Carrots Vichy

Serves 4, prep time 30min Vichy is a spa in eastern France famous for its curative waters. Vichy’s mineral water is bottled and sold all over. Vichy water has a strong mineral taste that gives the original version of this recipe an interesting subtle flavor. Fortunately this recipe is incredible without it! Ingredients1 bunch heirloom carrots, greens removedVichy or regular …

Chef’s Plate: Danielle’s Chicken Lamb Carrot Broth

While the winter months can’t help but beckon a desire for a warm meal, busy schedules can make cooking feel like a burden and added stress. Here to bring a wholesome alternative to fast food is Goodful founder and CEO, Danielle Rinderknecht, whose ethos is grounded in providing food that is healthy, local, and delicious. While a brick and mortar location for …

Zero Waste Chicken Lamb Carrot Broth

Serves 8, Prep time 24hrs IngredientsTea2 tbs whole black peppercorn2 tbs dried or 3 fresh sprigs lavender 2 tbs dried or 3 fresh sprigs thyme1 ½ tbs dried or 1 fresh sprigs rosemary2 c water BrothChicken bones, carcass and/or cartilage from 2 whole chickens8 oz lamb bones, the chicken to lamb bone ratio should be about 5:18-10 carrots, roughly chopped …

Italian Style Baked Fennel

Serves 2, prep time 30min  Ingredients1 fennel bulb2-3 tbs freshly grated parmesan cheese, to taste1-2 tbs bread crumbs, to taste½ tsp oregano (fresh if you have it!)1 tbs chopped fresh flat leaf or curly parsley2-3 tbs extra virgin olive oilsea salt to tastefresh ground pepper to taste Instructions Heat oven to 400 degrees. Lightly grease a medium baking pan. Prep the fennel by …

Panzanella Salad

Serves 2, prep time 45min Ingredients1½ c (2oz) ciabatta or baguette (best if it’s stale) cut into 1-inch cubes1 lbs Terra Firma mixed heirloom & san marzano roma tomatoes, diced into bite size pieces (pictured above!)½ Refarmery’s candy yellow onion, thinly sliced2-3 cloves of chesnok red garlic, minced then pressed into a paste1-2 tbs fresh oregano, chopped½ c torn basil …

Sweet Corn & Cuc Salad

Ingredientscorn from 2 cobs (see corn note below)1 Armenian striped cucumber, quartered and sliced cucumber (pictured above)⅓ candy yellow onion, diced2-3 green onions, sliced thinly from white almost to end of green½ c basil, roughly chopped½ meyer lemon, sliced as thin as possible (optional but recommended)½ c mint, parsley and/or cilantro (optional)Big Sur Pino Blanco Sea salt, to tasteFreshly ground …

Grilled Veggies

Serves 2, prep time 20min Ingredients1 crookneck squash, sliced in quarters lengthwise1 zucchini, sliced in half lengthwise1 patty pan squash, sliced in quarters (regular size Bounty Box only)2-3 watermelon radishes, cut into approx 1″ pieces (plus size Bounty Box only)1 red torpedo onion, sliced in quarters lengthwise2 tbs extra virgin olive oil2-3 stems of fresh basil (optional but amazing)Sea salt …

My Favorite Super Green-Herb Salad

Serves 2, prep time 10min Ingredients2 large handfuls organic herb salad mix¼ yellow candy onion, sliced thinly (use a mandolin or slice as thinly as possible)1 lavender flower plus couple of its leaves2″ thyme leaves, removed from stem best you can4 tarragon leaves3 rosemary leaves(see note below about society garlic)Sea salt (Big Sur Salts’ Pino Bianco is perfect on this!) …

Fresh Sweet Tea

Serves 4, prep time 10min Ingredients2 – 5″ stems stevia3-4 stems of mint6″ stem of lavender1 stem lemon verbena Instructions 1. Boil 1 quart of water.2. Rinse all herbs, place full stems in (hot water safe) pitcher.3. Once water comes to a boil, pour over the herbs.4. Steep for 5-8min.5. You don’t have to but I wait until the tea has …

Lavender Blackberry Salad

Serves 2, prep time 10min Ingredients3 handfuls of herbed, mixed greens6oz blackberries½ c organic almonds, crushed¼ c crumbled goat cheeseSea salt & fresh ground black pepper, to taste Dressing Ingredients¼ c extra virgin olive oil (43 Ranch Helen’s blend would be great in this!)juice from ½ meyer lemon (these ones were pretty big, so maybe only ¼)½ champagne or white …