You might very well ask whether veggie meatballs is an oxymoron. I would answer yes to that. I would also add that their hearty texture, and rich taste, are actually preferred over real meatballs by most of my meat-eating friends. Continue reading
The goodness within the CSA box.
I picked up a Deardorff Family Farms community supported agriculture (CSA) box last Friday. This is an Oxnard-based farm operated by two fourth-generation Deardorffs, cousins Tom and Scott. They practice sustainable farming and their CSA offerings are 100% certified organic whether they come from the Deardorff farms or are sourced from local farms. Continue reading
Have you enjoyed French Toast stuffed with cream cheese? Here’s an easy, quick to prepare and fun alternative. Make it the day before and the next morning just bring it to room temp, pop in the oven and enjoy. Continue reading
Spanakopita is a savory Greek pastry. It is traditionally made with filo (phyllo) dough folded into triangles. Some say this tasty dish originated over 400 years ago. Continue reading
Why do people (and our dog Willow) enjoy a bowl of hot soup on a dark, cold, rainy autumn day? Is it because soup is a bowl of warm for your insides, when it’s cold outside? Whatever the answer, it is comfort food for sure. Continue reading
You probably have a favorite sweet potato soup recipe that you make each fall. Have you considered adding peanut butter to yours? How about harissa and fresh lemon juice? Continue reading
This is a popular vegan soup if for no other reason than it is easy to make and goes from the stove to the table in 60 minutes. In addition, the carrots and bell peppers have beta-carotene, which is a good source of anti-oxidants. Continue reading