Archive - January, 2012

White Bean Dip with Roasted Eggplant and Garlic

White Bean Dip with Roasted Eggplant and Garlic // wishfulchef.comSuper Bowl Sunday is only a few days away and if you’re throwing a big party, here’s a healthy dip recipe your guests will love. I made a Mediterranean-inspired white bean dip using roasted eggplant, garlic and cannellini beans. A nice alternative to the common chips and salsa. Your friends won’t even know they’re eating something healthy!
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Super Bowl Beer Punch

Super Bowl Beer Punch // wishfulchef.comWith Super Bowl coming up, I’ve been planning a few recipes (like these baked turkey meatballs) to serve on game day. Most folks will end up pouring plain old beer that day, but why not get a little creative and make a beer punch. I think it’s the perfect drink for your football bash. Your guests will be thrilled!
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Easy Swedish Meatballs

Easy Swedish Meatballs // wishfulchef.comIn my previous post I baked some turkey meatballs as a nice appetizer idea for Super Bowl Sunday and they were so good my husband wanted more! This time I used the same recipe but with ground pork and a nice side of Swedish meatball sauce to go with it.

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Baked Turkey Meatballs

Baked Turkey Meatballs // wishfulchef.comSuper Bowl Sunday is fast approaching! If you haven’t decided what to make for your football party, meatballs are a popular appetizer. You can easily make them in advance and it’s the perfect finger food. I used lean ground turkey and baked the meatballs for a healthier alternative. Pair these meatballs with your favorite dip or add into your tomato sauce for classic spaghetti and meatballs.
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Spiced Potato Gratin Recipe with Kale and Coconut Milk

Spiced Potato Gratin Recipe with Kale and Coconut Milk // wishfulchef.comOver Christmas my husband was in Germany visiting family, while I was in Philadelphia. One of the gifts he brought back was a mandolin – German-made of course (here’s the link) – and I was thrilled! I always wanted a mandolin. The thought of thinly slicing vegetables with such ease just takes the stress away from food prep. So my first post using my new mandolin is a potato gratin with garam masala, coconut milk and kale.
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Stuffed Tomatoes Recipe with Greens and Mozzarella

Stuffed Tomatoes Recipe with Greens and Mozzarella // wishfulchef.comToday was another one of those days I just didn’t want to leave the apartment. Cold and snowing outside, I decided to make a favorite vegetarian dish of mine. This stuffed tomatoes recipe is incredibly easy and fun to prepare. Use whatever vegetables and cheese you find in your fridge and throw together a delicious and satisfying dish.
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Lacinato Kale Green Smoothie with Mango and Orange

Lacinato Kale Green Smoothie with Mango and Orange // wishfulchef.com[This post is part of my Green Smoothie series]

Kale, one of the healthiest greens out there is perfect to use in a smoothie. I typically use curly kale but this time I blended Lacinato or Tuscan kale, of the dinosaur kale variety. A little history lesson: Lacinato kale, enjoyed by the Romans, has been grown in Italy for centuries and is used in much of Italian cuisine. The taste is also a bit milder and sweeter than curly kale, perfect for a morning green smoothie!

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