Roasted Brussels Sprouts

By March 12, 2015 Recipes

grilled brussels sprouts

Last week I was still finding a few farmers market vendors with Brussels Sprouts, but I think we are nearing the end of these with our temperatures starting to warm up here in LA. My hubby makes this Roasted Brussels Sprouts dish for the guys at his station. It’s a side dish for them, but a hearty vegetarian main dish as well.

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Salmon with Kale and Beet Salad

By February 18, 2015 Recipes
salmon with kale beet salad

salmon with kale beet salad

This past weekend, I grabbed some beets and kale from Underwood Family Farms with this recipe in mind. This super healthy and delicious one-pan dish would be perfect for a light lunch or dinner. I used salmon for this recipe, but you could easily substitute your favorite fish.

Chop up your kale and dice your roasted beet…

salmon with kale beet salad

Throw them in a pan and drizzle with olive oil, season and toss…

salmon with kale beet salad

Whisk the oil and mustard…

salmon with kale beet salad

Season the salmon with salt and pepper and place ontop of the kale and beets. Spoon the dressing over the fish…

salmon with kale beet salad

Twenty minutes later you’re gobbling it all up!

salmon with kale beet salad

Salmon with Kale and Beet Salad

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Serving Size: 1 serving


  • 2 cups kale
  • 1 small beet
  • 1 tsp EVOO, plus more for drizzling
  • salt and ground pepper
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 5-oz salmon filet, no skin


  1. Heat oven to 400°.
  2. Wrap the beet in foil and roast until tender, about 1 hour; peel and dice
  3. Place kale and beets in a small baking dish
  4. Drizzle with EVOO and season with salt and pepper, toss
  5. Is a small bowl, whisk EVOO and mustard
  6. Season fish with salt and pepper and put on top of the kale and beets
  7. Brush dressing on top of the fish and cover with foil
  8. Bake until the greens are wilting and the beets are cooked through, about 20 minutes

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Farmers Market Finds

By February 14, 2015 Lifestyle
farmers market finds


This weekends Farmers Market finds, from my local market, Calabasas Farmers Market: Saturdays from 8-1

Dates: Date Girl
Blueberries, lettuce and beets: Underwood Family Farms
Raisins: Nicholas Family Farms, Fresno
Spinach: Kenter Canyon Farms
Almonds and apricots: Verni Farms

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Farm to Table Humor

By February 4, 2015 Lifestyle
farm to table cartoon

farm to table cartoon

A little Farm to Table humor, from the hilarious Mutts comic strip, by Patrick McDonnell.


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