Quick & Easy Packable Lunch Ideas

Quick & Easy Packable Lunch Ideas

Looking for some new, packable healthy lunch ideas for the kiddos? Look no further! Here are some great healthy lunch ideas, most of which can be made ahead of time for quick assembly in the morning. Most of these recipes are kid-friendly, too- so have fun with your...
Kitchen Tip: Cooking Grains

Kitchen Tip: Cooking Grains

Have you ever made rice or quinoa on the stove, only to find it over-cooked, unevenly cooked, or even scorched on the bottom? Here is a kitchen tip that will give you perfectly cooked grains, every time. You can use this method for all types of rice, wild rice, whole...
Summer Picnic Menu

Summer Picnic Menu

Summer in Minnesota is synonymous with picnics. Whether it’s a family gathering, a celebration, or a company outing, we’ve got you covered! We’ve put together a menu with some classic dishes and some new favorites. Contact us for pricing and details!...
Recipe: Mexican Street Corn Salad

Recipe: Mexican Street Corn Salad

For this recipe I must give credit to Andrea Sieve, Catering and Client Relations Manager here at The Tomato Vine. She designed a Southwest buffet for a friend’s grad party this weekend and introduced me to this gem. I couldn’t stop “tasting”...
Best Pie Crust Recipe

Best Pie Crust Recipe

Summer is almost here, and with it comes some of Minnesota’s sweetest sun-ripened berries, rhubarb, apples, and more. I thought I’d share this delicious pie crust recipe, to fill with your flavor of choice. You can whip it up in just a few minutes in your...
Kale & Quinoa Salad Recipe

Kale & Quinoa Salad Recipe

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...

Recipes: 4 Easy Dips & Spreads

Looking for new flavors to bring to your next party? 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! OLIVE & TOMATO TAPENADE Ingredients: -2 cups...

Recipe: Ginger-Soy Marinated Green Beans

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! Ingredients: 1/4 c. tamari or soy sauce 1 tbsp of minced shallot 1 tsp....