Asparagus Parmesan

Asparagus Parmesan Parmesan aux Asperges Serves 2   Available all year around, asparagus is at its best in early springtime. The composition of this tasty veggie is 93% water, low in calories, sodium and a good source of vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber. As a side dish or an appetizer, get a boost on your…

Salad of Dandelion Greens, Beets and Grilled Goat Cheese

Salad of Dandelion Greens, Beets and Grilled Goat Cheese Salade de Pissenlits Verts, Betteraves et Fromage de Chèvre Grillé Serves 2 Found right in your own back yard, dandelion greens eaten raw or cooked are highly nutritious in vitamins and minerals that contribute to overall good health, in particular reducing inflammation and heart disease. Enjoy…

Swiss Chard & Cheese Pie

Swiss Chard & Cheese Pie Tarte aux bettes à carde et au fromage Serves 2 As we focus more on good health and bolstering our immune systems, getting enough leafy greens into our daily diets is essential.  Although slightly bitter, the leaf blades of Swiss chard or bette à carde are highly nutritious and perfect…

Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup Soupe aux Lentilles Serves 2 Packed with protein and surprising sweetness, this hearty soup recipe combines green lentils with delicata squash, otherwise known as peanut, Bohemian or sweet potato squash. With the winter chill still lingering a little longer, enjoy this nutritious and delicious soup with a salad and French bread, for lunch…

White Bordeaux Sangria

White Bordeaux Sangria Sangria Bordeaux Blanc With the waning days of summer, there is still time to grab your basket and gather up some fruit for a refreshing white Bordeaux sangria! Celebrate the end of summer by mixing up a white or red French Bordeaux wine with the best of fruits in season. For added…

Eggplant Parmesan

Eggplant Parmesan A Classic Italian Dish Eggplant Parmesan is the first recipe share from one of our fellow home cook contributors and French Culinary Institute graduate, Carole Lawrence. While on a recent trip to Italy, Carole spent much of her time sourcing the local farmers markets and cooking up a storm – experimenting with new…