Chicken Braised with Lemon and OnionsBy Ann GaffneyChicken braised with lemon and onions is a favorite weeknight dish that completely transforms skinless chicken breasts from bland into a tasty, comforting dinner with a flavor that says you spent hours on it, when you haven’t!Gingery Poached PearsBy Ann GaffneyThese very simple gingery poached pears can be either a wonderful dessert or refreshing breakfast treat paired with a dollop of thick Greek yogurt.Spicy, Smoky ChickpeasBy Ann GaffneyRinse the soaked chickpeas in cold water. Put into a medium sized pot with the shallot, bay leaf, and dried chipotle pepper. Add water to cover by about 1 inch.Vegan Caldo VerdeBy Ann GaffneyMy Vegan Caldo Verde is based on the simple, homey soup that originated in the north of Portugal. It is a great vehicle for the super-green kale, and really easy to make.Miracle ChickenBy Ann GaffneyMy mum used to make this for for me when I was a kid, and it’s still one of my favorite things to eat when I feel tired or run-down and in need of something light.Chermoula SauceBy Ann GaffneyChermoula, is a wonderful green cilantro based condiment from North Africa that’s delicious whether you drizzle it into soups or over vegetables, or use it as a tangy marinade for fish or chicken. And it’s very easy to make.Perfectly Easy Fish StewBy Ann GaffneyI love this perfectly easy fish stew. It is as easy to make as it is good to eat and is perfect for feeding a cast of thousands at dinner parties, or if the base is made in advance and frozen, a delicious weeknight supper for twoRicotta GnocchiBy Ann GaffneyRicotta gnocchi are delicious and fun to make. Easy and low carb they are great paired with my fabulously easy basic tomato sauce, which you can, of course, make ahead of time or for the freezer. EnjoyMediterranean Farro SaladBy Ann GaffneyMediterranean Farro Salad is a wonderful no-cook way to use this ancient grain. All you need to do is soak it overnight to give it the perfect ‘al dente’ bite before mixing into a salad.Easy, Healthy Spaghetti & MeatballsBy Ann GaffneyEasy, healthy spaghetti and meatballs is simply delicious. Made with turkey and chicken instead of the usual beef, the meatballs are lower in saturated fat, and have a yummy Mediterranean vibe thanks to the spices used to flavor them. Simply delicious.Warming Winter SoupBy Ann GaffneyWarming winter soup makes you feel cozy from the inside. It’s total, delicious comfort. The combo of sweet tasting Kabocha squash and middle eastern spices, gets a sweet and sour hit from salty miso and sharp lime.Simple Roasted SalmonBy Ann GaffneySimple Roasted Salmon is an easy, delicious way to cook this wonderful fish. You’ll need to allow a little time for the salmon to sit in the marinade, but after that it cooks in no time at allCitrusy Kabocha and Chickpea StewBy Ann GaffneyCitrusy Kabocha and Chickpea Stew. It turns simple ingredients like winter squash, chickpeas and potatoes into a deliciously aromatic dish.Anise Scented Whole Wheat BreadBy Ann GaffneyI came up with the idea for this Anise Scented Whole Wheat Bread after chatting with a friend about Greece. I have found that adding a little anise seed to my basic no-knead bread recipe takes it to another level. Creamy Roasted Carrot SoupBy Ann GaffneyCreamy roasted carrot soup is completely vegan, but it’s so smooth and rich you’d never know. The recipe uses roasted carrots made specially for the soup, but I’ve found it to be a great way to repurpose leftover roasted veggies too.Kabocha & Chickpea SoupBy Ann Gaffney Kabocha & Chickpea soup is a rich, warming and satisfying. For a bit of extra spiciness, I often add a dollop of chermoula to each bowl. I adore kabocha. I just love its mealy starchy quality for soups, stews and pies.