More Lentils!

In honor of the recent lentil festival, I made a couple of yummy lentil dishes to accompany all of the amazing late summer produce available right now. The first recipe is a variation from a cookbook I’ve enjoyed spending time with over the past couple of years. The second is a pretty simple, “go-to” foundational lentil…

Baked Oatmeal with Berries!

I can seldom resist berries – ever, let alone from the Farmer’s Market. Most of the time this results in Shane shaking his head as we leave with an entire flat (he blames my Norwegian heritage – click here for a fun link to a Norwegian berry-picking song, berries are a pretty big deal there!)…

Rhubarb, greens and chicken – Oh My!

Greens – Looks like the 2015 growing season has officially taken off! It is exciting to have so many lovely greens already in our fridge from our Omache Farm CSA share. Last week we got lettuce, spinach, arugula and kale, not to mention two different stir-fry greens(!) – they were all beautiful and have been…

Spring Cleaning Breakfast – Carol McFarland

The days are getting longer and warmer and it sounds like the local chickens (at least those at Link’d Hearts Ranch) are starting to ramp up production again. I call this the “Spring Cleaning Breakfast” because eggs, mushrooms, cilantro, green onions and the vitamin C in strawberries are all supposed to support the body in…

Happy and Healthy Easter Brunch! -Carol McFarland

Just a bit of inspiration today! Quick and easy for two or at the core of a larger brunch for family and friends. Bacon bits, carmelized onions, and mushrooms with spring asparagus and seasonal grapefruit with some bread on the side. This can easily be made vegetarian or vegan, it can be pumped up with…

Breakfast of (Local) Champions! -Carol McFarland

Price: $$  Servings: 6 Budget Value Rating: 3  Time: 10 minutes or less (after canning peaches and roasting potatoes) It is easy to run out of the house and under-serve or totally skip “the most important meal of the day.” It’s really great to get a solid start to the day with a good breakfast;…