Lighten up dessert by making an airy Pavlova.
If you are going for broke with a creamy risotto, pair it with a lightly treated protein such as this halibut.
Notice the veg outweighs the meat. And is that mashed potato or mashed cauliflower??? What about half and half. Your kids may never know.
Light summer lunch with a crab and shrimp with pea salad tower.
It takes practice but you can even make gluten free ravioli.
Purple power to augment this lamb steak.
Bounty of the Pacific Northwest.
The splendor of summer enhanced by a little Stevia instead of sugar over a tofu berry parfait.
Quinoa and a summery assortment of veg, dressed with a light citrus vinaigrette and you have a summer salad.
Make your veggies count. Use a wide assortment and roast for maximum flavor. Choose organic, pasture raised pork.
Pick an interesting assortment of vegetables to keep it fresh.
Cauliflower "rice" and saffron pilaf. Your waist line will thank you.
Gluten free, veggie enhanced mac and cheese. Don't tell the kids there is sweet potato in the cheese sauce.
morning juice in the making
Veg out that tortilla soup!
Organic, pasture raised steak is great but don't let the veg be the ugly little step kid. Make it the "not so side dish".
Okay, SOMETIMES I do white rice.....but check out that stir fry!
Metabolic enhancing breakfast with oatmeal, fresh apple, dried cranberries, almond milk and lots of cinnamon.
If you are going to splurge on a dog, do your body a favor and search out the best dog you can get. This organic, pasture raised, no nitrates, and uncured (it's true, they are out there). This is on a whole grain, gluten free bun and topped with fresh toppings.
Flavor burst your night by making a homemade curry.
Need to clean the bins in your fridge? Make soup!
Pickle some garden bounty.
Make your own relish at home. The aromahhhhh....
Try something different. Top those savory beans with a perfectly poached egg.
Veg, on veg, on veg - The squash filling is meatless but I bet you would never know.
So many curries, so little time.
summer on a plate
Fresh herbs and keeping it simple so the freshness of the sea shines through.
Hearty mushrooms enhance a simple meal.
Quick and simple quesadilla.
Soy-risso makes a wonderful meat free taco.
My favorite summer soup - gazpacho.
Classic comfort, homemade tomato soup and gluten free grilled cheese. This if for those rainy days when you just want to be a kid again.
Surround that grass fed steak with beautiful veg.
Color your plate and your world.
Sometimes you just feel ambitious.
Totally refreshing honeydew lime sorbet.
Sure I make pizza!
Sometimes it's a salad that hits the spot.
Portobello mushroom burger
A very stuffed omelet.
Carrot risotto topped with artichoke
Seafood and fennel stew
"A walk from the woods to the shore" A mushroom medley paired with octopus.
Roasted Butternut on a gluten free flat bread.
Roasted squash and herb omelet
Buckwheat pecan pancakes with ginger caramelized pears
Eggplant stuffed with chickpeas
Potato and cheese galette
More veg then noodles in this bowl.
Moroccan spiced eggplant and squash stew over cauliflower "rice".
Roasted butternut squash soup
poached eggs with veggie fritata
No chicken "chicken salad" with cranberry sauce on a gluten free English muffin.
Breakfast tacos with scrambled eggs and mushrooms
Homemade cinnamon ice cream over roast pineapple and caramel sauce - okay, this one isn't even close to healthy.
Green coconut curry
Leg of lamb with celery root puree and veg
Beef tenderloin roulade yam
Creamy Spring peas and new potato
Crispy duck quarter and roast potatos
Buttermilk Panna Cotta with rhubarb cherry sauce
quinoa tofu sushi
Fruit tart with an almond crust
rice noodle bowl with crispy tofu
cabbage and ground beef parcels
spicy roast carrot soup
vegetarian stuffed pepper with homemade vegan "mozzarella".
crispy trout with rainbow carrots and greens
creamy mushroom stuffed gluten free crepes (vegan)
Pacific Northwest style salad nicoise
salmon chowder and gluten free skillet cornbread
barbeque chicken with homemade sauce and brown rice pilaf
Homemade turkey sausage
stuffed chicken thighs
cabbage rolls over gluten free pasta
Braised lamb shanks over creamy polenta and root veg
Squash soup with roasted squash seeds and crispy kale chips
Seared meatloaf slice topped with poached egg and bacon
raspberry coconut mouse with dragon fruit
seafood heaven in a bowl
lamb steak with mushy peas and new potatoes.
incredibly moist gluten free chocolate mocha cupcake
roast pork loin with apples, onion, and raisins accompanied by roasted veg
Spring nettle soup
mini pecan cheesecakes
Don't worry, tasted much better than it looks. Scallops over a brown butter nori sauce
dairy free chocolate ice cream
salmon with a stuffed tomato
poached eggs over black beans
homemade sausage turkey with apples and elk and bacon
Vegetarian "chicken" and dumpling
out of this world scallops
French onion soup
reveal of the calzone stuffing
glazed salmon with mashed sweet potato and romanesco
turkey cutlet picatta
Vegetarian "beef" soup
Mock fried oyster with tartar and cocktail sauce - gluten free
roasted beet salad
Salmon with wasabi crème, roast fennel and greens
salmon and ramp soufflé
Ground Lamb Kabobs with quinoa
Bean thread noodle bowl with fish balls, shrimp and mushrooms
The No Grain Faux Mac and Cheese - It technically would be a vegetable and cheese with an almond crumble.
No grain meatloaf with cauliflower mash and veg
A New Year's Eve celebration with roasted oysters in a savory champagne sabayon and braised greens.
New Year Day John Hoppin made with left over holiday ham and served with smoky greens and gluten free corn muffins
Winter warm up
Welcome to my photo album. I am sharing random pictures from the past couple of years. Most of these pictures do not have associated recipies or even titles to the dish. Going forward I will attempt to provide more information with each dish I post. These photos are just some samplings from my daily kitchen adventures.