Weekend Food Links

Our top picks for cooking this weekend

Healthy and delicious recipes and inspiration from some of our favorite sites.

Cinnamon Almond Baked Oatmeal

TheHealthyApple.com

Warm, crunchy, tart and sweet. An indulgent way to wake up this weekend. Amie’s recipe is gluten free, dairy free, vegan and soy-free, and packed with flavor and nutrition.

Butter Hummus

HomeMadeMommy.net

Try this delicious hummus recipe, made with butter.  The recipe starts with whole, dried chickpeas instead of canned. Cans are often lined with BPA.  Starting with organic dried chickpeas allows you to soak them yourself and coax out maximum flavor.

Pomelo Noodles

101Cookbooks.com

A simple, healthy lunch of noodles, salad greens and edamame, dressed in peanuts and pomelo.  We love salad greens in noodles, and it’s a bright contrast to winter cooked vegetables.

Harvest Crackers with Rosemary, Cranberries and Pecan

TheKitchn.com

These crackers are absolutely delicious with cheese. Make extra for hostess gifts or to bring to weekend gatherings.

In The Kitchen

Cooking From Scratch: How To Make Salad Dressing
Skip the weird flavors, cheap ingredients, chemicals, high price and packaging. Making salad dressing from scratch is easy.. Making your own salad dressing is healthier because you can control what goes in, as well as the quality and freshness of those ingredients. Read more
Red Thai Curry Recipe
Red Thai Curry Recipe
Why order takeout when it’s so easy to cook at home? Try this easy Thai curry recipe at home for a simple, healthy and knockout delicious weeknight dinner. Read more
Easy Pot Au Feu
Cooking Notes Start with cold water. Put all your ingredients in a pot, fill with cold water and then bring to a boil. Don’t boil the water first. I’m not a big fan of long-cooked vegetables.  They make a tasty broth, but eating them? Nah. I throw out the veg… Read more
Vegan basil pesto recipe
Summer Is Basil Season: Try This Easy Vegan Pesto Recipe
It’s summer, which means basil season is in full swing. Either you are harvesting ample, fragrant basil from your herb garden, getting bunches of it in your CSA or buying it marvelously fresh at your local farmers market. Now is the time to make pesto, one of the most delicious and versatile sauces of the season. Read more
make your own coconut yogurt from whole coconuts
How to Make Yogurt From Fresh Whole Raw Coconuts
Thick, creamy homemade coconut yogurt made from coconut flesh—without the fillers and thickeners found in store bought coconut yogurt. If you do this entirely from scratch, it takes time and labor. In my opinion, the result is unquestionably worth it. There are also some shortcuts that will let you make… Read more
how to make pumpkin orange marmalade or jam
Easy Fresh Pumpkin Orange Marmalade Recipe
Marmelade à la citrouille et à l’orange. Here’s a lovely recipe for a fresh pumpkin jam that’s earthy, bright and versatile. The flavor and color will win you over. So will the simplicity. Read more

Green Kitchen Product Reviews

alternative to plastic zip lock bags

Plastic Free Kitchen: Non Plastic Zip Bag Alternatives for Food Storage

Are silicone food storage bags a good plastic free alternative to zip lock style plastic bags? Read the pros and cons of switching to silicone. Read more
Dangers of nonstick cookware

The Best Non Toxic Nonstick Pans

Nonstick cookware is popular largely because cooking does not require the use of oils or fats, which purportedly creates healthier meals. The price for this… Read more

Green Clean: Kitchen Products Review

Eco-friendly kitchen cleaning products Full Circle Neat Nut Walnut Scour Pads Who knew that walnut shells could be so useful? These scour pads are tough… Read more

2020 Goals: Healthy Cooking