Quinoa Salad with Cranberry Balsamic

Ingredients: • 1 c. quinoa (uncooked) • 1 c. dried cranberries • 1/2 c. smoked almonds • 1/4 c. basil, chopped • 1/4 c. Cranberry Balsamic Vinegar • 1/2 c. crumbled goat cheese Preparation: Cook quinoa according to box directions. Cool 10 minutes. Add cranberries, almonds, basil and toss. Add cranberry balsamic. Top with goat cheese […]

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Pumpkin & Lentil Soup

Ingredients: • 3 c. pumpkin puree, canned • 2 Tbs. Colline Salernitane EVOO • 1 c. red lentils • 1 medium onion, diced • 3 garlic cloves, minced • Sel Gris Sea Salt and pepper, to taste • 1 tsp. cumin • 1 tsp. ground coriander • 1 tsp ground ginger • 1/4 tsp. cayenne […]

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Plantain Chips

Ingredients: • 2 green plantains • 1 Tbs. Nocellara EVOO • 1 tsp. chili powder • 1 tsp. paprika • 1/2 tsp. cumin • 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper • 1/2 tsp. Sel Gris sea salt • Fresh ground pepper to taste Preparation: Preheat oven to 400. Peel plantains and slice very thinly on a mandoline. Combine […]

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Pesto Potatoes

Ingredients: • 8 Tbs. Basil Olive Oil • 1 c. basil leaves • 2 large shallots • 4 garlic cloves • 4 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes • 3/4 c. grated Parmesan cheese • Sel Gris Sea Salt and pepper, to taste Preparation: Blend 4 Tbs. oil, basil leaves, shallots and garlic in a food processor til […]

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Tomato & Peach Salad with Burrata

Ingredients: 1 whole ripe peach, pitted and cut into wedges 4 whole Heirloom tomatoes, cored and cut into wedges 1 ear corn on the cob, kernels removed 4 oz. burrata cheese 10 whole basil leaves, cut into a chiffonade 2 Tbs. Balsamic Vinegar (Raspberry OR Traditional) 1 tsp. flaky sea salt 1/2 tsp. freshly cracked […]

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Salad with Roasted Onion & Blue Cheese

INGREDIENTS: Mixed baby greens 1 endive, finely sliced 2 Tbs. dried cherries 1 apple, sliced 3/4 c. Roasted Onion Olive Oil 3 Tbs. Red Apple Balsamic Vinegar 1 tsp. lemon zest 2 tsp. maple syrup Bleu cheese crumbles Toasted almonds   PREPARATION:  In bowl, whisk vinegar, lemon zest, and syrup. Slowly whisk in olive oil, […]

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Spicy Italian Picked Peppers

Ingredients: 2 cups Oregano Balsamic Vinegar 1 cup water 4 cloves garlic 2 tbs kosher or pickling salt 2 cups sweet Italian peppers, sliced 1 ripe red jalapeno, seeded and sliced Directions: In a medium sauce pan, combine the water, vinegar, and salt. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Place the garlic and sliced […]

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