Strawberry Crisp

This past Saturday we went strawberry picking at our CSA farm, Golden Earthworm! It was such a wonderful way to spend a Saturday. And it was so rewarding to see and learn how the delicious, organic strawberries we receive in our CSA are grown. For instance, we learned that the farm grows several varieties of strawberries, including some that are very sweet and some with a bit more tang. We.. Read More

Spring Pasta with Mushrooms, Fennel, Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Baby Greens

It’s June. And I could not be more excited. It’s finally starting to get warm here on Long Island AND our CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) started!!! As expected, we received an abundance of beautiful spring greens in our first CSA share of the season, including the most delicious custom lettuce mix, tender baby arugula, red kale, and more (see photo here). So we have been eating greens for breakfast, lunch and.. Read More

Blueberry Banana Buckwheat Pancakes

Recently we watched the Netflix series Cooked. This four-part series, based on Michael Pollan’s book Cooked, explores how we use fire, water, air, and earth to transform raw ingredients into cooked food. The series is a fascinating history of how humans learned to cook. It seeks to reconnect us with real food and simplistic cooking techniques, and it reminds us that food has an amazing ability to bring people together. I highly recommend.. Read More

Make-Ahead Vegetarian Lunch Ideas

At the beginning of this year I talked about the “case for eating more plants“, and one of my suggestions was to incorporate more plant-based foods into your lunches. Well, today I have three veggie-packed lunch ideas for you. And what’s great about these lunch ideas is that you can prepare them at the beginning of the week, so during the week all you have to do is throw a.. Read More

Indonesian Tofu Noodle Bowl

Tofu is a great vegetarian protein alternative. If you have never tried tofu before and think it is weird, bland mush, I get it (I use to think that too). But if cooked properly, tofu can be quite delicious. Tofu itself essentially has no flavor, but it will take on whatever flavors and spices you add to it (similar to chicken) – this makes it incredibly versatile. We have found.. Read More