On my trip to Greece I fell in love with Moussaka. But not with the ingredients - too much fat and carbs. Here is my healthier version. Make it vegan: replace the lamb with 3c ups of minced mushrooms.
Rub the rack of lamb with rosemary, thyme, garlic, and pepper. Place in a gallon plastic bag with olive oil and coat the lamb in olive oil. Close the bag tightly and let marinate in the refrigerator overnight.
Combine ground turkey and chicken sausage in a bowl and mix well. Mix in 4 oz. of crushed tomato sauce, bread crumbs, oregano, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Start forming meatballs by grabbing a handful of meat mix and forming a ball shape.
Yes you can grill watermelon! It will reward you with a smoky flavor and lots of sweetness. Combining the scent of outdoor barbeques with the fresh fruit flavors we the result is memorable. Try this on your friends and revel in the compliments.
Pumpkin Lasagna & Rosemary “Ricotta”, incorporates some pumpkin into the ‘cheese’ and is so yummy with the pumpkin sauce and gluten free noodles. A family favorite - for even the pickiest eater!
Many people nowadays know that wild salmon has omega-3s. But what exactly does that mean? What's the big deal about it ... are the benefits of wild salmon legit? Chef V explains....
My Macho Nachos recipe has everything a macho guy (or gal) could want in flavor and crunch, without the harmful fats and calories. Whether for Cinco de Mayo or the Super Bowl, this easy to make recipe is a hit with everyone.
When you want a crowd pleasing appetizer that everyone will eat, my Buffalo Cauliflower recipe fits the bill. These are mega-tasty and healthy too, without guilty calories and bad-for-you animal fat. Buffalo Cauliflower bites go with summer parties, football games, and anytime you want some cauliflower that's fun. - Veronica
Zucchini, meaty portabella mushrooms, and a rich tasting macadamia "ricotta" make this raw pesto lasagna a summer treat. Pine nuts, garlic and spicy arugula add even more flavor and zest. - Veronica
This Balinese chicken meatball soup is savory and light, with enough spice to make you smile. The chicken meatballs are a good source of lean protein and help full you up. - Veronica
Grilled artichokes, precooked and finished at the picnic. They'll love these on the barbecue.Serve with my vegan mayonnaise and raw horseradish.
I think that it’s good for most people to have a little animal protein every now and then. Especially cold-water oily fish rich in omega-3s like salmon. If you do eat salmon, here’s one of my favorite entrees from my cookbook, Making Cleansing Easier: Ginger Glazed Salmon & Bok Choy. – Veronica