Basil Thai Chicken over {Cauliflower} Rice


The other day I was trying to get creative about sneakily adding more vegetables into my dinner so I began researching how I could do so with cauliflower. Trader Joe’s sells “riced” cauliflower that I’ve been eyeing up for a while. So I looked up recipes for fried (cauliflower) rice and the ilk and stumbled…

Caprese Pizza


In the last few days I have picked about 10 tomatoes from the various tomato plants growing in my garden. Every few days I pick another handful. In a few days I’ll be ready to pick more. In an effort to use up as many tomatoes as possible (four), I decided to turn the classic…

Cilantro-Basil Cashew Pesto


I never crave vegan cooking or eating. I can’t help it. I grew up in Wisconsin for crying out loud. But sometimes vegan recipes sneak onto my stove and when they do, I usually find that they’re not all that bad. And I rarely find myself missing dairy. ingredients. 1 c. packed fresh basil leaves…

Tomato, Garlic and Herb Pizza


It’s been a looooooong time since I’ve made pizza, and really, what I’ve been itching to make is Nacho Pizza (hopefully soon to come!). Instead of experimenting with Nacho ingredients to make a Nacho Pizza hybrid; I decided to stick with what I know for tonight’s pizza: tomato, garlic and fresh herbs with loads of…

Tomato, Basil and Cheese Thin Crust Pizza


We love to make homemade pizza at our house. When trying to decide our toppings for tonight’s pizza, we took into account a few things: what we had on hand (tomatoes, basil and Rosemary and Olive Oil Focaccia Bread dough) and my sister’s taste buds (she tries to eat as little meat as possible). After…

Caprese Bowl


This is easy and fast. Perfect if you’re looking for different kind of appetizer or a light and (somewhat) healthy supper. I used fresh, ripe tomatoes from my sister’s garden. Thanks for the recipe, Grandma! ingredients. 6 large ripe tomatoes 3 garlic cloves, crushed 3 T. extra-virgin olive oil 1/3 c. chopped basil 1 T….