Kabocha Squash Pomegranate with Fresh Herbs

Posted on October 27, 2015 with 1 Comment

Contrary to what the blue skies and high 70 to 80 degree weather states, it is Autumn here at Rose land. We are carving pumpkins, drinking warm teas, baking Autumn fruit crumbles and best of all preparing all sorts of delicious squash dishes. One of my favorite and easy side dishes, is this colorful one ...

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Winter Stuffed Squash and Lentil Recipe

Posted on January 10, 2015 with 5 Comments

I try to incorporate whatever I grow in my garden for our suppers here at Casa Rosa. This is a recipe that came about from using what I had in the Winter garden and the pantry. If you eat in rhythm with seasons, then winter is a time for root vegetables, savory hearty lentils, dried ...

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Healthy Holiday Gingerbread Cookies ~ by My New Roots

Posted on December 15, 2017 with 3 Comments

I am so honored to be a part of a new online cookbook The Plant Collective which donates its profits to the Edible Schoolyard Project. Back in 2014 we covered the loveliest autumn dinner to benefit one of these schoolyards. This is a cause that is dear to my heart. What could be better than ...

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Necco ~ Root

Posted on December 11, 2015 with 0 Comments

At the moment I have a sweet obsession with Japanese folkiness. Vintage indigo kimonos and farmer pants, earthy Japanese ceramics, and all the brilliant animation films by Miyazaki.  I visited Japan at the tender age of eighteen, and was able to glimpse slices of that charming, Japanese, country quality. If I were to visit now ...

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Vegan Thanks Giving Recipes

Posted on November 15, 2012 with 3 Comments

The lovely Jenni Kayne  and Kate Mulling from  The Chalkboard Magazine hosted a wonderful day of learning vegan recipes by Annie Campbell. The theme was Thanksgiving dishes minus the Turkey. It all was so delicious that I think we considered going vegan for the big day as well.  The table was arranged beautifully by Jenni using ...

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V day dinner

Posted on February 14, 2012 with 2 Comments

An easy dinner of roasted kabocha squash with almond and fennel seeds, sauteed kale in coconut oil with tamari, and drunken French lentils.   Recipe for Drunken French Lentils 1 cup French Lentils (I used Gold Mine the Heirloom quality) a half cup of shallots a garlic clove 2 tablespoons Ghee 4 tablespoons high quality ...

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