Archive for March 2014

Kat’s Cleanse: To Market, We Go!

Why hello Spring, and what have you brought us? Purple snow peas? Kohlrabi? Succulent strawberries? I guess I’ll find out when I visit the Hermosa Beach farmer’s market today. I’m excited to buy dried persimmons so that I can incorporate them into my smoothie, along with fresh mint and kale. I also wouldn’t mind picking…

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Asparagus Soup

Asparagus SOUP 2 T olive oil, ghee or butter                                    1 bundle or 1 lb asparagus (2 C rough cut) 1 Cup sugar snap peas cut in half 4 C Stock: chicken, vegetable or No-chicken broth                                                  1 C leek rough chopped (white part only) 3-4 cloves of garlic chopped 1 tsp fresh or 1/2 tsp dried herbs: thyme, basil or oregano…

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Vegetable Pesto Pasta

Vegetable Pesto Pasta is a wonderful way to eat your vegetables. Simple to put together or make ahead, this dish uses a variety of seasonal vegetables no matter what time of year you make it. Prepare a batch or two of our basil pesto in the height of the summer and fall season and then…

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St. Patrick’s Day Pancakes

Peppermint Patty Pancakes in honor of St. Patrick’s Day!  We made minted spinach pancakes this morning. You really can’t taste the spinach and it’s a truly natural green pancake with added benefits. Wahoo! Peppermint Patty Whole Grain Pancakes Ingredients: 1 ½  Cups GF pancake flour ( We use Pamela’s Baking Mix) ¼ C Fresh ground…

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Roasted Asparagus

We get so excited when a new vegetable shows up at the Farmers Market! This week asparagus hit the farmers’ tents! They are such a simple delicacy as it doesn’t take much to prepare them! Roasted in a little olive oil and sprinkled with your favorite sea salt, perhaps add a bit of fresh minced…

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Gluten Free Dairy Free Boston Clam Chowder

Crazy Good Gluten Free Dairy Free Boston Clam Chowder is easy to make! Seriously, after searching through many recipe books looking for some inspiration for a Boston white Clam chowder recipe, we chose Ina Garten’s Clam Chowder for our muse.  Just to clarify, Boston and New England are one in the same. Both are cream…

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