English Pea Puree

INGREDIENTS: 1 teaspoon of lemon juice 1 Tablespoon of parsley 3/4 cup chicken stock (or vegetable stock) 1 shallot peeled and chopped 1 tablespoon of sweet onion chopped 2 Tablespoons of olive oil 1 1/2 cup of frozen peas INSTRUCTIONS: Saute onion and shallot over medium heat In another small sauce pan, bring the Chicken Stock…

Mushroom and Egg on Toast

Mushroom and Eggs on Toast So simple yet so decadent.  It truly transforms the humble egg.  A favorite for brunch with friends or a lazy Sunday morning.  This recipe yields one glorious portion. INGREDIENTS:  2 slices gluten free bread ( I like Udis) 2 slices bacon or prosciutto (skip for vegetarian) 1 cup of chopped mushrooms 1…

Gluten Free Macarons

Gluten Free Macarons Did you know… macarons are gluten free?  They are made from 100% almond meal.  These cookies are a decadent treat for those avoiding gluten and flour!  Certainly not as easy as a quick batch of chocolate chip but definitely a culinary bragging right! Ingredients 1 3/4 cups confectioners’ sugar 1 cup almond…

Green Pea Hummus

  INGREDIENTS: 15 ounce package of green peas, thawed 3 large cloves of roasted garlic 1 lemon, juiced 1/2 cup of tahini 1/4 cup water 1/2 teaspoon of coriander 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1/4 cup olive oil 1 tablespoon fresh flat-leaf parsley Kosher salt Freshly ground pepper INSTRUCTIONS: Combine the peas, roasted garlic, lemon juice, coriander, cumin,…

Goat Cheese Spinach and Artichoke Dip

I LOVE spinach artichoke dip.  Sadly it is always packed with cream cheese, Parmesan and mozzarella.  Here is my perfected cow dairy free version. INGREDIENTS: One 14-ounce jar of artichoke hearts, drained and rough chopped 10 ounces of  frozen spinach 1 pound soft goat cheese 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 teaspoons lemon juice 1 garlic…