Penne with Kabocha Squash with Goat Cheese

Farmers Market Kabocha Penne with Kabocha Squash with Goat Cheese If you are looking for a healthy, colorful, pleasing not only to the eyes but your health recipe, well this one is sure to please! I love going to the Union Square Farmers Market in New York City. There is always something new that I…

Cellentani with Squash, Chiles and Walnuts

Tired of this grey and gloomy, January  weather? Me too! So how about a cheery, orange meal to brighten your day! Most people like to incorporate”no meat” into their Monday meals as “Meatless Monday” but I want to to make this “Cheery and colorful Monday”. An added plus if you do not want to consume…

Holiday Cookie Time!!!!

It’s that time of the year, a time to celebrate with family, friends, coworkers and your pets, whether in person, Skye or in heart and mind. But what would the holiday season be without some yummy cookies? Even though this blog is based on healthy, organic and quick meals, it is OK  to be naughty…

A Restaurant Review

Today, instead of writing about a meal I prepared, I wanted to write my review of a restaurant I visited. It’s called Glass House Tavern,  http://www.glasshousetavern.com  located in the heart of the Theatre District in New York City, 252 West 47th Street, between 7th and 8th Ave. The first time I ate there was a…

Whole Wheat Penne Pasta with Walnut Pesto

Today is another gorgeous, warm day in NYC, so to keep it light but still packed with delicious flavors I prepared a whole wheat penne rigatoni pasta with a walnut pesto. For a  different twist to the usual pesto made with pine nuts, I used walnuts. I love walnuts. Not only are they delicious but…

Chicken with Arugula Walnut Pesto

Chicken is such a versatile meat to prepare because you can add just about any side dish with it and it just tastes delicious. I decided to try a new twist on a pesto sauce and create it with arugula and walnuts instead of the usual basil and pine nuts. The arugula gives it a…