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 […]

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 […]

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 […]