A Vibrant & Healthy Lunch: Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Sage Walnut Pesto & Fresh Ricotta

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Spaghetti squash is a wondrous vegetable. It’s hard, canary-yellow shell houses long strands of squash that resemble angel hair pasta. These strands make a healthy, gluten-free alternative to pasta, and their mild flavor make them a great canvas for your favorite sauces. This sage pesto is bursting with flavor and pairs well with some creamy […]

Brown Rice Salad with Pea Tendrils, Pickled Vegetables, Avocado & a Soy Lime Vinaigrette

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This is an example of a vegan meal that is not only packed with vegetable nutrients, but also brimming with umami and lip-smacking flavor. The variations on this rice bowl are endless. Toss brown rice in a soy lime vinaigrette and top with your pick of crunchy vegetables, spicy greens, pickles or fresh herbs. Pea […]

A Summer Salad with Character: Tatsoi with Peaches, Pickled Radishes & Lavender Goat Cheese

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My latest obsession at the farmers market has been tatsoi, a Japanese cabbage with a distinctive sweet-yet-spicy flavor, and a buttery texture somewhere between spinach and bok choy. It’s also known as spoon mustard, because of it’s spoon-shaped leaves, which make the perfect vessels for a tangy vinaigrette and crumbled goat cheese. In this simple […]