vegetables and fruits

Sweet Corn, Gouda and Farro Risotto Plus 15 More Farro Recipes You’ll Love Forever

by heidi October 16, 2014
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Move over quinoa, there’s a new grain in town. Well, now, wait a minute. Farro is far from new with its roots running deep, deep, deep (pun intended) and this ancient grain is making major waves in the foodie scene. The 90′s were all about couscous (which I still adore), […]

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Fried Green Tomatoes Grilled Cheese Sandwich

by heidi October 13, 2014
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I’ve had a hankering to post a fried green tomato recipe, for, oh, say, the past 2 1/2 years. And lucky Mrs. GreenJeans, the day has finally come. You can thank my underabundance of ripe, red tomatoes that instead produced a lovely harvest of green tomatoes for this recipe. I’d […]

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Maple Apples, Blue Cheese and Bacon Pizza

by heidi October 9, 2014
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This pizza started out as sushi. Well, sort of. After getting my roots done this week (just in the nick of time) I hit the bookstore to try and find the latest issue of my favorite foodie inspiration Donna Hay magazine (to no avail) and ended up soaking in a few […]

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Spicy Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

by heidi October 7, 2014
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There are many a day when I comb through the pantry looking for a snack to cure my craving. A handful of potato chips dunked into cottage cheese was my go-to after school treat as a kid that I can’t seem to shake. And yes! Those Hot Tamales will keep […]

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Kale Salad with Butternut Squash, Chickpeas and Tahini Dressing

by heidi October 6, 2014
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One of my favorite parts about cooking is gathering inspiration from different sources and then bringing them together into one, big recipe creating party. Normally, salads can have the tendency to be predictable, maybe even a bit boring. But if I’m going to sell my husband on the idea that […]

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