Pesto Zucchini Noodles with Asparagus

Pesto Zucchini Noodles with Asparagus

  It’s finally hot here in New Hampshire, although who knows how long that will last!  I decided to make a light and fresh dinner even though I was craving some cheesy pasta.  So I whipped out my vegetable peeler and made some “noodles” out of zucchini.  It’s a simple and healthy way to indulge … Continue reading

Yukina Savoy greens and Mushrooms

Yukina Savoy greens and Mushrooms

    I wanted to re-create a dish from one of my favorite sushi restaurants in Newport, OR.  (It has since moved to Corvallis)  The original dish is a sautéed shiitake mushroom and spinach dish and the broth is so delicately delicious.  Whenever my family goes to Sada’s we jealously guard the leftover broth from … Continue reading

Warm Quinoa Carrot Salad

Warm Quinoa Carrot Salad

  There are days where you just don’t feel like going to the store and instead look around in your cupboards and veggie drawer for inspiration.  The ingredients for this dish are fairly common and even if you don’t regularly use quinoa I would recommend keeping it on hand.  It’s an ancient grain that is … Continue reading

Butternut Hash with Lamb Burger

Butternut Hash with Lamb Burger

Have I mentioned how much I adore butternut squash?  What I don’t love is peeling it; the skin is so thick and it’s awkward to hold this beautifully shaped and colored squash.  I’ve noticed that more stores and farmer’s markets are offering butternut already peeled and cubed so I created this recipe using cubed squash … Continue reading

Duck Egg Omelette

Duck Egg Omelette

I bought some duck eggs at the Newmarket Farmer’s Market last Saturday and I was really excited to see how they tasted.  Check the following link to read about our local farmer’s market.  https://asavourylife.com/2014/03/15/a-trip-to-newmarket-farmers-market/ The girl who sold me the eggs said that duck eggs are richer than chicken eggs and are excellent in baked … Continue reading

Roasted Cumin Carrots with Lemony Yogurt Sauce

Roasted Cumin Carrots with Lemony Yogurt Sauce

In a recent post I wrote about the Newmarket farmer’s market.  https://asavourylife.com/2014/03/15/a-trip-to-newmarket-farmers-market/ I bought some spring baby carrots and a mix of greens from a local farmer and tonight I created a recipe with them.  I really wanted to highlight the fresh earthy flavor of the carrots and the sharp green bite of the greens without … Continue reading