Local Cheesesteak Bowl

This dish is a tribute to all of my Philadelphia friends and family as we kickoff a different type of 2020 football season! I’ve heard from many that watching football on TV and other sports has felt like one of the only semi normal things of this year. Admittedly, I am not a die hard…

Sweet and Creamy Shishito Pepper Chicken

By Alysha Melnyk Looking for a satisfying and flavorful dinner idea for the week? Look no further than this cheese stuffed, shishito topped baked chicken recipe! I love the combination of flavors in this dish – a creaminess from the goat cheese and cream cheese filling, a smokiness and bit of spice from the shishito…

Key Lime Honey, Radish, Golden Beet & Blood Orange Salad

A colorful and delicious salad made of mixed greens, blood oranges, French radishes, watermelon radishes, goat cheese, pistachios, golden beets and a key lime honey drizzle. This is, undoubtedly, the salad of my dreams. The colors alone fulfil that. Add in taste and you have a totally different dimension! I am not a lover of…

Everything Eggplant Pizza Rounds

Thinly Sliced Rounds of Italian Eggplant Topped with Tomato Basil Sauce, Diced Onion, Minced Garlic, Cherry Tomatoes, Sweet Peppers, Shredded Asiago, Parmesan, Pepperoni and Fresh Basil I am always looking for ways to incorporate anything pizza-like into my meal game! And these eggplant pizza rounds always hit the spot and are well beloved by family…

Fennel, Broccoli, Spinach and Zucchini White Naan Pizza

I LOVE naan pizzas, so naturally I had to make a new version with some vegetables I had on hand! 🙂 If you have been following my recipes on Taproot Farm, you may remember my “Simple and Flavorful Baked Brie, Kale & Hakurei Turnip Naan Pizza“. And, if you have been following “The Kitchenologist” since…

Filling and Delicious Vegetarian Burrito Boat: Large Zucchini Boat Stuffed with Refried Beans and Topped with Melted Cheese, Cherry Tomatoes, Shishito Peppers and Pickled Jalapeños, Paired with Greek Yogurt, Taco Sauce, Black Pepper and Fresh Parsley

I am currently in summer squash overload with my garden at home and the zucchini are HUGE! I have seen various zucchini boats popping up all over social media the past few years, so I was inspired to find a way to craft up my own version. I came up with this easy and delicious…

Simple Summer Vegetable Macaroni & Cheese: “Decking Out” the Standard Boxed Macaroni and Cheese with Banana Peppers, Carrots, Zucchini and Dino Kale

With all these new summer vegetables in season, I had to make another version of one of my favorites – “decked out” boxed macaroni and cheese! If you have been following my CSA recipes for Taproot Farm, you’ll potentially remember that earlier in the season I posted a “Green Garlic and Mixed Vegetable Macaroni and Cheese” using…

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…