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Caramelized Fennel and Kale Frittata


Fennel Frittata Relay Foods
As we continue to see early spring vegetables making their return, this week fennel and kale take center stage as main ingredients to this beautiful and rustic frittata. Since these vegetables have a peak fall season and then pop right back up in early spring, they are a go-to in my book during both seasons. Caramelizing the fennel before adding the eggs gives the frittata a slight sweetness — which really makes this dish. So, let's get cooking! Ingredients: (serves 4) 6 eggs 1 medium fennel bulb, cut in half & sliced thinly (reserve fronds) 1/2 medium onion, sliced thinly 1/2 cup kale, cut into thin ribbons 1/4 cup olive oil 2T heavy cream 1/4 cup fresh Read more …

Let’s Make Brunch: Bounty Share Ideas


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Breakfast — it's the most important meal of the day, right? Well, you might think your bounty share is for just for dinner and that couldn't be farther from the truth. Here are 7 fantastic brunch/breakfast ideas to help you get through the week and weekend! If it was good enough for the three little bears then it should pass at your table. Using up some leftover squash is a great way to make this breakfast porridge. This pesto potato skillet simply requires frying up potatoes, adding in some freshly made pesto, and topping with a fried egg — a savory one pot breakfast idea indeed! Collards are a wonderful alternative to spinach in your morning eats. These breakfast tacos with Read more …

5 Paleo Breakfast Ideas with Recipes


5 paleo breakfast ideas
It has always been said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. While there may be some debate about that, breakfast is no doubt one of the tastiest meals of the day! It is also a meal that can be tough to navigate if you are new to the Paleo diet. Traditional cereals, bagels, pastries, yogurt, and granola is out but not to fear -- there are plenty of tasty Paleo breakfast options out there! Even better, most of them are quick and portable for those busy weekday mornings. Paleo Muffins: Paleo muffins aren’t your typical sugar-laden muffins. Instead of traditional sugar and flour, paleo muffins use ingredients like coconut flour, almond flour, honey, and maple syrup. The result Read more …

Midweek Menus: January 11, 2012


This week we talked to Blanchard's Coffee in Richmond for our Vendor blog post, and all that aromatic coffee is bringing up cravings for breakfast. So for Midweek Menus this week, a week of breakfast ideas. Whether that means breakfast for breakfast, breakfast for brunch, or breakfast for dinner is up to you. You may not use all of them in one week, but these are five excellent picks. As always, check out this week's Pinterest board for more inspiration. This Week's Key Ingredients a steaming mug of coffee, eggs, oatmeal The Recipes Breakfast Salad with Poached Egg and Prosciutto (Sass and Veracity) Baked Oatmeal with Strawberries and Bananas (Bella Eats) Amazing, all-natural Read more …

Meet Our Vendors: Blanchard’s Coffee


David's favorite is light, with floral highlights and lingering citrus. Stephen's is smooth and rich, with a darker profile of chocolate and blueberries -- in fact, the blueberry notes are so strong that he says, "if you don't pick up on them, you should schedule an appointment with your doctor." For the uninitiated, these descriptions sound reminiscent of the slightly esoteric qualities of fine wines. In fact, David and Stephen quite unfeignedly apply them to Ethiopian Yirgacheffe and Ethiopian Harrar, two single-origin blends that they roast in their compact set-up using a roaster that reminds one of nothing so much as a slightly confused Little Engine that Could. Roasting up to four Read more …