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Kohlrabi Schnitzel

What is schnitzel? It’s traditionally a thin piece of meat that is breaded and fried; however, there is no reason you can’t schnitzel your veggies! My vegetable goal this year is to get people to love kohlrabi, so I figured a good place to start is by slathering it with deliciousness! However, I’m baking these instead of frying to make them a bit lighter and pairing them with yogurt and fresh tomatoes to cut through the richness. 

Kale Pesto Pizza

Gabriel was complaining that I don’t make basil pesto. Like never ever. I think there is enough basil pesto in the world, so I love experimenting with other greens. Tuscan kale is the sweetest variety of kale and the most tender. It makes a wonderful pesto. Maybe this recipe will change Gabriel’s mind…

Grilled Gem Salad with Caesar Dressing

As a kid, the grilled caesar salad at The Belvedere Inn was the fanciest thing I ate and I enjoyed ordering it whenever we had the treat of dining there! I’ve come a long way from being that kid, but the taste of that grilled romaine is still ingrained in my memory. There’s no need to go out to enjoy such a fancy salad now…in fact, it couldn’t be easier to make. 

Mother’s Day Apple Cake

I usually make my mom something for Mother’s Day (I’ve come a long way from a pack of hugs & kisses tickets) and this year she requested cake! My mom actually taught me this recipe, and I’ve found a video of us making it together in our archive! Please give this cake a try, it’s so simple. What you need: 2 eggs, plus 1 yolk 3/4 cup sugar 1 cup flour 1/2 sunflower oil 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp Autumn Harvest Blend, or cinnamon dash of dried ginger Zest of one lemon 3 cups very ripe apples Butter & flour to coat baking pan Mixer – hand held or standing 9 inch round cake pan Preheat oven to 350° F Grease the baking pan with butter and a light dusting of flour. This will help to keep the cake from sticking to the pan. Beat the eggs and sugar until foamy with a hand mixer or a standing mixer with a paddle attachment. Add all remaining ingredients, except the apples, …