Stuffed Acorn Squash

This is a great dish that can be adapted to whatever ingredients you have in the house. Grains can include rice, quinoa, couscous, farro or barley. Greens can include spinach, arugula, kale, fresh herbs. The important thing is that you enjoy making it as you go and it tastes delicious in the end! Stuffed Acorn … Read more

Spaghetti Squash Tacos

vegetarian tacos tinga style

Spaghetti Squash Tacos (Tinga Style) is a vegetarian taco inspired by Pollo de Tinga. This Mexican inspired classic has deep flavors from Guajillo Chilis, onion and tomato. It can be eaten as a taco or with rice…or any way you wish! Spaghetti squash Tinga is a great alternative for vegetarian tacos or tostadas and can … Read more

Kale Pesto

Kale Pesto

This Kale pesto is an extremely healthy and a delicious version of a traditional green herb pesto. What is a pesto exactly? Pesto is simply a puree of greens that is emulsified with olive oil. It can be great with some pasta or as a sauce with roasted veggies. I’ve even been know to eat … Read more

Velvety Leek & Potato Soup

Leek & Potato Soup is one of the most comforting soups for me. It’s velvety, warming & leaves me feeling really cozy. Oh – and it’s SO simple! With only 7 ingredients this Leek & Potato Soup it’s extremely affordable and it’s great in teaching folks how to build flavor. As with all Connected Chef … Read more

Winter Squash Soup

Winter squash Soup

Getting a variety of Winter squash in the Fall months is my favorite! Winter squash keep outside the fridge for what seems like ever and are so great for adding some depth and warmth to any dish. This Winter squash soup is very simple and fast AND like so many of The Connected Chef recipes, … Read more

Vegetable Dumplings

dumplings

These Vegetable Dumplings are by far one of the favorites in our kid’s cooking classes. The children love to make and stuff the dumplings and they ALWAYS eat them up like crazy. This recipe adds cabbage and other shredded vegetables, but you can also brown off some meat, cook some shrimp or change up the … Read more

Veggie ragout with creamy cheese polenta

ragout

This Veggie Ragout & creamy polenta makes me feel SO warm and cozy as the weather gets colder. By building flavors and adding ingredients in layers, you will find that this Ragout will give you both depth of flavor and a bright surprise at the end with the addition of some vinegar. Make a double … Read more

Balsamic Marinated Summer Veggies

There are many vegetables at the market that grow in abundance in the Summer. Squash, Zucchini, Peppers, Eggplant – These veggies are cheap. Unfortunately, many people don’t like them or don’t know how to make them SUPER yummy so that they enjoy them. My secret – This is the ONLY way I will eat these … Read more

Orange Coriander Marinade

turkey brine

Check out this super simple, “throw all the ingredients in a bowl” marinade recipe. It’s delicious with any lean meat & veggie! A great make ahead to keep in your freezer or fridge for busy day.