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Stuffed Tomatoes and Peppers

29 September

This dish is simple yet delectable dish. And with the tomatoes and peppers going off right now, this seems to be a great dish and one the kiddos will love to help with. Ingredients: 2 lb mixed tomatoes and/or bell peppers (approx 15 vegetables, less if they are large) Rice Mixture 2 cups of cooked […]

Rice Paper Wraps

31 May

These rice paper wraps are a go to for me in the summer months when I crave something light. They are fun, colorful, easy, and a great way to pack in the veggies. The ingredients are simple and fresh. And your kiddos will love to create so many different variations. Rice Paper Wraps: An assortment […]

Root Vegetable Soup

25 February

Although it currently feels like summer, I am crossing my fingers for a few more rains in March. I’ve definitely been yearning for those cold evenings when I curl up by the wood stove with a big, warm bowl of soup. While it was chilly and wet in January I frequently found comfort in this […]

Shaved Brassicas Salad with Dried Persimmon

28 December

Shaved Brassicas Salad with Dried Persimmon with Sweet & Creamy Poppy Seed Dressing 1 bunch of Kale, shaved 1/2 lb. Brussels sprouts, shaved 1 head of Purple Cabbage, shaved 2 dried Hachiya Persimmons, chopped Heaping handful of pumpkin or sunflower seeds Photo Credit: savorthebest.com Shave kale, Brussels sprouts, and purple cabbage. Massage shaved kale. Chop […]

Stuffed Apples

21 September

It’s that time of year again, apple season! I am excited to have this delicious and versatile fruit back in season. There are so many different ways to prepare and eat apples, but one of my favorites is stuffed apples. They are a great snack to put in lunch boxes, for after school, or on […]

Strawberry Sauce

21 May

Strawberry Sauce There is no better time to get sweet strawberries than right now. We are coming into peak season for this delicious fruit. When I’m not eating them fresh, I’ve been making strawberry sauce. It is so simple and so versatile. I’ve been adding it to my oatmeal, smoothies, yogurt, ice cream, pancakes, and […]

Orange and Vanilla Overnight Oats

24 February

Overnight oats have long been one of my favorite breakfasts because they are easy, delicious, and it saves me time in the morning. Since citrus are in full swing right now, I thought this recipe would be great to brighten up the day and relieve some stress from those hectic mornings. Furthermore, this is an […]

Winter Panzanella Salad

28 December

Winter Panzanella Salad with Red Wine Vinegar and Honey Dressing 1 loaf crusty bread (ciabatta works well), cut into cubes 1 medium Butternut squash, peeled and chopped 6 Sage leaves, chopped 1 bunch of kale ½ lb. Brussels sprouts 2 apples Heaping handful of dried cranberries Heaping handful of hazelnuts Preheat oven to 400°F Peel […]

Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

21 October

Autumn is upon us, and I am seeing shades of orange and red everywhere I go-many in the form of pumpkins and winter squash. We finally harvested the majority of our squash and pumpkins and now its time to cook up those quintessential fall dishes. I have made pumpkin bread, pumpkin pancakes, squash and apples, […]

Summer Vegetable Soup

25 August

A few weeks ago, I was getting ready to head off to the east coast for vacation, when I realized that I had an abundance of veggies in my fridge- something that frequently occurs during these summer months. I have a difficult time seeing food go to waste, and I couldn’t bear seeing the bounty […]