Chilled Watermelon Soup with Coconut Cream

This chilled watermelon soup with coconut cream is a wonderful way to keep it cool this summer. Is your house as hot as mine this summer? I am so not using our oven this week. It is HOT here in the Bay Area and I am on strike against anything that involves cooking inside. This […]

Corn, Pomegranate and Pea Shoot Salad

This corn, pomegranate, and pea shoot salad is a simple but flavorful salad that is perfect for any summer get together. Summer is my favorite time of year for produce. There are so many fruits and vegetables are in season right now. Have you seen pea shoots in your market yet? They are most often […]

Easy 10 minute Brussels Sprout and Apple Salad

Have you noticed that Brussels sprouts are mostly served cooked?  How about giving them a try raw in a salad? The result may surprise you. Trader Joe’s now has bags of raw shaved Brussels sprouts in the produce section and I wanted to see if I could use these in a way that wouldn’t make […]

Quick and Easy Shredded Chicken Taco Soup

Sometimes you make a soup and it is an unexpected hit. This shredded chicken taco soup is one of those delicious surprises! This chicken taco soup is hearty enough to be a meal. Lots of shredded low fat chicken breast and vegetables. This week’s organic farm box from Farm Fresh to You had the first […]

Radishes with Wasabi Vinaigrette

Radishes are in season and I can’t wait to share this spicy new way to enjoy them. I chose to receive two bunches of radishes in my organic farm box that I get from Farm Fresh to You this week. Picking what I want to be delivered to my house each week really helps me […]

Easy Kumquat and Kale Salad

Have you tried a kumquat? They are those tiny little orange citrus you often see in a small container at your grocery store. I am still on my healthy binge…I hope you don’t miss all of the sweet recipes I like to post. The holidays have passed and I am still feeling guilty about all […]

Roasted Dairy Free Red Kuri Soup

The weather is cooling off and the time is perfect for a bowl of hot gluten and dairy free kuri squash soup. Have you seen this funky looking Kuri Squash yet? Kuri squash is an odd shaped winter squash that is dark orange inside. I would say the flavor is a cross between sweet potato […]

Strawberry, Nectarine, and Fennel Salad

We had a lot of strawberries and apricots in our box today. The big surprise was that there was no fennel. How can I make a salad without my trusty fennel? I have become accustomed to those two fennel bulbs that have resided in my farm box for weeks now. What is a girl to […]

Fig and Fennel Salad

Our little fig tree is not producing many figs yet, so I had to buy a big carton of figs at Trader Joe’s today. Who can resist? I also can imagine what you are thinking after reading the title of this salad. Don’t start laughing at me for tossing fennel into the mix. I did […]

Arugula, Orange, and Fennel Salad

If you love fennel, here is another delicious salad for you to try. Arugula, Orange and Fennel all work together really well to make this easy side dish. Don’t you just love a salad on a hot day? When it is hot outside, I don’t like to cook. The stove and oven heat up the […]