Superfood Rustic Mushroom Soup

    Warm, comforting and healthy too? This Rustic Mushroom Soup is all that and more. Vegan, nutrient dense and low calorie, this superfood packed soup is perfect as an appetizer or a meal in itself. Visit Zester Daily for my recipe for fast and easy Rustic Mushroom Soup.        

Roasted Kabocha Squash Soup with Kale

    Kabocha squash, also known as Japanese pumpkin, is my favorite winter squash. Ever since they became readily available in local supermarkets I have been enjoying them. But as much as I love them, it took my family a minute to jump on the kabocha bandwagon.   One Thanksgiving, about five or six years […]

Pesto Tortelonni with Pancetta and Greens

  Some days all you want to cook is something simple and easy. Something that tastes good, but only takes you a few minutes to throw together. This is that recipe. This is basically a one dish meal (if you don’t count having to cook the pasta beforehand.) And there are only 5 ingredients, some […]

Mango Ginger Green Smoothie

  Mother’s Day has just passed here in America. It was my first without my mother, and the void she left was felt. But it was also the first one that my daughter really understood. She made me a small bouquet of tissue paper flowers in a painted cardboard vase. They are the most beautiful […]

Sausage and Kale Stew

Now that its cold here in Southern California (you know, 60 degrees) I have been making soups and stews again. I know it doesn’t have to be cold to enjoy them, but something about walking inside to get out of 80 degree weather does not inspire me to sit down to a steaming bowl of […]