Recipe: Oven Pumpkin Fries with Cumin, Feta Cheese & Pepitas

Pumpkin bread, pumpkin cookies, pumpkin pie. All of these orange-hued, holiday-spiced foods excite me this time of year, signaling that Thanksgiving and Christmas are near. Since most pumpkin offerings are sweet, I thought it would be fun to cook a pumpkin from scratch and...
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Recipe: Vanilla Bean & Banana Pudding Parfaits

When I worked as a private chef, my boss’s favorite dessert was banana cream pie. This recipe became his healthy favorite and satisfied his craving while keeping saturated fat and refined sugar in check. My “made with love” pudding tastes lots better than boxed mixes filled with mysterious gobbledygook....
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Recipe: Chicken Marsala with Crimini Mushrooms and Garlic

Show your sweetie a little love by making this dish and you’re bound to receive even more in return. It won’t weigh you down or make you feel sluggish either, so you can give your valentine the attention he or she deserves. You do...
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Slow Cooker Chicken Curry Recipe

Right after Scarlet was born, when I was too frazzled and sleep-deprived to stand by the stove to watch over my original curry recipe, I decided to toss all of the ingredients into the slow cooker at once. Et viola. Dinner was served. I developed this...
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Pork & Vegetable Lo Mein Recipe

This past weekend marks the first one since May that I was able to sleep two nights in a row in my marvelous bed. The best part about it was that we did almost nothing – swam in the pool, worked out, napped 3...
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Kathy’s Quiche with Summer Vegetables Recipe

Since some of you have been dying for me to give you this recipe, I thought I’d share it today, and tell you about my Fresh & Easy headquarters visit tomorrow. Enjoy! This is the recipe for the scrumptious quiche I ate at my friend...
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Asparagus & Leek Quiche with Gruyere Cheese Recipe

Whole milk and cornstarch replace the traditional half and half creamer, resulting in a lighter, custardy quiche. Corn oil replaces the butter in the crust. Leeks, asparagus, and tomatoes make this the perfect main dish for Easter brunch, Mother’s Day breakfast in bed, or...
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