Crisp, savory toasted bread topped with tender sweet onion and pungent arugula. Must… stop… devouring… Prep time: 5 minutesCook time: 15 minutesServes: 4-6 as an appetizer INGREDIENTS 1/2 – 3/4 cup Olive oil (plain or infused) Two large spring onions, thinly sliced (about 1 1/2 cups)8 slices whole wheat (or Continue Reading
This crunchy, refreshing salad couldn’t be simpler to prepare, and is perfect for a hot weather meal. Talk about incentive to cook extra chicken the night before. Prep time: 15 minutesServes: 4 INGREDIENTS1 1/2 cups cooked chicken meat, 1/2 inch dice1 – 1 1/2 cups chopped carrot, 1/2 inch dice Continue Reading
No recipe, this is just for visual appeal.
This one is just plain fun. Radishes (and arugula) add a pungent crunch to the more conventional layers of turkey, bacon, and provolone. No recipe necessary, I think?
Crisp, flavorful arugula dances on the palate with creamy, nutty whole wheat pasta and sweet, tender crisp peppers. Prep time: 15 minutesCook time: 15 minutesServes: 6+ INGREDIENTS1/2 pound ground sausage meat (optional)1 large sweet pepper, cut into 1/2″ chunks (about 1 cup)1 pound whole wheat pasta, your favorite shape2 eggs1/3 Continue Reading
The tart crunch of arugula, earthy spinach, and the creamy richness of eggs & buttermilk. Yum. Prep time: 5 minutesCook time: 5 minutesYield: 1 omelet INGREDIENTS2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil1 1/2 cups fresh spinach (coarsely chopped if using large leaves)2 eggs3 tablespoons buttermilk 3 tablespoons (or more!) shredded Parmesan Continue Reading
The sweet richness of the beets pairs beautifully with the sharp bite of arugula in this fast, simple salad. Prep time (Not including cooking the beets!) 10 minutesServes: 4-6 INGREDIENTS3 cups cooked beets cut into 1/2″ chunks (about 2 large beets)1 cup chopped fresh arugula3 tablespoons slivered almonds3 tablespoons shredded Continue Reading
Having just enjoyed this for breakfast, I can safely say this simple, satisfying dish could be tasty any time of day. Prep time: 5 minutes (not including bean prep time!)Cook time: 12 minutesServes: 2+ as a side dish INGREDIENTS3 tablespoons olive oil2 cloves garlic, crushed, or the equivalent thinly sliced Continue Reading
Try this with that bunch of fresh arugula! This is a crustless quiche, although you could easily add a crust. Prep time: 10 minutesCook time: 25 minutesServes: 6-8 INGREDIENTS3 tablespoons olive oil1 onion, 1/4 inch dice5 eggs1 bunch arugula, chopped in to 1/4 inch pieces (about 2 cups)1 1/2 cups Continue Reading
Another entry in the “Mac and Cheese for Adults” category. Fast, indulgent, and tasty. Prep time: 5 minutesCook time: 15 minutesServes: 4-6, depending on how ravenous your guests are INGREDIENTS1 pound whole wheat penne3 tablespoons olive oil2 garlic scapes, minced, or 2 cloves garlic, crushed1 cup sliced grape tomatoes2 cups Continue Reading
Warm, juicy zucchini, crunchy arugula, and crisp, salty bacon. Better make two batches. Prep time: 5 minutesCook time: 10 minutesYield: 2 sandwiches INGREDIENTS 4 thick slices sturdy bread (baguettes with plenty of crust would be perfect) 4 slices bacon Olive oil 1 small zucchini, sliced 1/4 inch thick lengthwise 8-12 Continue Reading
A crunchy, colorful salad. Prep time: 15 minutesServes 4 INGREDIENTS3 large carrots (or enough to yield about 2 cups processed)1 large stick celery (or enough to yield 1 to 1 1/2 cups processed)1 apple cored and cut into wedges1 cup chopped arugula1 cup chopped young broccoli leaves 1/4 cup chopped Continue Reading
This colorful salad looks as good as it tastes. Prep time: 15 minutesServes: 4-6 INGREDIENTS3 large heirloom tomatoes, sliced into 1/2 inch chunks (about 3 cups)1 – 1 1/2 cups greens and herbs, coarsely chopped. I used:3/4 cup chopped arugula1/4 cup chopped basil1/4 cup chopped parsley1/4 cup chopped mint 3-4 Continue Reading
Now is the time to raid the freezer for any remaining oven dried tomatoes from last season. Marry them with creamy eggs, sweet caramelized onion, and fresh, crisp arugula for a breakfast to remember. Prep time: 5 minutesCook time: 15 minutesYield: 2 omelets INGREDIENTS4 eggs2-3 tablespoons cold water3 tablespoons olive Continue Reading