Plastic-Free Bean Dip with Roasted Vegetables

We're drowning in tomatoes and also have a lot of bell peppers and onions from our farm share.  Is it 3 weeks in a row now, or 4, that Daniel and/or I have done a weekly tomato-roasting binge?  It's a lot of work, but it does make it possible for us to eat all of … Continue reading Plastic-Free Bean Dip with Roasted Vegetables

Hummus and Vegetable Flatbread Sandwich: You deserve this lunch!

Whoever you are, reading this, you deserve a tasty, healthy, homemade lunch!  This one is easy, inexpensive, and low in environmental impact, so there's no need to feel guilty about it.  Perhaps you're not struggling with that and would like me to get on with telling you the recipe.  Well, first I'm going to show … Continue reading Hummus and Vegetable Flatbread Sandwich: You deserve this lunch!

How to make it from scratch instead of a package: Chipotle Simmer Sauce

My son Nicholas is 12 years old and often tells us about meals and snacks he enjoyed in his friends' homes.  Last month, when we were shopping at Target, he pointed out a package of sauce that was the exact type his friend's mother had used on the delicious fajitas. I told him I wasn't … Continue reading How to make it from scratch instead of a package: Chipotle Simmer Sauce