Recipes

Roasted Beet Salad with Watermelon Radish and Crushed Raspberry Dressing

If you’re a fan of both roasted and raw beets in your salads, this recipe is the perfect medium.  Literally, it has half-roasted beets…you bake them briefly so they’re lightly caramelized and fragrant on the outside, but firm on the inside.  Feel free to roast the beets fully if you prefer, but leaving a little […]

Quick Sauteed Parsnips with Raw Pear and Russian-Korean Dressing

I found this great recipe for Russian-Korean salad dressing on the Immigrant’s Table and was immediately sold on all the garlic and cayenne pepper.  If you’ve never tried Russian-Korean dressing, you need to get on it ASAP.  It’s spicy, sweet, garlicky amazingness and likely to become a staple dressing in my fridge. I opted to use parsnips […]

Sustainable Ahi Tuna Rolls with Minced Chili Pepper and Avocado

One of my favorite things about making sushi at home is knowing exactly where the fish came from and whether it was sustainably sourced.  I get all of my sustainable seafood through SPUD.ca from suppliers who are dedicated to sustainable fishing and protecting other species of sea life. If you’re a bigger fan of vegetarian sushi […]

Honey Roasted Tamarillos with Coconut Yogurt

I just discovered tamarillos this summer and they’re a pretty interesting fruit — almost like a cross between passion fruit and tomatoes.  They’re delicious raw, if you remove the skins (they can be bitter) but even better when roasted or gently sauteed.  Add them to your morning yogurt, granola or toast! Honey Roasted Tamarillos with […]

Honeydew Salad with market Fresh Arugula and Citrus-Avocado Dressing

Since posting the recipe for this carrot and cantaloupe salad earlier this spring, I’ve been incessantly experimenting with different melon-vegetable combos.  The following recipe was born from all that experimenting and ended up deliciously creamy with the addition of avocados in the dressing! FYI…the addition of any type of melon is like instant summer in […]