• Appetizer
  • Balsamic Roasted Artichoke Hearts

    Serves 6-8   Ingredients 2 Can whole artichoke hearts, rinsed 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 pinches sea salt 2 pinches black pepper   Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Rinse brine off artichoke hearts and pat dry. Toss artichoke hearts with balsamic vinegar, olive oil, salt and pepper, on parchment or […]

  • Recipes
  • Tomato Basil Soup

    Serves 4   Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 tablespoons fresh garlic, minced 1 cup yellow onion, chopped 1 cup carrots, finely diced 1 cup celery, finely diced 2 28-ounce cans diced tomatoes, with juice 3 cups low-sodium vegetable stock 1/4 cup fresh basil stems and leaves, julienne-cut 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon black […]

  • Recipes
  • Parmesan Broccoli Cauliflower

    Serves 6 Ingredients 1 head cauliflower, separated into large bite-sized florets 1 bunch broccoli, separated into large bite-sized florets 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh garlic, minced 1/2 tablespoon dried parsley 1/8 teaspoon salt, or to taste 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, or to taste 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese   Directions Preheat oven to […]

  • Recipes
  • Savory Skillet Green Beans

    Serves 6 Ingredients 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1/2 cup white or yellow onion, chopped 1/2 cup diced tomatoes, canned, with juice, or fresh 1 teaspoon fresh garlic, minced 1 1/2 pounds green beans, fresh or frozen, trimmed 1/4 cup water, if using fresh tomatoes 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper   Directions Preheat […]

  • Beverages
  • Fruity Minty Chiller

    Serves 4   Ingredients 1 cup cantaloupe, rind removed and cut in chunks 1 cup seedless watermelon, rind removed and cut in chunks 1 cup ripe nectarine, peeled and cut in chunks 1 cup strawberries, hulled 1/4 cup cold water 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons fresh mint, torn and tightly packed   Directions […]

  • Italian
  • Heaven on Earth Pasta

    Serves 4   Ingredients 8 ounces whole grain rotini pasta, dry 1/2 cup Heaven and Earth Sauce: 1/2 cup fresh parsley, minced 3 tablespoons green onion, minced 1 large garlic clove, minced 1/3 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons white vinegar   Directions Cook pasta according to package directions. This can be done in advance, if […]

  • Italian
  • Tomato-Basil Pasta

    Serves 4   Ingredients 2 (about 2 1/2 cups) large, very ripe tomatoes, diced 1/4 cup fresh basil, thinly sliced 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon fresh garlic, minced—optional 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated 8 ounces dry whole grain rotini pasta   Directions Cook pasta according to package directions. […]