Quick-Pickle Curry Vegetables

Here in California we are in the midst of the best growing season of the year. It’s hard to resist scooping up all the vegetables that are available at our farmer’s markets right now! If you have some extra veggies on hand or want to add some zip to your meals quick-pickling is super easy and a great technique for extending the life of your crunchy produce. We chose cauliflower, carrots and asparagus but you can swap these with whatever you have on hand.

Salad Topper

Turn your basic salad into something amazing with our nutrient rich salad topper. This nut and seed mixture has energizing healthy fats, including Omega 3s from hemp seeds, as well as a bounty of minerals to keep your body running strong throughout the day. We call this a salad topper, but encourage you to think bigger: avocado toast topper, mix into your favorite grain or just eat as a snack. The versatility of this mix makes it one of our kitchen’s pantry staples.

Cumin Lime Smashed Sweet Potatoes

Brighten up your table with our fresh take on sweet potatoes. We like the skin on for extra fiber and the cumin and lime are a refreshing addition to this otherwise hearty side dish. Despite their name, sweet potatoes are low on the glycemic index and are loaded with essential vitamins and nutrients.

Cranberry Ginger Smoothie

Guard yourself this flu season with this refreshing and immune boosting smoothie. Cranberries are packed with the antioxidant, proanthocyanidins, as well as vitamin C and fiber, so while these bright red berries are supporting your immune system they also help feed your good gut bacteria. Bok choy bumps the nutritional value as well because of its high concentration of vitamins and minerals. Just in time for February 14th, the lovely pink hue will delight your Valentine. Breakfast in bed anyone?

Apple Galette

Add this rustic pastry to your fall table this year. The pastry is easy to pull off but you’ll need to be sure to allow at least an hour to let it chill before assembly. The pastry bite is light and the apple flavor is highlighted with a touch of cinnamon!

Kalua Pork

Looking for a winner dish to serve on game day? This super, easy Hawaiian inspired pulled pork recipe will serve a hungry crowd. We like to serve it in the traditional style, over rice, but you can get creative and serve it in a slider or tortilla as well. You’ll need to plan ahead because the slow cooking method is the trick to tender and succulent meat. Prep it right before bed the night before you want to serve it and you’ll wake up to a nearly finished dish.

Bison Burger in Portobello “Buns”

This past summer we spent some time in Montana and Wyoming where one can find a good Bison burger on most menus. We have created our own version served up on a portobello mushroom so it’s gluten free and low in carbs. The secret is adding in the ground bacon to keep the patties juicy inside and hold the otherwise lean bison meat together. Finally, sprinkle with a pinch of chipotle pepper flakes before grilling to add in a hint of smokiness that will take your burger to the next level of decadence.

Blistered Shishito Peppers

It’s pepper season and Shishitos are showing up on menus all around town. They are one of our go to appetizers in the fall because they taste spectacular but are also very easy to make. The smokiness in the chipotle pepper lends itself nicely to grill parties or snacks by the campfire. There will be a couple in each pint that will have a little, not too much, heat in them but most are mild in spice.

Peach Crisp

Peaches are one of our favorite summertime fruits and you can still find them at their peak right now. This crisp is a family favorite of ours and beckons the need to host a grill party with this as dessert. You can always substitute the peaches for another fruit like berries or apples and the crumb topping can be made in a double batch with the extras frozen for up to 2 months. Try this with a scoop of our Coconut Honey Ice Cream!