Coconut Curried Carrot Soup

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailCoconut Curried Carrot Soup 4 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium onion , chopped 4 ribs celery , chopped 3 cloves garlic , chopped 2 pounds carrots , scrubbed but unpeeled, cut into 1/2-inch thick rounds 2 medium potatoes, scrubbed and peeled, cubed 2 cups cooked garbanzo[Read more]

Broccoli Potato Soup

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailWe love soups!  Especially love ones that get blended and mask all those veggies that kids don’t want to eat.  This recipe is just a base so throw in what you have on hand. 2 medium Kula onions, sliced 2 cloves of garlic, minced 2 tablespoons olive oil 2-4[Read more]

Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail*4 TBSP Vegetable Oil *1 lb Sirloin Steak, sliced into 1/4″ strips *1/2 Cup Sweet Onion, chopped *1 Garlic Clove, minced *1/2 lb Broccoli, cut into florets *1 Cup Mushrooms, sliced *1/2 Cup Beef Stock *1 Cup Water *2 TBSP Soy Sauce *1 TBSP Cornstarch In frying pan. heat[Read more]

Caprese on a Stick

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail 1 Cup Balsamic Vinegar 12 Cherry Tomatoes 6 Basil Leaves, halved 12 Pearl or bite-sized Bocconcini (mozzarella balls) 12 Toothpicks In small sauce pan, over low heat simmer balsamic vinegar until it is reduced by half and is thick, sweet & syrupy. Transfer to a small bowl and set aside. Thread[Read more]

Fresh Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailIngredients 3/4 cup butter 3/4 cup packed dark brown sugar 3/4 cup unsweetened pineapple juice 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup white sugar 3 eggs 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 fresh pineapple – peeled, cored and cut into rings Directions Preheat[Read more]

Pineapple, Mango and Papaya Squares

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailFor filling 2 cups chopped cored peeled fresh pineapple 1 cup chopped peeled pitted mango (you can use frozen when mango is out of season…just let it un-thaw to room temperature) 1 cup chopped peeled seeded papaya 3/4 cup (packed) dark brown sugar 1/2 cup orange juice 1 cinnamon[Read more]

Greek Salad Sandwiches

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailThese are refreshing summer sandwiches. Perfect for lunch or dinner!   3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1 1/4 cups chopped seeded plum or cherry tomatoes 1 cup diced seeded peeled cucumber 1 cup chopped green bell pepper 2/3 cup chopped red onion 1/2 cup[Read more]

Strawberry Wonton Tartlets

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailThis couldn’t be simpler to make and makes you look like a kitchen ROCKSTAR! Ingredients: 1 – 2 cups sliced strawberries 1 package wonton wrappers 1 – 8oz. package cream cheese 1 cup sour cream 1/2 c. melted butter 1 & 1/4 c sugar – divided (1/2 & 3/4)[Read more]

Strawberry, Baby Greens, & Goat Cheese Pizza

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail I love making this simple pizza with goat cheese & fresh strawberries.  I sometimes use arugula instead of spinach and like using fresh herbs like thyme or oregano to give it extra flavor.  This recipe also works well with cream cheese if you’re not a fan of goat[Read more]

Huge Potluck Hit!

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailBroccoli Onion Deluxe *1 lb cut Broccoli *2 Cups chopped Onions *2 Cloves Garlic *1/2 Cup Butter *4 TBSP Flour *3/4 TSP Salt *2 Cups Milk *2 3-ounce packages Cream Cheese *1 Cup Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese *1 Cup Soft Bread Crumbs Cut up fresh broccoli & steam until[Read more]

Honey Sweet Roasted Carrots

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailThis is a lovely side dish for any occasion! 3 to 4 bunches (depending on size) fresh carrots, peeled 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil or macadamia nut oil 2 tablespoons honey Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste Preheat the oven to 450*:F.  Cut the carrots into thirds,[Read more]

Macadamia & Coconut Pie

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailThis is ALWAYS a hit! 1 cup light brown sugar 1/4 cup white sugar 1/2 cup butter 2 local eggs 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon vanilla soymilk  (plain cow’s milk works just fine too) 1  Maui Vanilla bean, seeds scraped (or) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup chopped[Read more]