Broiled Grapefruit

This is a super easy recipe when you just want something warm on those cold days. You will need a grapefruit and sugar. I like to cut the grapefruit in segments so that it is easier to eat. Top the grapefruit with some brown sugar. Broil the grapefruit until it bubbles and browns. About 3-5…

Herb Infused Butter Turkey

Turkey can often be dry and bland if done incorrectly. But if you do it right, it is one of the most delicious dishes you can serve for dinner. This year I wanted to make some turkey, but I knew that it would take a couple of days to prepare. I normally buy a frozen…

Avocado Truffles

This is a super easy recipe when you want a sweet treat or need a quick sweet to bring over for a holiday party. All you need are two ingredients: avocado and dark chocolate chips. Make sure your avocado is nice and ripe. Mash one avocado until it is nice and smooth. You can use…

Tomato, Zucchini, and Caramelized Onion Galette

This summer we had tons of tomatoes and we started not to know what to do with them. I decided to make an easy Tomato, Zucchini and Onion Galette. Galettes are very versatile, and you can substitute other vegetables and cheese to this dish. Begin by frosting the prepackaged puff pastry according to instructions on…

Pickled Bittermelon

Do you ever find yourself with veggies in your fridge that just is going bad? Or did your garden produce too much that you just can’t eat them fast enough. Well there are a couple things that I am trying out. One is ways to preserve your harvest so that you can use it later…

Banana Peel Bacon

In an effort to reduce food waste, I decided to try out a recipe that I thought was pretty weird. Normally you don’t eat banana peels and they mostly end up in the compost but this recipe uses the peels to make vegan bacon! Begin by peeling the bananas leaving long strips. Using a spoon,…

Pumpkin Pie Puree

Fresh pumpkin pie puree is better than canned. It is a lot easier than you think and you can use the puree for a ton of different applications. I love having extra puree on hand to make things like cakes and pasta sauce. Start by getting a pumpkin. Look for pumpkins that are meant for…

Berry Cobbler

I still love berries as the weather gets colder. I did try this recipe in the summer when berries were in season but I think cobblers and crumbles are great in the fall especially served when they are nice and warm. Prepare some of your favorite berries. I used cherries, blueberry and strawberries In a…

Baked Pumpkin Seeds

I never get rid of pumpkin seeds after making pumpkin puree or when carving a pumpkin. They are just so tasty when roasted. It makes a perfect snack. After collecting the seeds, clean the seeds thoroughly to remove the slimy coating and any leftover stringy innards. Preheat oven to 350F. Mix seeds with olive oil….