Recipes

Wildling Rice Pilaf

SPOILER ALERT:  DO NOT READ THIS IF YOU ARE SAVING ALL SEASONS OF GAME OF THRONES TO WATCH AT ONCE!!!  You may skip right to the recipe. One of my favorite characters from Game Of Thrones is (was?) Ygritte.  She is a wildling from the lands beyond the great Wall on the continent Westeros. Her kind are called Wildlings because …

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Magic Green Sauce

Magic Green Sauce?  Made with all green foods. Whipped up in five minutes. It’s reminiscent of guacamole because of the avocado-cilantro-lime goodness, but the parsley, the pistachios, and the olive oil keep it from being decidedly Mexican in flavor.  It is compatible with salads, chips and crackers, sandwiches, dipping vegetables, tacos, and quesadillas. It can be …

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Vegetable Barley Soup Italiano with Cremini Mushrooms

Ingredients 2 tsp olive oil, extra-virgin 1 large carrot, diced 1 small onion, chopped 3/4 cup diced celery 4 tsp minced garlic 4 cups reduced-sodium vegetable broth 1 cup water 14 1/2 oz canned diced tomatoes, undrained 1/2 cup uncooked pearl barley 8 oz fresh mushrooms, cremini, thinly sliced (about 3 cups) 1/4 tsp black pepper, freshly ground 1 small zucchini, diced 1/2 cup basil, chopped Top with shredded Daiya mozzarella-style shreds Instructions Heat …

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