Pumpkin Seed Pesto

Pumpkin Seed Pesto
A rare break from winter makes me almost believe spring is on the way.  I start to crave herbs, berries, all those great flavors that brighten up that season.  It may not really be spring or summer, but that doesn’t mean everything has to be heavy and dreary.  Here’s a bright and happy pesto to ...

Strawberry loves Rhubarb

Strawberry loves Rhubarb
Most of the time I don’t make it home from the farmers market with any strawberries.  I buy them alright, and with good intentions too, but if I’m really honest with you I just stand in front of the farmers stall and eat them all.  After the 30 seconds it takes me to devour a ...

Simple Chili Garlic Fish

Simple Chili Garlic Fish
One of my favorite childhood memories is fishing with my dad.  I can picture our little fishing spot now a large rock on the edge of a small lake.  He had what I viewed as a fancy grown up fishing pole, and I in my overalls and pigtails was armed with the attitude of a ...

Skinny Vegan Buffalo Wings 3

Skinny Vegan Buffalo Wings
Did you blink when you read that headline? Skinny vegan buffalo wings what??? Who on earth would want that anyway? Well, I do promise there’s no fake meat here, just a few crispy roasted vegetables getting a makeover.  What I like to do is put these out WITH your regular wings, as a light alternative ...

The Best Cranberry Sauce Ever 1

The Best Cranberry Sauce Ever
Cranberry sauce is not the star of most Thanksgiving tables.  In fact most people don’t even remember that it was there, while of course it always is usually in some jellied or jello form!  I have a better option for you, a dead simple make ahead bite of freshness to liven up dinner. When I ...

The Secret Sauce (Secret’s out it’s Pumpkin Seed Romesco) 1

The Secret Sauce (Secret's out it's Pumpkin Seed Romesco)
Are you ready for the secret sauce? It’s the sauce that makes the meal you know, a chicken breast is BORING but add the right sauce and dinner is delicious!!! The sauce I’m going to share with you now, we just can’t keep in the house, every time I make it, its gone.  The picture ...