Category Archive: Vegetables


Fruit Smoothies

#1: The Super Smoothie My kids get off the bus & run in the house excitedly asking for spinach & carrots before saying “Hello!” How is this possible you ask? Okay – perhaps I’m a bit behind the times but … Read more »

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Fresh Arugula Salad with Tarragon Maple Vinaigrette

The flavor profile of this salad really bursts in your mouth and offers a twist on the old stand by, spinach salad. Try this quick and easy recipe and by all means play around with different lettuces, greens and herbs … Read more »

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Maple Glazed Portobella Mushrooms

I was recently vacationing in Vermont, and to say that there is an amazing food explosion happening there is a huge understatement. Not only is there a huge culinary happening, lead by a movement in sustainable farming which leads to … Read more »

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Great Dressing/Dip!

This dressing/dip is GREAT and really healthy. I use it as a Paleo salad dressing — but the kids dip veggies, plantain chips and even chicken tenders into it! 2 ripe avocados 4 TBS evoo 2 garlic cloves 1 TBS lemon … Read more »

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Peas and Leeks

It is not quite spring yet in most of America, even though the calendar says so. Nothing is harvestable on the majority of local farms, unless you are in California or the South. This is the time of year when … Read more »

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Celery Root Fries

You don’t need to deep fry your fries, baking them allows for less oil absorption and a cleaner kitchen. Plus you don’t have a cauldron of 400 degree oil boiling away on the stove top. Celery Root (aka Celeriac), because … Read more »

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Potato and Celery Root Gratin

Everyone is familiar with scalloped potatoes and their cheesy, creamy goodness, and of course, the high carbohydrate and calorie content that goes with this heavy but great side dish. If you could reduce the calories and add more nutrition it … Read more »

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Pumpkin Pretender Pie

Sweet Potato Pie Without The Marshmallows – Are you going to trust this huge holiday favorite to a can of filling? Do you really know what’s in that can or what flavor profile it will present? Are you going to trust … Read more »

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Fennel

Fennel has become a woefully underused vegetable in Modern American cooking. It is simple to use and so versatile and it bears investigation on your dinner table. This recent movement to eat healthier REAL food (eat green, buy local, less … Read more »

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White Peach & Heirloom Tomato Salad

LABOR DAY WEEKEND is a must for this because it is all a summer salad should be! And while you might think mixing peaches with tomatoes an oddity, keep in mind stone fruit is incredibly versatile. Use them sweet or … Read more »

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