Bonne Vie Kitchen
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heirloom tomato, butter lettuce & crispy proscuitto salad

One of our favorite salads busting with flavor from summer tomatoes and fresh herbs goat cheese kifir green goddess dressing dressing provisions 3/4 cup goat yogurt 1/2 cup cultured goat milk kifir 1/2 cup white wine vinegar 1 T. lemon juice 1 tsp garlic 1 tsp shallot ½ T. dill ½ tbs basil ½ tbs parsley 1/2 ripe avocado ½ tsp ground black pepper sea salt to taste salad provisions 3 medium heirloom tomatoes, varied colors if possible 1/2 avocado 4 thin slices proscuitto 1 head butter lettuce PROCESS In a 325f oven bake proscuitto until firm & crisp, about 20 minutes.  Combine al of the dressing ingredients in a food processor and process until...

summer roasted tomato vinaigrette

Our signature summer roasted tomato vinaigrette is elegant easy to prepare vinaigrette ads the bright flavor of tomatoes from the garden. It's a bit like summer & sunshine  in a bottle./ See the chef’s note for oven roasted roma tomatoes. Organic canned fire roasted tomatoes also work very well for this recipe. Provisions 3/4 cup olive extra virgin olive oil 3/4 cup grape seed oil 1 tablespoon sesame oil ( optional) 3/4 cup red wine vinegar 1 cup roasted roma tomatoes ,chopped * see chefs note OR 1 cup organic canned fire roasted tomatoes 2 tablespoons sundried tomatoes, chopped 1 clove garlic 1 small shallot 1 tablespoon fresh tarragon, or basil chopped sea...

vibrant cilantro cashew pesto

Our Saturday morning routine includes a visit to our favorite Market on Sutter Street in historic Folsom.  In addition to the beautiful organic vegetables and fruits we bring home, we include a few bunches of fresh herbs-basil, cilantro & tarragon.  We turn these beautiful herbs into fresh pesto, tapenades and relishes. During the week we eat clean and light. These condiments are an easy and healthy way to liven up fresh seafood, chicken, pastas and grilled or roasted vegetable dishes. With a little chopping have delicious fresh pesto's The cilantro pesto is an awesome sauce...