Springtime Blooms on the Farm

15 March

Although the infamous Food Drought occurs during March, there’s still a lot happening in the orchards and fields. Here are some pictures of the various things that are in Spring bloom for you to enjoy. (Originally posted in March 2013) Community Supported Agriculture, whether receiving a share or going to a Farmers Market, is the […]

Cajun Turnips and Greens

07 March

Adapted from Kripalu Cookbook Ingredients: 2½ cups cubed turnips 2 tablespoons olive oil 2½ cups sliced onions 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon diced garlic ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper ½ teaspoon sea salt 4 cups stemmed and washed chopped kale 3 cups stemmed and washed chopped chard ½ cup water 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar […]

Emerald City Soup

07 March

A big Thank-you to Rebecca Katz for this amazing and delicious recipe! Ingredients: ¾ teaspoons sea salt 2 bunches broccoli, cut into florets and stems peeled and cut into chunks 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup chopped onion 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 bunch kale, stemmed and chopped into small […]

Rainbow Noodle Salad with Thai Sauce

07 March

A wonderful fresh salad using veggies as noodles. Ingredients: For the salad: 2-6 carrots, depending on their size, spiral-ized or cut into thin strips (you can also use a vegetable peeler to make the strips) ½ medium cabbage cut into thin strips 2 summer squash spiral-ized or cut into thin strips 4 small turnips or […]

Red Beet Cauliflower Risotto

07 March

This beautifully colored dish uses riced cauliflower in place of arborio rice to create the risotto. Ingredients: 1 large head cauliflower 1 tablespoon coconut oil ½ teaspoon sea salt 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast ½ cup cooked beet, rough chop 1 onion finely diced 4 cloves garlic, crushed ½ cup low-sodium vegetable broth Freshly ground black […]

Roasted Beet and Garlic Salad

07 March

Ingredients: 1½ pounds beets with greens attached 1 head garlic 4 tablespoons olive oil ¾ teaspoons sea salt, divided 1 cup distilled white vinegar ¼ sweetener of choice ½ cup finely chopped walnuts ¼ cup finely chopped red onion ¼ cup chopped fresh dill Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. 2. Rinse beets […]

Brussels Sprouts and Noodle Stir-fry

20 February

Ingredients: 3 oz. thin whole wheat spaghetti 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup thinly sliced red onions 3 cloves garlic, minced ¾ lb Brussels sprouts, trimmed and thinly sliced 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger ¼-½ teaspoon red pepper flakes ½ cup broth of choice 2 tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce ½ cup julienne cut carrots […]