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Pesto Frittata

This is an easy favorite for breakfast, lunch or dinner. We often make it on a Sunday to have 6 servings to eat throughout the week. Ingredients: 8 eggs 1/3 cup milk or alternative milk 2 T olive oil 1/2 onion, thinly sliced 1-2  garlic cloves, minced cherry tomatoes kale cut into thin ribbons sliced cremini mushrooms […]

Chicken Soup To Ward Off A Cold

It is cold and flu season again. I find it is nice to have a few nutritional tricks up your sleeve to boost immunity. This soup is best utilized when someone in your family first starts showing signs of a cold or flu. You can also make it preventatively, if you find yourself surrounded by […]

Learning To Enjoy Vegetables

  This week I became inspired by the article: No Diet, No Detox: How To Relearn The Art Of Eating. This remarkable article discusses the myriad reasons as to why the Western world continues to struggle with food choices. If you like any of my thoughts on the matter, please read the article for yourself. It truly […]

Asparagus and Radish Salad

This early in the spring, we have the first tastes of tender, bright fresh lettuces, mixed greens, lots of radishes, and asparagus. You can make a delicious and simple salad that brings all the delight of spring to your dinner table. Ingredients 3 radish 1/2 pound of steamed asparagus 1 bunch of fresh spring, greens […]

Farmer’s Market Recipes: Chilled Pea Soup

Peas are back in season in Walla Walla and you can find them at the Downtown Walla Walla Farmer’s Market this coming weekend. Normally, I focus on warm, cooked, or lightly steamed foods to help make items more readily digestible, but I experimented with this recipe during a particularly hot time last year and could […]

Spring Vegetable Miso Soup Recipe

  Ingredients:  2 carrots 1 medium yellow or sweet onion 5 cremini or shitake mushrooms 8 cups beef bone broth, chicken stock, or vegetable stock 1 box non-GMO tofu 2 heads pak choi, or 6 leaves bok choy ¼ cup miso optional: garnish of sesame oil, soy sauce , rice wine vinegar or apple cider […]

Balsamic Beet Salad Recipe

Balsamic Beet Salad Recipe Ingredients: 9 small beets 6 green onions 1 bunch/head cilantro 2-3 T balsamic vinegar 2 T olive oil 1/4 tsp ground pepper pinch of salt (optional, I often omit the salt) Directions: Chop the greens and the root tails off of the beets, and peel them. If you don’t want your […]

Versatile Roasted Veggies: Three Recipes to Spice Up Your Roasted Veg

In an effort to make a as many meals in one cooking push as possible, I started playing around with roasting up a medley of vegetables on a Sunday, and doctoring up the leftover throughout the week. If you roast your vegetables with minimal seasoning, you can make three very different meals from your veggies […]

Curried Cauliflower Soup

The benefits of turmeric: turmeric is a natural anti-inflammatory and pain reliever.  It is an excellent spice to use when suffering with inflamed tendons, joints or muscle strains.  Turmeric provides short term pain relief.  Turmeric also pairs perfectly with cauliflower. Ingredients: 1 head of cauliflower 1 head of lacinato (dinosaur) kale 1 cup button or […]

Butternut Squash, Chicken Mole Enchilada Casserole

Chicken and Butternut Squash Enchiladas with Mole Ingredients 1 medium butternut squash 1 large onion 2-4 cloves garlic 1 T cumin 1 large skinless chicken breast 1 head of spinach 1 jar of Mole.  I like the 8.25 ounce glass jar of Dona Maria Mole with the yellow metal lid. About 4 cups chicken or […]