Portobella Mushroom Strips

Have you wanted to create a mushroom dish this summer? I just prepared one that is healthy, tasty and a delight to serve. Quick and easy portobella mushroom strips  with onions, bell peppers, spicy seasonings and covered in a tangy handmade barbecue sauce. Loving it! Mushrooms really have more texture than taste.   The meaty, firm…

Tomato Season

Late summer is tomato season.  This is the time farm fresh tomatoes taste like the summer sun – sweet and warm!   I can wait all year for a summer tomato. Whether the variety is a grape or cherry tomato, roma  (plum),  an heirloom variety or a beefsteak enjoy all the shapes and colors of this…

Kohlrabi-Cabbage Slaw

Ingredient of the Week:  Purple Kohlrabi  Saturday, at the farmers market, I noticed this vegetable. It’s beautiful purple color and healthy green leaves intrigued me to purchase. I wasn’t familiar with Kohlrabi. Once home I researched to learn that Kohlrabi is a member of the cabbage family.  It is a great source of many nutrients…

Spring Salad

Ingredients: Arugula Spinach Asparagus Orange (blood orange) Yellow bell pepper Radishes Sunflower sprouts Preparation: Rinse and dry Chop and arrange Citrus Balsamic Dressing Arugular and spinach are the foundation of this spring salad. Both are cool weather greens in season in early spring and fall. Together the energy and nutrient they bring are undeniable. Spinach…

Spring has finally arrived in Michigan!

My Saturday Market Veggies! Spring Bok Choy, Daikon Radishes, Pea Shoots and Sunflower Sprouts. After a long winter, the farmers are back and Saturdays are abuzz at local farmers markets. When farmers leave the greens intact on root vegetables like beets or these wonderful radishes, the nutrients from the greens are double for our health….

Sunflower Sprouts

These Sunflower Sprouts are nutrient rich from the local urban farmer ready for your salad or smoothie.