Bow-tie Pasta Spinach & Basil Salad

Bow-tie Pasta Spinach & Basil Salad
The fourth of July is just about here and if you're feeding a crowd this flavorful Bow-tie Pasta Spinach & Basil Salad, loaded with wilted spinach and fresh basil is just the thing.  Spiked with salty goodness of prosciutto and complimented by the bite of toasted pine nuts, this veggie rich salad is a crowd pleaser. Although I'm grain free ... 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

All Occasion Creamy Sauce : Gluten and Dairy Free

All Occasion Creamy Sauce

This is a one sauce fits all.  It’s a favorite of ours, topping a meal in a bowl, brimming with healthy ingredients, alive with color and flavor.  A frequent favorite combination is brown rice, cooked creamy pinto beans, fresh greens, lacto-fermented pickles, and avocado. Top it off with optional chopped cilantro, or toasted almonds, add a drizzle of this creamy … Read More

Fast, Fresh Honey Balsamic Dressing

Honey Balsamic Dressing

I celebrated a landmark birthday recently and was loved on thoroughly by those who know me best.  One of my gifts was a new salad bowl hand painted by this sweet young man.  He’s quite the artist…don’t you think? I love it and plan on putting it to good use frequently! Moving on …. I’ve been thinking about the seasons … Read More