This is an image of a charcuterie board with a black chalkboard noting the Top 7 components of charcuterie.

The Top 7 Components to creating the Best Charcuterie Board

By Brandi McRill / November 16, 2021 / 0 Comments

The Top 7 Components to Creating the Best Charcuterie Board Have you noticed Charcuterie Boards are the hottest ‘new’ trend? They are fun, they are beautiful and you can’t seem to spend more than 15 minutes on social media without seeing one. Typically loaded with meats, cheeses and all else that is delicious. And…my favorite […]

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This is an image of finished Pumpkin Hummus drizzled with Masa Harina. A white dish sits atop an orange towel. A silver spoon sits on top of the towel and a fresh pie pumkin can be seen is in the background.

Easy & Delicious Pumpkin Hummus

By Brandi McRill / November 16, 2021 / 0 Comments

I LOVE pumpkin and will find any way to use it. I learned, rather quickly, that fresh pumpkin (and pumpkin in the can) is a FAR cry from the flavors I consider ‘pumpkin spice.’ (Um, where are the cloves, the cinnamon…the yumminess???) Our weekly co-op share always provides pie pumpkin during the fall shares. I […]

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Aloe and the Healing Power of Community

By Brandi McRill / September 8, 2021 / 0 Comments

So, this is a random post in the middle of a Wednesday…I’m sitting with projects piled up around me but I know…KNOW…that it is important that I share this message with all of you. Today is the day our veggie co-op resumes. This will be our SIXTH season sharing fresh veggies with our community. SIX!!! […]

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Fresh, Local Inspiration for your Dinner Table

By Brandi McRill / August 3, 2021 / 0 Comments

I am honored to have been asked to present for the Cypress chapter of Wine Women & Wellness. The primary goal of this nationwide organization is to create a wellness culture in each community. Members support one another in a platform for business owners to gain visibility and create deep connections in a space designed […]

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This is a double serving of cantaloupe and cucumber summer salad. The recipe of cucumber, cantaloupe, lemon basil and red onion come together on wooden bowls. A wooden spoon and fresh lemon basil frame the image

Cantaloupe & Cucumber Summer Salad

By Brandi McRill / June 16, 2021 / 0 Comments

This refreshing summer salad will delight your taste buds without spending hours in the kitchen!

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Celebrate Spring with this lovely Easter lunch of Lamb Chops, Asparagus, Carrot Soufflé and no knead bread

The Perfect Spring Easter lunch

By Brandi McRill / April 2, 2021 / 0 Comments

Around here, we find just about any reason to celebrate and ringing in the Spring Season is one of our favorites! I’ve received several inquiries about my Spring Equinox Dinner for people looking to make Easter brunch so, if you want to recreate this delicious meal, follow these links for this easy to follow meal! […]

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This is vibrant bowl of beet hummus with chopped carrots and celery on our signature blue plates.

The Best Beet Hummus

By Brandi McRill / March 23, 2021 / 0 Comments

I think I have a love affair with beets. Seriously. I did not like beets as a kid unless it was pickled to a juicy sweetness. One afternoon, I spent my lunch break at a fancy culinary gourmet shop. (One of my favorite things is to discover new things and, food fascinates me so foodie […]

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This is a birds eye view of our refreshing vegetarian summer salad loaded with Chick Peas and avocado.

ChickPea & Avocado Summer Salad

By Brandi McRill / January 25, 2021 / 0 Comments

A friend and I recently met at a local chain, Fadi’s Mediterranean, and I fell IN LOVE with their ChickPea & Avocado salad. I discovered Fadi’s years ago. I needed a quick lunch and was curious about Mediterranean food. When I walked in, my mouth hit the floor…several feet of beautifully colored salads, meats & […]

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This is a silver pan that contains a HUGE serving of butternut squash Meat sauce for my Fall Lasagna Recipe!

The Best Fall Lasagna Recipe

By Brandi McRill / December 9, 2020 / 0 Comments

I’m not all the way sure how I feel about lasagna, if I’m being honest. Growing up, my Grandma’s lasagna was always a favorite but, it’s not really something I ever order when we got out to eat. It was, literally the first dish I ever made for my husband when we were dating. He […]

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Elyssa, Tomball Volunteer, hold an armful of seasonal vegetables from the summer harvest.

How to maximize the Season’s Harvest

By Brandi McRill / October 9, 2020 / 0 Comments

If you aren’t accustomed to shopping from local farms, the transition is…different. When you are a grocery store shopper, you can find a recipe, go to the store for your ingredients and get everything in one location. (Usually.) When practicing Seasonal Eating, you receive an ingredient, THEN figure out what to do with it. The […]

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