Monthly Archives: June 2010

Raw White Corn + Radish Salad with Lime Vinaigrette

Sometimes early summer corn is at its best raw, cut straight from the cob and left in its most natural state.  This tangy, fresh salad highlights the sweet, juicy, kernel and is impossibly simple to whip up.  Just make sure to buy the freshest, organic corn you can find. Recipe adapted from Nick Fauchald Ingredients 3 tablespoons […]


Grilled Artichoke + Lemon-Herb Dipping Sauce

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  In Northern California artichokes disappear for a couple months during the warm, lazy days of summer.  Here’s a great recipe to get your “fix” before they return to your local farmers’ market around September.  Instead of the traditional dipping sauces — butter, mayonnaise or aioli –try this wonderful, light sauce that really brings the nutrient-dense thistle to life. Ingredients 1 […]


Organic Herbed Chicken Paillard + Summer Peach Salad

  Summer hasn’t officially arrived but, to me, any day after Memorial Day makes it okay to wear head-to-toe white and eat peaches in any form possible — and as much as possible.  Here’s a delicious salad incorporating early summer peaches with enough protein to sustain all those long, active summer days. Ingredients 3-4 chicken […]


Dark Chocolate-Dipped Calimyrna Figs with Crystallized Ginger + Pistachio Dust

  Every now and then nothing satisfies my sweet tooth better than a rich, dense wedge of flourless chocolate cake topped with a spoonful of ultra fresh whipped cream.  Thankfully, I just purchased a new spinning bike and feel more than okay to indulge in something like that after a long, strenuous ride. For those those other times, here’s […]

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