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Autumn Quinoa Bowl

I first made my Autumn Quinoa Bowls on a Sunday when I hadn’t made it to the grocery store as planned. I needed to put together a cohesive meal from what I had in the pantry and fridge. I pulled together ingredients I had on hand including a bunch of chard I needed to use … Continued

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 25 mins
  • Calories: 406

Halibut with Fennel, Tomatoes and Olives

This halibut recipe is super simple and easy, but with complex and bold Mediterranean flavors. If this is your first time cooking with fresh fennel, here are some tips on how to cut fennel. You can easily substitute halibut with another soft and flaky white fish.

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Calories: 304

Fresh Corn Soup with Poblano Cilantro Oil

Summertime is when corn is at the peak of freshness so naturally corn soup is on our summer menu. The technique of puréeing and straining the soup makes it velvety smooth, therefore it’s definitely a soup, not a chowder. A finishing drizzle of homemade poblano cilantro oil and a squeeze of lime takes these simple, … Continued

  • 6 Servings
  • Prep: 35 mins
  • Cook: 45 mins
  • Calories: 265

Vegetarian Cobb Salad

Unlike traditional Cobb salads that contain bacon and chicken, this version is completely meat-free and just as flavorful and satisfying. You’ll love the fresh corn cut right off the cob, the creamy and pungent blue cheese and the zesty French-style vinaigrette. This salad is a meal in itself or pair it with a piece of … Continued

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 12 mins
  • Calories: 329

Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas

These are not your typical restaurant chicken fajitas cooked with too much oil. This version is seasoned with a flavorful bend of spices and baked in the oven for a light and easy one pan meal. Serve them up with your favorite flour tortillas and salsa.

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 25 mins
  • Calories: 465

Creamy Lemon Pasta with Leeks and Spring Peas

When cooked, fresh spring peas or English peas are firm, but slightly tender, sweet and a beautiful bright green. They are really nothing like the canned green peas of your childhood. Actually, my father was so turned off from peas as a child that we never ate them when I was growing up. When I … Continued

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Calories: 509

Blackened Salmon Lettuce Cups

This is a quick and delicious salmon recipe with bold flavors and just the right amount of heat. Who doesn’t love a 15 minute meal that allows you to eat with your hands? That’s right, these Blacked Salmon Lettuce Cups are best enjoyed without a fork and knife.

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 8 mins
  • Calories: 366

Nachos Salad

When I first moved to California I tried Have a’ Corn Chips for the first time and they’ve been my favorite ever since. The special ingredient in this Laguna Beach founded tortilla chip brand is soy sauce. A single layer of these chips is the foundation of this nachos-inspired salad.

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Calories: 554

Honey Pepper Chicken with Stir-Fry Vegetables

A few years ago my father started beekeeping. I don’t know if there’s any other hobby with such a great learning curve and high propensity to fail as beekeeping. As pollinators, bees play a vital role in our ecosystem and food supply and at the same time they are sadly on the brink of extinction. … Continued

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Calories: 313

Quinoa & Veggie Stuffed Portabellas

Mushrooms are often used in vegetarian dishes because they bring umami or earthy, meaty flavor, but without the meat. While mushrooms like portabellas are loaded with nutrients, they are not a good source ofplant-based protein. These portabellas are stuffed with quinoa, a grain that is actually a seed, to boost their protein content for a … Continued

  • 3 Servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 35 mins
  • Calories: 284
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