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Spicy Cauliflower Salad

This recipe appeared in the Reading Eagle on January 15, 2014. What you haven’t tried yet may surprise you! If[...]

The Sweet Truth: Making Bitter Greens Palatable

This article was published in The Reading Eagle on Wednesday, December 4, 2013. Find it in the Berks Country Magazine[...]

Debunking the Carb Myth

This article was published in the Reading Eagle on November 6, 2013 (click here to view in a pdf or[...]

Happy, Healthy Halloween!

I know that not everyone is as obsessed about what is fed to their children as I am, but I[...]

Noodle Soup Minus the Chicken

I didn’t intentionally set out to write a blog about chicken-less noodle soup, in fact, I didn’t even consider it[...]

Vegan Chili

When everybody thinks they’re a nutritionist, it can be hard to separate fact from fiction. The food choices you make[...]

Fig-Orange Jam

Fig and orange is a classic Italian combination of holiday flavors. I feel very fortunate that my dad has a[...]

How I stock my plant-based pantry

Note: A modified version of this article printed in the Reading Eagle Newspaper on Sept. 25, 2013. The ancient Chinese[...]

Green Goddess Salad

This recipe was featured in the Reading Eagle on August 14, 2013, and it was also featured in the program[...]

Fall Harvest Slaw

I posted this recipe back in the spring, but I think autumn is also a great time to take in[...]

When to harvest your zucchini

Did the zucchini in your garden blow up to an enormous size? It can happen in what seems like an[...]

School Lunch: It really can be healthy and fun!

As you probably know by now, the school cafeteria scares the hell out of me. While all parents have a[...]

Julienned Zucchini Salad: Easy and Gorgeous!

If you haven’t noticed, I love food presentation. I think presentation really appeals to our senses, it’s what makes us[...]

The Summer of Peach Fuzz (and that Sultry Bellini)

I’ve never been one for fruity drinks, but ohh baby it sure is sultry outside! With the oppressive heat in[...]

A List Ingredients (Zucchini Bread)

I know what you’re thinking, is this really a bread recipe in the middle of the summer? The truth is,[...]

The Plant-based “Burger”

Everyone needs a go-to burger for summer barbecue season, even those consuming strictly plants! There is no need to give[...]

Tomato & Corn Salad/Salsa

One of the easiest ways to develop a recipe is to use what you have on hand, and what more[...]

Sweet Potato and Black Bean “Burger”

It is truly amazing what just a few simple ingredients can do. I came up with this idea simply by[...]

Summer Ripe Berries with Coconut Whipped Cream

The summer solstice upon us, long days full of glorious sunshine present the perfect opportunity to celebrate the season with[...]

Whitebean Burgers

There is something exquisite about fresh produce. I find that each week when I pick up my farm share, it’s[...]

The Famous “Bar Cookie”

Bar cookies have been a homemade staple in my family for generations, beginning more than 30 years ago with my[...]

What is Mizuna?

The other day, my cousin (who is new to the CSA this year) called me up and said “what do[...]

Flowers you can Eat

Most of us don’t realize it when we pick up the “spring salad mix” that is already bagged, but these[...]

Springtime Carrot Slaw

We’re finally seeing the signs of spring with leaves budding and the weather warming up. It’s the perfect time for[...]