Black Rice, Red Quinoa, Edamame, Squash, and Persimmon Vegetable Bowls

Nourishing grain and vegetable bowls are all the rage here in the Bay Area lately. This black rice and red quinoa vegetable bowl is a perfect vegetarian meal in a bowl. When Village Harvest wanted me to develop a recipe using their heirloom black rice and red quinoa, I was excited to see what I […]

Gluten Free Buckwheat Cheddar Cilantro Scones with Tomato Soup

On a cold day, nothing is better than a bowl of hot soup. These gluten free buckwheat cheddar cilantro scones are delicious to dip into the soup :-). I love this time of year when I can cozy up to a hot bowl of soup. January is National Soup Month and I can’t think of […]

Spiralized Purple Carrot and Cilantro Salad

This delicious crisp spiralized purple carrot and cilantro salad is a delicious root vegetable salad that even our kids loved. Have you seen those beautiful purple carrots? Many people will ask where to buy these purple carrots because they are so vibrant. Go check your farmer’s markets and grocery stores. Our farmer’s market had several […]

Daikon Green Apple Salad with Pepitas

This spiralized daikon and green apple salad is a fresh flavorful salad that tastes delicious. Have you seen daikon in your grocery store or farmer’s market? This daikon radish recipe started with a silly mistake. I was on the hunt for carrots and the store I like to shop at for produce had daikon with […]

30 Minute Leftover Turkey and Hatch Chile White Chili Soup

I am in love with the simplicity of this quick and easy leftover turkey and hatch chile white chili soup! Are you ready for a quick and easy way to use up that leftover turkey? My quick and easy leftover turkey soup recipe is full of roasted hatch chiles and corn. Thanksgiving is past and […]

Easy Creamy Pea and Dill Soup

This creamy pea and dill soup is a delicious comforting soup for those cold days. Now that it is cooler, it is a great time for hot soup! I hope you enjoy this soup, it has simple ingredients, but packs a delicious sweet pea flavor. (If you love soups at this time of year, you […]

California Cafe’s Kale and Apple Salad Recipe

Do you love kale? This kale and apple salad is one of my favorite dishes at California Cafe. This is an amazing kale salad. Yup, I said that…my family originally thought I was crazy! Honestly, I owe this all of this kale love to Chef Lopez at California Cafe in Los Gatos, CA. This is […]

Creamy Cheddar Tomato Soup

This creamy, cheddar cheese tomato soup is a delicious hot soup to enjoy for lunch. School has started and the weather is finally cooling off here in Northern California. Soup is comfort food and my kids love to bring hot soup in their lunchboxes. Last week I bought a case of heirloom tomatoes at our […]

Cucumber Cilantro Gazpacho with Mango Habanero Salsa

This cucumber cilantro gazpacho with mango habanero salsa is a chilled soup that is perfect for a hot summer day. I don’t know about you, but it has been so hot this summer here in the Bay Area. Many houses don’t have air conditioning (thank you global warming) and the thought of using an oven […]

Shaved Brussels Sprout and Apricot Salad

This shaved Brussels sprout and fresh apricot salad is a beautiful salad that even those “non-Brussels sprout people” will enjoy. Have you recovered from National Donut Day? I must say, after all of the delicious gluten free donuts I made last week, I am ready for some healthy recipes. Now I know you, my readers, […]