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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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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