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Spring Pea and Radish Farro Salad with Lemon Mint Vinaigrette

Nutty farro, crunchy radishes, and sweet peas are tossed together in a tart lemon mint dressing in this bright Spring Pea and Radish Farro Salad! This page contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure statement. Pass the Peas Do you like peas? When I was a kid, peas and carrots was one of my favorite side dishes. Actually it…

7 Fruits and Vegetables to Enjoy this Spring

Celebrate the new season with this spring produce guide featuring seven fruits and vegetables that are full of color, flavor, and nutrition.     Spring has finally sprung! We’ve shifted the clocks forward an hour for Daylight Saving Time, giving us a glorious extra hour of daylight in the evening, and everything around us is starting to bloom! All of my favorite spring veggies…

5 Reasons to Love Artichokes this Spring!

Spring is the season for beautiful artichokes, which are full of nutrition and flavor. Find out why you should love artichokes now!  Pin this Post It’s Spring, which means that the season to love artichokes is finally here! While many of us think of artichokes as a vegetable, they are actually thistles, which are a group of flowering plants characterized by leaves…

Grilled Chicken and Spring Vegetable Salad {Recipe}

There’s only one poem I remember by heart from my childhood: Robert Louis Stevenson’s Bed in Summer. I don’t know why this is the poem I remember so well, but every year when the seasons change from winter to spring and the days get longer I think of this poem.┬áThe first verse goes like this: In winter I get up…

Menu Plan Monday: Week of April 29, 2013

Spring is finally here! Tulips are blooming in our backyard, the weather is warming up, and spring produce is making its way to local supermarkets.┬áNot sure what’s in season? Check out my latest article on Wee Westchester, Look What’s Springing Into the Produce Aisle. I’m excited to start using some of the fresh, bright spring vegetables in this week’s menu,…