Confetti Creamed Corn

Ingredients: 1 Tbsp butter 1 red bell pepper, chopped finely 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped finely 8 oz cream cheese, softened at room temperature 1 cup milk, cream or half and half 1/2 cup of shredded cheddar 1.5 pounds of frozen organic corn 2 green onions chopped finely Salt and pepper to taste Preparation: In […]

Artichoke, Peas & Pancetta

Ingredients: 4 oz of pancetta, diced 2 small shallots, chopped into chunks 2 10-oz bags of frozen organic peas 1 jar of oil packed artichoke hearts, drained 3 sprigs of thyme, leaves removed and finely chopped Juice from 1/2 lemon Salt & pepper to taste Preparation: Cook the pancetta in a large saucepan over medium […]

Cider Glazed Sweet Potatoes

Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 4 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks 4 Tbsp melted coconut oil, divided 1 cup apple cider 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar 1.5 tsp pumpkin pie spice 3 Tbsp brown sugar 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/4 cup chopped chives Preparation: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spread the sweet potatoes […]

Friends’ Kale and Hemp Seed Pesto

Ingredients: 1 small garlic clove 2 cups loosely packed baby kale leaves or regular kale with stems removed 1 cup loosely packed basil leaves ¼ cup hemp seeds ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice Salt & pepper to taste (approximately 1/4-1/2 tsp each) Preparation: […]

Overnight Oatmeal

Ingredients: 1/2 cup rolled oats 1/2 cup milk (plain, almond or soy) 1/2 cup of fresh or frozen berries 1/4 cup of nuts and/or seeds drizzle of honey, maple syrup or agave (optional) Preparation: In a jar with a tight fitting lid, add the oatmeal and milk of your choice. Stir to combine. Top with […]

Farro & Cherry Salad

Ingredients: 1 cup of dried farro 2 cups of cherries 4 cups of lettuce, kale or arugula A 6 oz log of goat cheese, crumbled 1/4 cup pepitas 2 scallions, cut into small pieces Mint Lime Vinaigrette Ingredients: Juice from 2 small limes 2 Tbsp honey 4 Tbsp olive oil Salt and pepper to taste […]

Festive Tortellini Skewers

Ingredients: 1 Package of fresh basil washed and dried 1 Container grape or cherry tomatoes washed and dried ½ Package cheese tortellini 1 Ball fresh mozzarella, cut into ½ inch pieces 4 oz of bottled or freshly prepared pesto Appetizer skewers or toothpicks Preparation: Cook tortellini according to package directions. Strain and place in a […]

Holiday Goat Cheese Bites

Ingredients: Two 8 oz logs of goat cheese, softened for 10 minutes at room temperature Coating ideas: ½ cup dried cranberries, chopped finely ¼ cup freshly chopped herbs (parsley, thyme & rosemary are festive!) ½ cup salted pistachio kernels, chopped finely Pretzel sticks Preparation: Create goat cheese balls using 2 tsp of goat cheese and […]

Sweet Potato Crisps With Gorgonzola and Honey

Ingredients: 2 Sweet potatoes (choose long, even width potatoes) 2 Tbsp of olive oil 4 oz of Gorgonzola, crumbled Walnut pieces Honey Preparation: Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Add the garlic, sauté for 30 seconds. Add tomatoes, salt & pepper and water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Cut the sweet potatoes into thin […]

Butternut Squash with Pomegranates & Tahini

Ingredients: 1 Large butternut squash (~ 3 lbs), peeled, seeded and cut into ½ inch chunks 1 tsp Cinnamon, ground ½ tsp Allspice, ground 2 Tbsp Olive oil 1 Tbsp Honey ¼ cup Tahini ¼ cup Lemon juice ¼-½ cup Hot water ½ cup Pomegranate seeds Salt & pepper to taste Preparation: Preheat oven to […]