Salad Recipes

Produce of the Week, April 27, 2017

Pixie tangerines are small and mighty, yet they have a higher amount of some vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants compared to oranges. Surprisingly, pixie tangerines may contain more vitamin C and A, which could help fight against common colds. Its’ high amount of fiber could help with colon cancer and possibly heart disease. With the higher…

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CSA Produce of the Week, October 17, 2016

Yellow mini bells are small, very sweet, yellow bell peppers that pack a punch when it comes to flavor and nutrients. This low calorie food is loaded with many vitamins and minerals, including vitamin A, B vitamins, vitamin C, potassium, magnesium and manganese. The great thing about all bell peppers in general is that they…

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CSA Produce of the Week, July 25, 2016

Blue Lake Green Beans Blue Lake Beans are bright crunchy green beans that are also a part of the green bean family. These blue lake beans pack a lot of nutritional benefits. For instance, blue lake beans are fat free, saturated fat free, sodium free, and cholesterol free. Not to mention, blue lake beans are…

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Melon Mania

I never liked melons, for years I would pass them up at the grocery store.  When I began receiving them as part of the CSA program, I was skeptical.  I believe that first summer the first introduction was to a French Morning melon, after slicing into that beauty I never looked back! Cutting into my…

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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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Candy Beet Carpaccio Salad

I was researching recipes for beets one day and came across several for Beet Carpaccio.  That is what inspired this salad.  The term Carpaccio is used for any preparation made with thinly sliced raw meat, fish, vegetables or fruit which are usually seasoned with lemon, or vinegar, olive oil, salt and ground pepper.  In this…

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Candy Striped Beet and Tangerine Salad

This candy-striped heirloom variety of beet  – Chioggia (allegedly originated somewhere near the Italian town of the same name), gets my vote for the most striking in it’s presentation. Cooked and quartered or sliced, the bulls eyes are a beautiful companion to a nice herbed Chevre goat cheese. 1 bunch of Underwood candy striped beets…

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Roasted Potato, Corn & Green Bean Salad with Basil

This can be served hot as a side dish or cold. I like to make everything on the outdoor grill because I hate heating my house up in the summer by using the oven, but you could also use your oven for most of this. I would do the corn on the grill because you…

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Raw Adventures – Got Protein?

I know when I tell people I’m on a vegan, raw diet they all give me a look of horror and say “But, but, where do you get your protein?” Honestly, I feel so much more “balanced” and have very few hunger moments that I didn’t really stop to think about it that much. Curiosity…

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March – Food and Beer Pairing

(Frisee, Avocado, Grapefuit) Beer: Ruthless Rye IPA (6.6%) Brewery: Sierra Nevada Style: American IPA Serving: Pint Glass or Mug @ 45°- 50° General American IPA Style Description: Aroma: Think citrus (grapefruit), resinous pine, or even tropical fruit. There may be a slight sweetness present from the malt but the hop aromas will most likely cover…

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