Mushroom and Rice in One Pot!

Making a dish in one pot is one of the easiest meals to make on a weeknight or whenever you need something fast. The white truffle oil give this a rich taste. Mushroom Rice 1- 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 red onion, diced 1 pound mushrooms – any varieties, thinly sliced…

Broccoli Salad with Apples

Broccoli Salad with Apples Who doesn’t love fresh fall apples? With the rest of the broccoli from the garden  here is a tried and true recipe that has been a hit where ever you serve this. Use your favorite apple, I like Honeycrisp in this recipe as they have the juciness and crunch I love…

Eggplant Roll-Ups

Eggplant Roll-Ups Eggplant is one of those garden vegetables that keeps on giving. There are many recipes for eggplant that really make eggplant taste good. This is one of those. The cheeziness goodness of this dish accents the eggplant very well. Use a larger eggplant so you get nice long slices to roll up. This…

Patty Pan Squash and Sun Dried Tomato Creamy Casserole

Patty Pan Squash Creamy Casserole The farmers market is full of goodies this time of year. Patty pan squash is one of the fun vegetables to try. This dish is best made in the oven and use only the fresh herbs and ingredients to make this a super tasting dish! Ingredients: 4-5 large patty pan…

Beef and Garden Vegetable Stir Fry

Beef and Vegetable Stir Fry Ingredients for the sauce: 1  Tbsp sesame oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 1-1/4 tsp ground ginger 1/2 tsp chili paste pinch of red pepper flakes 1/2 cup chicken broth 1/4 cup soy sauce (low sodium) 1/3 cup honey 3 Tbsp rice wine vinegar 1/3 cup packed brown sugar 2 tsp…

Strawberry Cream Cheese Pie

Strawberry Cream Cheese Pie For the crust: 1 sleeve (10 cracker sheets) graham crackers 2 TBS granulated sugar 4 TBS butter, melted Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Spray a 9″ pie plate lightly with cooking spray.  In a food processor, process the graham crackers into crumbs.  Add in the 2 TBS granulated sugar, melted butte and…

Coconut Banana Muffins

Coconut Banana Muffins These are the best muffins for a sweeter taste and yummy for a snack. They stay nice and moist for a week if in proper container. Not too mention a good way to use up some over ripe bananas in a way other than banana bread. Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour,…

Fresh Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Chips

Fresh Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Chips This is the time of year when there are so many fruits to choose from. Pick up a bunch at your local store or see what your farmers market has to offer. Grab some of your favorite home made jam or purchase that from a local venue too. This…

Swiss Chard, Wild Rice salad with Orange Dressing

Swiss Chard, Wild Rice salad with Orange Dressing This is an earthy wild rice salad with sauteed shallots, rainbow chard, orange slices (try blood orange if available), dried cherries, sunflower or pinenuts and an orange vinaigrette. In this recipe I used rainbow chard that I had frozen from my garden. Using blood oranges in season…

Banana Oatmeal Pancakes with Elderberry Blueberry Topping

Banana Oatmeal Pancakes with Elderberry Blueberry Topping Ingredients: 3/4 cup old fashioned oats 2 medium bananas, mashed 1 1/2 cups milk 3/4 cup whole wheat flour 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon fresh grated nutmeg 1…