Sloppy Joes (A Seat at the Table)

Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes are an American classic, but this recipe includes a small change.  Instead of just using ground beef, I’ve added cooked lentils to cut calories and costs.  The lentils aren’t noticeable since they have a similar texture to the ground beef, but add great protein and fiber, to help you fill up.  If you’reRead more

Italian Stuffed Zucchini Boats (A Seat at the Table)

Italian Stuffed Zucchini Boats

I’ve never made zucchini boats before, but after seeing beautiful zucchini at the farm, I decided it was time to give it a try.  These are extremely tasty, the zucchini boats are tender but not mushy, and the filling is perfectly spiced with a combination of Italian sausage and ground turkey to keep it light.Read more

Strawberry Summer Cake with whipped cream (A Seat at the Table)

Strawberry Summer Cake

It’s finally strawberry season, the very first of picking season at my favorite farm, Homestead Farms.  And despite a spring full of rain, the strawberries are fantastic!  After picking strawberries I browsed around for the perfect way to let them shine (besides just eating them, of course), and this Smitten Kitchen recipe caught my eye.Read more