This week, we participated in a health fair for a local corporate office, and brought samples of this quinoa salad for everyone to try. It was a hit! This recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan, so just about everyone can enjoy it. Even the self-proclaimed “picky eaters” loved it. What I love about this recipe is that it’s easy, healthy, you can make it a day ahead, and it’s a great option for breakfast, lunch, or snack. Win, win, win, win![Read more…]
Looking for new flavors to bring to this year’s holiday buffet? Here are four easy recipes for dips and spreads that all be done ahead of time. Serve with fresh or roasted vegetables, breads, crackers, pitas, or tortilla chips![Read more…]
This recipe is a perfect way to dress up fresh vegetables in a delicious, light marinade. Makes a great addition to a party buffet, or a quick healthy snack. Easy to prepare, and easy to enjoy![Read more…]
I love this recipe for the holidays because it’s such a beautiful addition to any table, delicious with wine, easy to make, and it can be prepared a day in advance. Serve with whole grain crackers or toasted bread.[Read more…]
Summer’s tomatoes are the best. Even better: roasted cherry tomatoes. Simple to do, and the concentrated flavor of these sweet little gems makes a perfect addition to just about any dish. Here we enjoyed it with zucchini noodles and basil oil. It’s also great on top of hummus, mixed into quinoa or pasta dishes, served on baguette, or enjoy it with grilled chicken or seafood.[Read more…]
If you’ve ever tasted butter-sautéed morels, creamy morel mushroom soup, or morel-butter fries- you’d understand what the fuss is all about.
Lately my social media feed has been filling up with beautiful shots of morels, hen-of-the-woods, and other mushrooms foraged by my lucky friends and family this beautiful weekend. So, I thought I’d share this simple, delicious recipe to utilize these prized findings as a butter so you can add that delicious wild mushroom flavor to anything on your plate.[Read more…]
Another great idea for your slow-cooker: Roasted garlic!
This is a great way to add flavor to just about anything: spread it on a sandwich or flatbread. Use as a dipping oil for veggies or crackers. Use it for a marinade, or use it to sauté vegetables.[Read more…]
Here’s a recipe for a quick and easy summer salsa. Also delicious served over pasta or chicken![Read more…]
Looking for an easy entertaining idea? Here’s a fun twist on a summer classic, perfect for front porch parties or other gatherings: Fresh sliced watermelon platter, all dressed up with spring greens, dried fruit, nuts, fresh cheese, and a drizzle of Balsamic dressing. It’s something you can assemble in about five minutes, and still have the prettiest dish on the potluck table. 😉[Read more…]
- 8 C sweet potatoes* peeled & diced into 1″ cubes
- 1 bunch kale, washed and chopped into thin ribbons
- 1 1/2 C pumpkin seeds, toasted
- 1/2 C red onion, sliced thin (*we used tri-color sweet potatoes in this recipe. You can also use a mix of sweet potatoes and garnet yams for added color).