Broiled Green Tomatoes and Fresh Peaches

Peaches and tomatoes are a beautiful combination. I enjoy this dish because it combines the warmth of broiled tomatoes with the coolness of fresh cut peaches. Having the tomatoes heated as well brings forth a more savory flavor and cuts back on acidity, which pairs nicely with the peach sweetness. For an appetizer, light meal…

Crispy Sheet Pan Red Potatoes and Sweet Onions

An easy sheet pan side dish that is super simple to throw together! I love sheet pan meals and side dishes. Anything that’s easy in the food prep realm I am always game for. Crispy sheet pan potatoes are a favorite of mine, because it’s a super hands off way to make potatoes and also…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Kale and Celeriac Stovetop Shakshouka

A brunch masterpiece that’s perfect for your weekend feasting needs! Traditional shakshouka is a dish of eggs poached in a sauce of crushed tomatoes, chili peppers and garlic. Common spices in this dish include cumin, paprika, cayenne pepper and nutmeg. The dish has roots a number of places, first thought to exist in the Mediterranean and…

Gnocchi, Tatsoi & Butternut Squash Dish

All the flavors of fall wrapped up into one simple and satisfying dish. I love how simple pasta dishes have the ability to be easily “dressed up” for any season you’re in. It’s a great way to incorporate new, seasonal flavors with an old, true favorite. This dish was inspired by all things fall –…