Parsnip Apple Soup

Recipe Information Total Time: 45 minutes; 30 minutes active Servings: 4-6 The tangy and sweet qualities of both parsnips and apples combine in this delicious and hearty fall soup. Ingredients 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 3 cups diced yellow onion (1 medium onion) 1 1/2 pounds Read More »

Blueberry Pie

Recipe Information Total Time: 90 minutes Servings: 8 When The Perennial Plate held a lobster bake with Rising Tide Co-op, they had everything but dessert. Camerawoman, Mirra Fine, came to the rescue with this easy and fantastic pie made with frozen blueberries (but when in Read More »

Strawberry Shortcake Chantilly

Recipe Information Total Time: 15 minutes Servings: 6 There’s good reason strawberry shortcake is a classic dessert. It’s simple, yet amazingly delightful. Ingredients 6-3” round shortcakes or sliced angel food cake 3 pints fresh strawberries, sliced 1 cup heavy whipping cream 1 tbs. vanilla 1/4 Read More »

Orange-Glazed Brussels Sprouts

Recipe Information Total Time: 30 minutes Servings: 4 Enjoy these Brussels as a side or double the glaze and toss with cooked linguini for a delicious main dish. Ingredients 1 pound fresh Brussels sprouts 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup water or Read More »

Eggs Baked in Avocado with Bacon

Recipe Information Total Time: 40 minutes; 15 minutes active Servings: 4 Looking for a low-carb breakfast? Even your Paleo friends will like this one. Vegetarians can skip the bacon, or use a meatless bacon to add a little smoky crunch. A baked avocado is a Read More »

Raspberry Bars

Recipe Information Total Time: 1 3/4 hours Servings: 16 Tart raspberry filling is swirled into a low-fat cream filling in these beautiful bars. A festive summer treat! Ingredients Crust 3/4 cup white whole wheat flour, (see Note) 1/2 cup chopped pecans 2 tablespoons granulated sugar Read More »

Orange Chocolate Truffles

Recipe Information Total Time: 60 minutes (30 minutes day 1, 30 minutes day 2) Servings: Approximately 40 Truffles Elegant and sumptuous, this special occasion indulgence is surprisingly easy to make. Ingredients 10 ounces bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped 1 cup heavy cream 3 tablespoons Grand Marnier Read More »

Rice and Beans with Orange Kiwi Salsa

While rice and beans and citrusy salsa might seem an unusual pair, the combination is refreshingly delicious. Ingredients 1 tablespoon vegetable or coconut oil 1 yellow onion, diced (reserve 2 tablespoons raw onion for the salsa) 2 garlic cloves, peeled and minced 1/2 teaspoon allspice 1/2 teaspoon thyme Read More »


We’re now offering delicious and decadent baked goods from Polifroni Pies & Pizzas, straight from Terre Haute, IN! Available at both East and Near West stores, these baked goods are all gluten free, soy free, paleo-friendly – some are even dairy free as well! Learn Read More »

Pumpkin-Orange Smoothie

Recipe Information sweet pumpkin smoothies with chunks of pumpkin and mint Total Time: 5 minutes Servings: 2 A bright orange-fleshed pumpkin or winter squash finds a home in this light smoothie, which marries pumpkin, orange and a hint of cinnamon. Ingredients 1/2 cup cooked pumpkin Read More »