Main Dish Recipes

Shalgam Masala (Spicy Indian Turnips)

I found a new way to prepare turnips!  I have started to experiment again with making Indian food at home, which we all love.  For the longest time I was trying recreate an entire buffet but that was overwhelming.  I find that buying a prepared simmer sauce from Trader Joes or Fresh and Easy and…

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Asian Noodle Salad with Summer Squash

Serves 4-6 Peanut Dressing 1/2 c peanut butter 2 T low sodium soy sauce or Tamari 1/4 c warm water 1/3 c fresh lime juice 2 T chopped peeled fresh ginger 1-2 garlic cloves, chopped 1 T rice wine vinegar 2 T sesame oil 1 T honey 1-2 tsp Sriracha Sauce (of more if you…

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Asian Chicken with Bok Choy and Celery

1 T olive or coconut oil 1 T sesame oil 1/2″ of fresh ginger root, peeled and finely minced 3 fresh garlic cloves, peeled and finely minced 1 lb ground chicken 5-6 fresh shiitake mushrooms, thinly sliced 3 stalks of celery, chopped 1 bunch of bok choy, chopped handful of fresh cilantro, chopped 1 T…

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Super Box

It’s here – the grandaddy of all sporting events.  Even folks that don’t watch football watch the Super Bowl, everyone wants in on the big game.  Don’t leave the MVPs (Most Valuable Produce) in your box out of the fun – there are plenty of ingredients this week to help you create the perfect game…

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Roasted Romulanesca and Shrimp

If this is your first time seeing Romanesca you might think it beamed here with the Kohlrabi and the Patty Pan Squash in some alien vessel – a Romulan Star Ship of sorts.  Yes, I could definitely see the Romulans sitting down to a plate of Romanesca! Honestly it hails from Italy, and is a…

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Sauteed Garlic Artichokes with Parmesan

This is a little bit reminiscent of artichoke dip and tastes incredible with crusty sourdough bread.  Serves 4 or if prefer use 3 artichokes to create main dish or serve 6 as a side and increase everything else by 1/2. 2-3 large globe artichokes 2 T fresh lemon juice 2 T olive oil 6 garlic…

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Fennel Apple Sausage Bake

October is here!  Time to get back to our roots – vegetables that is!  There are many possibilities that one could combine in this recipe.  Recipes can inspire creativity and shouldn’t always be followed, have fun and experiment with your CSA produce!  The combination of onion, fennel and apple is very savory and fall-like.  …

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Vegetables with Thai Red Curry

The Kabocha squash always generates at least a few questions from new members so let me introduce this seasonal newcomer for some of you.  You can read more about it here in one of our prior posts.  The kids (or you) might be curious about all the “warts” or bumps on the Kabocha or other…

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BBQ Shrimp with Simple Greens and Mashed Turnips

This post took a little longer because it’s a whole meal. I’m getting ready to travel to the South and have been dreaming about eating some of the great food down there. I sure hope you don’t throw out your turnip greens! For total glucosinolate content, turnip greens outscore cabbage, kale, cauliflower, and broccoli among…

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Sriracha Chicken

This week’s recipe comes by way of Cindy Hwang, Sports Nutritionist & Social Media Director for The Lyn-Genet Plan. The Plan is a fun and easy nutritional and weight loss journey that I have personally embarked on with Cindy as my mentor and I’ve seen truly amazing results in the past two months. One of…

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