Tomato & Basil for Bruschetta

Is there anything better than fresh tomatoes keeping company with basil and garlic? What’s not to love? Tomatoes are a rich source of antioxidants including vitamin C and beta carotene. They have a very good amount of the mineral manganese and a good amount of vitamin E.

Grilled Beets with Coriander

My father was an amateur master gardener. His retirement summers revolved around vegetable gardening. He loved to grow and eat beets. I confess that I am not even close to a master gardener but I used to try to grow vegetables any time that I had outdoor space for a garden. I have been successful…

Quinoa Arugula Greek Salad

Independence Day and Fiesta Friday #23 Happy Independence Day America. There will be fireworks, a parade, sailing and friends to celebrate with. We are expecting record high temperatures so I’m staying out of the kitchen and in the water as much as possible. I have a salmon and fresh sweet corn to BBQ. There might…

Sesame Lime Confetti ZuNoodles

I love Asian inspired noodle dishes but I rarely eat pasta or rice noodles. I prefer to save my carbohydrates for fresh fruit and other unprocessed carbohydrates. As you can tell, I have been getting zucchini and carrots every week in my CSA basket from Mountain Bounty Farm. I also received fragrant cilantro. This is…

Crispy Zucchini Fritters

Ingredients: • 2 zucchini, shredded • 1 egg beaten • 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs or crushed gluten free crackers • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese shredded • Add any fresh herb or seasoning that you like. I used oregano, lemon zest, dill, salt and pepper for a Mediterranean flare. Directions: 1. Shred zucchini with a…

Summer CSA

Oh how I love my summer CSA baskets! Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate:Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May,And summer’s lease hath all too short a date I’m sure Shakespeare was referring to the Summer CSA in Sonnet 18, although he could have…