Tag Archives : Lettuce


Fresh and Bold Italian Panzanella (Toasty Bread Salad) 2

Sometimes I just want to be a little naughty. I am not an individual that suffers from celiac disease or even a wheat sensitivity.  I just choose, the majority of the time, not to eat wheat. My daughter has a wheat allergy – so I rarely eat it around her. The other night though, my […]

Italian Panzanella

Purple Kale and Sundried Tomato Salad

Kicking off the New CSA Season with a Purple Kale and Sun Dried Tomato Salad and a How-To Video on Storage and Prep 3

Yesterday was our FIRST delivery of the CSA season and what a great start! In our bags we got squash, onions, broccoli, broccoli rabe, spinach, bok choy, peppers, radishes, beans, lettuce, purple kale and more. To celebrate – by popular request, I am posting my very first video on how to store and prep kale and lettuce! […]


Crisp Fruited Salad with Maple-Yogurt Dressing 1

You don’t eat meat or dairy?  What DO you eat?  Even though it has now been about a year, I am still asked this question regularly. Folks still think that when animal food are cut out, that there is nothing to eat or whatever is left is cardboard! Does this salad look like cardboard?  Heck […]

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Simple Purple Cabbage and Creamy Avocado Salad 3

I find cabbage to be a bit intimidating and I’m not sure why.  Kohlrabi and daikon radish have had no problems making it to my plate, but that darn cabbage will reside in its refrigerator drawer, giving me a sneer every time I open the door. Ha!  You don’t know WHAT to do with me! It’s […]


Vegan Seven Layer Bean Dip with Cashew Sour Cream and Mila and Our Latest Camping Adventures 4

Seven Layer Bean Dip with Mila Greetings!  I just got back from our camping trip to St Augustine.  Yes I am crazy and yes, it was definitely hot and yes, there was mosquitoes the size of Texas. But you know what?  I’m a camper and I love it. Ok so I do have AC in my trailer but […]

Campsite

The Twelve Veggies of Christmas

First we brought to you the tale of Old McFrancisco had a Farm.And now my three year old and I bring to you….the Twelve Veggies of Christmas. Happy Holidays from FCC! On the first day of Christmas, right from KYV, A Wonderful Kohlrabi.  The second day of Christmas, right from KYV, Two Yum Yums and a Wonderful […]


Weekend in Islamorada and my makeshift Strawberry, Green Bean and Caramelized Onion Salad

My goodness I’m running behind with my posting! I hope you can forgive me…life has been crazy lately.  Before I get to my FABULOUS “turkey” tempeh I made for Thanksgiving I’ll share some of the photos from our weekend trip to the Keys right before the holiday. We stay at a wonderful place called the […]