Mushroom and Kale Risotto

After all those holiday sweets, we’re ready for something savory – are you? We’d been brainstorming entrees for a special holiday dinner when this farroto caught our eye. We decided to try a variation on a traditional risotto using our base recipe with added mushrooms and kale. Shallot, butter, Parmesan and...

Watermelon Gazpacho

Happy Monday! We’re excited to share a guest post today over at one of our favorite style + lifestyle blogs, A House in the Hills. Head over to Sarah’s beautiful space for the recipe for this watermelon gazpacho - a delicious cold soup to keep you cool during the summer heat!...

Greek Yogurt “Ranch” Vegetable Dip

Here’s a recipe that’s good for any time of the year, but especially with upcoming holiday gatherings. When we made the change in our diet to eating mostly natural and whole ingredients, we said goodbye to conveniences like pre-made dips and dressings. I grew up on ranch powder packets mixed...

Smoky Mac and Cheese with Squash and Spinach

Here’s another one to add to our series of “things I used to eat out of a box”. We’ve tackled mashed potatoes, pizza, brownies, hot chocolate, croutons, and salad dressing (well, maybe that one was out of a bottle!), all with the goal of making “real food” out of something...

Cajun Bulgur Salad

    It’s high summer, and we can’t get enough of the produce that’s flooding the markets – and our garden!  We still can’t bring ourselves to fire up the stovetop or oven – partially because of the heat, but mainly because it tastes so good fresh! We’ve been hooked...

Green Bean, Potato, and Dill Salad

  After weeks of watching our garden expectantly, our green beans are finally here!  We jumped at the first opportunity to use them with a new recipe idea. Sometimes, recipes don’t work out on the first try, requiring a bit of tweaking (or a lot, like this one). But every...








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