Use Savory Cauliflower to Make Post-Holiday Low-Carb Resolutions More Satisfying

Share The holidays can be wreak havoc on any healthy lifestyle, even those who try to eat as many local, clean and whole foods as possible. Yes, it’s partly the sheer excess of fat and […]

Almost a Meal in Itself: Moist, Dense Sweet Potato Cornbread with Buttermilk

Share This recipe really should have been posted for Thanksgiving, but sweet potatoes are not in short supply this season, with my CSA delivering almost 20 pounds each month. So any day is a good […]

Green Tomato and Apple Chutney a Tangy Sweet-Savory Thanksgiving Alternative to Cranberry Sauce

Share Winter’s freeze has finally arrived, but not before harvesting the very last of the lingering green tomatoes at Children’s Workshop Garden at Campos. A predominately warm fall, the plants survived well into November until a […]

Is it a Vegetable Dish or a Dessert? Savory Sweet Butternut Squash Crumble

Share For a more savory alternative to Thanksgiving sweet potato pie or for a new way to use the ubiquitous fall butternut squash, try this savory, but nearly sweet enough for dessert, butternut squash crumble. […]

Sweet Potato Lasagna: A Colorful, Healthy Alternative to Lasagna Noodles

Share Stupid carbs…if you love lasagna, but need to stay away from white pasta, this might be a good alternative way to enjoy the richness of a lasagna without the jump in glycemic index. My […]

A Light Healthy Poached Egg Taco with Fresh Goat Cheese, Tomatoes and Eggplant Caviar

Share This is a light and healthy way to enjoy a taco, rich, delicious, low carb and all healthy fat. And it also highlights the last of this season’s eggplant and tomatoes from the garden […]

Whole Wheat Linguine with Smoked Duck, Porcini Mushrooms and Lacinato Kale

Share This one is too easy…once I saw the smoked duck breast at the farmers market, and remembered the Lacinato kale in the garden, waiting to be picked, dinner was done. It barely needs a […]

Bring Out the Big Pot for Red Kuri Squash Soup with Sage Brown Butter

Share It’s not even time for winter CSA shares to kick in and already I’m knee deep in squashes: several acorn squashes, a small butternut and this huge Red Kuri squash. And given that I […]

Local Girls on a Cooking Spree: Edamame Salad, Garden Herb Pesto and Cucumber with Radish and Dill

Share As we reported in a recent post, a group of local girls from an area residence have been coming weekly to work in the garden, learn about food, and do some basic in-garden cooking. Their […]

Green Bell Peppers Stuffed with Moroccan Lamb and Couscous

Share Pepper lovers are rejoicing as this season’s peppers begin to arrive at markets and in gardens–chilis, Italian frying peppers and the early bell, the green bell pepper. Green bell peppers don’t have the characteristic […]