Appetizers
Wild Florida Shrimp Mojito

Wild Florida Shrimp Mojito

This is my personal twist on the classic mojito, made with good rum, lime, and mint. I use locally caught wild Florida shrimp, but feel free to use any fresh shrimp, then splash it with the mojito fixings. It’s like a tropical vacation on a plate—colorful, sultry, and...

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Carrot Air With Bitter Coconut Milk

Carrot Air With Bitter Coconut Milk

I created carrot air in 2003, as a tapas-appetizer to be served at cool room temperature. That was the year I was heavily inspired by nature and the essential elements of our planet, including earth, air, sea, and snow…and that was the year that “airs” were born. As...

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MUSHROOM, CHEESE & VEGETABLE STRUDEL

MUSHROOM, CHEESE & VEGETABLE STRUDEL

Here’s a gorgeous option for holiday meals that everyone at the table will love. Whole-wheat phyllo dough lends a wholesome, nutty taste and golden color to the finished strudel.YIELD: SERVES 12FILLING1 Tbs. olive oil1 medium onion, chopped (1½ cups)1 medium red bell...

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SPICY BROCCOLI SPROUT SUSHI

SPICY BROCCOLI SPROUT SUSHI

Spicy sprouts, such as broccoli, arugula, or leek, give sushi rolls a delicate crunch and peppery flavor while adding protein. A sushi mat makes it easy to wrap the nori and rice tightly around fillings, but it’s not necessary. YIELD: SERVES 4 ½ cup sushi rice, rinsed...

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CRISPY KALE CHIPS

CRISPY KALE CHIPS

This will become your go-to kale chip recipe. Nutritional yeast gives the crisped leaves a cheesy flavor along with a hit of protein, iron, and vitamin B 12. To give them a spicy kick, sprinkle with your favorite seasoning blend just before baking. YIELD: SERVES 4 1...

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BERRY GREEN SMOOTHIE

BERRY GREEN SMOOTHIE

Ramp up your vitamin and mineral intake with only 28 calories when you add baby spinach to a lightly sweet fruit smoothie. Feel free to substitute your favorite fruit for the blueberries. YIELD: SERVES 1 4 cups baby spinach leaves ½ cup low-fat milk or plain nondairy...

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