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…

Very Veggie Smoked Salmon Bagel: Toasted Onion Poppyseed Bagel Covered with a Homemade Vegetable Cream Cheese and Topped with Sliced Cucumber, Smoked Salmon, Dill, Parsley and Black Pepper

If you’re like me, you’ll find that you slowly accumulate odds and ends of vegetables in your refrigerator that need to be used up. I absolutely hate wasting food and this recipe helps you use some of those odds and ends vegetables to make something simple and delicious! It’s hard to tell by looking at the photograph,…

Savory Rainbow Chard Breakfast Sandwich: Toasted English Muffin Stuffed with Sautéed Rainbow Chard Sprinkled with Asiago Cheese, Canadian Bacon, a Sunnyside-Up Egg, Microgreens and Dijon Mustard

One of my all-time favorite vegetables is rainbow chard. It’s SO delicious and filling, and also the stem colors are so pretty! I am convinced it can pair with just about anything. On and off I get a craving for a good breakfast sandwich and I had the idea of incorporating some chard into the mix. I…

Simple Blistered Green Bean, Cherry Tomato & Fried Halloumi Salad: Green Beans and Halloumi Cheese Fried in Olive Oil, Served with Fresh Halved Cherry Tomatoes and Dill, Paired with a Sweet Balsamic Glaze

I like the idea that a “salad” doesn’t necessarily mean your base has to consist of leafy greens. In fact, I have seen menus at a lot of restaurants in recent years include salads made from other things like different vegetables and fruits. This salad inspiration stemmed from that idea. Taproot Farm has included incredibly tasty green…

Cheesy and Tasty Summer Squash Rollatini: Zucchini and Yellow Squash Stuffed with Ricotta, Shredded Asiago, Basil and Kale, Topped with Extra Asiago, Bread Crumbs and Tomato Sauce, Paired with Broccoli

This meal was so popular, I made it not only once but twice this week (and, if we had more ricotta cheese on hand, I probably would have made it again for lunches haha!). I love all of the different squash that summer brings – this recipe uses both delicious organic yellow squash and zucchini…

Blissful Baked Blueberry Crisp French Toast: Sliced French Brioche Topped with a Homemade Crisp Crumble, Drizzled with a Fresh Blueberry Reduction, Topped with Whipped Cream and Powdered Sugar

Blueberry season is here!!!! And Taproot Farm has the most AMAZING blueberries – they even have pick your own blueberry dates! 🙂 There are a million wonderful ways to use fresh blueberries and one of my favorites is on French toast. This recipe inspiration came from a love of fruit crisp desserts and a way to…

Refreshing Guava, Pineapple & Mango Soft Serve: Fresh Guava, Frozen Pineapple & Mango and Milk, Topped with Isigny Sainte-Mère Whipped Cream, Cinnamon Sugar, Sliced Strawberries and Blackberries

I love soft serve smoothie treats during the summer! 🙂 They are perfectly refreshing after a long day and just provide that “extra boost” needed to get your to-do list completed! 🙂 I came across some ripe guavas in the market recently (WIN!) and I decided to craft a soft serve with them. Guava has…