Basil Jalapeño Cheese Dip

2c cashews, soaked for an hour (this step can be skipped) 1T mellow white miso 2 capsules vegan probiotics (empty powder and dispose of the capsule) 1/2c filtered water -up to 3/4 if needed 1 clove garlic — 1c fresh basil, minced 1/2t pink salt 3T coconut oil Pinch chipotle powder- more if desired ½ red jalapeno […]

Simple Summer Broccoli, Potato & Corn Bowl

Everything is local, happening right now and absolutely fabulous tasting- so simple. Simple Summer Broccoli, Potato & Corn Bowl 1 crown of broccoli, peeled, de-stemmed, cut into florets 1 medium size red or thin skinned potato, scrubbed, large dice 1/4 medium onion, small dice 1/2 ear fresh corn, shaved from the cob (niblets) salt and […]

Cream of Heirloom Tomato Soup

Cream of Heirloom Tomato Soup This soup is so simple and so delicious. Simple ingredients = amazingness. For a delicious, delicate, light soup, keep it to just the tomatoes- for a more substantial protein fortified option, the addition of white beans fills it out perfectly. Wheat-Free, Gluten-Free 1 large onion, coarsely chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 3c […]

Non Traditional Potato Onion Leek Soup

I came home from teaching yoga and wanted something quick and satisfying. The smell of soup cooking is so rewarding, so comforting for me. Everything was local, the potatoes, leeks, and the celery were from the Greenfield Farmers Market, the onions, parsley, hot peppers were from my garden. I partially blended this with an immersion […]

Fall Green Tomato Soup

This soup would be killer with fresh cilantro. When I moved out of Putney, I had so many green tomatoes still left on the vine that initially I though I was  going to pickle or marinate, after several days in a wood bowl in the new place, something had to happen….and soon!…what I had was […]

Fresh Tomato Soup

Amazing soup. JUST AMAZING. If the tomatoes are not sweet on their own, add a bit of sweetness with your favorite sweetener. I used Thai Basil to flavor this soup, being a fresh soup, any fresh herbs would be superbly paired against a late summer, early fall tomato; cilantro, italian basil, rosemary, thyme, etc. Serve […]

Homemade Fermented Sriracha Sauce (sweet hot chili sauce)

This stuff is STRAIGHT UP AWESOME. Fermented, local, fricken amazing….I used my fermented hot sauce as the base and tried to get it taste like my favorite sulfite sugar laden bottled stuff…..I NAILED IT. I gather you could make this simply using fresh peppers, garlic etc, but the fermented aspect gives it a flavor unlike […]

Curried Ginger Squash Soup

Curried Ginger Squash Soup 1 small onion, minced 2T olive oil 2c sweet squash, roasted or steamed- cooked 2T maple syrup, agave, sucanat 2t curry powder 1/4t turmeric 4c hot water or veggie broth 1 veggie bouillon 3t fresh ginger, grated 1/4t cayenne or fresh hot pepper 1/4t salt 3/4c cashew milk *opt Bring 4c […]

Roasted Breakfast Potatoes

Roasted Breakfast Potatoes 4 thin skinned potatoes, washed and scrubbed, skin on 3T-1/4c extra virgin olive oil 2t chili powder 1-1/2t sweet paprika (Hungarian) 1t pink salt 1T vegan butter *optional ¼t fresh black pepper Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Slice the potatoes lengthwise and then into thirds, cutting pieces no larger than 1 […]

Early Fall #NOFAIL Vegetable Soup

All of the vegetables are happening now, everything was either from my garden or local from the farm market. I had made the chickpeas earlier in the week so I had some in the fridge- another bean would fare well. I had sprouted the rice the day before and cooked it to have it in […]