Stuffed Zucchini

Print Stuffed Zucchini Great luncheon or side dish. Author Susan Evans, Certified Clinical Herbalist Ingredients 4 medium zucchini save the overgrown, woody ones for compost ornaments. 1 – 1 ½ cup day-old breadcrumbs 1 small onion diced ½ cup diced red pepper 3-4 cloves garlic diced Olive oil Seasonings – salt pepper, dried thyme, marjoram, […]

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Green Beans with Garlic and Walnuts

Print Green Beans with Garlic and Walnuts My favorite way to have green beans. Author Susan Evans, Certified Clinical Herbalist Ingredients 2 cups fresh green beans cleaned – (stem tip snapped off) 3 garlic cloves minced ½ cup walnuts 2 tablespoons butter Olive oil Salt and pepper to taste Instructions Steam beans until tender but […]

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Greek Salad with Lemon and Oregano

Print Greek Salad with Lemon and Oregano Add chicken or shrimp for a full meal deal. Author Susan Evans, Certified Clinical Herbalist Ingredients 1 medium cucumber chopped into small cubes 1/2 green or red bell pepper chopped 1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes halved 1/4 cup Kalamata olives 1/4 small red onion thinly sliced Juice […]

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Caprese Salad

Print Caprese Salad Simple and delicious! Author Susan Evans, Certified Clinical Herbalist Ingredients homegrown tomatoes sliced slices of fresh mozzarella to alternate with tomatoes fresh basil cut with a sharp knife into ribbons extra-virgin olive oil for drizzling balsamic vinegar reduction coarse salt and pepper Instructions Alternate the tomato slices and fresh mozzarella on a […]

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Herb Cheese and Butter

Print Herb Cheese and Butter Author Susan Evans, Certified Clinical Herbalist Ingredients 8 ounces cream cheese or butter at room temperature could also use goat or feta cheese 4-5 cloves of roasted garlic optional 2 scallions minced ½ teaspoon cracked black pepper 1 teaspoon chopped chives 2 teaspoons herb mix or fresh herbs of choice […]

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Peach-Bellini

Peach Bellini

Peach Bellini 2 fully ripe peaches, pit removed and cut into pieces Juice of ½ a lemon Honey or agave to taste Prosecco Blend the peaches, lemon juice and sweetener in a blender or food processer until smooth.  Test for sweetness. Fill 1/4 of a champagne glass with the peach mixture and top with prosecco. […]

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Peach Lassi

Peach Lassi

Peach Lassi – 2 servings A peach take on the mango lassi, one of my favorite drinks. 1 fully ripe peach, pit removed, cut into pieces 1/3 cup plain Greek yogurt ½ cup water 6-7 small ice cubes (the kind your freezer makes) Honey or agave to taste Splash of vanilla extract Process in your […]

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Prosciutto Wrapped Plums or Peaches

Prosciutto Wrapped Plums or Peaches

Prosciutto Wrapped Plums or Peaches from The Herbalist’s Happy Hour Ripe plums or peaches halved, pits removed, cut into a little larger than bite size wedges. gorgonzola, goat or blue cheese milk Prosciutto slices Balsamic reduction (recipe follows) Thyme and chopped chives for garnish Preheat oven to 350. Add a small amount of milk or […]

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Lavender Syrup

Lavender Syrup

  2 tablespoons lavender buds, fresh or dried 1 cup water 1 cup sugar Add all ingredients to a saucepan, bring to a boil while stirring, turn off heat, cover and let steep for an hour or two, strain and refrigerate.     Print Lavender Syrup Author Susan Evans, Certified Clinical Herbalist Ingredients 2 tablespoons […]

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Gazpacho

Gazpacho Soup

Terrific Tomatoes Tomatoes were not widely eaten in the US until the late 1800’s. Belonging to the nightshade family they were considered poisonous. Today we know that tomatoes contain Vitamin C, A, iron and potassium along with lycopene. Lycopene is an antioxidant which helps in preventing cancer. You will absorb more lycopene from cooked tomatoes […]

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Broccoli Bacon Salad

Broccoli Bacon Salad Dressing 1 clove garlic, minced 1/3 cup mayonnaise 1/3 cup sour cream or plain yogurt 2 teaspoons cider vinegar 1 teaspoon sugar, honey or agave, or to taste Salad 4 cups finely chopped broccoli crowns ½  cup chopped radishes 1 red or yellow bell pepper, cored and chopped 4-5 slices cooked bacon, crumbled 1/3 […]

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Mango Lassi

Mango Lassi – serves 2 generously With mangoes in season, try this refreshing, delicious drink, consistency of a milkshake. For an easy way to cut mangoes check out this video, compliments of Martha, https://www.marthastewart.com/967631/how-cut-mango 1 cup plain, organic yogurt 2 cups cold water 5-6 ice cubes 1 cup chopped mango (peeled and stone removed) ½ teaspoon […]

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