Olive Oil Fried Kohlrabi and Rutabaga Cakes

A perfect crunchy and savory pairing to any breakfast or brunch and an ideal appetizer to serve to family and friends. Sometimes I have a tricky time figuring out what to do with my root vegetables and I am challenged to get creative. They always look so beautiful but also somewhat intimidating. Over the summer, I made…

Grape, Garlic & Greens Warm Winter Salad

A warm winter salad consisting of brussel sprout leaves, tatsoi, kale, garlic, red grapes, walnuts, pumpkin seeds, goat cheese and raw honey. Warm salads have always been a slightly strange concept to me. The first time I had one was in a restaurant a number of years back and I was pleasantly surprised by how…

Green Goddess Breakfast Tacos

Scrambled egg, Romanesco, mixed greens, brussel sprouts, and garlic, all stuffed into two soft corn tortillas, topped with goat cheese crumbles, toasted sesame seeds and hot sauce. Trying to think of more ways to sneak greens into your breakfast (especially after all the yummy Thanksgiving food this week!)? Look no further than these delicious Green Goddess…

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…

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…

Creamy Kale, Cauliflower and Eggplant “Ravioli”

Little Kale “Raviolis” Stuffed with a Blend of Roasted Cauliflower, Roasted Eggplant, Olive Oil and a Garlic & Herb Cream Cheese, Baked to Perfection. I love being a bit “innovative” with my vegetables. And when trying to think of a way to recreate ravioli, I got the idea of using kale leaves. And, surprisingly, it turned out…

Autumn Triple Squash Lasagna

Three Layers of Thinly Sliced Summer Squash (Zucchini and Yellow Squash), Stuffed with a Mixture of Pumpkin, Ricotta, Mushroom, Fennel, Onion and Arugula, Topped with a Butternut Squash Sauce, Asiago Cheese and Sage Lasagna is the perfect dish for the Fall weather (hopefully) ahead. It’s warm, comforting, and not overly complicated to make. I love…

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…

Fennel, Red Pepper, Kale, Tomato, Smoked Ham and Cheese Quiche

Premade Pie Crust Stuffed with Eggs, Cream Cheese, Colby Jack and Cheddar Cheese, Kale, Onion, Garlic, Fennel, Red Pepper, Cherry Tomato and Smoked Ham Yay for weekend breakfasts and brunches! They will always be my absolute favorite. This long weekend I was inspired to make a fresh, flavorful and colorful quiche using a bunch of delicious vegetables…

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…