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Asparagus Garlic Spaghetti

Recipe: Asparagus Garlic Spaghetti

A healthy twist on a home-cooked favortie! Asparagus and whole-grain pasta, and it’s delicious as ever.

homemade tomato sauce

Recipe: Homemade Tomato Sauce

I got a box of amazing tomatoes from our CSA, Loon Organics, this past weekend, and wow! They are so delicious. I decided to make a basic tomato sauce with the majority of them. This sauce can be a base for all sorts of things from soups, pizza sauce, spaghetti sauce.  The same night I [...]

frosty banana pops

Recipe:Frosty Banana Pops

To satiate sweet-craving kiddos, ditch the sugary, processed candy and serve nature’s candy as a healthy alternative, like these frozen banana pops.

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Recipe: Garlicy Basil Zucchini…Bring on the greens!

You can maybe tell that I'm on a bit of a Basil kick, lately. It's summer and I have beautiful green vegetables coming out of my garden.  What better way to get a nutritious, delicious side dish than pack that flavor with some fresh zucchini?  That combination inspired this dish that I made for my [...]

Fresh Basil from Chef Marshall's Garden

Recipe: Basil and Pesto…Perfect for snacks and recipes!

Here's a simple pesto recipe using fresh basil. (I grow mine, but you can also pick it up at your local market.)   makes 2 cups                                                  2 1/2 cups Fresh Basil, [...]

Chef Marshall O'Brien Grilled Tomato Sandwich

Recipe: Grilled Tomato Sandwich

A delicious twist on the typical tomato sandwich.

Chef Marshall O'Brien Vietnamese Noodle Salad

Recipe: Vietnamese Noodle Salad

This was an awesome meal if you like Vietnamese cuisine. Too bad I didn't remember to take a photo until we had about four bites remaining, but you get the idea! Ingredients:  2 cups, salad  greens, rough chop (chard, lettuce, mild greens) 3 tablespoons fresh cilantro, rough chop 3 tablespoons fresh basil, rough chop 4 [...]


Father’s Day Grill Recipe: Grilled Turkey Sandwich

Looking for something delicious and a little out of the ordinary to grill up for Father’s Day? Dads and families alike will enjoy my Grilled Turkey Sandwhich (hey – I’m a dad, so I should know, right?). Pair this with my Kalamata Quinoa salad and enjoy!


Recipe: Spicy Butter Nut Squash Soup

makes 1 gallon 4 oz butter 1 lb. onions, small dice 8 oz carrots, peeled and diced 5 lbs. butter nut squash, peeled, seeds removed and diced 1 T cumin 1 T chili powder 1 T tumeric 1/4 C brown sugar 1/4 tsp ceyanne pepper 1/4 tsp sambal chili sauce 5 qt. vegetable broth salt [...]

Chef Marshall Smoothies

Strawberry & Banana Fruit Smoothie – Perfect Snack for Hungry Students

This fruit-smoothie is easy snack for students ready to study or jump in to an after-school activity.

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