Category Archives: Recipes

Donella’s Potato Salad

This summer we’ve been experimenting with different versions of potato salad.  So far, my friend Donella’s creation is my favorite cube and boil 5lbs organic potatoes  – leave skins on, drain and cool.   Add a head of broccoli and … Continue reading

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Russian Cold Vegetable Soup – Kefir Okroshka

The folks I cook for have been requesting cold soup. This one, sourced from this month’s Vegetarian Times,   was delightful and very refreshing. When it’s this hot ( expected 103 today ) I personally don’t feel particularly hungry but … Continue reading

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Parsley!

My personal parsley stash in my garden this year isn’t very vibrant.  I always know I can get it at my local farmers market. I use parsley A LOT!  You will find it raw in my salads, soups, mixed in … Continue reading

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For The Love Of Amaranth Greens

I adore this moment of seasonal amaranth goodness, a new find since last year at the farmers market!!  This nutritious green has a great affinity with a scrambled egg or two and as this recipe suggests is delightful sauteed with … Continue reading

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Shrimp And Rice Patties With Creamy Cilantro Sauce

this recipe was prompted by a need to use up some leftover cilantro.  credit for the recipe goes to the back of the Lundberg organic long grain rice bag. don’t know about you but some of my best recipes come … Continue reading

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Hearty Pea Soup

my sister sent me this hearty pea soup recipe and i enjoyed it tremendously,   the simmering of onion, celery seed and bay leaf was very aromatic…and I can’t tell you the last time i had lima beans!  I added … Continue reading

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Healthy Breakfast :: Oatmeal

The soluble and insoluble fibers found in oatmeal are part of a terrific heart healthy diet and a great breakfast option!  I love oatmeal!  Kids love oatmeal too.    This morning I soaked my oats in almond milk, simmered for … Continue reading

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