Ginger Bok Choy
Bok Choy is a wonderful vegetable that is in the cabbage family but is much milder than most cabbage. You can find bok choy in most grocery stores. Baby bok choy is becoming more popular and may also be available. The ginger, soy and chili give it a wonderful Asian flair.
Med House Salad
I am semi obsessed with this dressing. It is really good on so many salads. This one, is the very best. Give it a try. The oregano in the dressing will bring back memories of traditional Greek salads.
Wild Mushroom and Barley Risotto
This risotto takes advantage of this grain’s great taste and creamy texture when cooked using this method.
Egg in a Hole
A classic favorite that is easy to make and delicious. These one-eyed jacks are cooked in olive oil, giving them a savory taste that is perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Serve with your favorite fruits for a delectable meal you and your family will love.
Simple Stovetop Popcorn
Making fresh popcorn on your stovetop is delicious and surprisingly simple! All you need is a large pan or pot with a lid and some popcorn kernels. Homemade popcorn makes a great snack and can be made in advance to have on hand for later.
Eggs with Vegetable Hash
Eggs are a great protein source and easy to keep on hand. This recipe really punches up the vegetables and is a great breakfast or brunch dish.
Salmon patties made with canned salmon have been a staple on many dinner tables for decades. This Med way recipe is that same old standby with a modern twist.
Banana Nut Med Muffins
Most muffins are just a step away from cake with lots of added sugar. Not these med muffins! These muffins have no added sugar and super healthy fats from nuts. They are one of my favorite things to find in my lunch box. Use muffin papers and spray them with non-stick spray for the best product. You can experiment with using pears in the place of the apples and vary the type of nuts you use.
You can buy kale chips already made in some specialty shops – they come in small bags with a big price tag. Or you can make a large pile of these delicious healthy chips at home. I have experimented with multiple ways of making these. This technique is super easy and nets a great bowl of chips.
Carrot Ginger Soup
Carrots are always available, they are affordable and versatile. This is a great soup that uses lots of carrots and is a good way to use extra carrots you think may go bad.
Meringue cookies are usually just egg whites, flavoring and sugar. These unbelievably delicious Med Meringues use the technique of beaten egg whites combined with nuts and seeds for a meringue with med influence, healthy fat, and low sugar.
Banana Granita with Blueberries
This frozen treat makes a simple and refreshing dessert similar to ice cream. This recipe is topped with frozen blueberries, but any fresh or frozen fruit would make a great topping.
This dressing is from our Lentils with Cumin Vinaigrette recipe and our Lentil and Beet Salad recipe. However, it can be paired with any salad. Try it with your favorite salad for a delicious new taste!
This dressing is from our Brussels Sprouts Caesar recipe. However, it can be paired with any salad.The dressing is a safe (no raw egg yolks) alternative to traditional Caesar dressing. The anchovies are optional but really add a depth of flavor if you are game. You can chop them super fine so you don’t even know they are in there. You could also use anchovy paste if you like.
Brussels Sprouts Caesar
Brussels Sprouts mania is in full force. The vegetable of the minute is delicious roasted (see roasted Brussels Sprouts recipe on this site) and also adds a twist to an old favorite, Caesar Salad.
Olive Oil Deviled Eggs
Deviled eggs are a popular staple on the Southern dinner table. I have made literally hundreds of dozens over my life. They are delicious. However, can we achieve a great deviled egg using more Med-friendly ingredients, namely olive oil.
Lentils with Cumin Vinaigrette
Lentils are a quick alternative to dried beans. No soaking required and cook in a very short time.
Any mix of rice will work in this recipe, however wild rice adds a nice bit of color.
Chicken and Vegetable Fried Rice
This one-pot meal is a great way to use leftover rice and/or chicken. You can use egg or shrimp instead of the chicken.
Cabbage Stir Fry
This recipe is extremely easy to prepare and makes a great side dish. If you like spice, add a Thai green chili or jalapeño.
Whole Wheat Pasta with Pesto and Vegetables
This pasta is a great way to incorporate a variety of vegetables into one quick and simple meal that your friends and family will love.
Whole Wheat Pasta with Beans and Greens
This is a great way to serve pasta with lots of vegetables and beans. The whole-wheat pasta is a nice taste compliment to the beans.