Whipped Goat Cheese

Wicker tray with bowl of whipped goat cheese, crackers, grapes and veggies and a blue handled knife.

This whipped goat cheese is an easy appetizer or spread that you can whip up in under 5 minutes.  It’s tangy, bright and creamy – a mixture of goat cheese and cream cheese – whipped with garlic, lemon, red pepper flakes and a little parsley. Recipe updated on 3/30/19. I’m a big goat cheese fan.  I love it’s bright, tangyContinue Reading

Greek Salad

Greek Salad | Green Valley Kitchen

This classic Greek salad is a crowd pleaser perfect for summer parties, picnics and barbecues.  An easy, flavorful recipe that comes together in no time at all. After an extremely mild spring, we’ve been hit with a fierce heat wave in Los Angeles – it was 105 degrees today and is supposed to be 108 tomorrow.  It’s much too hotContinue Reading

Pasta with Asparagus and Sun Dried Tomatoes

Pasta with Asparagus and Sun Dried Tomatoes | Green Valley Kitchen

This pasta with asparagus and sun dried tomatoes is a quick and easy spring pasta dish featuring sautéed asparagus and finely minced sun dried tomatoes, tossed with a flavorful lemon basil dressing.   With asparagus season winding down, I thought I’d share one more asparagus recipe. This is a quick and easy recipe that comes together in under 30 minutes. Sautéed asparagus is tossed withContinue Reading