endive

Grilled Endive with Strawberries, Pepitas, and Feta Cheese Dressing

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Summer is upon us and so is grilling season! (Okay, maybe not officially until June 21st, but it sure feels like summer here in SoCal with our hot weather and school being out!)  Last week Mr. Fuji and I teamed up to make the most fantastic fresh twist on the classic wedge salad—a grilled California […]

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Endive Cashew Slaw + A Giveaway!

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With the warmer months upon us, and the kids out of school for the summer, we’ve been craving meals cooked on the grill.  I love evenings when Mr. Fuji cooks up a feast on our grill, while the girls play happily in the backyard.  Grilled vegetables, in a rainbow of colors, with juicy grilled chicken […]

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Ham & Cheese Endive Nachos

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Is it just me, or does the word “nachos” strike a comfort food chord for you too?  There’s something about the combo of crunchy, cheesy, salty, and juicy that tastes so darn good!  The non-comforting part about nachos is their tendency to be a bit higher in the calorie and fat counts.  Well, I recently […]

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Avocado Endive Pistachio Salad & An Avocado Grove Adventure

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Need a lucky salad for the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day  holiday?  This salad may not be Irish, but it’s bursting with lucky green ingredients!  Crisp juicy endive, creamy chunks of avocado, and crunchy roasted pistachios all tossed in a pistachio dressing.  It feels doubly lucky to me, because it also features ingredients grown here in […]

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Endive Love Connections

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Not only is Valentine’s Day tomorrow, but February is also American Hearth Month, a month dedicated to spreading awareness about the importance of heart health.  In honor of all matters of the heart this month, my fellow OnDivas have been sweet enough to humor me, and help me put together a video, featuring some of […]

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Edamame Salad with Miso Dressing on Endive Leaves

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Edamame with Miso Dressing on Endive Leaves Makes 5 to 6 servings 16 ounces frozen, shelled edamame 1 1/2 tablespoons white miso paste 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 tablespoons freshly squeeze orange juice 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 teaspoon peeled, grated fresh ginger 2 small Fuji apples, peeled, […]

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Celebrate the Super Bowl with Turkey Avocado Onigiri Footballs

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Add this recipe to ZipList! Turkey Avocado Onigiri Footballs Makes approximately 6 onigiri 1 medium avocado, peeled and pitted 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 thin slices turkey (lunch-meat style) 3 cups freshly steamed Japanese rice 1 sheet nori (seaweed) Special equipment: football-shaped cookie cutter 1. Mash the avocado, lime juice, and […]

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Turkey Meatball and Endive Coconut Curry

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Turkey Meatball and Endive Coconut Curry Makes 4 servings For the Turkey Meatballs: 2 cans (14-ounces each) light coconut milk, divided 1 1/4 pounds lean ground turkey 1/2 cup panko 2 eggs 4 garlic cloves, finely minced 2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger 2 tablespoon cilantro, finely minced 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons olive oil For […]

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Endive: What’s in a name?

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It’s day 9 of the 12 Days of Endive! Whether you call it California endive, Belgian endive, Brussels endive, French endive, endive, or witlof, these names are all synonymous for Cichorium endivia, the vegetable that I’ve been celebrating.  Whatever you call it, endive is rich in vitamins and minerals, especially folate, vitamins A and K, and […]

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Enriched Apple Brown Betty

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I’m excited about a new project I’m working on.  I am one of the new guest bloggers for the Grain Foods Foundation, a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to advancing the public’s understanding of the important role grain-based foods play in a healthful diet. Since this month is National Birth Defections Prevention Month, the Grain […]

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