Jicama Cauliflower Mash

This whole dinner was a complete and happy accident. The short ribs came together beautifully with some odds and ends in the fridge and jicama and cauliflower mash will forever be on the menu. I had never tried using jicama in place of potatoes, but it works.  Makes 1 cup WHAT YOU NEED 2 cups…

Jicama Mango Slaw with Cilantro Mint Dressing

I had some leftover cilantro mint sauce and what better way to use it than over a refreshing 5 ingredient coleslaw?  I can’t think of one, so that’s what I did.  While cilantro is a polarizing herb, it has a lot going for it including liver cleansing properties and loads of vitamins and minerals. RECIPE…

Dreamy Creamy Raita Roasted Potato Salad

This recipe is a mashup of Emily’s English Roasted Potatoes and leftover Raita.  The result is absolutely spectacular and was born from a dream and some leftovers that needed a new life.  I used creamer potatoes, not Yukon gold as the original recipe suggests, and I adapted a recipe for raita that I found online. I…

Israeli Salad

One of the best salads ever. A classic combo. The little black dress of salads. While it requires a bit of knife skills, it’s worth it. and it doesn’t have to be perfect:) Makes 4 cups INGREDIENTS 2 cups organic cherry tomatoes – quartered 1/2 organic English Cucumber – medium dice (1/2″ x 1/2″ x…

Ginger Basil Fried Rice – Nobody Puts Basil in a Corner

Do you struggle with using basil in other dishes besides pesto or caprese salad? Don’t get me wrong, I adore both, but this nutrient dense herb has a variety of uses and transcends regional cuisines. Nobody puts basil in a corner! We are blessed with a plethora of basil and I’ve been hard at work…

8 Recipes For A Great Socially Distanced Backyard BBQ

Cauliflower Gnocchi – Who doesn’t love cauliflower gnocchi? These gluten free pillows of heaven can be made in advance as well as stored in the freezer for a quick and easy dinner. Chocolate Orange Avocado Mousse – This dessert is a CROWD PLEASER. Let me tell you, everyone who has come into contact with this…

Eye Health

Eating a diet rich in dark leafy greens, blueberries, vitamin A (carrots, cantaloupe, sweet potatoes, peppers, mangos), beans, sunflower seeds, avocados & a myriad of other things which are high in vitamins C / E

Zucchini

#TBT Zucchini and Sweet Corn Fritters Did you know zucchini is actually a berry? Yep, they are, though in the culinary world, they’re treated like a vegetable. They’re the swollen ovary of a zucchini flower. You’re welcome for that imagery. I made these delectable fritters when @jack.vandever was visiting back in April. What a fun 4 days that…