Apple and Fennel Salad

The perfect crunchy, nutritious, and filling treat as the weather starts to cool down. I can’t believe this is my final recipe of the Taproot Farm Summer CSA season. For those of you who have followed along, made my recipes, and shared feedback, thank you so much! I am greatly looking forward to the next 7…

Pan Fried Pumpkin, Sage and Cheese Squash Blossoms

Tying in the last of the summer squash blossoms with some fun fall flavors! One of my very first Taproot Farm CSA shares of the summer had beautiful squash blossoms. They were so delicious, and as I was strolling through the West Reading Farmer’s Market the other weekend I spotted one sole bag and had to snatch…

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…

Healthy Open-Faced Spicy Chickpea Salad Sandwich: Toasted Seed Bread, Topped with Mixed Greens and Chickpeas Tossed in a Spicy Vegan Mayo, Garnished with Red Beet Horseradish, Microgreens, Chili Flakes, Capers and Black Pepper

Stuck on what to make for lunch tomorrow? Want to “spice things up a bit”?! Then you may want to try my new sandwich creation – an open-faced spicy chickpea salad sandwich! It’s super simple, quick to make, and also very filling! I’ve always been a huge fan of chickpeas – there’s so many things you…

Healthy Baked Carrot Cake Oatmeal: A Blend of Steel-Cut Oats, Whole Milk, Shredded Carrots, Raisins, Walnuts, Honey, Coconut Sugar and Vanilla Extract, Topped with a Sweet Cream Cheese Glaze

  Easter…bunnies…carrot cake? It kind of all goes together! This healthy baked carrot cake oatmeal will definitely hit the spot any time of the year – especially if you are a carrot cake lover like me. Although I would LOVE to have cake for breakfast every day, this is a pretty terrific alternative! I researched some…

Savory Ham and Cheddar Puff Pastry Swirls: Buttery Puff Pastry, Stuffed with Honey Mustard, Slices of Honey Maple Ham, and a Mixture of Champagne and Stoudt Cheddar, Topped with a Homemade Sweet Spicy Spread

These pastries remind me of summer mornings at the beach. There is an adorable French pastry shop at Rehoboth Beach I always make a point of going to when I’m in the area, and they make these INCREDIBLE ham and cheese croissants. I haven’t mastered my croissant skills (yet), but I have found a way of making…