Paleo Streusel Pear Pie

Paleo Pear Streusel Pie
Paleo Streusel Pear Pie with it's sweetly spiced crumb topping is my favorite pie of all time - even better than chocolate cream pie, and that's saying a lot.  Because Pumpkin Pie and Chocolate Cream Pie trump fruit pies for family gatherings, I don't make Paleo Streusel Pear Pie that often.  That's totally okay with me because it actually saves ... Read More

Ribboned Asparagus and Fennel Salad

Ribboned Asparagus and Fennel Salad
After months of the long cold and dark days of winter; green shoots, robins, sparrows and extended sunlight make me giddy for spring.  Asparagus start showing up in markets, giving us hope for the arrival of assorted fresh and local greens to come. To say I'm excited for this next season is an understatement. Ribboned Asparagus and Fennel Salad is ... Read More

Maple Mustard Vinaigrette

Maple Mustard Vinaigrette
This creamy Maple Mustard Vinaigrette takes literally 5 minutes to make.  It's a delicious all-purpose salad dressing, but we especially love it over greens with sliced Sweet Apple Cider Pickled Beets, goat cheese and roasted walnuts.  If you don't have pickled beets, try these Maple Roasted Beets over greens instead.  Sometimes I throw in sliced red onions too. Why didn't I start making ... Read More

Avocado, Arugula and Radish Toasts

Avocado, Arugula and Radish Toasts

This long awaited season of fresh garden produce is finally here.  All of our salad fixings are up including arugula and radishes. We’ve been enjoying our own lettuces now for awhile.  So divine!  We were extremely eager for garden fresh produce this year.  At the end of each garden season I make a mental note to not plant so much … Read More