Savory Harvest Frittata with Butternut Squash & Kale

Savory Harvest Frittata with Butternut Squash & Kale

I was invited to a Feedfeed event at their beautiful loft and cooking & entertaining space in Brooklyn last night. The theme was a Fall Feast called CookForJoy featuring Simply Organic Spices. I actually use these spices in my own kitchen because I believe they are of the highest quality and I also love the fact that they are organic. The folks at The Feedfeed asked us to make a dish of our choice (using spices provided for us from Simply Organic Spice Company) to add to the fall  feast. We were asked…
Vegetable Soup with Beans & Pasta

Vegetable Soup with Beans & Pasta

I love to make soup as the weather gets cooler, and there is nothing like starting off the week with a big pot of warming soup! You can serve it for dinner and then reheat what is left the next day for lunch. This soup is delicious with a little grated parmesan on top and a piece of toasted bread or a baguette to dunk in it. There are so many healthy & colorful vegetables in this soup that you don't even need a salad to get your daily portion! This soup hardly…
Roasted Red Peppers Stuffed with Quinoa Pilaf

Roasted Red Peppers Stuffed with Quinoa Pilaf

Roasted Red Peppers Stuffed with Quinoa Pilaf and Topped with Feta This is a great way to use peppers and can be served as a vegetarian entree or as a side dish to meat.  It is very simple to make and looks pretty on a platter! Ingredients: 3 large red peppers (cut in half and seeded) 2 cups of cooked quinoa (rice or couscous can be substituted) a half of red onion (sliced and chopped into pieces) 1 - 2 TB. of olive oil 1/4 cup of black olives 2 TB. of toasted…
Autumn Pasta with Squash, Smoked Cheddar & Kale Walnut Pesto

Autumn Pasta with Squash, Smoked Cheddar & Kale Walnut Pesto

Fall is here, and with that comes a new crop of local produce!  One of the best examples this time of year is squash of all shapes and sizes, flavors and textures. They are all delicious, but I decided to use butternut squash for this recipe because it is especially flavorful and has a slightly sweet taste.  I added red onions and hearty kale and a smoked cheddar cheese to this pasta dish. The kale, walnut pesto adds extra flavor and the pomegranate seeds add a refreshing zing. Here is what you need…