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!
Kale, kale, kale…is it losing it’s wonder? Kale has been one of the most “talked-about” vegetables of the last few years. Are people getting tired of it? I submit that the nutritional benefits that it holds, should keep you in the kale fan club for years to come. Some of the more apparent benefits of kale are it’s anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits. It is a … Read more 3 Tips to a Perfect Kale Salad
This past year, I have been a participant with a group of very talented cooks whose mission is to study cookbooks that are collecting dust on our bookshelves. The idea is to spend time really researching our book and then cook our way through it selecting multiple recipes to review. The best part of this mission is that it culminates in a gathering where we share tips and insight, along with a … Read more Healthy Eats make you feel good Inside and Out!
One of my favorite fish dishes to serve is Miso Glazed Cod. It is super simple with an easy marinade and takes about 6 minutes under the broiler and you’re done! No turning required, so you don’t even have to have to worry about the fish falling apart. This preparation creates a nice golden glaze on the outside of the fish while leaving the inside silky, moist and … Read more Impress Your Guests with this Simple but Elegant Meal!
As you may have already read, I am honoring Sara Moulton this month and cooking up a storm with her recipes! I had a refrigerator full of greens from my Talley Farms CSA box and wanted to make sure I used them while they were still radiant and fresh. Since the produce I get from Talley is picked right from the farm the day before … Read more The Best Recipe “Ever” for your Greens!
There’s nothing better than a little fried onion and bacon flavor mixed with vegetables. My Talley Farms CSA box is always filled with exquisite, super fresh veggies and sometimes I am so overwhelmed, I just want to eat them all at once! That’s when I start creating dishes that utilize several items together and somehow it always results in a scrumptious blend of natures’ harmony. This … Read more This Versatile Vegetable Dish goes well for Brunch, Lunch or Dinner!
I’m now mid way through my cleanse week and was on the search for something tasty and satisfying for my evening meal. I picked up my Talley Farms CSA box and found it brimming with vibrant fresh veggies that were perfect for tonight’s healthy meal. My research for ideas brought me to celebrity chef Candice Kumai’s, “Clean Green Eats” book. In her book, she offers more … Read more How to Eat and Enjoy Nutrient-Packed Fresh Whole Foods!
Beautiful food is the most appealing. That is why you see chefs everywhere delivering works of art through their creative dishes. When the food is also delicious, you have a true masterpiece. This Roasted Golden Beet & Kale Salad achieves perfection in both categories! It is such a festive salad with the vibrant colors of nature complimenting each other. So simple and quick to prepare, it is perfect for … Read more Ring in the Holidays with this Stunning Salad!
Sautéing or wok frying fresh vegetables is one of the best ways to bring out their best flavor while keeping their nutrients intact. With a drizzle of lemon-tahini dressing served over a bed of whole grains, this meal is immensely satisfying! I used red quinoa and brown rice for the grain mixture. It was made super easy by using Trader Joe’s frozen organic brown rice … Read more Whole Grains and Fresh Vegetables make a Satisfying Meal
I am a verified soup lover! I don’t care if it is a warm or cold weather day – soup is soothing, comforting and delicious. It can be served as a soup shot, an appetizer, a partner to a sandwich or as a main entree. So many versions, and I love them all! Miso and Buckwheat are very complimentary to each other so they were a perfect combination to … Read more White Miso and Soba Noodles are the base for this Yummy Chicken Vegetable Soup!!