October 15th, 2013


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30 Favorite Spring Recipes

Posted on Mar 23rd, 2016

I don't know about you, but I'm ready for Spring! I'm especially looking forward to the farmer's market opening, and all of the delicious food and…

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Asparagus and Prosciutto Pasta Salad

Posted on Jun 9th, 2014

Recently, my friend Amy from Rainy Day Cravings posted on Facebook that she'd just made the best pasta salad she'd ever had. Being a huge pasta salad…

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Balsamic Grilled Mushroom Kabobs with Savory Mayo Dipping Sauce

Posted on Jul 15th, 2015

During the summer, we use our grill for just about everything, including fruits and vegetables. It's so easy to add some seasoned, marinated veggies…

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Brown Sugar Balsamic Roasted Baby Carrots

Posted on Mar 30th, 2015

My kids won't touch raw carrots with a 10 foot pole, but they all seem to love cooked carrots. Which is weird to me, because they're carrots either…

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Easy Herb Butter

Posted on Jul 12th, 2017

Are fresh herbs taking over your backyard garden? Then it's time to whip up a batch--or two--of this Easy Herb Butter! And with just four…

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Easy Lemon Herb Potatoes

Posted on Jun 1st, 2015

One of the first things to appear in the farmers' markets here in Colorado is fresh herbs. They're also one of the first things to show up in my…

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Fresh Pineapple Mint Salsa

Posted on Jun 30th, 2014

When I spotted fresh mint at the farmer's market this past weekend, I couldn't resist buying a big bunch. It was the smell. I couldn't resist the…

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Garlic Scape and Basil Pesto

Posted on Jul 1st, 2013

Until last week, I'd never even heard of a garlic scape.  And I certainly didn't know what to do with one. This Garlic Scape and Basil Pesto turned…

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Grilled Parmesan Asparagus

Posted on May 18th, 2015

I'm so excited that market season is finally here again! I love sharing weekly farmers market recipes and I'm already looking forward to what this…

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Honey Ginger Roasted Carrots

Posted on Aug 26th, 2013

For almost nine years my youngest has claimed he doesn't like carrots, until he tried these Honey Ginger Roasted carrots. I'm right there with him.…

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Kale and Almond Salad with Lemon and Parmesan

Posted on Jun 22nd, 2014

There has been an abundance of kale at my farmers' market the last few weeks, so I decided to bring home a bunch and see what I could do. I never…

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Leek and Bacon Linguine

Posted on Jun 29th, 2015

Leeks are one of those vegetables I've grown to love. They're definitely the star of the show in this Leek and Bacon Linguine! Leeks add a…

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Pea Salad with Cashews and Bacon

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2010

The first time I tried this Pea Salad with Cashews and Bacon, I was a little apprehensive.  Peas as the main ingredient in a salad just seemed a…

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Potato and Rainbow Chard Frittata

Posted on Jun 24th, 2013

Let me tell you why I love frittatas.  First, they are a great way to use up all the  leftover veggies, meats and cheeses that might be hanging out…

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Roasted Asparagus with Garlic Balsamic Drizzle

Posted on May 26th, 2016

Asparagus has to be one of my favorite seasonal spring vegetables, and this recipe for Roasted Asparagus with Garlic Balsamic Drizzle is my favorite…

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Roasted Green Beans with Dill Vinaigrette

Posted on Jun 15th, 2015

Green beans are one of my kids favorite vegetables, and while I use the term "favorite" loosely, I definitely have several ways of preparing…

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Roasted Rhubarb Barbecue Sauce

Posted on Jul 7th, 2014

I love the bright red color of fresh rhubarb, and it's always one of the first things to appear at our farmers' market. Of course, once I get it…

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Snap Pea Poppy Seed Salad

Posted on Jun 9th, 2017

I love snap peas, and I often munch on them for an afternoon snack. So I was pretty sure I would love this Snap Pea Poppy Seed Salad. I was not…

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Spinach Alfredo Pizza

Posted on Jun 2nd, 2014

I decided to whip up some quick and easy Spinach Alfredo Pizza with some fresh spinach from the farmers market this week, and it was a huge…

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Strawberry Rhubarb Oatmeal Bars

Posted on Jun 8th, 2015

We've been having a pretty cool spring season here Colorado, which means that rhubarb is thriving. I'm always a little unsure what to do with…

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