Puttanesca has become one of the iconic sauces to come out of Italy, partly for its fervent combination of salty and spicy flavors, and partly because it can be made nearly entirely using just pantry ingredients, making it an ideal weeknight sauce. Most often tossed with pasta, Lindsey uses it here as a sauce for… Read More »
“ I enjoy the process of cooking - beginning to end. I like knowing where my food comes from and if I can make something myself, I will. I don't like to rely on pre-packaged ingredients if I can help it. ”
Lindsey is a freelance writer, food photographer, and blogger extraordinaire behind Cafe Johnsonia, where she shares her collection of real, healthful recipes from her kitchen in Utah. What we love about her style is that it’s approachable, comforting, and always homemade. In balancing her own mostly plant-based diet with her family’s love of “bacon, bread, and ice cream,” we’re left with a wonderful collection of inspirational recipes that are in reach for any night of week.
This soup is somewhere in between a traditional East Coast fish chowder and the authentic Thai coconut-milk based tom kha. In her desire to create a dairy-free variation on a fish chowder, Lindsey infused the the broth in this dish with the intense flavors of ginger, garlic, Thai basil, lemongrass, and kaffir lime leaves. Along with… Read More »
As you’re trying to incorporate more healthy, sustainable seafood into your diet, one of our favorite ways is to make fish tacos. But if you want to go one step further, turn your tacos inside out into a rice bowl. Just like a DIY taco or burrito bar, Lindsey creates this recipe in a way… Read More »
Green beans get turned from a simple vegetable into an elegant side dish in this colorful recipe. Bright, crisp green beans are pan-roasted, giving them a light char on the outside and a light, smoky flavor. Then, they’re topped with a beautiful red-hued sauce made from roasted red peppers, sun-dried tomatoes, and almonds that’s reminiscent… Read More »
Provence is highly regarded as one of the most bountiful and beautiful regions in the world. With the abundance of freshly-grown, local produce available year round, it’s no surprise that the cuisine is largely vegetable and fresh herb focused. What is surprising, however, is the combination of sweet, salty, and savory flavors that is very… Read More »
Chicken lends itself to bold-flavored marinades and this recipe certainly doesn’t fall short. By soaking in a trio of fresh citrus juices and both cilantro and parsley, the chicken gets deeply infused with flavor before even being cooked. The great thing is that you can cook this in a number of ways depending on how… Read More »
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