Fat Free Shrimp Diavolo

Saturday is frequently Farmer’s Market day. I LOVE visiting a good farmer’s market and we have a really nice one here in Jacksonville Florida over on West Beaver Street. The Jacksonville Farmer’s Market is open year round and everyday of the week as well which is awesome! Not only do they have locally sourced vegetables …

Zoodles alla Primavera

The name Pasta Primavera or Pasta alla Primavera literally means pasta with Spring vegetables. In this case my pasta IS a vegetable. Zucchini noodles or Zoodles have become all the rage because they are gluten free and low carb which fits in very nicely with many diet regimens today. Our vegan pasta alla prima vera …

Pink Eyed Pea Succotash

Succotash is savory dish of corn, lima beans, zucchini and sometimes peppers. This dish was created by Native Americans and is still a favorite in the U.S. South. The name “succotash” is derived from the Naragansett Indian word “msickquatash,” meaning “boiled whole ear of corn.” Succotash is hearty enough to hold its own as a …

Ratatouille Niçoise

Ratatouille Niçoise (Rat-eh-too-ee Nish-eh-swah) is a country French dish of stewed vegetables traditionally made with squash, eggplant, tomato and onions. While it originated in France it is popular throughout the entire Mediterranean coast as an easy summer dish. This potpourri of vegetables is typically prepared as a stew with each vegetable being sautéed to enhance …

Cilantro Avocado Pesto Zoodles

Pesto noodles are a very comforting and flavorful dish. When you are trying to live a healthier life style it is daunting to think you have to give up something you love. Most diets fail because of the negative outlook of giving up or doing without. You positively do NOT have to suffer! You can …