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Cabbage Soup

A bountiful vegetable garden produces a lot of produce. Here’s a recipe for simple goodness in a pot. You can use whatever vegetables you have in abundance except turnips. Turnips are good in the soup the first day, but after day 1, the soup takes on an unpleasant ammonia smell and taste. Not good.

 

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Recipe – Granola Nut Bars

 

Granola Nut Bars

2 cups natural peanut butter 1-1/2 sticks butter 1/2 cup raw honey 1/2 cup agave nectar 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup powdered milk

3 cups organic rolled oats 1/2 cup raw organic unsweetened coconut 1/4 cup each: raw hulled sunflower seeds raw pumpkin seeds sesame seeds flax seeds 1 Tbsp chia […]

Recipe – Kale Chips

One of the latest rages nutrition wise is kale. Full of antioxidants, it’s considered a “super food.” Now there’s a way to turn it into a healthy crispy snack. Enjoy.

2 bunches kale 4 Tbsp olive oil sea salt crushed red pepper flakes garlic powder or salt fresh lemon

Take the center stem off […]

Recipe – Spring Onion, Carrot, and Tomato Salad

My favorite garden salad recipe was inspired by the great chef, Jamie Oliver. He has a terrific show, Jamie at Home, in which he pulls produce out of his amazing garden of raised beds and prepares it fresh. His method of prepping onions for a salad is the best. He slices shallots, spring onions, or […]

Recipe – Marrakesh Carrots

5 lbs organic carrots, scrubbed and sliced thinly 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley 3 lemons, zested and juiced, about 2 tsp zest and 1/3 cup juice 1 Tbsp cumin 1 Tbsp paprika 4 large cloves garlic, minced or pressed 2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. pepper 1/4 tsp cayenne 1/2 – 3/4 cup extra virgin […]

Recipe – Diane’s Grape Salad

My friend Diane facebooked me and told me she was taking my Cranberry Orange Sauce with Walnuts and Grape Salad to her son’s tomorrow. I’d never heard of grape salad. When I learned it had broccoli in it, I had to get the recipe. Sounds deeeeeelish! Thanks, Didy!

Grape Salad

1 Cup broccoli florets […]

Recipe – Cranberry and Orange Sauce with Walnuts

This is so easy it’s ridiculous. Don’t omit the salt and pepper.

2 bags fresh cranberries 1 cup sugar Zest of 1 big orange Juice of 2 oranges 2 pinches of coarse sea salt or 1 big pinch of kosher salt 1/4 tsp fresh ground black pepper 1/2 c. walnuts, toasted and chopped

Bring […]

Recipe – Broasted Fingerling Potatoes

This past week at Costco we picked up a big bag of fingerling potatoes for under $8. If you’ve never made these tender, flavorful spuds, try them some time. We love them. I’ve boiled them, roasted them, steamed them, but found that the best method of preparing these little spudlets is to braise them in […]

Recipe – Tomato Basil Biscuits

Here’s a great recipe to use up those imperfect looking, albeit delicious tomatoes and some of your summer basil.

1/2 cup chopped scallions 1 Tbsp olive oil 3/4 cup chopped fresh tomato (1/2″ dice), seeded & drained 1/4 c. minced or julienne sliced basil 2 cups unbleached flour 1 Tbsp baking powder 1 tsp. salt […]

Recipe – Avocado Salsa

2 large or 3 small avocados, diced into large 1″ cubes, tossed with lime juice (fresh) 2 pints of refrigerated grocery store salsa (usually fresher and better than jarred), drained (reserve the juice if you want) 6 cloves garlic, minced Louisiana hot sauce to taste 1 package frozen extra sweet or shoepeg corn or […]