{Nourish} Farmer’s Cheese Crostini 3 Ways

farmersThings on toast. Who doesn’t love them? Considering the idea that just about anything spread on toast gets people excited, I figured I would offer a slightly different play on the idea. Avocado, goat cheese, ricotta and hummus are now staple spreads in many of our houses but Farmer’s cheese might be a new one to you. In celebration of the spring bounty at the market, here are three variations of farmer’s cheese crostini that are really easy to create. I was actually able to use ingredients I already had in the house to pull these together and they were a beautiful bunch…all equally delicious. You are now ready for spring entertaining! Continue reading “{Nourish} Farmer’s Cheese Crostini 3 Ways”

{Nourish} Broiled Radishes with Citrus and Greens

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Radishes hold a special place in my heart. You see, the first year I joined a CSA I had the pleasure of tasting a radish for the first time. Yes, I had eaten many radishes prior to that moment, but I remain convinced that the CSA radish was my first true encounter with this wildly flavorful vegetable. Crunchy, spicy, tangy and refreshing, sinking your teeth into a fresh radish can be a knock-your-socks off, flavorful eating experience. Oh, and you can cook with them too! This came as quite a surprise to me at first as I had only ever enjoyed them raw.  Continue reading “{Nourish} Broiled Radishes with Citrus and Greens”

{Nourish} Thrive Green Blender Juice

Green Blender JuiceSay hello to my mean, green morning routine. I have been consciously trying to up my vegetable intake and this refreshing green smoothie-ish blender juice has done the trick! We can all stand to eat more vegetables and breakfast is one meal where they tend to be lacking. Greens, Celery, Cucumber, Parsley, Lemon, Apple and Water–one benefit of blending this over juicing is that all the healthy fiber remains a part of the drink! Continue reading “{Nourish} Thrive Green Blender Juice”

{Nourish} Spring Vegetable Frittata with Dandelion Greens and Goat Cheese

Spring Vegetable Frittata with Dandelion Greens and Goat CheeseWhen I think of Mother’s Day I automatically think “brunch” which is funny considering I  have rarely celebrated Mother’s Day with a brunch. A lot of people do though. Regardless, Mother’s Day is about slowing down and simplifying life for a moment. That translates to easy, delicious food with very little clean-up, right!? It’s also a great day for self-love (we have lots of blogs on that!). Back to “easy food”–A frittata is perfect as it feeds a group, is easy to make and the possibilities are endless. I love “choose your own adventure” recipes! This is definitely one of those! Continue reading “{Nourish} Spring Vegetable Frittata with Dandelion Greens and Goat Cheese”

{Thrive} 5 Ways to Reduce Food Waste

reduce your food wasteNo matter how hard we try, it seems we’re always throwing out some amount of food at the end of the week and those little scraps of food have become a huge epidemic! Did you know that nearly 50% of the food produced worldwide is wasted? That is a startling number–especially when you consider how many people are food insecure–48 million! Take a moment and digest that information. Considering today is Earth Day, it is the perfect day to consider our role in this problem and I am sharing a few ways you can help! These tips will hopefully result in delicious meals, lower grocery bills, a smaller load on trash day, and great satisfaction knowing you are enjoying all the ingredients you are purchasing and helping the planet while you’re at it! Continue reading “{Thrive} 5 Ways to Reduce Food Waste”

{Nourish} Recipe Round Up: Spring Herbs!

Spring Herb Recipes @katiecavutord

Could it be? A spring-like day is upon us in Philly. Finally! To me, one of the first signs of spring is when my chives push through the winter soil. Delicate herbs are synonymous with spring flavor profiles so, to celebrate this nice weather, I rounded up a collection of herbaceous recipes worthy of the season. Oh, and there is a lot of asparagus too! Continue reading “{Nourish} Recipe Round Up: Spring Herbs!”