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Michelle’s Hearty Summer Salad

Michelle’s Hearty Summer Salad

Lazy days of summer… not! My kiddos are keeping me busy this summer. Apparently it takes some serious fuel to keep three kids chugging along under the the So Cal sun (who knew?) because all I hear between swimming lessons, bike riding, and friends, friends, friends is “We’re hungry!” This salad is a good staple [...]

French Toast – Isa Style

French Toast – Isa Style

Ingredients: 2 eggs ½ cup 2% milk A pinch of cinnamon 1 teaspoon raw sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla 3 little melon ball scoops of butter, plus extra 3 slices of sourdough bread Powdered sugar Pure maple syrup Fragrant early summer ripe peach Directions: Put milk into mixing bowl. Crack in eggs and whisk. Add cinnamon, [...]

Beet Cabbage Slaw with Lime Dressing

Beet Cabbage Slaw with Lime Dressing

Ingredients: ½ large head of your favorite cabbage 1 large beet 3 large carrots The juice of one lime 1 tablespoon honey 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 2 tablespoons soy sauce   Directions: Finely chop your cabbage into small strips. Place in a large bowl. Wash your beet and peel if it’s not organic (but try [...]

Simple Vibrant Summer Salad

Simple Vibrant Summer Salad

Cold Peanut Noodles with Veggies Ingredients: 1 pound soba noodles or your favorite long pasta ( spaghetti or linguini work well) 2 large zucchini, cut into bite sized pieces 1 large head broccoli, cut into bite sized florets 2 large carrots, cut into small rounds 1 package firm tofu, cut into small cubes 4 large cloves [...]

Pasta with Broccolini & Chicken

Pasta with Broccolini & Chicken

Local farmer’s markets have broccolini on the shelves right now.  Flavor is a cross between broccoli and asparagus, and can be used in dishes using either vegetable. Here’s one of our favorites! Ingredients: 2 bunches fresh broccolini, rough-chopped (approx. 2½-3 cups) 2-4 fresh garlic cloves, minced (I, of course, used five) 5 tablespoons olive oil [...]

Honey Whole Wheat Flatbreads & Eggplant Walnut Dip

Honey Whole Wheat Flatbreads & Eggplant Walnut Dip

This combination has become a go-to for me as an appetizer. The eggplant dip is an adaptation of a Turkish red pepper dip called muhammara and the flatbreads are my take on a recipe from Plenty, one of my favorite cookbooks. Eggplant Walnut Dip, Ingredients: 1 medium eggplant 1 small red bell pepper ½ cup raw [...]

Whole Grain Sonora Scones

Whole Grain Sonora Scones

Recipe courtesy of Grist & Toll Ingredients: 2½ cups Sonora whole grain pastry flour ⅓ cup sugar ¾ teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon aluminum-free baking powder 1 stick (4 oz.) cold, unsalted butter, cut into ½-inch cubes ½ cup golden raisins 1 cup heavy cream 1 large egg Heavy cream for brushing, optional Sugar (superfine or [...]

Strawberry Port Ice Cream

Strawberry Port Ice Cream

This ice cream seemed the perfect fit for a day like today in Southern California– it’s 90 degrees and feels like summer is officially here (not that it ever really left). If you have an ice cream maker, homemade ice cream is not a terribly time consuming project, and the results are beyond worth it. [...]

Turmeric Rice with Vegetables (and Chicken, If You Like)

Turmeric Rice with Vegetables (and Chicken, If You Like)

In case you haven’t heard, tumeric is not only delicious, it’s a very healthy addition to our diet. “Yellow” rice, famously Indian, may be made with saffron also—but tumeric is far less expensive and just as tasty! Ingredients: 2 tbsp. olive oil 1-2 tbsp. butter (optional) 1 cup basmati or jasmin white rice 2 cups [...]

Gluten Free Chocolate Raisin Muffins

Gluten Free Chocolate Raisin Muffins

I decided to try to make something passable as a muffin, without the flour. I was making this recipe up as I went along and ended up being really happy with the results. Luckily, I wrote down my process. These muffins are made mostly of nuts, seeds and fruit, so they are high in fiber [...]

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