Roasted Root Vegetable Ratatouille

A root vegetable “twist” on a traditional ratatouille recipe. The first time I saw traditional ratatouille was as a cartoon in (you guessed it) the Disney movie “Ratatouille”. The dish always looked so beautiful with its sliced colorful vegetables perfectly arranged. Although my version is far from perfect looking, the colors and placement of the thin…

One Pan Butternut Squash Breakfast

It’s that time of year again for butternut squash EVERYTHING! Admittedly, I was entirely giddy when I opened up my CSA share the other week and found a beautiful Butternut Squash from Taproot Farm. I absolutely love Fall varieties of squashes, and I eat as much of them as I can while they are in season….

Quick and Crispy Lacinato Kale Chips

A “healthier” change-up from standard potato chips and bakes in under 10 minutes! Kale chips have become increasingly popular over the past number of years. Admittedly, I have tried more kale chips I’ve disliked than ones I’ve actually enjoyed haha! Especially because when I have a kale chip, I expect them to have that same crisp “crunch” that…

Fluffy Egg Stuffed Sweet Peppers with Roasted Tomatillo Sauce

Easy recipe that’s perfect for a quick and delicious meal with a burst of sweet and spice! I’m a big believer that breakfast doesn’t have to be boring, and it also doesn’t have to be complicated. Do you know what you’re making for breakfast/brunch this weekend? You may want to try this recipe for egg stuffed…

Big Beautiful Beet, Carrot and Cucumber Salad

In the mood for a refreshing weekday salad? Check out this simple and delicious recipe! I love making big salads for lunch and dinner! It’s a great way to use a number of ingredients in your refrigerator and also get a healthy, nutritious meal in. The colors in this recipe remind me of autumn – all…

Pan Fried Pumpkin, Sage and Cheese Squash Blossoms

Tying in the last of the summer squash blossoms with some fun fall flavors! One of my very first Taproot Farm CSA shares of the summer had beautiful squash blossoms. They were so delicious, and as I was strolling through the West Reading Farmer’s Market the other weekend I spotted one sole bag and had to snatch…

Chard, Potato, Pepper and Onion Egg Bake

Ready to save some time on weekday breakfasts or cooking brunch for a large group? Spend an hour prepping/cooking this egg bake and you’re ready to go! I love having eggs and vegetables for breakfast, but I find that my weekdays tend to be a little bit too hectic for that to happen every day….

Sweet and Simple Stone Fruit Salad

Enjoying the last of the summer fruit in the best way possible – in a tasty mixed greens salad! I’m soaking up all the summer fruit possible – especially the stone fruit! Weaver’s Orchard is just up the road from my parent’s house, and the other week I picked up some peaches, plums and apricots….

Zucchini, Tomato and Sweet Pepper Pie

A savory pie that’s sure to delight your family, friends and dinner guests as this summer starts coming to a close! Pairs wonderfully with a fresh side salad and corn on the cob. As September approaches, I can’t help but think about all the delicious local pies popping up with fall flavors – apple, pumpkin, you…

Thai Basil, Cantaloupe & Cucumber Salad

A unique way to combine fruit, vegetables and herbs into one flavorful dish! Looking for an innovative way to spice up your cantaloupe? Look no further than this recipe! A simple and refreshing way to use fruits, vegetables and herbs, you pack a lot of flavor into a simple dish with very few ingredients. Definitely…