Category Archives: Vegetarian Recipes

Smoky Roasted Potato Summer Salad

Ingredients Mixed color baby potatoes (mixed color is not required, but if you use purple, red and white, the result is very visually pleasing). Red, Yellow and Orange Bell Pepper (again, all colors not required, but nice!) Celery Heart (optional) … Continue reading

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Spinach Salad with Goat Cheese, Pecans, and Strawberry Balsamic

Over the past few months I have been searching for the perfect salad container to bring to work. In a serendipitous trip to the Container Store I happened upon the salad container of my dreams. But in all seriousness, it … Continue reading

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Sun Dried Tomato Hummus with Smoked Olive Oil

This quick and easy recipe came from daughter Taryn and her roommate Erin. They are both amazing cooks and into super healthy foods. They both agreed that it was the olive oil that made it taste so fresh and delicious. … Continue reading

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Holiday Brussel Sprouts with Smoked Olive Oil

I made these sprouts for our Thanksgiving feast – which was a potluck. My mom cooked the bird and all the siblings and older grand kids brought a variety of goodies. There were so many amazing dishes to choose from … Continue reading

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Smoky Vinaigrette Dressing

At the Farmer’s Markets, many of you have asked me to relay my recipe for this dressing. After repeating it about 100 times, I  decided it would be much more efficient to just add it to this blog! I use … Continue reading

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Baby Bok Choy with Garlic and Ginger

Costco had this amazing huge container of baby bok choy I just could not resist. And then, another late night – came home and wanted something healthy but too tired to cook. Steamy kitchen came to the rescue with this … Continue reading

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Beverly Hills Farmgirl‘s Vegetarian Summer Jambalaya

Please enjoy this wonderful recipe created by the Beverly Hills Farmgirl… Two of my dear friends happen to be from New Orleans. They are both passionately attached to the Louisiana cuisine of their childhoods, but when it comes to cooking, … Continue reading

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Fresh garden greens and smoked olive oil

My friend Shuriu is a wonderful cook so I was lucky to gift her with some garden bounty and some smoked olive oil to see what she would come up with. Below are some photos of her day in the … Continue reading

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Wine Simmered Tomatos Over Pasta

My Roma tomato plant just decided to produce bunches and ripen all at once. Sooooo many tomatoes – what to do? Pasta sauce! First I picked a bunch of fresh herbs from my herb garden. Two varieties of basil,  two … Continue reading

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Baked Asparagus

Baking vegetables in the oven produces some really full flavored results. I made a batch of baked asparagus using smoked olive oil that turned out great. First I washed and prepped the asparagus by snapping off the tough ends. I … Continue reading

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