Listen up Portland – it is officially summer! While here in the Pacific Northwest this may not necessarily mean shorts and flip-flops just yet, fresh corn is popping up in stores. One of my clients passed along this grilled corn recipe (thanks Rick!) – it was a huge hit at his BBQ last weekend.
Firing up the grill this weekend? Me too! While the smell of sizzling burgers (especially over charcoal) is enough to bring the neighbors sniffing around your backyard, there are more artery-friendly options out there. I’ve been experimenting with grilled veggies. My personal favorites are the “holy trinity” of eggplant, zucchini and red pepper. Slice them […]
Acorn Squash is high in Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Potassium, dietary fiber, manganese, folate, Vitamin B complex, omega 3 fatty acids, copper and tryptophan. Try this yummy side dish at your next holiday dinner. 4 acorn squash, halved and seeded ½ cup maple syrup ¼ cup balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 8 teaspoons […]
Thanksgiving is just around the corner and it’s time to order your bird! Here are a few local farms that offer free range grass-fed meats. http://www.eatwild.com/products/oregon.html New Seasons also has local, healthy birds for pick up or delivery. Still not sure what to do with that bird once you’ve got it home? Williams-Sonoma is offering […]
Here is a quick and easy salad the whole family will love. The only “strange” ingredient here is the fish sauce. This can be found at most grocery stores near the soy sauce. Feel free to embellish with chopped peanuts, or sub leftover turkey, chicken, or baked tofu for the shrimp. Salad Ingredients: One bag […]