Barley, Shiitake Mushroom and Spinach Pilaf
Barley is enhanced by the earthy flavors of shiitake mushrooms and caramelized onions.
Sea vegetables, like the arame in this recipe, are extremely low in calories and high in iodine and minerals such as iron and calcium. Many are rich in vitamins A, C and the B complex too.
Baked Greek-Stuffed Vidalias
Serve with your favorite marinara sauce, if desired. This dish is delicious with sauteed spinach or Swiss chard.
Lime and Cilantro Marinated Portobellos
Portobello mushrooms have become so popular you can find them in most supermarket produce sections.
This recipe for Molho Campanha or “country sauce” is the traditional Brazilian accompaniment for Churrasco.
Anaheim Chili Mashed Potatoes
Made with fresh chilies, garlic and cilantro, these mashed potatoes are so flavorful you will not miss the cream and butter.
Madras Curry Vegetables
This richly flavored and brightly colored stew looks especially tempting served in a casserole dish tucked into a hollowed-out pumpkin.
Spring Couscous with Asparagus and Mandarin Oranges
The combination of crisp green asparagus tips, peas and comforting couscous makes a wonderful entree or room-temperature salad.