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GRAIN-FREE ORZO SALAD WITH FIDDLEHEADS

GRAIN-FREE ORZO SALAD WITH FIDDLEHEADS

If you could taste spring, it might just be this salad. One for my grain-free, gluten-free, plant-based tribe. It’s plays on all the beauty of the season’s crops – fiddleheads, radishes, herbs – and makes it a perfect salad that tastes fresh and healthful, yet…

ROASTED BABY POTATOES WITH GREMOLATA

ROASTED BABY POTATOES WITH GREMOLATA

The garlicky-lemony Gremolata is what takes this simple dish of roasted potatoes to another level. Gremolata is an Italian , much like chimichurri, made from finely minced parsley, garlic, and lemon zest. It adds brightness and freshness to anything roasted or grilled – plants, meats and fish…

KOHLRABI SALAD

KOHLRABI SALAD

Kohlrabi Salad with Heirloom Beets & Kohlrabi Greens is fresh and tricks me into thinking spring is around the corner. BTW, IMO kohlrabi rocks raw, not cooked. The WHY of Kohlrabi: Correct pronunciation: coal-ROB-ee. It’s delicious and one of the top vitamin C foods, with…

COOKHOUSE RECAP: CHOCOLATE + SPICE

COOKHOUSE RECAP: CHOCOLATE + SPICE

Cookhouse Recap: February 15. 2021 Today we welcomed Chief Spice Mama Kanchan Koya, Burlap + Barrel Co-Founder Ori Zohar, and Element’s Truffles’ Co-Founder Alak Vasa. Dr. Kanchan Koya’s Top 5 Spices: Turmeric: Best bio-availability is with fat such as avocado or coconut oil and black pepper.…

ROASTED WINTER SQUASH WITH BLACK WILD RICE STUFFING

ROASTED WINTER SQUASH WITH BLACK WILD RICE STUFFING

My practice run for Thanksgiving is on! Roasted Honeynut Squash with Spiced Black Wild Rice Stuffing. Bring it on! A healthy, gluten-free, super delicious dish that could easily be your plant-loving main. It’s a super flex dish: 1) Simple protein swap to make it 100%…

PUMPKIN STREUSEL MUFFINS

PUMPKIN STREUSEL MUFFINS

These Pumpkin-Streusel Muffins are for y’all who are grain-free and dairy-free. Just in time for Thanksgiving – or a mid-week treat! Muffins 1 cup canned pumpkin pie puree mix 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup almond flour 1/4 cup coconut flour, packed ½ tsp cinnamon ½ tsp ginger ¼ teaspoon allspice Dash…

“Chorizo” Cornbread Stuffing

“Chorizo” Cornbread Stuffing

I discovered this recipe many years ago in Food + Wine, and year after year, it’s the most requested dish by our friends and family. I’ve successfully made dairy-free and meat-free versions so don’t skip this recipe unless your vegan. As I’m also gluten-free, Bob’s…

FISH TACOS

FISH TACOS

It’s Taco Tuesday and I’m firing up the grill with Fish Tacos for Two. For a fall twist I roasted delicata squash in the oven, and tossed together a bowl of baby heirloom tomatoes (last of the season!) with garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, and…

Minestrone Soup

Minestrone Soup

TGIF! Today I’m cooking up a batch of my mom’s Minestrone Soup with a few additions because I’m all about working with what I have on hand. (I had black beans, zucchini, butternut squash and kale). My love of cooking, and especially soup, goes back…

THE BAR

THE BAR

Today I’m bringing you one of my classics: THE Bar. I first rolled these babies out following a trip to Peru’s Sacred Valley where I visited biodynamic farms and bushwhacked my way through the jungle to find wild cacao trees. It was awesome. These bars…