Author: Ellen

Three Sisters (and a Brother) Soup

Three Sisters refers to the diet that consists of three agricultural crops of various Indigenous Peoples of North America – beans, corn and squash, that were not only planted together, but also provided a healthy diet, as the complementary amino acids in them formed complete proteins. I like adding small […]

Minestrone

What a delicious and healthy soup. It’s not hard to make, but all the chopping and stirring definitely brings the family together while making this soup.

Ratatouille

There are many ways to make Ratatouille. I believe this way of roasting the eggplants and zucchini in the oven is much easier than cooking the whole dish on the stovetop. I enjoy serving this over toast with a sunny side egg on top.