Norene Gilletz

White Bean Dip

White bean dip with veggies

This quick, versatile cannelloni bean dip is marvelous with assorted vegetables. Serve with red, green, and yellow pepper strips, sliced cucumbers, baby carrots, and celery sticks. It also makes a super spread on toasted wholegrain or pumpernickel bread. more→


Tortilla Spirals

These pinwheels are so pretty if you use different-colored flour tortillas. Tortillas come in a variety of colors, such as red, green, and yellow, and flavors including sun-dried tomato, pesto, spinach, and whole wheat. Try the different fillings and combinations suggested as variations. more→


Garlic-Roasted Carrots


These are absolutely addictive! Roasting brings out the natural sweetness of carrots. more→


Fresh Food Fast by Peter Berley

fresh food fast by peter berleyCookbooks are piled up in my office, my kitchen, my bedroom – wherever there is a spare corner. When I  have a few moments, I sift through the tottering files, looking for inspiration for my food column. I’m extremely busy, but I like preparing  quick, healthy meals that celebrate summer’s bounty. more→