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Lemon & Mint Spaghetti

Tamara Huron

Warm weather favorite pasta dish

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French Tarragon Lemonade

Tamara Huron

Healthy delicious fresh lemonade made with Tarragon or Basil

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Toasted Walnut & Lemon Thyme Pasta

Tamara Huron

Walnuts and kale create a delicious power house pasta with a touch of fresh herbs!

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Holiday Herbs

Tamara Huron

Favorite natural, organic gift to send this season! Start their 2016 off with a fresh organic herb!

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Happy 4'th of July

Tamara Huron

Happy Independence Day!

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Red White & Blue Baguettes

Tamara Huron

Red White & Blue Baguettes

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Strawberry& Cucumber Salad with Tarragon Vinaigrette

Cate MacKrell

It's that time of year again when the grocery stores are getting huge shipments of strawberry's and selling them at awesome prices. This salad is light, refreshing and can be made in about 20 minutes.

The Tarragon vinaigrette is delicous, even if you're not a fan of Tarragon. Make the vinaigrette in a jar so you can keep the extra in the refrigerator for up to a week. It will be delicious on salads or some steamed green beans.

Tarragon is my favorite Artemisia, the 2014 herb of the year. Fresh Tarragon is one of the highest antioxidant value food sources among the common herbs. It is known to help fight off fatigue and calm the nerves. Give Tarragon a try in your recipes.

Be well & enjoy,

Tamara

Happy Herbal New Year

Cate MacKrell

Wishing you the healthiest happiest year in 2014. Look forward to sharing the benefits of cooking with fresh organic herbs in the upcoming year.

Start your new year off with an simple side dish. Eggplant with Basil Vinaigrette is delicious, simple to make and can be served at room temperature if made ahead.

Share the benefits of cooking with organic herbs, the perfect natural, healthy organic gift to give in 2014

Send me a message if you would like the recipe.

Be well & enjoy,

Tamara

Pumpkin Lasagna

Cate MacKrell

This delicious and easy to make dish is so comforting. Pumpkin Lasagna has become a Fall favorite. It holds well and can be made ahead and reheated. The pumpkin and cheeses blend beautifully. This is rare that I post an entire recipe on my blog, but I love Halloween and Fall.

 

 

Ingredients

1 Tbsp olive oil

1 (8 oz.) white mushrooms, sliced

1 medium onion, chopped

2 can (15 oz.) solid pack pumpkin

1 cup half and half

2 Tbsp fresh organic Sage leaves, chopped

Pinch of salt pepper   No cook lasagna noodles

1 cup reduced fat ricotta cheese

1 cup shredded low fat mozzarella cheese

1 ½ cup shredded parmesan cheese

Directions

Preheat oven to 375°. In a medium sauté pan heat olive oil over medium heat. Add mushrooms and onions. Cook 4 minutes until tender. Set aside. In a large bowl combine pumpkin, half and half, Sage, salt and pepper. Spray baking dish with cooking spray. Spread 1 cup pumpkin sauce in the bottom. Top with 1 layer lasagna noodles, overlapping slightly. Spread 1 cup pumpkin sauce over the noodles. Add ½ mushroom mixture over sauce. Top with ½ cup ricotta (placing small dollops over sauce). Sprinkle with ½ cup mozzarella and ½ parmesan. Repeat layers. Top with noodles and sauce. Cover with foil and bake for 45 minutes. Uncover, sprinkle with ½ parmesan. Bake for 15-20 minutes. Let stand for 15 minutes before cutting.

Lemongrass Crab Legs

Cate MacKrell

The herb of the month for September is Lemongrass. Lemongrass can be grown in the Southern part of the country. Living in the South, I am fortunate to have beautiful Lemongrass.

Lemongrass is valued for both culinary and medicinal benefits. Lemongrass contains beta carotene, an antioxidant which has been found to be useful in healthy cell and tissue growth in the body.

Lemongrass gives you the tempting aroma of lemon without the acidity. It tastes like a delicious subtle lemon.

Today I saw crab legs on sale and decided to make new dish. Adding garlic, ginger and Lemongrass to a large pot to steam the crab legs, the aroma was a wow.

These crab legs were so good, you do not need dipping butter. Give your crab legs a new twist with Lemongrass.

Be healthy & enjoy,

Tamara

 

Oregano Angel Food Tiramisu

Cate MacKrell

While Summer lingers and the heat makes us look for cool and refreshing things to eat, I decided to make a light tiramisu made with angel food cake instead of lady fingers. I also used Neufchatel cheese for some of the filling which is lighter than mascarpone. This cut down on the prep time and had it in the refrigerator chilling in a hurry.

Adding fresh Oregano to the filling gave it a touch of savoriness! Oregano is one of the culinary herbs rich in antioxidants, substances that protect your cells from damage. It also slows cell deterioration, thus slowing the process of aging. So why not have a slice of light and delicious Angel Food Tiramisu.

Don't forget the Organic Herb of the Month Club for your upcoming unique gift ideas.

Be well & enjoy,

Tamara



Organic Herb of the Month

Cate MacKrell

Sage is the organic Herb of the month. Sage is considered one of natures perfect Herbs as it is full of vitamins and anti-oxidants. Sage is a perrenial and pretty easy to grow. It loves warm weather and a good supply of water.

Many folks relate Sage to Thanksgiving and the wonderful stuffings they grew up with. Unfortunately, Sage doesn't get used in recipes as much as it deserves. Try fresh organic Sage with Seafood, Pasta or fresh Fruit Teas. Sage will lend a balance and freshness to your recipes.

Sage is a natural detoxifier! Give it a try.

Be healthy & enjoy,

Tamara

Mediterranean Tilapia

Cate MacKrell

Tilapia is a mild fish that is easy to prepare and tastes great. Here I layered lemon slices in a pan, placed Tilapia, a sprinkle of garlic powder and Oregano on top. A nice drizzle of olive oil and into the oven to bake for 20 minutes. Healthy, delicious and simple to make for a week night dinner.

The fresh Oregano is full of anti-oxidants and vitamins and really adds to this dish.

Be healthy & enjoy,

Tamara

Summer Time Herbs

Cate MacKrell

Summer is a great time to enjoy the beauty of herbs. Herbs begin to flower and add a new dimension to the garden. The flowers can be cut back to encourage new growth and revitalize the plant. Place your herb flowers in a small vase and appreciate their natural beauty.

Be healthy & enjoy,

Tamara

Healthy Father's Day Gift

Cate MacKrell

There's still time to order your Father the healthiest natural and organic gift. Send him the Herb of the Month. Each month he will receive an organic fresh herb along with recipes featuring the herb.

Show your Dad you care and give him a gift that will do him good!

Be healthy & enjoy,

Tamara

Herb of the Month

Cate MacKrell

What a wonderful time of the year! The herbs are enjoying the sun and the showers of the South. They welcome the humidity more than most.

Wanted to share a beautiful Chive plant that was sent out today as a gift. The lucky recipient received a 6 month subscription for her birthday. A couple of the recipes were Halibut with Orange Chive Marinate & Spinach Pasta with Chive Cream Sauce. Both recipes are simple and so delicious.

1 month, 3 month & 6 month subscriptions are available. Give the healthy gift of cooking with organic herbs for birthdays, anniversaries and saying thanks.

Visit organicherbalcooking.com today for your next gift.

Be healthy & enjoy,

Tamara

Herb Cookies

Cate MacKrell

Today I worked on creating some new Herb Cookie recipes. The results were fantastic...delicious cookies with the hint of fresh organic herbs. Cookies with the benefits of fresh herbs. Need an idea for the simple dessert, try one of my delicious Herb Cookies.

Herb of the Month Club offers 1month - 6month subscriptions. Birthdays, Anniversaries and words of thanks will all appreciate this wonderful healthy gift.

Monthly Herb includes recipes that highlight the herb.

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Be healthy & enjoy,

Tamara

Celebrate Earth Day

Cate MacKrell

Earth Day is a time to reflect and be thankful for our wonderful surroundings. Today, plant a seed, dig a hole in the dirt, water a plant.

My passion is Herbs and cooking with fresh Herbs. I celebrate by sharing recipes that focus on Herbs and their benefits.

Organic Herbal Cooking, Inc. offers the Herb of the Month Club. Send 1 month, 3 month or 6 month Herbs. In honor of Earth Day, receive One Free Additional Month. Order today and thank the Earth.

Visit organicherbalcooking.com.

Be healthy & enjoy,

Tamara

 

Easter Gifts

Cate MacKrell

Hippity Hop...Fresh Herbs on Their Way....

Healthy Natural Easter Gift

1 month, 3 month & 6 month gifts available

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Delicious Recipes Included                    Fresh Herbs to Your Door