Sesame Ginger Baby Bok Choy

I love baby bok choy and I always order it when I go out for sushi. Not only is this delicious, but this little green is extremely high on the ANDI Index, which measures nutrient density. A good friend reminded me of this very important fact and now I make sure it is a big…

Spinach Frittata Parmesan

I have a serious love for spinach and tomato sauce. Ask anyone who knows me well. This was a very easy dish to make. You will need the following ingredients: Liquid egg whites, 1-2 Laughing Cow cheese wedges Rao’s tomato sauce (my favorite) 1 cup fresh spinach You pur the egg whites into a pan…

Ratatouille Soup

I love my vegetables and ratatouille is my favorite dish! I thought I would incorporate the two. You will need: 1 eggplant 2 tomatoes 2 cans peeled whole tomatoes 2 bell peppers 2 tbsp chopped garlic 1 cup white wine 4 cups chicken broth 1 zucchini 1 yellow squash two small yellow onions 3 bay…

Vegetable Quinoa Fried Rice

This was such a satisfying dinner. Instead of rice, I used quinoa, which is packed with protein. It is also filled with vegetables like cauliflower, mushrooms, onions, peas and corn to make you feel full. Quinoa is a complete protein, which means it contains the 9 essential amino acids your body needs. You will need…

Kale & Lentil Stuffed Peppers

I wanted to make a vegetarian version of stuffed peppers. My friend and I started making this recipe a few years ago while cooking in our apartments. Sometimes we used turkey meat and others we used beans or substituted with quinoa. They are all good options. You will need the following ingredients: 3-4 bell peppers…

Vegetable Chicken Soup

Snow Storm Janus hit New York today. I figured I would be indoors for the next 24 hours so I made my favorite chicken soup. You will need the following ingredients: 1 leek 1 red potato 1 parnsip 1 onion 5 celery stalks 1 bag of baby carrots 1 turnip 1 yellow onion 1 bunch…

Poached Cod in Tomato Saffron Broth Over Spinach

I saw this recipe in Bon Appetit Magazine and thought it looked amazing! You will need the following ingredients: 2 garlic cloves chopped 2 small cod filets (make sure you have bones removed) 1/2 cup white wine pinch of saffron threads 2 thyme sprigs 1 can whole peeled tomatoes (14.5 oz) 2 bay leaves 1…

Cranberry Almond Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are my favorite of the starchy vegetables. It’s probably because they are the sweetest! They are very easy to make, great for company, or just a quick dinner. Note: Sweet potatoes are very high in Vitamin A, Vitamin C and have been called a “super food” for their nutrient density. Ingredients: 1 Sweet…