Snacks

Winter Kid Friendly Snacks

From our friends and Roots and Wings Preschool in Thousand Oaks!  There are links to their menus for December – February below.  They really do a great job of educating their students about healthy and seasonal eating through our CSA Program!  They are having a Discovery Day on March 7th  – Open Enrollment/School Tours from…

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November Kid Friendly Snacks

Hi all! Please enjoy the November article from Kelly at Roots and Wings Preschool in Thousand Oaks. They get our large weekly CSA box and turn it into a learning and healthy adventure for their students. Thank you Kelly for these healthy ideas for young children!! Some ideas for your youngest chefs this month: Corn…

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September Kid Friendly Snacks

Hi all! Please enjoy this monthly article from Kelly at Roots and Wings Preschool in Thousand Oaks. They get our large weekly CSA box and turn it into a learning and healthy adventure for their students. Thank you Kelly for these healthy ideas for young children!! We will be cooking lots of yummy things at…

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August Kid Friendly Snacks

Hi all!  Please enjoy this article from Kelly at Roots and Wings Preschool in Thousand Oaks.  They get our large weekly CSA box and turn it into a learning and healthy adventure for their students.  Thank you Kelly for these healthy options for young children!!   We love the late summer season produce coming in…

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Asian Inspired Pickles

From CSA Member Grace – this was so fantastic we had to share it with everyone! 1 lb Underwood pickling cucumbers, scrubbed clean 1 – 2 tsp. sea salt 1 cup white or rice vinegar 3/4 – 1 cup sugar 2-3 cloves of garlic, minced 1 tsp minced fresh ginger 1 tsp sesame seed oil…

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Easter Ideas

Radishes with Herbed Butter 10 radishes – any type 4 T unsalted butter 1 T chopped herbs – parsley, fennel fronds, carrot tops 1 tsp. lemon zest Sea salt and fresh ground pepper Rinse radishes in ice cold water and cut in half. Pat with cloth to dry. In a small container, mix together butter…

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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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Killer Kale Chips

Once only found wedged between the steaks and seafood or thoughtfully placed around the salad bar, kale has now come into it’s own.  High in magnesium, potassium, calcium, vitamins A, K and C, lutein, (should I go on) antioxidants and – oh, maybe that steak should moove on over – kale also has iron! Given…

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