Loam Collaboration: Five Spice Fennel and Carrots

Loam Collaboration: Five Spice Fennel and Carrots

Since fennel is a new vegetable for me, I decided to go all-in by seasoning my locally-grown fennel bulbs using the warm, anise flavors in Chinese Five Spice — so basically, I put more fennel on my fennel! Chinese Five Spice powder contains ground cloves,…

Loam Collaboration: Mixed Mustards Salad with Honey Dijon Vinaigrette

Loam Collaboration: Mixed Mustards Salad with Honey Dijon Vinaigrette

The perfect blend of bitter and sweet, winter and spring… As winter turns into spring, I find myself craving salads — but not just regular salads. I like to pile on herbs like they’re lettuce, experiment with my own vinaigrette recipes and garnish my greens…

Fennel Frond Falafel

Fennel Frond Falafel

Fragrant, gluten-free bites for lovers of extra moist falafel Fennel is a slightly sweet, anise-flavored vegetable with an edible bulb, stalks and fronds. If the unique flavor doesn’t turn you off (I love it), then figuring out how to cook and eat it is the…

Loam Collaboration: A Toast to the Watermelon Radish… on Toast

Loam Collaboration: A Toast to the Watermelon Radish… on Toast

As I bring more vegetables into my diet, I’m trying to enjoy them in a way that spotlights their true flavors. (Goodbye, cheese sauce, my old friend.) Plus, getting my veg from a local farm presents a unique opportunity: I may, in some cases, be…

Morning Glory Muffins {Grain Free, Gluten Free, Dairy Free}

Morning Glory Muffins {Grain Free, Gluten Free, Dairy Free}

Spiced with the warm flavors of cinnamon and ginger, these Morning Glory Muffins really are ideal as a breakfast treat, or whenever you want to eat one — just enjoy them while they last! Perfecting this muffin recipe was a big win for me. Partially…

Big Batch Beets

Big Batch Beets

I avoided cooking with beets for a long time because of the work involved in prepping them. Between the long roasting time and my beet-stained hands, they just did not seem worth it. Also, I didn’t LOVE their flavor (mostly because I hadn’t found the…