Lunch
Mexican Pepper and Black Chickpea Stoup

Mexican Pepper and Black Chickpea Stoup

PREP: 15 minutes + overnight soaking of chickpeas | COOK: 26 minutes | YIELD: 6 x 1½-cup servings Are you wondering what a stoup is? It's a combination of a soup and stew and that's just what this spicy Mexican dish is. Heartier than a soup, but not as thick as a...

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St. Patricks Day Celebration Stew

St. Patricks Day Celebration Stew

PREP: 30 minutes | COOK: 40 minutes | YIELD: 8 x 1½-cup servings Of course you aren't limited to enjoying this stew only on St. Patty's Day, but that celebration does beg for it. After all, who wouldn't want a little Irish beer in their meal? What a treat! 2 Tbsp (30...

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Avocado Gazpacho

Avocado Gazpacho

PREP: 20 minutes | COOK: 0 minutes | YIELD: 6 x 2/3-cup servings This no-cook soup is full of zing and packed with goodies! It's also served cold, which makes it perfect for enjoying on hot summer days. Plus, it's a great way to clear your fridge of any leftover...

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Baked Mini Pepper Poppers

Baked Mini Pepper Poppers

PREP: 20 minutes | COOK: 15 minutes | YIELD: About 30 stuffed peppers This is my Eat-Clean version of jalapeo poppers, cleaned up by skipping the breading, using low-fat yogurt cheese and baking them instead of frying. They're a big hit at parties and no one misses...

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Braised Black Cod

Braised Black Cod

In Japanese restaurants in the United States, black cod is often marinated in sweet miso. But I wanted to introduce the SoBe audience to a black cod dish that’s even more popular in Japanese homes as well as restaurants. Depending on the region and the season, this...

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Shrimp And Grits

Shrimp And Grits

When I was growing up and spending summers in North Carolina, I was heavily influenced by Southern and High Country cuisine, so this is my contemporary approach to a traditional BBQ favorite. This is now a mainstay on the menu at my restaurant, Bulldog Barbecue, in...

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Simple Barbecued Chicken Taco With Backyard Mango Salsa

Simple Barbecued Chicken Taco With Backyard Mango Salsa

This dish was created for a kids’ cooking class at SoBe in 2009. The goal was something healthy, fun, and easy, to let the little ones test their culinary chops without losing fingers! They all seemed to enjoy the class, and I only had to duck once or twice to escape...

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