3 weeks until Mastering Sustainable Seafood, Poultry and Meat!

3 week countdown until my Clean Eating Magazine course, “Mastering Sustainable Seafood, Poultry and Meat!”

If you haven’t seen the course promo, take a look:

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Also, this is the last week to get yourself a hefty discount on the course – register and enter NLYON75 for $75 off!

See you on October 25th!

Braised Spiced Chickpeas 
with Swiss Chard & Sweet Potatoes

Check out my 1 pot wonder dinner, Braised Spiced Chickpeas with Swiss Chard and Sweet Potatoes, in the latest issue of Clean Eating magazine – hey it’s the cover photo – and it’s available online!

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If you like this recipe, you’ll love what we’ll be cooking up in my new online course, “Mastering Sustainable Seafood, Poultry and Meat!”

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Check out the course trailer and syllabus and enter NLYON75 when you register for $75 off!

$75 OFF until Oct 10 on my online Cooking Course!

$75 OFF!!!!! ENTER NLYON75 for $75 off –  good until October 10th!

Countdown until my Clean Eating magazine course “Mastering Sustainable Seafood, Poultry and Meat.” Begins on October 25th! This is going to be an awesome class. Check out the promo video & syllabus and get a sneak peek at all the delicious meals we are going to be making!

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My “Mastering Sustainable Seafood, Poultry and Meat” Course Launches Soon!

The countdown until my Clean Eating magazine course “Mastering Sustainable Seafood, Poultry and Meat” begins! This awesome course launches on October 25th. Check out the promo video and get a sneak peek at all the delicious meals we are going to be making – and sign up today! P.S. Pick up the October issue of Clean Eating Magazine for even more… yours truly has recipes included and some info on the course. It’s going to be a delicious fall!

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Honey Vanilla Ricotta with Fresh Berries

It’s summer! Make use of your stash of berries with this simple and super quick dessert. Sure to be a crowd pleaser (for kids and adults)… Enjoy! Recipe is below (and in my cookbook, Great Food Starts Fresh, page 110) AND you can also watch me make this on my youtube page. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=quJvHnOrIlE

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Fresh Fruit with Honey Vanilla Whipped Ricotta

Yield: 4 to 6 servings

Fruit: (feel free to make your own berry combo!)

2 cups fresh sweet cherries, halved and pits removed

2 pints strawberries, hulled and quartered

1 pint blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, or a combination

5 large fresh mint leaves, chopped finely (2 tablespoons) plus 4 large whole mint leaves for garnish

1 teaspoon granulated sugar

Vanilla Whipped Ricotta:

1 (16-ounce) container whole-milk ricotta cheese, drained

1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

⅓ cup confectioners’ sugar

2 tablespoons honey, preferably orange blossom

 

In a medium bowl, toss to combine the fruit salad ingredients.

Put the ricotta, vanilla extract, confectioners’ sugar, and honey in the bowl of a food processor or mixer. Process or whip until smooth. Refrigerate until it’s time for dessert.

To serve, divide the fruit into bowls, top with a generous spoonful of the Honey Whipped Vanilla Ricotta and garnish with a mint leaf.

Tune into Guy’s Grocery Games THIS SUNDAY!

It’s the 10 year anniversary of being on Food Network Star (season 2) and my fellow season 2 competitors and I are celebrating tomorrow by competing on Guys #grocerygames! TUNE IN
Sunday night on Food Network & watch me run around, cook & sweat profusely. PS. this is the only promo photo I could find on the Internets – from Kraft