Acorn Squash Stuffed with Mushrooms and Goat Cheese

3 tablespoons olive oil, divided 2 white or green acorn squash (about 2 lb. each), halved lengthwise, seeds removed 1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided ½ teaspoon black pepper, divided 8 ounces white button or cremini mushrooms, trimmed and…

Sweet Potato Gratin

Sweet Potato Gratin (can be made with all gold potatoes, too!) • 2 large sweet potatoes (about 2 lb.) • 2 large or 4-5 medium gold potatoes (about 1 3/4 lb.) • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream, divided • 1 1/2 teaspoons table salt • 1 1/2…

Cranberry Ricotta Bread

Ingredients 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil organic 3/4 cup granulated sugar organic 2 large eggs organic, room temperature 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 cup ricotta cheese 1 1/2 cup all purpose flour organic 1 pinch sea salt 1/2 tsp baking…

Butternut Squash Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Ingredients 2 1/4 cups (10 ounces) all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ginger 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 cup butter (softened) 1 1/2 cups brown sugar…

Easy Roasted Romanesco

Ingredients: 1 head of Broccoli Romanesco 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons shredded Pecorino Romano cheese 1/8 teaspoon salt 15 turns fresh ground pepper Hot paprika or red pepper flakes (optional)   …

Broccoli Rabe, Italian Style

1 large bunch of fresh broccoli rabe 3 tablespoons cold pressed extra virgin olive oil, divided 1 whole bulb of fresh peeled garlic, coarsely chopped (use a mini food processor to make this easy) Pink Himalayan sea salt, to…

Cauliflower Fried Rice

2 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion (peeled and diced) 2 cloves garlic (peeled and finely minced) 1/2 cup carrots (shredded) 1 red or green bell pepper ( julienned) 2 cups cauliflower florets 1 egg 1 tablespoon soy sauce 2 tablespoons scallions…

Crispy Oven Roasted Blue Potatoes

1 lb blue/purple potatoes unpeeled and cut into wedges 2 1/2 tbsp olive oil 1 1/2 tsp sea salt 1 tsp sugar 2 tsp smoked sweet paprika 1/2 tsp black pepper 1/2 tsp ground garlic 1/2 tsp coriander 2 tbsp potato starch or cornstarch optional…

Sweet Potato Curry with Bok Choy, Tofu and Caramelized Shallots

1 cup uncooked brown basmati rice 1 pound sweet potatoes 1 can coconut milk 3 tsp Thai red curry paste 1/2 cup chopped cilantro 1 carton firm tofu, drained, dried, and cubed 1 Tbsp peanut oil salt a few Tbsp soy sauce …

Roasted Beet, Spinach and Goat Cheese Quiche

FOR THE CRUST: 2 Tablespoons Toasted Sesame Seeds, Divided 1 cup Plus 2 Tablespoons Stone Ground Whole Wheat Flour ½ teaspoons Salt 6 Tablespoons Cold Butter, Cut In Cubes 2 ounces, fluid Cold Water FOR THE FILLING: 3 Medium Beets,…

Pan Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Parmesan

1 pound  Brussels sprouts 3 tablespoons  olive oil 1/2 teaspoon  kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat the…

Pear, Prosciutto and Mozzarella Quesadilla

4 8-in. flour tortillas 1 medium-size firm pear, cored and thinly sliced (about 2 cups), divided 3 ounces thinly sliced prosciutto, divided 2 cups baby arugula (about 2 oz.), divided 6 ounces mozzarella or fontina cheese,…