Johnny Appleseed Cake

Thank you to Julie Jordan for this recipe, and the many others she has created over the years. Ingredients: 3-4 apples, diced 2 cups whole wheat pastry flour 1 teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoons freshly grated nutmeg ¼ teaspoon cloves 1 cup raisins 1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts ½ cup butter 2/3 cup honey 2 teaspoons [...]

By | 2017-04-11T10:10:31+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Recipes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Johnny Appleseed Cake

Apple Compote

Ingredients: 4 apples, peeled (optional) and cored and thinly sliced ½ cup sweetener Juice of ½ lemon 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 tablespoon rum (optional) 1 teaspoon vanilla Directions: 1. Combine the apples, sweetener, lemon juice, in a saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until the apples break down, about 15 minutes. 2. Add the [...]

By | 2017-02-14T14:46:34+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Recipes|Comments Off on Apple Compote

Apple Walnut Salad

Ingredients: 5 apples of choice, cored and chopped ½ cup sherry vinegar, or more if needed 1 cup chopped celery 3 scallions, cleaned and diagonally cut into ½-inch pieces ½ cup shelled walnut halves 4-5 tablespoons walnut oil Directions: 1. Toss the apples in a bowl with the sherry vinegar. 2. Add the celery, scallions, [...]

By | 2017-02-07T13:35:14+00:00 February 7th, 2017|Recipes|Comments Off on Apple Walnut Salad

Celeriac-Carrot Salad with Apple

Ingredients: 1 celeriac (celery root), peeled and julienned or grated 3 medium carrots, julienned or grated 6 radishes, julienned or thinly sliced 1½ tsp sea salt 5½ ounces sharp cheddar cheese (optional) 2 Pippin apples, julienned 1 cup loosely packed flat-leaf parsley leaves ¼ cup olive oil 3 Tbs high-quality white wine vinegar Coarsely ground [...]

By | 2017-01-17T14:03:10+00:00 January 17th, 2017|Recipes|Comments Off on Celeriac-Carrot Salad with Apple

Poached Apples with Cloves, Mint, and Basil

This is adapted from a recipe in The Essential Vegetarian Cookbook (Thunder Bay Press), a great book I highly recommend, full of delightful recipes that are fun and delicious. It was first published in 1996. Ingredients: 4 large or 6 small pippin apples 2½ cups water 2 tablespoons lemon juice ½ cup sweetener of choice [...]

By | 2016-11-28T13:22:15+00:00 November 28th, 2016|Recipes|Comments Off on Poached Apples with Cloves, Mint, and Basil

Celeriac Slaw

Ingredients: 2 apples, sliced thinly 1½ teaspoons olive oil 3 tablespoons walnut halves 1 small head of celeriac 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, rinds reserved 2 tablespoons dried cranberries, chopped ¼ homemade mayonnaise or plain yogurt 1 tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon Sea salt and freshly ground pepper Directions: 1. Heat the oven to 350 degrees [...]

By | 2016-11-15T13:42:22+00:00 November 14th, 2016|Recipes|Comments Off on Celeriac Slaw

Spicy Apple Salad

Ingredients: 4 apples 1 small jalapeno 1 small red chili pepper 2 sticks celery ½ cup unsweetened apple juice 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons pine nuts, roasted 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons finely chopped mint, for garnishing 2 tablespoons plus [...]

By | 2016-10-31T14:46:33+00:00 October 31st, 2016|Recipes|Comments Off on Spicy Apple Salad

Russian Cabbage Apple Soup

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil ½ head Savoy cabbage, cut into ½-inch strips 1 medium carrot, sliced 1 rib celery, sliced 1 small parsnip, sliced 6 cups cold water 1 medium beet, peeled and cut into small cubes 1 small sweet pepper, chopped 1 medium tomato, chopped 2 large cloves garlic, chopped 1 tablespoon finely [...]

By | 2016-10-24T12:18:51+00:00 October 24th, 2016|Recipes|Comments Off on Russian Cabbage Apple Soup

Apple-Onion Compote

This compote is great served warm with Celeriac Potato Pancakes. Ingredients: 1 small apple, peel on 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon unsalted butter ½ tablespoon sunflower oil 1 small red onion, very thinly sliced 4 teaspoons sweetener of choice Optional - 1 tablespoon Calvados (apple brandy) Directions: 1. Dice the apple into ¼-inch [...]

By | 2016-10-17T14:32:30+00:00 October 17th, 2016|Recipes|Comments Off on Apple-Onion Compote

Onion Wilted Spinach Salad

Ingredients: 1 medium, tart apple 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 small ripe avocado 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups thickly sliced onion rings (any type of onion is fine) 1½ teaspoons cumin seeds ½ pound cleaned, stemmed spinach - in a large bowl ½ teaspoon sea salt Freshly ground pepper Directions: 1. Cut the [...]

By | 2016-10-10T15:09:51+00:00 October 10th, 2016|Recipes|Comments Off on Onion Wilted Spinach Salad