Fresh Peach Sorbet with Rhubarb

Less sweet than syrupy store bought sorbets, this fresh peach sorbet with tangy rhubarb has a light and airy texture with a fresh fruit flavor. The perfect frozen dessert for hot summer days. Last week my friends at Farmstr slipped me a box of peaches. (They have more stone fruit – get yours before they are gone!) Each velvety peach…

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Roasted Strawberry Cookies

Roasted strawberry¬†cookies are the embodiment of midsummer in dessert form. When I opened the container to sneak one more cookie, I smelled the deeply sweet perfume of late afternoon strawberries baking on their sun drenched vines. Lemon thyme has a grassy citrus flavor that makes me think of the herbal perfume that blooms nightly from the first sprinkler drops on…

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Super Food Quinoa Salad

This quinoa salad has a little bit of everything, except the kitchen sink! At first glance these ingredients might seem a bit dissonant, be assured they come together harmoniously. Pack for a picnic, present at a potluck, or nosh at your desk this nutrient packed salad works as a side dish or your meal’s main event. Change the fruits and…

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Half Beef Half Veggie Burgers

Burger night is a rare treat in our house. When it does come around, burgers are a great opportunity to put the recipe lightening techniques I shared earlier this week into action. Let’s apply those tips to the burger recipe below: Ingredient Swap To get a really moist juicy burger, most sources agree you need to use fat. In fact,…

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Roasted Strawberries

Roasting produce is a terrific way to take the usual flavor and turn the volume way up. Boosting the volume of flavor is one of my top tips when it comes to lightening your cooking. We tend to read a lot about roasting vegetables such as potatoes, cauliflower, and Brussels sprouts. Roasting fruit can be equally if not even more…

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