Tasty Tuesday’s: Hummus Three Ways

Hummus is one of our favorite foods. Did you know there is actually a National Hummus Day on May 13, this year? Maybe you could make your own, here are three simple recipes you could try. Hummus makes a perfect snack, easy and versatile and...

Cinco de Mayo – Our Favorite Recipe

Queso Fundido With Chorizo, Jalapeño, and Cilantro 7 ounces dried chorizo, diced small 1 jalapeño, seeded and finely chopped 2 Tbs chopped cilantro 2 scallions, finely chopped ¼ tsp salt 1 pound Monterey Jack cheese, grated Tortilla chips, for serving – our favorite is Xochitl...

TASTY TUESDAY: YOU CAN’T BEAT, BEETS!

Beets, which are actually beetroots, a humble root vegetable, are very good for your health. Rich in antioxidants, they help prevent cancer and fight inflammation. Beets are rich in essential vitamins and minerals such as vitamin C, iron, and magnesium. They also boost liver and...

OUR FAVORITE EASTER RECIPES

Whether you celebrate Easter, or just want to say “Hello Spring”, these wonderful fresh recipes will liven up any table. Spring is a perfect time to lighten up our meals, try something new and introduce more seasonal foods. These recipes are great for every food...

PERFECTLY PEACHY – PEACH RASPBERRY GALETTE

Picked up the most deliciously, sweet, juicy peaches at the farmers market, they were so good, perfectly ripe and just wonderful. As always with summer fruits, I got a huge bag full and decided to make one of my favorite desserts. Galettes are so easy...

CHILLED ASPARAGUS SOUP

Farmers markets are the best places for just-cut, farm to table asparagus. I can’t get enough of it. This simple recipe can be adapted easily for a vegan/vegetarian version. I have frozen it (without the asparagus tips for garnish) and heated it in cooler months....

Color Your Plate Red

Red is a really vibrant color for good health especially this time of year as all the berries and summer fruits are in season and tomatoes are beginning to ripen on the vine. Mother Nature is very good to our plates and our palettes and...

Perfect Picnic Recipes

It’s that time of year again! Eating outside, picnics, time for enjoying all the wonderful fresh, healthy produce, and what better than raw salads for your next picnic. These two recipes are a snap to prepare and make great summer eating. Both vegetarian. Corn and Tomato Salad So...

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...