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
AmyChinese Chopped Chicken Salad
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Thai Seafood Stew

Thai Seafood Vegetable Stew

Seafood is my protein of choice.  Anyone with me? I could eat it everyday, so while the temperatures are dropping to single digits, I created this fabulous warming Thai Seafood Vegetable Stew.  It goes perfectly well on a cold winter night with a salad and crusty bread for the bread eaters in your clan. Before we get cooking, I want ... Read More
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Creamy Whole30 Clam Chowder

Creamy Whole30 Clam Chowder

Creamy Whole30 Clam Chowder is everything you'd want in a rich bowl of chowder only it's made with better quality ingredients than it's more popular version. If you're whole30-ing your way through January and think there's no way one can create a rich and creamy clam chowder that's whole 30 approved, think again.  In fact this will be in our ... Read More
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Butternut Squash Thai Curry Stew

Butternut Squash Thai Curry Stew

Hey all of you wonderful people, Happy New Year! I hope your holidays were full of significant connections with the people who matter most in your lives. We are deep into cold temperatures here in the Pacific Northwest.  The thermometer is dipping low.  This hearty vegetable rich, whole30 Butternut Squash Thai Curry Stew has been appearing and reappearing at our ... Read More
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Winter Greens Salad with Tahini Dressing

Four Fresh and Festive Salads

It’s countdown time to Christmas and like me, you’re probably planning your menu for the big meal.  Here's a round up of four fresh and festive salads to choose from for your Christmas table.  Each one is unique and requires more or less attention to make, but all of them are vibrant and tasty, a perfect combo for your holiday ... Read More
AmyFour Fresh and Festive Salads