Shitake Noodles

I recently have started getting involved with our local permaculture group.  If you’re not familiar, it’s all about growing what grows well in your area and using native species for food and medicinal herbs.  I went to their mushroom growing workshop, and it was so informative and fun!  We drilled logs, put in the spores […]

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Meatless Monday – Moroccan Carrot Cakes

These tasty patties work as a sandwich filling or as a side dish.  Use the food processor to shred the carrot and the onion and this comes together very quickly!  Ingredients: ·         5 medium carrots, shredded (about 2 cups) ·         1 small yellow onion, finely chopped ·         3 tablespoons flour ·         2 tablespoons cornmeal ·         1 egg, lightly beaten ·         2 tablespoons milk (or half and […]

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CSA Cooking – Brown Sugar-Glazed Beets

This was my first time cooking beets and they were wonderful! I used a mixture of beets and turnips in mine. I love the vibrant red color! Brown Sugar-Glazed Beets From EatingWell:  January/February 2009 Try a sweet glaze on beets or other root vegetables to help balance their earthy flavor. This easy recipe will work […]

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CSA Cooking – Tomato and Ravioli Collard Soup

This soup comes together quickly, and is a delicious way to use up some greens!  Feel free to substitute any type of greens you like into the soup. Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, minced 1 garlic clove, minced  2-4 cups vegetable broth 1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes 1 (9 ounce) packages fresh […]

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Smart School Time Recipes

Now that school has started, many parents are now tasked with finding interesting things to put in their children’s lunchbox.  This free E-book can help with that problem!  It includes tons (over 125) of healthy breakfast and lunch recipes – many are even vegetarian and vegan. Go download your copy today!  Even if you don’t have children, we can […]

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CSA Cooking – Okra Patties

This recipe is perfect for people (like me) who don’t really like the texture of okra, but still want to eat it. Okra has some great health benefits. It contains Vitamins A and C, and is also a good source of iron and calcium. It is thought to help stabilize blood sugar and cholesterol levels […]

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