Tag: Tomatoes

Sausage, Kale, and White Bean Pasta

Kale, the trendy “superfood” pops up in my basket quite a bit. I don’t love it, but it gives me an opportunity to get creative in the kitchen. This dish is inspired by sausage, kale, and white bean soup and will take you halfway across the world to a trattoria […]

Veggie scramble

I really need a protein rich breakfast to get my day started. One of the easiest and healthiest protein breakfasts is for me to scramble up some eggs. This is a great recipe to use up a variety of vegetables and it is fast so it is perfect for weekday […]

Tomatoes Take Two

A few weeks ago I wrote about freezing tomatoes. While that remains my go-to trick to keeping tomatoes out of my trash, today I tried something new — slow roasting tomatoes. Not quite a sun-dried tomato, these tender, juicy ruby-colored gems are full of flavor and have endless possibilities. Personally […]

Cowboy Caviar

There are many people who have greatly affected my journey into healthy living; some of them I have never met like the founders of this amazing co-op and the other leaders in Bountiful Baskets.

Roasted Tomato Soup

A world without tomatoes is like a string quartet without violins. -Laurie Colwin, “Home Cooking” Growing up I hated two things that were¬†good for me, fish and tomatoes. When I took a health class in high school I realized the importance and benefits of incorporating these two beauties into my […]

Too Many Tomatoes. Too Little Time

Let me set the scene for you. It’s late at night on basket eve. You’re standing in front of an open refrigerator door looking to satisfy your sweet tooth, when you see it, behind the fat free sour cream and carton of leftover Chinese food from Tuesday night. No, it’s […]

Asparagus and Sardine Pasta

Did you luck out with a case of asparagus last week? I was lucky enough to share a case with a friend. I’ve got Asparagus coming out my ears…Here is one way that I used some this week. I started out following Gordon Ramsay’s recipe for a rustic pasta sauce […]

Weekend Bounty

Saturday breakfast is hard. With getting up to volunteer at the BB site, bringing the bounty home, and then trying to get everything rinsed and put away, making breakfast on Saturday morning is generally the last thing I want to do. But this time, my husband woke up early to […]

Hatch Chile Salsa

I am a pepper freak!! I love peppers, I will eat them in anything and everything. But I have to admit, up until a few months ago. I had never heard/used Hatch Chiles before. The first time we got them in our basket was the same week we also had […]

Tomato and Spinach Whole Wheat Scones

I wanted to find a way to serve my daughter vegetables in the morning Рshe sometimes resists eating eggs but I knew she would eat them if I baked them into a scone.  This recipe is versatile enough that you could substitute many different types of vegetables or cheeses.