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!
You can’t go wrong with any recipe that combines spinach and mushrooms. They were made to be eaten together! Some of my favorites are Spinach & Mushroom Quiche and Spinach & Mushroom Lasagne. I also love Spanakopita which is a Greek Spinach Pie so I thought why not a take-off on that and make Spinach & Mushroom Hand Pies! Instead of using phyllo dough … Read more Spinach and Mushrooms – A Winning Combination!
Panzanella Salad is an Italian bread salad usually made with rustic bread and tomatoes. It is popular in the summer when tomatoes are ripe and juicy lending moisture to the crisp chunks of hearty bread. Since tomatoes are not in season yet, this salad boasts the wonders of spring with fresh spinach, peas and fennel. This dish is super fresh and healthy as the vegetables are … Read more A Twist on a Traditional Panzanella Salad with Fresh Peas and Fennel
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!
Tapas are such a fun way to dine, allowing you to share your meal with others and focus on the experience. Tapas have evolved through Spanish history by incorporating new ingredients and influences. Tomatoes, sweet and chili peppers, corn and potatoes, that are easily grown in Spain’s current microclimates, are common ingredients used. The traditional Tortilla Espanola, my favorite tapas, has nothing to do with what we know as the soft, … Read more My Version of my favorite Spanish Tapas – Tortilla Espanola!
If you’re like me, you might get a little lazy when it comes to making salads on a daily basis. I love making a large platter of greens and fixings for a party, but I can’t seem to motivate myself to make a salad for the two of us on a regular basis. One of the reasons is that I like my salads filled with … Read more A Neat New Way to Get your Salad Fix!
This is a super healthy and delicious recipe for Creamy Goat Cheese Spinach Soup. It is made creamy from the addition of a bit of goat cheese blended into the soup instead of using cream. The cheese adds a delightful flavor that is very complimentary to spinach. This soup would make a great pairing for a sandwich or wrap for lunch as well as a perfect starter … Read more Eat Your Greens in this Delicious Soup!
Broccoli is one of the healthiest green vegetables you can eat. Broccoli belongs to the cruciferous vegetable family, which includes kale, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, bok choy, cabbage, collard greens, rutabaga and turnips. These nutrition powerhouses supply loads of nutrients for little calories. If you are trying to eat healthier, cruciferous vegetables like broccoli should be at the very top of your grocery list. Spinach is well known for … Read more Get Your Greens in this Healthy & Delicious Soup!
One of my favorite breakfast items is an Apple Dutch Baby pancake. They are wonderful to serve to company since it is a one dish meal, very easy to prepare and is quite impressive. And are they ever delicious! I’ll have to post a recipe and photos of one soon so you can try it out for yourself. However, this time, I was looking for something … Read more A Savory Twist on a Dutch Baby