Fresh Pink Grapefruit Fennel Salad

If you love fresh, beautiful salads, this simple pink grapefruit fennel salad is and easy salad to enjoy. Juicy pink grapefruit blends with the subtle licorice flavors from the fennel to make a surprisingly delicious salad. It has been a long time since I posted a fennel recipe. For a little while, we were getting […]

Chilled Shishito Pepper Soup

Shishito peppers are everywhere as the new darlings of the pepper world. If you haven’t tried them yet, give them a try in this easy chilled shishito pepper soup. Shishito Peppers This week’s surprise is shishito peppers. I have cooked with many peppers since living in Austin, but never shishito peppers. It is really easy […]

Easy Spiralized Mulberry Kohlrabi Salad

This healthy mulberry kohlrabi salad is a delicious light salad that goes well with any dish. Kohlrabi have a mild flavor and taste so good raw. What is kohlrabi? Have you seen a kohlrabi? I have passed this vegetable by for years. I didn’t know what to do with it. It comes in green and […]

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. Black Rice When Village Harvest wanted me to develop a recipe using their heirloom black rice and red quinoa, I was excited to see […]

Spiralized Purple Carrot Salad with Cilantro

This delicious crisp spiralized purple carrot and cilantro salad is a delicious root vegetable salad that even our kids loved. Purple Carrots Have you seen those big 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 […]

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? What is daikon? When I ended up with a bunch of daikon radishes, I wondered to myself what to make with daikon radish. These radishes are not your typical […]

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! Change it up with garbanzo beans instead of pinto beans for a fun new flavor. Are you ready for a quick and easy way to use up that leftover turkey? My quick and easy leftover […]

Easy Creamy Pea Soup with Dill

This creamy pea soup with fresh dill 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, […]

California Cafe’s Kale and Apple Salad Recipe

Do you love kale? This kale and apple salad is one of my favorite dishes. And a bonus, my kids will eat this salad too! 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 […]

Creamy Cheddar Tomato Soup

This creamy, cheddar cheese tomato soup is a delicious hot soup to enjoy for lunch. Toss in your favorite popcorn to add a special treat to your soup. 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 […]

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