Farro Vegetable Stew

Farro Vegetable StewFarro Vegetable Stew —“Ridiculously Yummy”

Comfort foods continue their reign. This recipe for an easy and very nurturing one-pot Farro Vegetable Stew has become a favorite. Mid-August, Beth, our Brooklyn daughter-in-law wrote: “I have discovered a recipe that I am currently a little obsessed with, and I think you might enjoy…it’s about the easiest thing ever and is kind of ridiculously yummy!”  Continue reading

Veggie Patties w/ Quinoa, Black Beans & Lots of Veggies

Veggie Patties w/ Quinoa, Black Beans & Lots of VeggiesPerfect Vegan Veggie Patties

What a treat. Tasty, moist, gluten and dairy-free veggie patties that hold together well. Fabulous on a slice of garden tomato topped with pesto. Great as a burger on a bun with mustard or ketchup and all the fixings. Continue reading

Tricolor Slaw – Kale, Chard, Cabbage & Carrots

Tri-Color Slaw w/ Kale, Chard, Purple Cabbage & CarrotsA Rainbow of Colors . . . a Rainbow of Nutrients

Enjoy crunchy texture and layers of taste in purple, orange and green Tricolor Slaw. Tricolor Slaw boasts bright color and flavor along with an abundance of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. This easily prepared salad is especially so Continue reading

Montana Gardening Begins Indoors

 Montana Gardening Begins IndoorsPlanting Seeds Inside

Spring comes late in southwest Montana. Recent nighttime lows hovered around 17 degrees—way too cold for most of the veggies and herbs I want to grow. Our growing season averages only about 86 days. So to increase the possibility for a bountiful any harvest, I start germinating a few seeds Continue reading

Garden Vegetable Stir Fry w/ Black Rice & Spicy Peanut Sauce

Garden Vegetable Stir Fry w/ Black Rice & Spicy Peanut SauceHome Again

After a great weekend attending the Food Media Forum in Saint Louis, there’s lots of catching up to do on my Bozeman home front. And this is without even reviewing my notes from two great days Continue reading

Creamy Miso Soup w/ Veggies, Greens & Soba Noodles — Home Version

Creamy Miso Soup w/ Vegetables, Greens & Soba Noodles (c) jfhaugenCook Once, Eat Thrice!

Soup can be great for breakfast. On cooler mornings when I have an Japanese Symbol for Healthextra half hour or so, this Creamy Miso Soup is my choice. And then my husband Paul and I continue to appreciate the seemingly endless Continue reading

Country-Style Leek & Potato Soup

Leek & Potato Soup (c) jfhaugen

Soup, Beautiful Soup

Warm and comforting soup really is beautiful, especially now that the weather has become cooler (and as I look out my office window, snowy as well). Soup can also be extremely healthy as it is so easy to digest and almost all the nutrients stay in the broth. Continue reading