Vegan Chocolate Pecan Tarts – Easy and No-Bake 

Today is International Chocolate Day, and we love chocolate. So here is our favorite vegan chocolate tart recipe that even non-vegans rave about. It’s so easy, no baking required, give it a try and let us know what you think!!! 8 servings Ingredients: Crust 1/2 cup        ...

Color Your Plate Orange

Orange is such a happy, vibrant happy color—it makes me smile! Orange food has the same effect. It looks great on the plate as well as delivering some tremendous health benefits. As I was shopping for this past weekend, I found some wonderful orange fruits...

JUST PEACHY

If you can find really ripe peaches, there’s nothing better for a perfect summer dessert. Here are two of our favorite recipes! PERFECTLY PEACHY – PEACH RASPBERRY GALETTE Picked up the most deliciously, sweet, juicy peaches at the farmers market, they were so good, perfectly ripe and...

END OF SUMMER RATATOUILLE

Make the most of the sweet cherry tomatoes and delicious summer veggies and herbs that are around right now and cook up a big batch of ratatouille. Perfect for a light lunch or main course side, plus it freezes well! Makes 10 cups 10 Tbs    ...

The Best of Summer

There’s nothing we don’t like about fresh summer fruits and veggies. And the best is, you can shop locally at farmers markets and get the freshest, most nutritious and tastiest produce all summer long. Tomatoes Eat them as is, they are wonderful, especially the little cherry tomatoes...

With Fresh Produce…Time is the Enemy

A study in 2007 (Joy C. Rickman of the University of California, Davis) showed that loss of nutrients in fresh produce during storage was far higher than had previously been believed. The amount of time that passes when a vegetable is harvested and when it...

Herb Prep – Size Matters

If summertime turns you into a fresh herb fanatic, you are not alone! There is nothing better than a just caught trout stuffed with lemon slices and fresh herbs cooked to perfection on the grill. Well, maybe a wonderful grass-fed steak grilled medium rare topped...

OUR FAVORITE BLUEBERRY RECIPES

We thought we would feature our three favorite blueberry recipes – a pie, cupcakes and a “pudding cake”. All of them delicious. If you don’t have much time, the pudding cake is the by far the easiest and quickest to make and is great for...