Shredded Butternut Squash Three Sisters

We had a family-cooking session on Sunday, and it was so much fun! Ilian was excited to scoop squash seeds with daddy, all manly-ly over the trashcan 😉 And mommy wondered where all the work went 🙂 This is a cute little variation on the Three Sisters cooking I've done previously, so it's a naturally… Continue reading Shredded Butternut Squash Three Sisters

Pinkie Pie Salad

I recently had some leftover cooked rice and was in the mood for a dinner salad. Going through the fridge yielded red beets, carrots, and half a jar of olives - and that seemed to fit! Shredded raw red beets will give any dish a fantastic color, and white rice is a great canvas -… Continue reading Pinkie Pie Salad

Red Beet and Purple Daikon Platter

Our local coop was selling purple daikon the other day, and I couldn't resist trying something new: A semi-raw food dish inspired by the classic Italian mozzarella plate (spiraling slices of white cheese and red tomatoes, sprinkled with fresh basil leaves and sweet balsamic vinaigrette - oh, the days of dairy!), which I always associate… Continue reading Red Beet and Purple Daikon Platter