Curried Chicken Bone Broth

Curried Chicken Bone Broth

This curried bone broth recipe is great enjoyed as a nourishing hot drink or use it to enhance your favorite Indian flavored soup, rice dish or dahl. You can basically use it to replace the vegetable or chicken broth in any recipe where you want to add additional Indian flavors. If you're not in the mood for Indian, just leave the spices out and you'll have a traditional rich tasting chicken bone broth. 

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Grass-fed Beef Stew with Shiitake Mushrooms & Collard Greens

Grass-fed Beef Stew with Shiitake Mushrooms & Collard Greens

Rich, hearty and full of homemade flavor. I think that's the best way to describe this warming stew. I love the addition of shiitake mushrooms,  have been studied for their ability to support the immune system and fight of cancer, and collard greens, which are a southern staple and provide anti-inflammatory properties and digestive support. Serve this stew over cooked farro, wheatberries or barley for a filling one pot meal.

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Dark Chocolate Bark with Dried Goji Berries, Pistachios and Crystalized Ginger

Dark Chocolate Bark with Dried Goji Berries, Pistachios and Crystalized Ginger

I love making this recipe during the holidays, but honestly it's good any time of the year. They are easy to make and package nicely into gifts for friends and family. Plus the dark chocolate, goji berries, pistachios and ginger are rich in antioxidants. 

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Polenta with White Bean & Kale Ragout

Polenta with White Bean & Kale Ragout

This recipe has a lot going for it. The creamy polenta makes up the base of the dish, which is  simply the Italian version of Southern grits, made from course ground cornmeal. The ragout is a flavorful mix of white beans, shiitake mushrooms, kale, tomatoes, herbs & parmesan cheese.

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Thai Chicken Coconut Curry Soup

Thai Chicken Coconut Curry Soup

If you love Thai flavors, coconut milk, shiitake mushrooms and bok choy, then you'll love this soup! It was the perfect dish to demonstrate at the outdoor kitchen at the Atlanta Botanical Garden this past weekend. The weather was rainy and cool - perfect for a warming bowl of delicious flavors.

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Mediterranean Grilled Vegetable Salad with Chickpeas

Mediterranean Grilled Vegetable Salad with Chickpeas

I was recently tasked with developing a recipe that highlights sweet banana peppers for my next cooking demo at Atlanta Botanical Garden. Sweet banana peppers are currently growing like crazy at the Atlanta Botanical Garden's edible garden. Don't let the name banana pepper scare you into thinking these are super hot.

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