RECIPES: Lunch

Caprese Power Salad

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20 min
April 11, 2017, in , 1

When spring begins to come here in California one of my favorite things to do is to find all the craziest looking heirloom tomatoes that I can.  I only discovered these gems a few years ago when we moved out west, unfortunately for the Midwest, these delicious fruit are just not the same out there.  This…

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Rustic Turnip and Cauliflower Soup

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40 min
January 9, 2017, in ,,, 2

I don’t know about you, but I love soup!  I grew up with a Jewish mother who could turn any combination of vegetables and proteins into a sumptuous and hearty soup that would make you feel warm and comfortable with every spoon.  Living in the midwest, there were a lot of days that you just…

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Roasted Butternut Squash and Brussels Sprout Salad

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35 min
November 11, 2016, in ,,, 3

This time of year I pull out all my fall colored scarves, jackets and gloves.  The autumnal colors and warm textures create a sense of comfort and coziness that is so unique to this time of year.  By the way, if you’re looking for incredible new Italian handmade leather gloves, a friend just launched a…

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Sonoma Kale Chicken and Lentil Fall Salad

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30 min
October 19, 2016, in ,,, 1

This week I had an incredible experience traveling in Northern California with new friends and discovering some really exciting parts of this state that I haven’t seen before.  After five years, I’m still amazed at all that this state has to offer, between the landscape, food and wine!  The Sonoma area is very well known…

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