Potato Leek Soup

  Ingredients:   3 leeks, only need an inch of light greenery and white bulb 4 medium size russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes 6 Tbs. olive oil, divided 2 Tbs. butter, unsalted ½ cup white wine 2 cloves garlic, crushed 6 cups chicken broth ¾ cup heavy cream 6-8 sprigs, fresh thyme…

Cucumber Garlic Pesto

Easiest. Recipe. Ever.   It’s extremely healthy, low in calories, carbohydrates, and fat and has a high water percentile. Typically, we associate pesto with basil, which can be added into our cucumber pesto, but we tend to prefer it without. It all depends on your personal taste! You can indeed replace the called for avocado…

Lemon Herb Parsnip Fries

Yes, as in French fries! Here comes your guilt-free side of fries. This side dish is so easy, and just about everyone, especially kids, hardly can tell a difference! If you’re anything like us, we are constantly looking for healthier alternatives to the not-so-healthy foods we don’t want to deprive ourselves of. These parsnip fries…

Summer Squash Pizza

As we head into the summer months, it seems fitting to feature and serve a light vegetable pizza – nothing too heavy. Summer squash, specifically yellow squash, in this case, is perfect to be the main accent on this fresh and casual pizza. We have to take full advantage of the slight sweetness of the…

The Ultimate Zucchini Bread

If you are a banana bread fan – you are going to LOVE zucchini bread. The best part? You can’t even taste the zucchini, yet you are still getting an incredible amount of nutrients. Read on for a great weekend bake that will add a lot of dimension to your palate for the coming week!…

Crispy Shallot Rings

Onion rings? Enter shallot rings. Oh yes – these mild and delicate onions are in another classification all in their own. Not to mention eating these is much easier and healthier than your classic order of onion rings at the mom and pop restaurant down the street. These guys will melt in your mouth and…

Pear Bruschetta

Pear bruschetta, you say? Isn’t bruschetta made with tomatoes? Why yes, typically it is. BUT we bet you will have a whole new outlook on bruschetta once you try our homemade recipe with pears and mascarpone!   Woo-wee do we have a treat for you here. A little honey, a little mint, roasted pears mixed…

Coated Nectarine Glaze Dessert

This oh so simple dessert recipe will have you counting down the days until nectarines hit their peak season in July. The sweet nectar coat glaze we create to go over a vanilla bean ice cream is light, airy and refreshing. The list of ingredients is small, but this palatable experience is huge.    …

Crispy Spiced Kale Bites

If we are going to add kale to the menu – we want it to taste good. Everyone has their own way of making kale more palatable, and this just so happens to be ours. In case you didn’t catch on already from previous recipes, we love spice around here. With that spice, we love…