is a delicious & refreshing Mediterranean Vegetarian dish. It is a mix of cracked wheat and lots of chopped vegetables, parsley & mint . Tabouli stands alone with Hummus and Pita Bread, but it accompanies chicken very well too. The mint and parsley are what give it a clean bright taste. It makes a wonderful spring/summer meal because it is served at room temperature or chilled. * First cook your bulgur according to directions. (3 parts boiling water to 1 part dry bulgar. Simmer for about 10-12…
My Latest Watercolor Project

My Latest Watercolor Project

My daughter Sean is pregnant and I am so very happy about that! We gave a wedding last June and now she and Chase are expecting a baby this June (or early July) - which is all pretty exciting!  The baby will be joining my son Ryan and his wife, Nomi's two children to make three grandchildren in all.....so far!! Sean has just started to decorate the nursery in her Brooklyn apartment. It's a small room off their bedroom, but it has a nice little window and it will be perfect for the…