Spring Vegetable & Couscous Salad Over Field Greens

Spring Vegetable & Couscous Salad Over Field Greens

Spring is officially here, and Easter is coming this weekend! Easter is early this year and unfortunately here on the east coast the weather is not quite there yet. The forsythia should just be starting to bloom and the daffodils will be peeking up through the hard, cold ground, but it is still going to be chilly. I am planning some dishes for Easter that include spring vegetables, which should help me and my family feel like spring is here regardless of the weather! I decided to make this big salad with pearl…
Sweet Peppers with Brown Rice Stuffing & Feta Cheese

Sweet Peppers with Brown Rice Stuffing & Feta Cheese

I love roasted sweet peppers, and stuffing them with a brown rice filling makes them that much better! These stuffed peppers are really easy to prepare and make a nice meatless meal for vegetarians. Ingredients: 1 cup of brown rice (cooked according to directions) 10 - 12 mini sweet peppers 1 - 2 shallots (finely chopped) 1/2 cup of cherry tomatoes (sliced in half) 2 TB. of fresh parsley (minced) 8 - 10 olives 1/2 teaspoon of Italian seasoning salt & pepper to taste 1/4 cup of feta cheese crumbles 1/4 cup of…
Homemade Vegetable Soup with Bowtie Pasta

Homemade Vegetable Soup with Bowtie Pasta

It's our second snowstorm in a week, and hopefully the last big one of the winter! As I look out my window with a view of Central Park, I can see the slanting snow filling the sky and overing the grounds. It's the perfect day for a bowl of warming homemade soup. I happen to have some broth in the cupboard and vegetables in  the fridge - so that's all I need! This soup really is so simple to make that you hardly need a recipe. You can also substitute the vegetables that…