Inspired Fresh Green Peas

Middle eastern Coucous

I love fresh green peas. Not only are they beautiful and tasty, but they are nutrient dense. One of the hot designer ingredients right now is isolated pea protein. It’s showing up in vegan smoothie boosts and bars. While I can’t say it’s delicious, it is great to have another vegan protein alternative available. Here […]

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Vegetable Egg Scramble


People often ask me what I like to eat when I am not working on recipes for an assignment. This vegetable scramble is a pretty typical breakfast/brunch/lunch/dinner at my table. It uses up leftover vegetables and is wholly satisfying. This version was comprised of corn, broccoli and goat cheese.  I also favor sauteed mushrooms, broccoli […]

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Rhubarb Recipe Round Up


We inherited our rhubarb from my mother-in-law’s property. Lucky for us the bulbous root is prolific. Alongside my monthly pot of fresh strawberry rhubarb preserves, I’ve made a few wonderful desserts with it so far -most from Pinterest, natch. Here are a few more things I recommend you try: From A Run Away Spoon on […]

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Meatless Monday – Quinoa Patties


This recipe was inspired by a pin I found on pinterest. The original recipe is from Spoon, Fork and Bacon. I've been making these a lot this summer. There's been no complaints and loads of compliments. It's a very versatile recipe in that any good quality cheese works and you can also add other vegetables […]

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Cool, Creamy Cucumbers


Hot weather in the Rockies calls for cool salad ideas. One of my favorite salads is a simple cucumber made with Fage yogurt. I have made this before with Bulgarian style yogurt  but this thick Greek yogurt takes the prize. Seriously thick, there is no sense of depravation with the o% fat. For those of […]

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Simply Organic French Onion Dip


Allow me to introduce you to the little black dress of my pantry: Simply Organic French Onion Dip. My neighbor, Eliza, turned me onto to it several years ago when she served it at a party. I seriously could not stop eating it – like get your face out of the dip bowl Mayone. This […]

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Labaneh, Lebni it’s all Greek to me


One of my favorite snack indulgences is Yummy's Choice Labaneh. As I hate to beholden to buying snack foods so I embarked on trying to make my own. Labaneh, not to be confused with keffir cheese or Greek sour cream is a wonderful "cheese" made from strained yogurt that has many iterations from the Eastern […]

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Fresh Basil and Apricot Salad Dressing


We had dinner at our neighbor's house the other night. They are the founders of New Planet Beer, a company that produces amazing gluten-free beer. I love the raspberry brew. The  salad dressing they served is a new personal favorite. The combination of apricots and basil was a surprise for me and one that I […]

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Meatless Monday: Easy Potato and Spinach Curry


To quote my six year-old, "You will love this!" Prepared easily in one pot, this curry is terrific served over rice or with pitas. As an added bonus, it freezes and reheats well so feel free to double the batch. Potato and Spinach Curry Serves 4 Do not be put off by the ingredient list. […]

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Northern New England CSA: Refrigerator Dills


Late August is a cooking gardener's favorite time of year; green beans, zucchini, tomatoes and cukes are resplendent and anxious to cross the kitchen threshold. Before kiddos, I was an avid home gardener and maybe someday, I will grow vegetables again but for now I am quite satisfied shopping at farmer's markets. Got cukes? Make […]

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