Stovetop Pumpkin & Green Vegetable Pasta

A festive and filling fall feast consisting of your favorite pasta, pumpkin, cheese, brussel sprouts, tat soi, broccoli, honey, and walnuts. Happy Halloween, Family, Friends and Followers!!! 🙂 I hope you all have a terrific day filled with some tricks but mostly TREATS! To celebrate, I am posting my recipe for this seasonal Stovetop Pumpkin and…

Mini Bagel “Benedict” with Garlic, Brussel Sprout & Carrot Hash

Mini Everything Bagel Slices Topped with Poached Eggs, Everything Bagel Seasoning, Goat Cheese and Hot Sauce, Served Over a Bed of Sautéed Brussel Sprout Pieces, Garlic and Carrots. As the days get cooler and cooler, I find myself craving all things savory and warm for my meals. This mini bagel “benedict” paired with a simple…

Watermelon Radish, Shishito Pepper & Spaghetti Squash “Ramen” Bowl

A Simple and Flavorful Vegan Ramen Bowl in Less Then 10 Ingredients: Composed of Vegetable Broth, Cooked Spaghetti Squash, Thin Slices of Watermelon Radishes, Spring Onion Pieces, Shishito Pepper Pieces, Ginger Soy Sauce, Sesame Toasted Sesame Seeds and Dollops of Sweet Chili Sauce Ramen noodles will always be a throwback to my undergraduate college days. That…

Fresh Tomato, Basil & Mozzarella Spaghetti Squash “Pasta”

A Great Meal With Less Than 10 Ingredients: Roma & Cherry Tomatoes, Fresh Garlic, Fresh Basil, Spaghetti Squash, Mozzarella, Salt, Black Pepper and Olive Oil I am soaking up every last second of this absolutely incredible tomato season! I am so thrilled to be receiving bounties of fresh tomatoes in my CSA share even as…

Sweet Honey Bear Winter Squash Pancakes

Sweet Pancakes Made From a Mixture of Cooked Honey Bear Squash, White Flour, Coconut Flour, Tapioca Flour, Coconut Palm Sugar and Vanilla Hip Hip Hooray for Honey Bear Winter Squash from Taproot Farm! It’s so incredibly versatile, whether you want to make a sweet or savory dish. One of my most recent kitchen experiments were…

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…

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…

My Version of the “Science Salad”: Apple Slices, Baby Spinach, Walnuts, Capers, Fresh Basil, Longhorn Cheese Crumbles, and Bleu Cheese & Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressings, Sprinkled with Black Pepper

Spicing up one of my all-time favorite salads ~ The “Science Salad”! Granted, you probably don’t know of this salad unless you ordered it at The Periodic Table (Ele’s Café) while studying at Susquehanna University. The original salad is pretty simple – mixed greens, red onion, walnuts, bleu cheese crumbles, apple hunks and a creamy balsamic dressing with…