Two Tomato Carrot Ribbon Pasta


Weekend recipe idea! When making a pasta dish, sometimes I like to replace half of the pasta with carrot ribbons to make it a little lighter. I adapted this recipe from a Better Homes & Gardens recipe and posted it on their blog. Click on over for the recipe and more photos! It’s a great combination of flavors. 

Have a great weekend!

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Caper Crostini


Crostini are great for entertaining, and this caper/shallot mixture can be made ahead of time. Burrata just makes everything better, so the combo of these ingredients is absolutely delish! Burrata is like a super soft fresh mozzarella that comes in water in a tub (you can get it at Trader Joe’s). If you can’t find it, use any soft cheese. You could simply use onion instead of shallots as well. I sliced the baguette and drizzled with a bit of olive oil (optional) on a cookie sheet before broiling in the oven. Yum!

By Erin Gleeson for The Forest Feast

Sesame Edamame Salad


I am really excited to be this month’s featured “Guest Recipes” blogger for Anthology Magazine. I will be contributing a new seasonal vegetarian side dish each week, posting on Thursdays. Week 1 is this Sesame Edamame Salad. For the full recipe and more photos, click here to see it on the Anthology Magazine website.  Bon Appetit!

By Erin Gleeson at The Forest Feast

Watermelon Salad


Nothing says summer like watermelon! Slice watermelon into approx 1 inch rings, then remove the rind from each slice with a small knife. Place one watermelon “round” onto each salad plate, then top with a layer of thinly sliced fresh mozzarella (5 pieces?), followed by a layer of finely chopped mint, basil (approx ¼ c each) and a sprinkling of nuts (I used almonds and walnuts, but you can use any kind). Drizzle with a bit of olive oil and sea salt before serving. Enjoy with a fork and knife- a light yet filling salad!

By Erin Gleeson for The Forest Feast