Category Archives: Vegetables

Chard over Tortellini

    Tortellini or ravioli are good to make for a quick meal, but instead of tomato sauce, I sauté chard and serve it over the pasta.  Chard, or also know as Swiss chard, is a lovely leafy green vegetable from the beet family and popular in Mediterranean cooking.  The taste is similar to spinach [...]

Spicy Sweet Potatoes

  Lime Chicken with Spicy Sweet Potatoes is a fan favorite from my cookbook Healthy Palate.  Sweet potatoes have gained in popularity in recent years.  You can even find sweet potato fries in your freezer section and in restaurants as well. Don’t be fooled; frying sweet potatoes only adds more calories and is not a [...]