Maple Walnut Granola
Maple Walnut Granola, an easy 20 minute homemade granola. Made with maple syrup, walnuts and cinnamon, it is slightly sweet with a perfect crunch.
Hasselback Fall Fruit Platter
Hasselback Fall Fruit Platter with baked hasselback apples and pears with homemade maple granola. A perfect seasonal autumn fruit pickable platter.
Turnip Carrot Cakes with Garlic Aioli
Turnip Carrot Cakes with Garlic Aioli, an easy pan fried veggie cake of shredded carrots and turnips with a simple vegan garlic aioli.
Roasted Tomato Leek Soup
Roasted Tomato Leek Soup, an easy homemade tomato soup with leeks, garlic and fresh basil. Perfect with a side of fresh ciabatta or sourdough bread!
Honey Citrus Carrot Salad
Honey Citrus Carrot Salad, a fresh, seasonal side dish or salad topper made fresh shredded carrots and a homemade honey citrus thyme dressing.
Apple Fig + Barley Bowl with Cashew Dressing
Apple Fig Barley Bowl, the perfect “almost autumn” salad of barley, mixed greens, sliced apples, dried cranberries and a light cashew dressing.
Vegan Roasted Potato Salad with Lemon & Dill
Vegan Roasted Potato Salad, an easy vegan take on the picnic and barbecue classic! Served with fresh cilantro crema, radishes and sliced green onions.
Miso Ginger Edamame Slaw
Miso Ginger Edamame Slaw, a light and fresh vegan take on traditional coleslaw featuring green and red cabbage, edamame and a miso ginger dressing.
What is a Sustainable Diet?
What is a sustainable diet? Food sustainability, sustainable diets, and how small shifts have a big impact on the health of the environment.
Boozy Blackberry Lemonade
Boozy Blackberry Lemonade, a homemade spiked lemonade made with fresh summer berries and tart lemons. Perfect for hot summer afternoons!
Kristina Todini, RDN
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Put More Plants on Your Plate
Summer Peach Panzanella Salad
Summer Peach Panzanella Salad, a light salad of fresh tomatoes, ciabatta bread and summer peaches drizzled in a light olive oil dressing. Just peachy!
Enoki Mushroom Orzo Salad
Vegan Mushroom Orzo Salad with enoki, fresh basil and drizzled in black truffle oil. Served warm or cold this vegan past salad is comfort food at its best!
Plum + Apple Wheat Berry Salad
Plum + Apple Wheat Berry Salad, a fresh and light summer grain salad with summer fruit, chewy wheat berries and a citrus dressing.
Easy Weeknight Meals
Mushroom & Pea Risotto with White Truffle Oil
Intimidated by risotto? Don’t be! This Mushroom and Pea Risotto with White Truffle Oil is a fool-proof and delicious savory meal for your next pasta night.
So Easy Lentil & Farro Bowl with Sunny Egg & Spicy Harissa
Just so you know, I’m a big, BIG fan of easy. I may cook dinner 5-6 times a week, but I rarely spend more than 30-40 minutes preparing and cooking my meals (and half of that is spent scrolling through my phone while waiting for it to finish). As much as I love a big, […]
Favorite Summer Shrimp & Vegetable Pasta
It’s hard to use the word “favorite” when talking about pasta. It’s like choosing a favorite child–impossible but sometimes you’re more into one than another (this is probably not how it works, I’m not a mother…but you know what I mean). When I first married my husband (who is from Italy and has very strong […]
Vegetables & Fruit
Homemade Bloody Mary Mix with Fresh Tomatoes
Homemade Bloody Mary Mix with fresh seasonal tomatoes, smoked sea salt and spicy hot sauce. The perfect Bloody Mary for weekend brunch!
Grilled Zucchini Goat Cheese Bake
Grilled Zucchini Goat Cheese Bake – zucchini stuffed with herbed goat cheese and baked with marinara sauce. Serve with fresh bread for an easy dinner!
Grilled Pineapple with Mango Banana “Nice” Cream
Grilled Pineapple with Mango Banana Nice Cream topped with fresh coconut and a bourbon sauce drizzle, a fresh and tasty tropical summer treat!
Desserts & Drinks
Mango Berry Rosé Sangria
Take advantage of rosé season with this fruity Mango Berry Rosé Sangria. Sparkling pink rosé, tropical mangos, colorful berries and a splash of brandy make this sangria perfect for your next summer soirée.
Baked Figs with Maple and Creamy Brie
Baked Figs with Maple Syrup and Creamy Brie, the perfect match of savory and sweet. Four ingredients and one pan for this simple yet indulgent dish.
Hazelnut Liqueur Affogato: 3 Ingredients, 5 Minutes
Hazelnut liqueur affogato with vanilla bean ice cream. A perfect afternoon sweet treat, happy hour shot and caffeine pick-me-up all in one!
Notes from the Road: August 2017
Notes from the Road: August 2017, a month of fresh seasonal food, travel and all the stone fruits I could get my hands on.
Chili Lime Cauliflower Tacos
Chili lime Cauliflower Tacos made with roasted cauliflower, chili, lime juice, black beans and avocado. A vegan take on Taco Tuesday!
Summer Stone Fruit Cheese Platter
Summer Stone Fruit Cheese Platter, a summer fruit spread of peaches, nectarines and apricots with strong blue cheese and wildflower honey.
Caprese Ciabatta Toast
Caprese Ciabatta Toast | Baked garlic ciabatta bread with fresh summer tomatoes and mozzarella balls tossed in basil and olive oil. Easy summer dinner!