Spinach and White Bean Stew with Red Cargo Rice


A little fresh spinach goes a long way and after utilizing it in two different recipes now, I still have enough leftovers for an additional meal. One of my favorite ways to cook, especially when I have a fridge full of stray vegetables, is to dump an array of ingredients in a Dutch oven or…

White Beans with Kielbasa & Kale


I’m a huge legume lover. Pinto, Kidney, Lima, Lentils, Pigeon peas I love them all and cook with them often. Growing up we ate beans and rice on a regular basis. Legumes are very budget friendly, versatile, freeze well, and leftovers all ways taste better the next day. They are also high in fiber, protein,…

Burst Tomato, Roasted Broccolini, and Mushroom Noodle Soup


Burst Tomato, Roasted Broccolini, and Mushroom Noodle Soup With an assortment of dried Oyster and Shiitake Mushrooms and the most beautiful basket of rainbow colored cherry tomatoes I’ve ever seen, I set my heart on a beautiful pot of soup. Any excuse for soup. I think no other food can hug the soul and lift the…