Many people ask me how I continue to come up with new ideas for my Talley Farms Fresh Harvest CSA produce. Well I must admit, it does take some research and thought to create something new every week. But it never ceases to amaze me at the infinite number of ways there are to combine and create new recipes with their fabulous produce! Lately I have resorted … Read more Get your “Healthy” on with this Nutrient Packed Soup!
I have to admit, the carnivore in me craves a piece of roasted meat now and again. And since I don’t indulge that often, when I do, it requires a high quality piece of meat. To satisfy this craving, I opted for a Lemon-Basil Rack of Lamb. And of course, I also needed something worthy of pairing with my lamb, so I created a Shaved Brussels Sprouts and … Read more My Favorite Dinner of the Week!
Next week, much of America will be eating turkey. And many of us will have leftovers to enjoy for days to come. If you’re like me, you may not be fond of reheated, dried out turkey. In fact when I do reheat my turkey, I simmer it in the gravy so that it stays nice and moist. Sometimes, I throw in a few frozen peas and … Read more Just in time for Thanksgiving – Two Great Leftover Turkey Ideas!
An unusual combination of ingredients creates this most amazing salad! Fresh juicy ripe watermelon and succulent seasonal tomatoes partner up in this dish. They are the key ingredients showcased in this Tomato and Watermelon Salad. As my mantra has been lately, less is sometimes more when it comes to food. This duo is very lightly dressed with a touch of olive oil and red wine vinegar, … Read more Want the Most Refreshing and Tantalizing Salad Ever?
Looking for a great salad to take to your next Pot Luck party? This Asian Napa Cabbage & Kale Slaw with Snap and Sweet Peas would make a perfect contribution. One thing I love about cabbage salads; they go a long way. As one of many buffet items, it can serve up to about a dozen people or more. Double the recipe and you’ve got it covered … Read more A Symphony in Green!
One could spend hours – no days, searching through all of the interesting recipes on Pinterest. It can be overwhelming at times and can certainly soak up the hours. However, when I can narrow down my search with specific ingredients or checking on people that I follow, I can find some terrific ideas! That is how I found this plant based – healthy dessert recipe … Read more Indulge in this Guilt-free Scrumptious Blueberry & Kiwi Tart!
Ok, so I’ve had carrot soup at restaurants and many times it was way too carroty and basically tasted like something that was good for you, but wasn’t very good. When I tried this soup, I was thoroughly amazed because it is incredibly delish! Packed with flavor and doesn’t taste carroty at all. Mind you, I love carrots… but in a soup it can be a … Read more Didn’t think you’d like Carrot Soup? Boy will you be Surprised by this Recipe!
I love the look of roasting a whole cauliflower. All it needs is some trimming, a little olive oil baste and some salt & pepper. This creates a stunning and simply delicious specimen! Eaten as is, it is perfectly tender crisp and yummy. A terrific side dish that is simple yet definitely worthy of oohs and ahhs at your dinner table. I thought it would pair up … Read more Cauliflower your way: Simply Delicious or Divine & Decadent!
January is an inspiring time of year to motivate change. Health Clubs are bustling, diets are beginning and for me, it is a time to reorganize. This year I decided to refresh my body as well as my surroundings so I am on a 6 day program to rid my body of potentially harmful impurities, while infusing it with essential vitamins, botanicals and other natural ingredients. I am following a … Read more A Colorful Assortment of Winter Citrus Stars in this Refreshing Salad
It’s always fun to start a meal with a soup shot. This one screams fall, made with a creamy mixture of apples and parsnips. It is not only adorable, but it’s also super luscious with this delectable almond stuffed date wrapped in bacon, for a garnish. The soup is a snap to prepare, especially if you have an apple-peeler-corer device. I use it for all of my … Read more Start your Meal with this Sexy Soup!