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 »

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 »

Avocado Bread

Recipe Information Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes; 20 minutes active Servings: 12 We’ve all had banana bread, but have you ever had avocado bread? Creamy, lush avocado puree stands in for the bananas and replaces some of the fat with buttery avocado goodness. This Read More »