Herby Barley Salad with Butter-Basted Mushrooms

Ingredients: 1 cup pearl barley kosher salt 2 shallots, thinly sliced into rings 1/3 cup vegetable oil 2 tablespoons olive oil 8 ounces mushrooms (shiitake, oysters), torn or cut into large pieces ground black pepper 2 sprigs thyme 1 garlic clove, crushed 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 cup chopped fresh cilantro 1 cup fresh parsley […]

Spicy Bok Choy, Shallot, and Potato Hash

Ingredients: 1/2 pound of potatoes, peeled, split into quarters, and cut into 1/4 inch slices 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 large shallot, thinly sliced 1/2 pound bok choy, chopped into 1/2 inch pieces 1 finely sliced serrano pepper 1 teaspoon hot sauce or more to taste salt and pepper to taste 2 eggs Instructions: Place […]

Green Bok Choy Smoothie

Bok Choy is a leafy green vegetable that is in the same family as broccoli and cabbage. It has a taste that is similar to spinach, but a little bit stronger. This leafy green is great in stir-fries or on the grill, but not many would think to add it to a smoothie! Adding leafy […]

Oven Roasted Rutabaga Fries

This recipe is very similar to how you would make sweet potato fries, except you use rutabaga instead of sweet potatoes. It is an easy recipe that takes about 40 minutes from start to finish. These fries pair well with a burger or just as a snack on their own. Ingredients: 1 rutabaga, peeled and […]

Smashed Twice-Cooked Potatoes with Leeks and Garlic

Ingredients: 2.5 lbs. of potatoes Olive oil Salt and pepper 2 leeks, with the dark green tops discarded and the bottom white parts cut into 1 in. pieces 3 garlic cloves 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice Instructions: Steam the potatoes in a steamer basket placed in a covered pot, […]

Roasted Carrots and Red Onions with Fennel and Mint

This dish looks as good as it tastes and can brighten up any dreary weather day!  Ingredients: 2 bunches of small carrots, peeled, and cut into 3-inch pieces 2 large red onions, each cut into 8 wedges 1 fennel bulb cut into 1/2 inch wedges 4 tablespoons of olive oil kosher salt and freshly ground […]

Seared Mushrooms with Garlic and Thyme

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 12 ounces of mushrooms (oyster, shiitake) cut into large pieces 4 tablespoons of unsalted butter, cut into pieces 2 sprigs of fresh thyme 2 garlic cloves, crushed Salt and pepper Instructions: 1.  Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high until just beginning to smoke. 2. Arrange mushrooms in skillet […]

Roasted Squash and Arugula Salad

This salad combines the sweet taste of the delicata with the spiciness of arugula. It is an easy salad that can be the main dish or a great side. Ingredients: 4 small delicata squash 2 tablespoons of coconut oil 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 1/4 teaspoon of chili flakes 1 teaspoon maple syrup 1 […]