A Fresh, Summery Spin on Roasted Fish and Veggies.
Tonight’s meal was a perfect summer evening dish, and makes for a beautiful and very easy entree if cooking for guests. The warm weather had me craving a light but flavorful dinner, so I picked up a Wild Halibut fillet, and then decided to spruce things up with some mint and cilantro leaves….it turned out FABULOUS. Local Wild Halibut with Spicy Mint-Cilantro Roasted Organic Veggies ...
A Light and Summery Happy Hour.
This week I had some of my dearest friends over for happy hour drinks and a light dinner. While the company was the highlight, the food was pretty wonderful as well. All organic, all gluten-free, yet perfectly filling and SO EASY. Here’s how I did it. We started with this….. Champagne. Really yummy Champagne. Organic Hot House Slicer Tomatoes, topped with organic mozzarella and...
Local Product: EO and Their Mission.
One of my favorite brands out on the shelves right now is a Marin (yeah local!) based company called EO (stands for Essential Oils). Family owned and operated, they pride themselves on creating all-organic, all-natural and sustainable personal care products. What I love most about this brand is their true commitment to pushing the personal care industry forward. They have developed innovative...
Local Spot: Cafe Gratitude
One of my favorite spots in the city: Cafe Gratitude in the Mission (also on Out To Dinner list from 4/25 post). In addition to the menu being unbelievably yummy, 100% organic, and all grown from their very own farm in Vacaville, California, they also have an inspiring vision and purpose. The cafe is an avid supporter of local farmers, sustainable agriculture and environmentally friendly...
Shop Seasonal: MONTH OF MAY
At the first of each month, I will post a guide of the peak seasonal fruits and vegetables. You can use this to learn what to expect at your local farmers market that month, to plan delicious seasonal menu’s ahead of time, and in general, to use as a smart guide in buying the absolute freshest produce at any of your local grocery stores. I like this blurb from Sustainabletable.org, sharing...