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!
While trying to stay away from sugar as much as possible, I have found Coconut Milk to be a fabulous condiment to use in my recipes. There’s only 1g of sugar in the Trader Joe’s coconut milk that I use and it has a sweet, subtle coconut flavor that goes really well with a whole bunch of things! I have been using it for making … Read more I’ve Turned into a Coconut Lover, Milk that is…
I wanted to make some soup today and was wondering what I should do. I decided to use one of my favorite vegetables as the base; celery root (celeriac), and pair it with apple. But when making soup, I am a proponent of garnishing it with something to add some excitement such as fried pancetta or croutons and cheese, etc. Due to the diet restrictions I am … Read more Two Soups are Better than One!
As I have continued on with my Asian food studies, I came across an interesting recipe that I wanted to try. It contains many of the flavors I have been using lately, but also incorporates some interesting twists. This is a healthy meal that presents beautifully and would make a wonderful display at a luncheon or dinner party. You could also make it appetizer size as a … Read more A Stacked Sensation on Fresh Butter Lettuce Leaves!
Once in a while you come across a recipe that really knocks your socks off. Well this recipe for Bang Bang Cauliflower is one of those times. I love cauliflower, but even if you don’t, you’re gonna love this dish! It’s a take-off on the famous “Bang Bang Chicken” dish, known for it’s sweet-spicy chili sauce that is served alongside. You can make it fiery hot … Read more People are Raving about this Cauliflower Recipe!
If you follow my blog, you may have noticed a bit of a theme lately. I am doing a study on Asian cooking so I have been posting many Thai style recipes. Living in a rural area, it can be difficult to get some of the more uncommon food supplies that I need. However, we have two lovely Asian markets in San Luis Obispo County … Read more Enjoy the last of the Seasons’ best Fresh Corn, Cob and all!
The other white meat…that’s what they call it these days. What a conundrum it is though. Pork that is juicy and tender is succulent and tasty. But how many times have you either prepared or been served pork that is dry and tasteless? Well thanks to some new safety cooking guidelines and proper techniques, pork no longer has to be overcooked and unappetizing! On … Read more You Never have to eat Overcooked Pork Again!
As a child, I used to fight with my brother over cinnamon rolls. I loved those Pillsbury “place and bake” rolls hot from the oven with melted icing on top. This pie brings back those fond memories, with a new twist on a healthier version. This amazing pie is made with a somewhat unique mixture of ingredients. And although there is sugar in the pie and frosting, all of the other ingredients are … Read more You Would Never Know that this Cinnamon Roll Pie is Gluten Free!
Looking for something quick and easy for dinner? Try this delicious Kung Pao Chicken and Snap Pea recipe that I adapted from Inspiralized. Just a little bit of prep, a quick stir fry and dinner is ready! I swear, I will never hand slice an onion again. Now that I know how to spiralize onions, it makes that annoying task so simple! A whole sliced … Read more Dinner in a Snap!
Every year for Hanukkah, I make latkes. (pancakes) They are loved by all who try them and no matter how many I make, there are seldom any leftovers. I used to make regular potato latkes until I came across the idea to trade my white potatoes in for sweet potatoes. My family flipped over them and told me to make them that way all the time. … Read more Getting Creative with Zucchini!