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Mexican inspired breakfast

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  I had the delight to hang out at a CSA drop off this week in Amherst turns out it’s my nephew and family who do all the hard work they offer fresh organic vegetables it was plain beautiful to see customers drop by with bags excited with the weekly…

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inspiration of the moment Pasta

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I was thinking earlier today that I would post a pickled beets recipe then I got hungry I came into the kitchen and on the kitchen table I saw: 1/2 large zucchini 3 medium size tomato a bunch of basil I became hungry for pasta I put a pot of…

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Carrot Potage

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a long time ago I decided I would be a cook or rather be the one cooking in the house I wanted to decide what was going to be on my plate as a teen there were several veggies I didn’t care for one dish in particular seem to hold…

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blueberry kale smoothie

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I was visiting my sister recently she told me that a smoothie shouldn’t be all fruit I use to put bananas, berries, some type of non dairy milk in mine sometimes I’d even add sweetener like maple syrup or honey my sister told me there really should be less sugar…

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hummus

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in this hot muggy weather, who wants to cook with the abundance of fresh tasty veggies we really don’t need to this is why, today, I decided to rely on an old favorite: hummus and eat fresh raw veggies right form the garden here is a basic hummus recipe as…

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Beets

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“When you no longer want to eat something tasty, you can taste the real flavour of whatever you are eating. It is easy to lay out the simple food of a natural diet on the dining table, but those who can truly enjoy such a feast are few.”         Masanobu Fukuoka,…

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Potato Salad

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here and there you have seen them the first new potatoes they are perfect as is steamed, with a little, or lots, of butter with some salt and pepper sweet they are, sweet but, once you have your fill, you can play a little toss a few cooked ones in…

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Glazed Carrots

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carrot time has arrived I love carrots the ones in my garden aren’t ready yet but you may find them at the market I know for a fact that they are now part of local CSA baskets therefor Lets eat them up personally I’m happy to eat them just like…

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Kale

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there’s lots of stuff coming at us this time of year but kale just keeps on coming it’s been in my daily salads sometimes in my smoothies I’ve sautéed it with garlic added it to my stir fry had more and more salads all of which is rather good for…

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Strawberry Shortcake

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It’s strawberry time. Woooo. May they be from our local farmers, from our gardens or from the fields, strawberries are such a delight. I love them. I love them just like that, I love them with whipped cream, I love them as a jam, I love them dipped in chocolate….

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