Peach and Balsamic Pizza

Ingredients 1 batch pizza dough (or store-bought from Raley’s or Trader Joe’s) 1 cup balsamic vinegar (Calolea has some great balsamic) 2 tablespoons olive oil 8 ounces fresh mozzarella, sliced or grated 2 ounces soft goat cheese, crumbled 4 peaches,...
Roasted Cauliflower in Creamy Mushroom Sauce

Roasted Cauliflower in Creamy Mushroom Sauce

Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter 1 small onion, diced 8 ounces mushrooms, sliced 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 teaspoon thyme, chopped 1/4 cup dry white wine (or broth) 1/4 cup vegetable broth or chicken broth 1/2 cup cream 1/2 cup parmesan, grated salt and pepper to...
TOMATO EGGPLANT ZUCCHINI BAKE

TOMATO EGGPLANT ZUCCHINI BAKE

Each summer comes the abundance of zucchini and tomatoes. If you look around our market eggplant is another beautiful abundance. This recipe makes use of the abundance in a simple way – chop all of the vegetables, coat them in olive oil, garlic, and Parmesan,...
HERBAL TOMATO BRUSCHETTA

HERBAL TOMATO BRUSCHETTA

Recipe by Mary MacCallum of Sierra Root Wellness Last month I took a class for “Medicinal Uses for Culinary Herbs” presented by Clinical Herbalist, Mary McCallum, owner of Sierra Root Wellness. This class really opened my eyes to the many different ways...
Mixed Berry Shortcake Cups

Mixed Berry Shortcake Cups

Fresh berries, creamy smooth cheesecake and fluffy yellow butter cake combine into a fresh 4th of July dessert. Make our homemade yellow butter cake, or use box mix. Either way is delicious. Yellow Butter Cake 1 stick (1/2 cup) butter, softened 1 1/2 cup granulated...
Grilled Peaches with Honey

Grilled Peaches with Honey

Fresh juicy peaches with a little char from the grill matched with sweet local honey are a delicious summertime dessert.  Ingredients 4 peaches 3 tbsp honey 1/16 tsp cinnamon 1/16 tsp salt Instructions Begin by preheating your gas grill to medium. If you are cooking...
Grilled Zucchini

Grilled Zucchini

Grilled zucchini is a simple side dish at its finest. Grilled vegetables are summer’s answer to winter’s roasted veggies.  Ingredients 3 lbs small-medium zucchini cut in halves lengthwise 3 garlic cloves grated 2 tbsp olive or avocado oil 3/4 tsp salt...
Cherry Calfoutis

Cherry Calfoutis

Ingredients 3cups fresh sweet cherries- stemmed and pitted 4 eggs 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled ½ cup sugar ½ cup flour Pinch of salt 1/2 cup milk ½ cup heavy cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon almond extract Unsalted butter to grease the...
Cleansing Cherry Smoothie

Cleansing Cherry Smoothie

Ingredients 1 frozen banana 2 ripe bananas 1 cup frozen pitted cherries ½ lemon, peeled ½ cup water Instructions Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. This mixture will gel if sits too long, so drink right...