Carrot Top Pesto

It’s CSA heaven around here in Central Oregon! Something that I am seeing a ton of is carrots! Wait thought! Don’t throw away those carrot greens! Carrot greens are good sources of protein, and vitamins and minerals, such as calcium, potassium, Vitamin C,...

Salmon Cakes

Since my sister in-law and brother will be moving in about a month from now, I’m trying to help them clean out their house and pantry/fridge! Last night, I decided that I would make salmon patties/salmon cakes from some wild salmon in their freezer. I saw a...
Almond Butter Recipe

Almond Butter Recipe

Almonds and almond butter are  a nice alternative to peanuts (as long as you don’t have a tree nut allergy). This recipe can be varied using cashews, sunflower seeds, hazelnuts, or probably any nut. Do this with sesame seems and you have tahini to make hummus...
Crispy Almonds Recipe

Crispy Almonds Recipe

Soaking and/or sprouting grains, nuts, and seeds is very important. This preparation technique allows for more of the nutrients naturally found in these foods to be more readily available to the body as well as neutralizing phytic acid and other enzymes that can...
Quinoa Salad Recipe

Quinoa Salad Recipe

So, a family favorite summer salad is an orzo salad. It’s pretty simple, light, and absolutely delicious! I wanted to try and make a version of it that was gluten-free. I thought that it turned out pretty yummy with some additions- enjoy! Ingredients Salad...
Coleslaw Recipe

Coleslaw Recipe

I was super bummed when my ginger carrots didn’t turn out exactly as I had hoped. But I did not lose hope! I came up with a very simple “coleslaw” that used the veggies. Since the fermented veggies were already very salty, I did not add any...