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Spring Vegetable Stir Fry with Lemon-Ginger Sauce. It’s a wok of freedom.   It’s time for some spring green-ing. Get it? Spring. Green. Ing. ?? Sorry. As you know, I’m big on the ol’ stir fryage. Pounds of vegetables getting jiggy in the biggest fry pan I own? Lay it on me. For the longest …

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Glorious day, Chioggia beets! Have you ever seen one?  Finding a Chioggia beet is the equivalent of spotting a two-headed komodo dragon window shopping on the streets of San Francisco. You know you can always find realistic and accurate similes here at hometown The Roasted Root. Chioggia beets have pink skin, and when you slice …

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Gluten-Free Blueberry Rhubarb Muffins that are naturally sweetened, dairy-free, healthy, moist and delicious! Dear Mom, Last year on Mother’s Day, I made you Banana Walnut Muffins and wrote you a little letter because we didn’t get to spend the day together. Well, this year I DO get to celebrate with you…but I still made you …

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Kombucha is a naturally-fermented probiotic drink, filled with health benefits. Make a Strawberry Basil flavor at home! Drinking kombucha every day is a habit I picked up while I was writing my cookbook, Delicious Probiotic Drinks. Although I don’t brew as many probiotic beverages as I did while developing recipes for the cookbook, I still …

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Asparagus and Pancetta Pesto Pizza is fancy for your face. Check out that edamame! This pizza. What is going on here? Other than a pound of shaved asparagus, adorable shelled edamame, and porky pancetta? Pesto sauce. Your mind wants to melt. Let it. Have you ever had asparagus on a pizza? Or edamame? What about …

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A detoxifying mango smoothie with golden beets and turmeric – packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. And all the fiber.   My local grocery store doesn’t normally carry fresh turmeric, so when I spied it next to the ginger, I busted out the Carlton. ^^^ That’s turmeric. It looks like ginger got frisky with a …

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This rich and creamy vegan chocolate chia seed pudding is naturally sweetened, packed with health benefits from the superfood chia seeds, and is the perfect romantic dessert for any special occasion. This post is sponsored by Bob’s Red Mill. This post is sponsored by Bob’s Red Mill; however all opinions are my own.  Every time …

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30-minute meal, anyone? Vegetarian Pho Soup with hoisin sautéed shiitake mushrooms is quick, easy, and Vietnamese. So…this is awkward. Did you know you’re supposed to remove the stems from shiitake mushrooms prior to cooking the mushroom caps? Because shiitake mushroom stems are fibrous pieces of leather and they’re like eating a stetson? Yeah, I was …

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Asparagus and Avocado Spring Rolls with Citrus Dipping Sauce are like a a really good burrito. But vegetarian…and in spring roll-form. The question isn’t what would you put in a spring roll, it’s what wouldn’t you put in a spring roll?  It’s spring, so let’s triple spring roll these suckers up. Asparagus. T – 10 minutes …

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