Grilled Chicken Satay Platter with Creamy Almond Sauce

Grilled Chicken Satay Platter with Creamy Almond Sauce
It's nearing the fourth of July, and this grilled chicken satay platter with creamy almond sauce is totally drool worthy.  Why not switch things up from the traditional ribs - burger bash and bring some asian flare to the red, white and blue celebration?  Your family and friends will rave when they see and taste your beautiful food all made ... Read More

Pistachio Basil Beet Salad

Pistachio Basil Beet Salad
Want to make a salad that screams summer and makes use of the fresh garden produce that's sure to come?  Pistachio Basil Beet Salad illumines the table with bright color and flavor and it's so simple to make.  By layering a mix of roasted and raw veggies, complimentary flavors and textures are brought to the salad party.  The true vegetables flavors ... Read More

Spring Fermentation Workshop

Spring Fermentation Workshop

 Finally, a Spring Fermentation Workshop!  This class has been requested so frequently and what better a time to offer it than right now when our local farms and gardens will be producing an abundance of fresh vegetables.  Preserving veggies the lacto-fermented way is my favorite way to preserve the harvest.  While many preserving methods decrease the nutritional value in fresh … Read More

Chinese Chopped Chicken Salad

Chinese Chopped Chicken Salad.
The seasonal outdoor responsibilities have been beckoning and I dove completely in.   The hubs and I planted the garden and our flowers and cleaned up our yard from winter debris. This is a photo of our garden from a few years back.  Our soil was in need of organic replenishment this season.  Production has been down the last few years, ... Read More

Pickling Naturally : Pink Pickled Radishes with Peppers

Pickling Naturally : Pink Pickled Radishes with Peppers
Spring brings fresh inspiration to familiar seasonal produce namely....some of my favorites, red radishes.  This lacto-fermented recipe for Pickling Naturally : Pink Pickled Radishes with Peppers was created out of anticipation for a new gardening season, where we will reap beautiful bunches of homegrown radishes.  In this vibrant ferment, the radishes are paired with veggies in the same color scheme ... Read More

Taco Breakfast Bowl

Taco Breakfast Bowl
This recipe was inspired by the need to use up quality ground bison that was leftover from making burgers the day before. Taco Breakfast Bowl, a quick skillet meal,  kicks off the day right with a tasty blend of protein and veggies.  I created it while away from home, cooking in our airbnb kitchen.  But since being home awhile, I've ... Read More

Chinese takeout makeover…a spring cooking class

Chinese takeout makeover...a spring cooking class

Do you love Asian cuisine like I do?  Let me introduce you to a new class; Chinese takeout makeover… a spring cooking class, where we will be recreating some favorite Chinese takeout dishes with all healthy and fresh ingredients.  It can be done, so bring a friend and c’mon over and cook with me.  All recipes are delicious and made … Read More

Creamy Asparagus Fennel Soup

Creamy Asparagus Fennel Soup
I'm feeling so ecstatic about spring that I couldn't let March go by without creating a soup that is a bright reminder of what's to come.  Creamy Asparagus Fennel Soup is the perfect soup to usher in spring.  It's bright in flavor and color and so easy to make.  It's full of  seasonal veggies and it appeals to whole30, paleo ... Read More

Parsnip Fries

Parsnip Fries
These 4 ingredient salty crispy Parsnip Fries are so satisfying, surprisingly even to my husband who doesn't like parsnips. We've been on the move and I have too often found myself in a strange kitchen, without my normal tools and well stocked pantry.  Having a kitchen when we travel is a must but I've learned I can't depend on guest ... Read More

Steak and Bok Choy Asian Skillet Dinner

Steak and Bok Choy Asian Skillet Dinner
Steak and Bok Choy Asian Skillet Dinner takes the well loved stir fry concept to an easier 1 pot skillet dinner. I know I rarely post beef recipes on here and that is because we were vegan for so long that reintroducing meat has required some new skills on my part. Also, you know how much I love seafood.  As ... Read More