Harvest Apple Noodle Kugel

When I think of the Fall, many images come to mind:  leaves changing colors, crisp sunny afternoons, pumpkins, and noodle kugel. My fondest memories of the Jewish High Holidays are due to the foods that I associate with these holidays – apples & honey, apple cake, and noodle kugel. Continue reading

Double Hemp and Burst Tomato Pasta

Looking for a way to hold on to the flavors of summertime and feed your family a nourishing dinner, all at once?  For me, nothing represents late summer more than juicy heirloom tomatoes, fresh from the farmer’s market.  I’m lucky to belong to the most wonderful CSA (Community Supported Agriculture), One Straw Farm, which grows the best (and pretties) heirloom tomatoes! Continue reading

A Take-Along Salad for Fall

I just returned home from taking my daughter to school.  The first day of school, the first day of Middle School.  I can’t believe it, where has time gone? Wasn’t she just holding my hand as we walked into preschool together?  She carried an Elmo backpack with a snack inside; now she wears a huge Under Armour backpack, filled with binders and gadgets. Continue reading

Garlic Scape Pesto

There’s something about shopping at a farmer’s market that makes me so happy and calm.  Maybe it’s seeing the bounty of local produce, or maybe it’s just the ability to pick-out my fruits and vegetables outside in an open-air setting. Continue reading

Carrot Cake Tigernut Muffins

This is not the first carrot cake themed recipe on my website, and I can guarantee that it won’t be the last, either.  There’s something about the Springtime that has me craving carrot cake.  Maybe it’s all the images of Easter bunnies munching on carrots? Continue reading