Bright and Flavorful Teriyaki Chicken & Vegetable Bowl: Cauliflower Rice, Bok Choy, Spring Broccoli Rabe, Yellow Squash, French Radishes and Purple Basil Topped with Teriyaki Chicken and Toasted Sesame Seeds

Fresh, colorful and light: just how I like to keep my summer dinners! Plus, you can’t feel TOO bad about having a scoop of ice cream after devouring a whole plate of delicious vegetables haha! 🙂 My summers are all about balance, as is my relationship with the foods I eat. And this bowl perfectly represents…

Delicious and Unique California-Styled Hot Dogs with Shredded Cabbage and Sliced French Radishes: Grilled Kielbasa Dogs on Toasted Potato Rolls Topped with Shredded Cabbage, Sliced French Radishes, Sliced Avocado, Pickled Jalapeño, Toasted Sesame Seeds, Black Pepper and Sir Kensington’s Special Sauce

Sometimes you have a lot of great vegetables and not a lot of time to cook and prepare them ~ I’m here to tell you that’s A ok! 🙂 There are so many fun ways to utilize vegetables and one of my personal favorites is piling them on top of hot dogs! My family loves…

Summer-Inspired Yellow Squash, French Radish & Spinach Omelet: Omelet Made with Yellow Squash, Green Garlic, French Radishes, Eggs and Milk, Stuffed with Spinach and Goat Brie, Sprinkled with Fresh Basil & Black Pepper

Nothing beats a delicious and filling omelet (in my opinion :)!). I love how versatile an omelet is- you can have it for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner and it packs in a lot of great nutrients and flavor, while also filling you up. I grew up in a household that LOVED adding vegetables to…

Shrimp, Burrata, Kale, Spinach & Cherry Tomato Pasta: Fresh and Summery Vegetable Pasta Paired with an Italian Olive, Shaved Hakurei Turnip and Mixed Greens Salad & French Baguette Slices

This is summer on a plate. Seafood, farm fresh veggies, pasta, a light salad, bread and cheese (of course!) ~ doesn’t get much better than this! 🙂 My family is a HUGE fan of shrimp and prepares them a number of different ways. One of our favorite ways is with pasta and vegetables! This pasta incorporates cherry tomatoes and spinach,…

Green Garlic and Mixed Vegetable Macaroni and Cheese: “Decking Out” the Standard Boxed Macaroni and Cheese with Green Garlic, Greek Yogurt, Petite Peas, Broccoli and Canadian Bacon

Let’s be honest – some (*most) days get CRAZY busy! To the point that a nutritious and filling dinner seems virtually impossible. However, I have found there are ways to make a delicious and healthy meal without taking hours to make it. One of my favorites is my “decked out” boxed macaroni and cheese! It’s faster than making…

Fried Green Garlic Egg Paired with Mixed Vegetable Toast & Salad: Farm Fresh Egg with Green Garlic and Seed Toast Topped with Persian Cucumber, French Radish, Hakurei Turnip and Herbed Goat Cheese, with Mixed Greens and Balsamic on the Side

I am incredibly thrilled to have the opportunity to work with Taproot Farm this CSA season – check out their recipe page to see my posts! Welcome to all new followers and hello again to everyone following this blog, I truly appreciate it. I have always been very passionate about food, even more so after…