Category Archives: Lunch

Grilled Eggplant with Red Pepper Sauce

My friend, Vicky, came over to the house the other day lugging a large box. I hurried out to the porch to lighten her load. “I have all these peppers left over after making a wonderful spaghetti sauce”, she said. … Continue reading

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Grilled Tofu Tacos with Pickled Red Onions

A taco recipe from my new “Grill It” cookbook that will be published next spring! Let me know how you like it.

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Grilled Caprese Sandwich

Now that tomatoes are beginning to ripen in the garden, I turn my attention to serving lunch on the back deck. One of my favorite sandwiches is a grilled Caprese sandwich with pesto.

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Grilled Peach, Brie, and Basil Sandwich

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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Garden Goddess Sandwich

This recipe makes one sandwich but if you need more, double the recipe for two, triple it for three, etc. Make the pickled red onions the day before. Any leftover onions will keep in the refrigerator for at least a … Continue reading

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Hearty Sorghum Soup (slow cooker)

Sorghum is a gluten-free grain that has a chewy texture similar to Israeli couscous. Some sources say that it has been cultivated for 3,000 years and more. This gluten-free soup is as tasty as it is easy to prepare. If … Continue reading

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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 ordered the Veggie Burger made with a crispy breaded mushroom patty. She let me have … Continue reading

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