Toasted Sesame & Rainbow Chard

Sesame Rainbow Chard

Toasted Sesame & Rainbow Chard

I just love the freshness of this recipe.  It evolved from my habit of putting soy sauce and fresh cracked pepper on lightly cooked greens, then I tweaked it from there.  Simple, flavorful, healthy…you really couldn’t ask for more. Continue reading

Lemon Basil & Peppercorn Chicken

Basil, Lemon & Peppercorn Chicken

Basil, Lemon & Peppercorn Chicken

There’s something about fresh basil that feels like sunshine!
This recipe was inspired by a gift of fresh basil from my neighbor, Sandy.  For the first time in years, I don’t have basil growing in my herb garden, and she was gracious enough to offer trimmings of her healthy basil plants. As she presented them to me over our back wall, the spicy, almost pepper-like fragrance wafted through the air.
The wheels started turning, and I knew I wanted to make something equally as fresh and healthy. Continue reading