Ingredients fresh basil olive oil lemon garlic salt Directions Harvest your basil. I cleared out my mother’s crop that was starting to flower today. It yielded a sink full – this is probably 6 fully grown plants, trimmed above the base so they will keep producing. Pick the leaves off, discarding the stems, and washContinue reading “Pesto”

Pesto Pasta Salad

Ingredients 2 boxes rotini pasta (I used Barilla Gluten Free Rotini – it’s the only GF pasta I’ve found that serves well cold.) 1 orange bell pepper 2-3 stalks of kale 1 bunch of green onions 2 cups green peas 5-6 large radishes 1-2 cup bacon bits 2 cups fresh basil 1 lemon 1 1/2Continue reading “Pesto Pasta Salad”

Vegetable Bean Salad

Ingredients 1 can cannellini beans 1 can sweet yellow corn 1 can roasted tomatoes 1 can chickpeas 1 can white hominy 1 1/2 cup chopped cucumber 1 orange bell pepper 1 purple onion 6 green onions 1 cup olive oil 1 lemon 1 tsp. garlic salt 1 tsp. black pepper Directions Drain and rinse beansContinue reading “Vegetable Bean Salad”

Steamed Artichoke

Ingredients 1 large artichoke (This recipe is easily doubled, tripled, etc. depending on how many people you’re feeding. The ingredients below are for one large artichoke.) 1 lemon 1 Tbsp. grated parmesan 2 cloves garlic 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 /2 Tbsp. dried parsley 1/2 tsp. black pepper 2 Tbsp. mayonnaise water Directions Give theContinue reading “Steamed Artichoke”


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