Buddha Bowl with Roasted Delicata Squash, Beets, Purple Kale and Tahini Dressing

“It was October again … a glorious October, all red and gold, with mellow mornings when the valleys were filled with delicate mists as if the spirit of autumn had poured them in for the sun to drain — amethyst, pearl, silver, rose, and smoke-blue. The dews were so heavy that the fields glistened like cloth of silver and there were such heaps of rustling leaves in the hollows of many-stemmed woods to run crisply through.” L.M. Montgomery

It’s the middle of October and we’ve just started to get rainy, crisp, Autumn days.  The cozy comfort food that I crave at this time of year is one of the many reasons why the Fall is my favorite season.   Continue reading

Farm Boxes: The Perfect Remedy for the Mid-Week Drag

My Hump Day Pick-Me-Up

Every Wednesday, I excitedly walk into myIMG_1417 local Hood River coffee house to see a beautiful, tall tower of large brown boxes, decorated with cute and simple sketches of various fruits and veggies.  I find the one with my name on it, and carry the perfectly heavy box back to my car.  Once I get home, I immediately tear into it to see what beautiful goodness awaits me inside. Continue reading