Valarie Russell on September 19th, 2017

This hummus is crazy delicious. It’s savory, creamy, smoky, subtly spiced, slightly sweet from the squash and lemony. This is the perfect dip to have on hand for a week of healthy snacking. It would also be great for entertaining or taking along to parties. It gets its flavor from both roasted and fresh garlic, […]

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Valarie Russell on July 22nd, 2014

A refreshing salad of sweet watermelon and bright heirloom tomatoes, complimented with fresh herbs and pine nuts.   2 C. Heirloom Tomato (Yellow), Diced 2 C. Watermelon, Diced ¼ C. Pine Nuts 1 tsp. Fresh Mint, Minced 1 tsp. Fresh Basil, Minced (1½ tsp. may be even better) Pinch of Salt   Place all ingredients, […]

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Valarie Russell on September 19th, 2012

Acorn squash’s natural shape makes it just right for stuffing. This filling has Mediterranean flair: olives, tomato paste, white beans and Feta cheese. Serve with: Mixed green salad, a crusty baguette and crisp white wine, such as Pinot Grigio.   2 medium acorn squash, halved and seeded 1 teaspoon plus 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, […]

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