Summer Melon Salad

Refreshing and light, this salad is HUGE success at every event. The sweet summer melon, the crisp cucumber with its hint of bitterness is all balanced—nope, it...

Roasted Vegetable Stock

Use as a rich base for pilaf, quinoa, couscous, and other grain dishes. It’s also delicious as a stand alone soup to warm you on a chilly day.

Homemade Mint Extract Recipe

Yes, you can buy mint extract, but homemade is so much more fresh-tasting and flavorful. And it’s easy. You can use it in baked goods, and it’s marvelous in dri...

Peruvian-style Pesto Pasta

Although recent, the Italian influence on Peruvian cuisine is undeniably strong. Italians arrived in Peru at the beginning of the 20th century, and as soon as t...

Kale Peach Salad

This salad is light and refreshing. Grill the peaches at the same time as the kale and you’ll have a quick and healthy side dish or appetizer.

Spanish White Gazpacho

White gazpacho is a classic Spanish chilled soup. A little sweet, a little tart, yet quite mild, it’s simple and satisfying. And it’s great for a summer supper....

Strawberry Frangipane Tart

This tart is filled with luscious frangipane—a traditional nut pastry filling—and crowned with fresh fruit. We’ve used seasonal strawberries, but this tart work...

Peach Buttermilk Ice Cream

Love tart frozen yogurt? Looking for a way to use up those ripe and juicy peaches? This is the recipe for you. Both components—the ice cream base and the peach ...

Vegan Avocado Pesto Pasta

This rich raw avocado sauce is both light and hearty. It’s also very flexible and may be served with all kinds of fresh vegetables, including corn, radishes, gr...

Morning Healthy Veggie Muffins

A muffin that’s loaded with veggies, fruit, and whole grains—could there be a better, more delicious way to start the day?