ADVENTURES :: Snowed In, Idaho Style

ADVENTURES :: Snowed In, Idaho Style

The Jenkins family gathered in the spud state recently for some good old fashioned fun. When our clan gets together, things always get a little nuts with an abundance of laughter and never ending witty banter. A couple of key factors come into play when family time rolls around :: 1) cooking and eating is a regular occurrence [Walnut Burgers make the menu at least two times!] & 2) getting into the fresh air to enjoy the great outdoors is a must. Our week was action packed as always, full of hiking, tandem riding, hot springing, exploring, brewery tastings, charades, happy hours/days, and good company. When the holidays roll around, this is what it’s all about :: family, food and making...
RECIPE :: Walnut Burger Lettuce Wraps

RECIPE :: Walnut Burger Lettuce Wraps

Our friend and photographer Drew came up with this fresh and healthy recipe. A modern twist on the lettuce wrap, these are a great starter before a meal of pad thai or pho. If you want to make them your main meal, there are enough for two to thoroughly enjoy. Ingredients: 1 teaspoon coconut oil 2 Walnut Burgers (crumbled and browned) 1/2 cup cooked quinoa 1 head of baby romaine lettuce 1/4 cup shredded carrots 1 avocado (sliced) Sriracha makes 8 lettuce wraps Heat coconut oil in a nonstick pan; crumble and brown 2 Walnut Burger patties over medium heat. Next, build the lettuce wraps by filling romaine leaves with Walnut Burger crumbles, quinoa, shredded carrots and avocado. Drizzle with Sriracha to finish. These little wraps serve up the perfect combination of savory and fresh...