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…

Oven Roasted Garlic Scape Hummus

Still have some garlic scapes tucked away in your refrigerator? They make a delicious incorporation into homemade hummus – check out the recipe below! I finally pulled out the organic Taproot Farm garlic scapes I had tucked away in my refrigerator. I have been contemplating a perfect way to use them in a recipe, and I was…

Baked Curried Hakurei Turnips

The perfect spiced addition to any meal or as a fun snack – Curried Hakurei Turnips! Use these as a base to your breakfast bowl, a fun salad topper, a side dish at dinner, or as a snack all on their own! Digging into Week 3 bounty of Taproot Farm’s Summer CSA! I have been LOVING…

Savory Sugar Snap Pea & Yogurt Salad

Anybody else embracing savory yogurts? This is the perfect addition to any meal or a meal on its own. Creamy, crunchy and packed with fresh flavor, this is an easy and quick dish to add to any menu that requires no cooking! Happy Week 2 of Taproot Farm’s Summer CSA! I hope you all are enjoying the…

Personal Pan-Fried Salted Caramel Apple French Toast

Thick Slice of Locally Made Raisin and Walnut Bread Dipped in an Egg & Milk Mixture, Pan Fried in Butter and Topped with a Salted Caramel Cream Cheese/Vanilla Yogurt Mix, Garnished with Fresh Apple Slices, Pumpkin Spice Granola, Salted Caramel Sauce and Maple Syrup There is nothing quite as cozy and comforting as a delicious…

Sweet Corn, Tomato, Goat Brie and Pepper Salad

Fresh and Easy Salad of Plum and Heirloom Tomatoes, Sweet Corn, Banana Pepper, Goat Brie, Fresh Basil and Balsamic Reduction Hip Hip Hooray! It is FINALLY Friday and Labor Day Weekend is upon us! Whether you have a busy weekend ahead or a more laid back one, it’s nice to have some fresh and easy…

Tomato & Peach Salsa, Cream Cheese and Balsamic Baguette Bites: Sliced French Baguette, Topped with Plain Cream Cheese and a Salsa Composed of Cherry Tomatoes, Ground Cherries, Peaches, Onion, Basil and Capers, Drizzled with Balsamic Reduction and Sprinkled with Black Pepper and Salt

Tomato and peach season – two of my favorites! And what is even better is the fact their flavors complement one another incredibly well. One thing that is awesome to make when you have a bunch of them on hand is fresh salsa! Paired with bread, cream cheese and balsamic, you have a pretty epic flavor profile…

Quick and Easy Colorful Caprese Salad: Simple Italian Salad of Red Tomatoes, Cherry Sungold Tomatoes, Mozzarella, Green & Purple Basil, Olive Oil, Balsamic Reduction, Nasturtium Flowers, Salt and Black Pepper

Who doesn’t love a good caprese salad?! Especially given the fact that tomato season is HERE! 🙂 My version of caprese salad uses organic basil, red slicing tomatoes, and cherry sungold tomatoes all from Taproot Farm! I also used purple basil and nasturtium flowers (yes, they are an edible variety – and a bit spicy in…

Simple and Refreshing Summer Bruschetta & Avocado Toast: Toasted Whole Grain Bread, Topped with Smashed Avocado and a Mixture of Fresh Tomatoes, Garlic, Basil, Capers, and Olive Oil, Sprinkled with Black Pepper & Asiago Cheese

Tomatoes are abundant and so delicious this time of year! And, thankfully, they are also highly versatile and can be in used a number of dishes for every meal. This simple toast, perfect for breakfast, lunch or a snack, incorporates my love of both tomatoes and avocado! I LOVE bruschetta – it has always been…