Creamy Beet and Basil Risotto

A summer “twist” on the classic Italian risotto recipe.Risotto is a traditional Northern Italian rice dish. You have likely experienced its deliciousness in Italian restaurants or have made the dish at home for a special meal.When I crave “comfort foods”, risotto is always a go-to dish for me. I adore the creaminess and cheesiness of…

Tempura Fried, Triple Cheese Stuffed Squash Blossoms

A must-try summer cuisine.  In my opinion, squash blossoms are a must-try in the world of edible flowers. The beautiful blossoms are delicate and delicious, and can be eaten raw or cooked. I grew up most of my life not knowing these were the summer cuisine I was missing out on. Squash blossoms are prepared a…

Baked Strawberry, Rhubarb and Parsley Crisp

A delicious and easy summer crisp using strawberries and parsley from Taproot Farm CSA, Week 1!Strawberries and rhubarb, a classic early summer combination. Growing up, I would always have strawberry rhubarb pie this time of year (paired with ice cream of course!). There wasn’t a farm stand in Lancaster County that wasn’t stocked with these…

Crispy Kale, Mushroom and Goat Cheese Quesadillas

A quick and easy dinner made with kale and topped with parsley from Taproot Farm CSA, Week 1!Anybody else intimidated by large bunches of kale? I love kale, but sometimes I look at a large bunch and slightly panic – how am I going to use ALL of this. That’s where these quesadillas come in…

Root Vegetable Greens and Strawberry Smoothie

A smooth, earthy smoothie to welcome Taproot Farm CSA, Week 1! TGIF and Happy WEEK ONE of CSA Season to my Taproot Farm Friends! I can’t believe it’s the start of my THIRD season of recipe creation – time has flown. Thank you Ola and Taproot Farm team for this great opportunity. I cross post…

Flourless Banana Pancakes

An easy recipe to try at home with your “aged” bananas and a few simple ingredients! Happy weekend, friends, followers and first time blog visitors! 🙂 I know this isn’t a typical week/weekend for many of us as the world battles the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s hard to know what to do during this time –…

Spicy Kale, Bacon and Asiago Spaghetti Squash “Pasta”

When you want pasta, bacon AND to eat more vegetables, this recipe does the trick! I love creating new versions of spaghetti squash “pastas”! If you’ve been following my blog, you may have seen the recipes I’ve had for Vegan Pad Thai, Fresh Tomato, Basil & Mozzarella Spaghetti Squash “Pasta”, and Watermelon Radish, Shishito Pepper…

Savory Lentil, Carrot and Kale Pie

Pie for dinner is always a good idea (trust me!). Sometimes, you just need pie for dinner! And I feel like savory pies don’t get as much attention as the typical dessert pies. But, I assure you they are just as delicious (if not more so!). Another great part of this pie is you have…

Kale, Salami and Mozzarella Egg Muffins

An easy make-ahead breakfast or snack ready to go in your refrigerator! I am always looking for easy and healthy on-the-go breakfast ideas. Typically I find myself in a scramble in the morning trying to get every odd and end together, without the time to have a nutritious breakfast. These egg muffins are perfect because…

Carrot, Hakurei Turnip and Ginger Bisque

A hearty winter soup with a spicy bite to it! I love a warm, filling soup as the months get chillier. Especially ones that are creamy and bisque like in consistency. I had a lot of delicious Taproot Farm organic carrots and hakurei turnips stored in my refrigerator, so I was inspired to create this…