Shake off the sluggish feelings of winter with these 10 essential Spring ingredients and mouthwatering recipes.

10 Essential Spring ingredients and how to use them

These essential Spring ingredients grow just like the name of the season; they spring up seemingly overnight. Most are light in texture with bright flavors. The foods of Spring are exactly what our bodies need to shake off the sluggish feelings of winter feel re-energized. I love creating recipes that celebrate the freshness of Spring ingredients. Those that are available…

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Spring Pasta with Asparagus and edamame

20 Minute Meal: Spring Pasta with Asparagus and Edamame

To make this light and fresh Spring pasta with asparagus, cook your pasta risotto style, in broth. In less than 20 minutes you will have the most mouthwatering creamy pasta no extra sauce required! Recipe Highlights: A quick and easy pasta recipe ready in under 20 minutes. Make this a one-pot recipe by using only frozen vegetables. Serve as a low…

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Muffin Pan Frittatas

Forgive me for working backwards. Rather than including a recipe in my previous post I thought those mini frittatas deserved their own moment in the sun. The frittatas were really very simple to prepare but I must confess I didn’t keep notes on the amounts used in the filling. Without revisiting the recipe I would say you will need 3…

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Easy to make rhubarb balsamic reduction turns average balsamic vinegar into a gourmet syrup. Subtlety fruity with a familiar balsamic tang.

Rhubarb Balsamic Reduction

Easy to make rhubarb balsamic reduction turns average balsamic vinegar into a gourmet syrup. Subtlety fruity with a familiar balsamic tang. Balsamic reduction can be drizzled over just about anything you can think of from salad to steak to ice cream. A year ago, we celebrated Mother’s Day in Los Angeles, CA.  It was, as you might expect, a stunning…

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