Freezer Fresh Dairy Free Pesto

Freezer Fresh Dairy Free Pesto  3 cups packed fresh basil leaves (rinsed and dried) 3 tablespoons minced fresh garlic 2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 6 tablespoons pine nuts 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper Directions: Combine all ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth.  Freeze, covered in 1 – 2 tablespoon … Read More

Herb-Crusted Roasted Salmon with Roasted Broccoli Steaks

Herb-Crusted Roasted Salmon with Roasted Broccoli Steaks
Who doesn't love the ease of one pan dinners like this Herb-Crusted Roasted Salmon with Roasted Broccoli Steaks? It's fancy yet easy and without fuss.  I'm cooking in a vacation kitchen these days.  We escaped the snow for awhile :)  Living without the usual comforts of my home kitchen has inspired me to prepare one pan simple meals.  Good thing ... Read More

Savory Basil Crackers / Parmesan & Thyme Crackers

Savory Basil Crackers

These slice and bake crackers are a versatile novelty…festive, deliciously rich and take little time to make. The perfect gift from the kitchen! It’s true for most of us that we don’t need any more “stuff”. When it comes to gift giving I like to give something edible and consumable along with something small and useful. These recipes, Savory Basil … Read More

Kale – Cilantro Pesto with Toasted Quinoa and Black Beans

Kale - Cilantro Pesto

It’s that wonderfully crazy time of year again when I vow not to over spend, not to over commit, and not to over eat. It’s an extra ordinary challenge with the on going shopping lists, seasonal sights and sounds to attend, and beautifully decorated confections all over the place. My goal is to stay healthy, reign in the holiday busy … Read More