Tagged: nut free

basil pesto

Basil Pesto

I’m obsessed with basil pesto this summer. Maybe it’s the fact that the basil I’ve been getting in my CSA baskets is so fragrant, or maybe it is simply that my body is craving the antioxidants, magnesium and vitamins it contains. Either way, I’ve been experimenting with different pesto ingredient combinations and this...

Cranberry Orange Zucchini Pasta

Have you hopped on the spiralizing bandwagon yet? If not, it’s time. Spiralizing is so easy, and is a great way to incorporate a variety of vegetables into your diet. And if you’re looking for a twist on the standard zucchini pasta dish, Cranberry Orange Zucchini Pasta is a great place...

Smoky Eggplant Dip

I remember the first time I received eggplant in my CSA basket. I’m pretty sure I had never tasted eggplant before, let alone tried to prepare it. I was at a complete loss. So I did what I do whenever I receive something new in my basket: I began to...

Thai Cucumber Noodles

Prior to moving to California, we lived in Chicago for nine years. We lived in a neighborhood we loved, filled with amazing restaurants and we definitely had our favorites. But when family and friends came to visit, it was often challenging to find a restaurant that everyone could agree upon. As a...