• peanut sauce in small white bowl next to veggie spring rolls
    Recipes,  Sides

    Peanut Sauce

     Peanut Sauce One of the best parts about Thai food is the peanut sauce. When I went to college in Portland, I would frequent a local Thai restaurant that had the BEST pad thai and peanut sauce. To tell you the truth, for year I have been trying to perfect a sauce equivalent to the one I had in Portland. Often it was either tasted too much like coconut milk or resembled a sauce that tasted like liquified peanut butter. Yuck!  Well, the time has finally arrived.  It is perfectly balanced with sweetness, peanut butter, spice, and the funkiness that comes from fish sauce. Enjoy this sauce with spring rolls,…

  • earthspring organics salad with summer greens, candied walnuts and goat cheese
    Breakfast,  Friday Feature,  Main Dishes,  Recipes,  Sides

    Earthspring Organics: Salad and Smoothie

    Earthspring Organics Salad and Smoothie Two of my favorite things to eat are salads and smoothies. Even though making these items from scratch may seem like a lot of work, they really aren’t! However, in order to make salads and smoothies taste delicious, I highly suggest you use high quality ingredients. I’ve recently been cooking with Earthspring Organics. Earthspring Organics is a local company (a huge bonus in my book ) that uses a hydroponic system on a vertical farm. They harvest and deliver their organic lettuces daily to offer their customers fresh products. Their products can be found in most neighborhood grocery stores including Natural Grocers, Macey’s, Dans, Dicks, Clark’s, Fresh…