Category Archives: Lunch

California Veggie Burger

This burger has texture and taste and is not mushy in the middle. I think you’ll find that it has the perfect combination of black beans, veggies, bread crumbs, seeds, nuts, spices, and herbs. I say, Grill it!

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Chik’n Sandwich Italian Style

Pretzel buns make this a fun sandwich. Easy to prepare; tasty when done.

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Napa Cabbage Salad with Toasted Ramen

Ingredients: ¼ cup rice vinegar ½ cup olive oil ¼ teaspoon grated ginger 2 Tablespoons of Tamari sauce 1/8 teaspoon of black pepper 1 medium Napa cabbage 1 bunch of green onions 1 cup of slivered almonds 3-ounce package of … Continue reading

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New Cookbook – Ready for Summer Grilling!

Here’s a recipe from my new book, Ojai Valley Grill It Cookbook. Panko-Portobello Mushroom Burger A few weeks ago Robin and I ate at the relatively new Ojai Harvest restaurant in downtown Ojai. I had their Grain Bowl and Robin … Continue reading

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Creamy Carrot Soup

This is simple, quick, and easy to make. It is a good hot soup in the winter and a surprisingly tasty summer soup served chilled.

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Grilled Peach, Brie, and Basil Sandwich

See this recipe in my new Ojai Valley Grill It Cookbook! Give this grilled peach, brie, and basil sandwich a try this weekend. This simple and tasty sandwich will help you get into the groove for outdoor grilling.

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Pizza with Quinoa Crust

My friend, Tim D., provided the inspiration for this cheesy pizza bread with a quinoa crust. Fun, tasty, and naturally gluten-free.

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