Thai Pumpkin Curry

It’s that time of year again, when you can enjoy pumpkin curry from fresh pumpkins.  A great seasonal dish!  A balance of sweet and spicy with a great flavor of fresh basil.  If you aren’t a fan of pumpkin anything, this will change your mind! Print Recipe Thai Pumpkin Curry Servings Ingredients 1 Can Pumpkin…

Sweet Potato Crumble

Savory Sweet potatoes tossed with rosemary, bacon, butter and brown sugar, before it’s topped with a cracker crumble and baked. A great balance of sweet and savory, with a crunchy finish. The potatoes are sliced and layered evenly, then baked with the perfect amount of added moisture, so that they caramelize and don’t turn mushy….

Tomato & Carrot Bisque

Summer is coming to a close, and tomato season has begun. What better way to kick off fall than with a nice warm bowl of tomato and carrot bisque. The tart from the tomatoes marries well with the natural sweetness of the carrots, creating a savory and rich soup, full of flavor. Adding a splash…

Lemon Caper Pasta

DaVinci spaghetti intertwined with zucchini noodles, and tossed in a lemon and caper cream sauce. Print Recipe Lemon Caper Pasta Servings Ingredients 8 Ounces Da Vinci Spaghetti Noodles3 Spiralized Zucchini1 Cup Heavy Whipping Cream1/4 Cup Parmesan Cheese2 Tablespoons Lemon Juice1 Tablespoon Butter2 Cloves Garlic Minced2 Tablespoons Brined Reese Capers Rinsed Servings Ingredients 8 Ounces Da…

Za’atar Roasted Potatoes

A great side to any meal. Roasted potatoes, thinly cut, drizzled with olive oil seasoned with Za’atar, a seasoning blend of thyme, oregano, sumac, sesame seeds and salt. Print Recipe Za’atar Roasted Potatoes Servings Servings Ingredients 4 Whole Russet Potatoes4 Tablespoons Butter or Olive Oil2 Teaspoons Za’atar Servings Servings Ingredients 4 Whole Russet Potatoes4 Tablespoons…

Spinach & Feta Börekas

Flaky filo pastry filled with spinach, feta and gruyère cheeses . Great as an afternoon snack or light dinner. Pairs well with hummus, eggplant or salads. Print Recipe Spinach & Feta Börekas Prep Time 10 Minutes Cook Time 10 Minutes Servings Servings Ingredients 5 Layers Filo Dough3 Cups Chopped Spinach1/4 Cup Feta Crumbles1 Cup Gruyère…

Cauldron Queso

A Healthier spin on traditional queso. This cheese sauce is made with fresh and natural ingredients. It always remains creamy regardless of the temperature it’s served at. Acorn squash has a naturally buttery flavor. Combine acorn squash with cheddar cheese and you have a crowd pleasing dip for your next party. Print Recipe Cauldron Queso…

Pumpkin & Beer-Cheese Bisque

Not your traditional pumpkin soup.  This creamy bisque features Widmer Brothers Droptop Amber Ale, sharp cheddar, and thickened with fresh roasted pumpkin instead of roux. Seasoned with black pepper, thyme and finished off with heavy cream.  This soup tastes even more delicious with the addition of spice.  Add a little heat to the dish with…

Carrot-Top and Pumpkin Seed Pesto

The fresh and flavorful ingredients of this pesto offer a great new spin on traditional pesto with the tactful use of usually discarded carrot tops.  Use the leafy greens from the carrots you buy instead of throwing them out.  Preparing this recipe will also give you an excuse to try organic carrots. From personal experience,…

Eggplant Parma Sandwich

Deliciously crispy eggplant, topped with sun-dried tomatoes fresh buffalo mozzarella, sandwiched between a bun.  I prefer mine with a little dollop of cesar dressing.  You may prefer yours with ranch or fresh marinara. The eggplant can be made with gluten free bread crumbs and eaten on it’s own without a bun for a lighter and…

Rosemary Roasted Carrots and Sweet Potatoes

Simply delicious. Simple to make and pairs well with most meals.  The flavor of the rosemary infuses with the carrots and sweet potatoes while cooking.  The inside texture is soft, and the outside is slightly caramelized in the roasting process as the natural sugars come to the surface. Print Recipe Rosemary Roasted Carrots and Sweet…

Butternut Queso Fundido

Flavorful nacho cheese sauce, so tasty you would never guess it was healthy. Creamy butternut purée combined with cheddar cheese, diced tomatoes and jalapeño. We do not do processed cheese at our house, but at times I miss the creamy texture of velveeta cheese. Most cheese sauces have a cream/roux base and are too heavy…

Zesty Lemon Pepper Shrimp and Cauliflower Salad

Riced and roasted cauliflower, cucumbers, fresh tomatoes, finely diced red onions, and lemon zest. Tossed together with chicken broth, and topped lemon pepper grilled shrimp and a spoonfull of whole Greek yogurt.  Want a summer salad that is bursting with color and flavor? Here it is! I ran across a pair of beautifully vibrant purple…

Sweet Curried Carrots

Rainbow carrots over a bed of halved brussels sprouts. Basted with a sweet turmeric and curry vegetable broth. lightly roasted in the oven and served with a curried yogurt dressing. These rainbow carrots are beautiful!  So full of color, you almost don’t want to eat them. But they look so tasty it’s hard not to….

Cold Cucumber Soup 

Refreshing English cucumbers puréed and blended with whole Greek yogurt and dill. Topped with a parsley infused avocado oil drizzle.  The secret to bold flavor, dill pickle juice! Seriously, don’t knock it until you try it! Yes, lemon is a great additive for refreshing flavor, but pickle juice has so much more to offer. Want…