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Recipes, Sides, Vegan

Roasted Shishito Peppers

 

  So many of our vegetable dishes come to us by way of our farm basket. It introduces us to new veggies and pushes us to try new recipes. We’d had roasted Shishito peppers as an appetizer at a restaurant, but we’d never prepared them at home – until we […]

Meat, Recipes, Sugar Free

Pork Belly with Green Beans

 

  We’ve cooked hundreds of meals with bacon, but this was our first time using Pork Belly in a recipe at home. We followed the recipe from “Japan: The Cookbook” to the letter, and while we enjoyed the results, we also learned a few tips that will improve upon the […]

Paleo, Recipes

Mole Chicken with Roasted Sweet Potatoes

 

  One of our older son’s favorite dishes is Chicken Mole. We’ve always been nervous about preparing mole at home, because the recipes seem complex with a lot of ingredients. So when I found a simplified recipe for Paleo Mole in “Sheet Pan Paleo” by Pamela Elgen, I was inspired […]

Recipes, Salads, Sides, Vegan

Zucchini Salad

 

  Last week’s farm basket included some beautiful summer squash, basil, and parsley. Instead of cooking the zucchini, we decided to try a raw preparation. We based this recipe on one we found in The New York Times by Alexa Weibel; her version included pecorino, garlic, and almonds. Ours is […]

Dairy Free, Fish, Recipes

Georgian Pecan-Crusted Trout

 

  Toasting the pecans before rolling the trout fillets brings out a deeper flavor in the nuts, which partners really nicely with the lightly seasoned almond flour breading. The end result is surprisingly light and flavorful. We found this recipe in “Paleo Comfort Foods” by Julie & Charles Mayfield and […]