Articles & Recipes

Duck-Bacon Wrapped Dates

Ashley Sperber - Friday, August 26, 2016
Duck-Bacon Wrapped Dates

I appreciate bacon just as much as the next meat lover, but I made a "no pork" sacrifice years ago when I discovered my intolerance to it.  I was beyond ecstatic when I discovered "duck bacon" from the Hudson Valley Duck Farm stand in Union Square's Farmer's Market.  After I exhausted myself of breakfast-related bacon creations, I brainstormed until I came up with this reinvented classic.   ..

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Vegan BBQ Potato Salad

Ashley Sperber - Friday, August 19, 2016
Vegan BBQ Potato Salad

Potato salad will always be a summer classic, but I hate how guilty I feel eating it.  I wanted to recreate the recipe with a more nutrient dense profile, without compromising the taste.  The end result was, easily, the best potato salad I have ever tried.  ..

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Beet and Basil Burger

Ashley Sperber - Friday, August 12, 2016
Beet and Basil Burger

It's the summer and it's BBQ season, which seems pretty ironic to me.  Who decided that grilling fatty meats would occur during the one time of year when we wear bathing suits?  Roasting heavy foods over an open flame while it's already blistering outside seems a little absurd to me. To each their own though, right?  Just because the masses follow seasonal traditions, does not mean we all have to abide by them!  I created this ridiculously simple and even more, scrumptious veggie burger with summer flavors and waistlines in mind. ..

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