Recipes

Spring Salad with Fava Beans, Asparagus, Chive and Viola Flowers

July 18, 2015 Dairy free

salad with violas and cherry tomatoes

A fresh salad with spring ingredients: violas, chives, asparagus, fava beans, plus yellow cherry tomatoes.

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Cocoa Cherry Energy Bars

June 28, 2015 All Year

cocoa cherry energy bars

Quick chocolate cherry energy bars for the road or trail.

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Maple Candied Pecans, the Oven Method

June 15, 2015 All Year

maple candied pecans on parchment

Pecans roasted in the oven with maple sugar, salt and demerara sugar.

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Crab Louie

May 6, 2015 Dairy free

Crab Louie salad

A modern tweak of the old-school classic Crab Louie salad.

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Raspberry Liqueur Whipped Cream

April 9, 2015 All Year

whipped cream with raspberry liqueur

A quick raspberry-sweetened whipped cream.

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Artichoke Roasted Hazelnut Dip

March 28, 2015 All Year

roasted hazelnut artichoke dip

This artichoke roasted hazelnut dip is inspired by one of the homemade spreads at Purple Cafe. I had the pleasure of dining there last week with my family when two of my boys’ spring breaks coincided for one brief but lovely weekend. I split the batch and made half with

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Pavlova with Raspberry Cream

March 24, 2015 Dessert

pavlova with raspberry cream and fresh raspberries

My first pavlova! A light, gluten-free dessert: basically a giant merengue topped with whipped cream, and in this case, raspberries and blackberries.

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Sage Apple Quinoa Stuffed Squash

January 10, 2015 Dairy free

squash stuffed with sage, apple, and quinoa and topped with toasted sage leaves

Squash stuffed with sage, apple, and quinoa, topped with toasted squash seeds.

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Vegetarian Onion Gravy

December 25, 2014 All Year

vegetarian gravy

Vegetarian onion gravy made with caramelized onions and a bit of miso.

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Homemade Vegan Irish Cream

December 9, 2014 Dairy free

vegan irish cream

A delicious homemade vegan Irish cream for the holidays.

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