Recipes & Food

Persimmon and Pomegranate Salad

Persimmon and Pomegranate Salad

THANKFUL FOR SIMPLE FOOD Simplicity in the kitchen is something I admire in the teachings of Alice Waters, creator of Chez Panisse Restaurant. Her emphasis on having the best and tastiest ingredients from local producers and farmers educates a way of food preparation that is extremely simple and delicious. It is centered around the idea that you can cook simply with […]
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Superfood Kale Salad

Superfood Kale Salad

THE KING OF CRUCIFEROUS VEGGIES Why add greens like kale to your diet? They clean you out, help you shed unwanted pounds, offer a mean nutritional punch and they’re delicious when you know how to prepare them.  In addition, green vegetables are missing most from the modern diet. They are also perhaps the most important […]
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Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Pear Penne with Pomegranates, Walnuts & Gorgonzola

Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Pear Penne with Pomegranates, Walnuts & Gorgonzola

A SIMPLE HARVEST PASTA This dish is full of Autumn’s most flavorful fruits and veggies including one of my favorite cool season crops – Brussels sprouts! This delicious vegetable is a member of the cabbage family and closely related to cauliflower, broccoli, kale and collards. The flavorful combination of the seasonal fruits & Brussels sprouts, mixed […]
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Cornbread-Stuffed Pumpkin with Greens & Walnuts

Cornbread-Stuffed Pumpkin with Greens & Walnuts

A VERSATILE & IMPRESSIVE WINTER WINTER SQUASH Pumpkins can trick the eye but treat the body to radiant health & happiness.  In the United States, the phytonutrient-rich pumpkin is most typically associated with jack-o-lanterns and holiday pie filling, it is, historically, an aphrodisiac. And although Americans rarely reap the rewards of pumpkin’s aphrodisiac nutrients, many […]
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