Roasted Green Cabbage

Roasted Green Cabbage

A dear friend has been living on Orcas Island, just off the coast of the PNW, for the past eight months. Combine a ferry ride, an island and a pandemic and we haven’t seen each other much in the past year. About a month ago I made the trek to visit him for the...
Spring Vegetable Soup Recipe

Spring Vegetable Soup Recipe

Spring is such a great time for super fun vegetables like sugar snap peas and asparagus and here is a soup that can be ready super quick. If you prepare the vegetables in advance this soup can be ready five minutes after the water comes to a boil! All the vegetables...
Lemon Kale Recipe with Currants

Lemon Kale Recipe with Currants

A mother I worked for several years ago found this recipe for kale on the Cooking Light website. I have made a few changes and it has become a consistent favorite for both children and adults. I have replaced the raisins with a smaller amount of currants to reduce the...
Innocent Little Heart Cookie

Innocent Little Heart Cookie

Who would think that such a cute little cookie could provide so much angst? I thought it would be fun to make some almond cookies in the shape of hearts for a certain holiday. These cookies were dairy and egg-free, sweetened with maple and brown rice syrup, and made...
Mochi Waffles

Mochi Waffles

Traditionally, mochi is made by pounding cooked brown rice until all the individual grains are broken down into a sticky paste. Then, it is eaten fresh or dried into cakes for later use. When I first learned to make mochi waffles, I was taught to grate the hard, dried...