Ravioli with Sautéed Mushrooms

Ravioli with Sautéed Mushrooms | Green Valley Kitchen

Ravioli with sautéed mushrooms is an easy pasta dish featuring ravioli with golden sautéed mushrooms, toasted pine nuts and a sprinkle of parmesan and basil.  It comes together in minutes and makes an elegant presentation. Are you a mushroom fan?  Mushrooms seem to be one of those vegetables that people either love or hate.  I am definitely in the love category.  I’m aContinue Reading

Tomato Cucumber Salad

Tomato Cucumber Salad | Green Valley Kitchen

This tomato cucumber salad is a quick and easy side salad that goes with everything.  It’s fresh, healthy, flavorful and vegan.   Summer may be winding down but my garden is producing a ton of tomatoes and cucumbers at the moment.  This tomato cucumber salad has been my go to salad all summer.  It makes an excellent side salad whether you are grilling,Continue Reading

Whipped Goat Cheese

Wicker tray with bowl of whipped goat cheese, crackers, grapes and veggies and a blue handled knife.

This whipped goat cheese is an easy appetizer or spread that you can whip up in under 5 minutes.  It’s tangy, bright and creamy – a mixture of goat cheese and cream cheese – whipped with garlic, lemon, red pepper flakes and a little parsley. Recipe updated to include nutritional info on 2/4/18. I’m a big goat cheese fan.  IContinue Reading

Greek Salad

Greek Salad | Green Valley Kitchen

This classic Greek salad is a crowd pleaser perfect for summer parties, picnics and barbecues.  An easy, flavorful recipe that comes together in no time at all. After an extremely mild spring, we’ve been hit with a fierce heat wave in Los Angeles – it was 105 degrees today and is supposed to be 108 tomorrow.  It’s much too hotContinue Reading