Posts tagged paleo
Roasted Carrots & Carrot Top Pesto

 It is gratifying to to cook root-to-leaf and it showcases unimagined flavor possibilities. Roasting root vegetables such as carrots at high heat and serving them topped with their own gorgeous greens, these roasted carrots, inspired by Diva Bakes, a café in Kinsale, Ireland, are good for the earth, beautiful to look at, and good for you.

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Strawberry Jalapeño Champagne Soup

During the dog days of summer,  nothing beats a chilled, light, bright seasonal fruit soup. Local strawberries have a fleeting, short season, but are one of the most soul satisfying when eating at their sun kissed peak straight from the farmer's field or backyard garden, and onto the spoon.

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Salmon Tartare with Apple, Celery & Radish

These individual spoonfuls make for a delightful, colorful, and unexpected appetizer. Spiked with zesty horseradish and crunchy cool-season crop radish, this refreshing zingy small plate teases the palate and provides a perfect pairing with GROWER's CHAMPAGNE, a low sugar dosage, single vintner bubbly.

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Superman Salad

Sometimes the body craves a juicy hand packed cheeseburger with all the fixings. Other times, it is sluggish and needs a detox jumpstart. This Superman Salad is for those in the latter camp, or anyone craving a visually stunning salad that can be made in advance, served to dinner guests, and convince the body it can leap tall buildings in a single bound. In spring, before local soft leafy greens and arugula proliferate, cruciferous vegetables are bountiful. When shredded up, softened with a bit of acid, and tossed with nuts and fruit, these brassicas become salad plate superfood darlings. This is a gorgeous feast for the eyes plate that if any remains, holds up to an overnight in the refrigerator to make a splendid next day lunch. With or without a bit of added protein, this crunchy salad will have you feeling like the most powerful person on earth in record time. 

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