“Italian” Scallion Pancakes

Swap out the scallions for spring chives and reach over the sesame oil for a gorgeous flavored olive oil. You are about to become a very popular dinner guest.

Spinach Gnocchi

This winter spinach is practically glowing it’s so good for you. If you have any leaves left after your salads and snacking straight from the bag, we recommend whipping up this gnocchi. Partnered with the starchy goodness of potatoes, these…

Soft Tofu Stew

You’ve been saving and freezing your veggie scraps. You’ve made your veggie stock. Now, it’s time to make a delicious stew that will spice up your life and load you up with nutrients. This is by no means a traditional…

Bangers & Mash

The winter lingers, and we’re opting for bangers and mash to keep us warm. There are 3 components to a perfect plate of bangers and mash. The first is bratwurst. Sautee until cooked. Next, mashed potatoes. It’s hard to mess…

Spinach & Walnut Pesto

There is nothing like Chris’s winter spinach, and pesto is one of the most delicious ways to extend its life. You can make pesto in a gazillion ways, so don’t be afraid to experiment. Substitute walnuts for whatever you’ve got…

Homemade Pasta

Not Italian or a grandma (bonus points if you are though)? You can still make delicious homemade pasta in just a few hours on a lazy afternoon. Get your hands dirty and bask in the awe of turning a pile…

Red Pepper & Cheese Cornbread

This was easily, without a doubt, the best cornbread we’ve ever had! We used white corn meal from Severson, fire roasted red peppers from our farm and McCluskey Monterey Jack and ate the whole loaf in one sitting. We love…

Blueberry Tea Pie

Did we make blueberry pie with tea instead of water? We sure did, and it’s divine. Highly recommend the African flowers rooibos blend from SenTeamental, it adds the perfect floral bite to your filling. We also use so little sugar,…

Bread Crumb Mac

Comfort in the form of bread and pasta and cheese, this bread crumb mac will have you feeling warm and nostalgic with a touch of gourmet.

Kitchen Sink Cookie Bars

Want a healthy cookie you can eat all day and a recipe open to all manner of substitutions? Enter: kitchen sink cookie bars. They are vegan. They are delicious. They are great with jam. They last a long time. What’s…

Tamago Scrambled Eggs

Do you love eggs? Do you crave tamago at all times? Here is the current answer to said dilemma. Perfect for all manner of rice bowl. Such an easy snack to whip up, or add some rice, thinly sliced or…

20 Minute Tomato Soup

Sometimes you just need a quick dose of nostalgia and the only thing that will make sense in the world will be a Campbell’s level creamy tomato soup. Look no further.

Roasted Veggie Quick Curry

We make roasted veggie quick curries at least once a week now that we’ve discovered Spicemode’s curry sauces. Just add a couple tablespoons to your sauteed onions, throw in some coconut milk, simmer, and add any leftover or newly roasted…

Pistachio Maple Tea Cookies

When you want cookies, sometimes you just can’t wait for someone’s perfect recipe to materialize, and you’ve just gotta make some moves. So we did! We took our 8oz jar of NutMeg’s pistachio butter and got to work. The result…

5 Minute Hot Chocolate

Nothing like a cup of hot chocolate to beat the winter blues. Add some heavy cream for an extra decadent treat. We’ve said it before, we’ll say it again – milk has got a lot of vitamin D, and that…

Smashed Potatoes

We love us some smashed potatoes smothered in olive oil (before roasting and after) or butter. Have a strong toppings game? This one’s for you.

Shroomschetta Pasta

We always have some shroomschetta from River Valley Ranch around the house just in case we need a charcuterie board or a quick snack, and we had some pasta hanging around, so why not give it a try? We had…

Savory Oatmeal

Trending or no longer trending, we’re over the moon for savory oatmeal. Haven’t tried it? Hear us out. Rice takes a while to make, facts. Oats are super great for you, facts. Can you eat grits sweet or savory? Yes.…

Honey Glazed Carrots

Honey and carrots are a match made in heaven, and these honey glazed carrots are sure to keep everyone in the family asking for seconds. Careful not to let the dogs have a bite! Sometimes you just gotta reach for…

Crockpot Cabbage

Throw a bunch of cabbage in the crockpot and call it dinner? Don’t mind if we do. Don’t have a crockpot? Cooking on low in a lidded pot (stack two burners if you can), will do the trick, too. This…

The Whole Box Stir Fry

Let’s face it, sometimes you don’t have time to cook, and generally around that time you also need a bunch of nutrients, stat. A whole box stir fry is just the ticket. In our experience, almost all vegetables taste great…

Sweet Potato Hummus

Thought hummus was just for chickpeas? Think again! Sweet potato hummus has arrived. We’re a bit obsessed with our pal Philip Tang’s work with our produce – we salivate every time! If you watch this video, please be prepared to…

How To Roast Your Root Veggies

Sometimes the simplest things bring the deepest nourishment. For us, that’s a pile of roasted root vegetables with our favorite oil, vinegar and spices.