Recipe: Pea Shoot Pesto with Cilantro or Mint

Pea shoots, or tendrils, are a delicious treat of spring. While we’re at the end of their season, you can easily preserve their tender pea flavor by making pesto. Below are two variations made with cilantro and lime or mint and lemon for you to choose your own culinary adventure. Pairing suggestions: Try the cilantro-lime…

Recipe: Green Shakshuka

Shakshuka is traditionally made with eggs, tomatoes and spices, but this version takes advantage of early season greens and herbs. It’s a nutrient powerhouse, so simple to make and yields a delicious dinner or hearty breakfast with little effort. You can substitute whatever leafy greens and herbs you have available, making it an easy dish…

Recipe: Mint-Grapefruit Dressing

Try this refreshing summer dressing, perfect for green salads or grilled chicken. Emulsifying this non-dairy dressing in a food processor makes for a creamy consistency. I use the leftovers for a delicious sandwich spread. INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup oil 1/4 cup fresh spearmint leaves 2 garlic cloves 1 tablespoon mustard (e.g. dijon, whole grain) juice of…