A Rising Superfood: Quinoa (keen-wah)

What is quinoa? If you haven't heard about quinoa (pronounced keen-wah), you're not alone. Many people have yet to learn the encouraging details on...

Easy Recipe: Roman Style Fava Beans

This simple, elegant side dish pairs nicely with roast chicken or grilled pork tenderloin. The flavor from the pancetta enhances and does not overwhelm...

How to Cook Fava Beans

Fava Beans require more work than normal beans to get at the actual bean, but don't let that discourage you from buying them! Pick...

Fava Beans: In Season at the Farmer’s Market

For this weeks Farmers Market update, we try to answer the question of what else is available at the farmers market besides fruit and...

Crunchy Lentil and Chickpea Salad

A perfect summer side dish packed with good nutrients and fresh vegetables. Recipe: Crunchy Lentil and Chickpea Veggie Toss Ingredients 1/2 cup dried lentils 1 1/2 cups cold...

Spicy Garbanzo Beans

This is a great healthy snack alternative that is also inexpensive to make! Recipe: Spicy Garbanzo Beans Summary: great for snacking! Ingredients 2 cans (15 oz size) garbanzo...

White Bean Stuffed Tomatoes

Are your trying to eat less meat? This dish is still packed with protein and good nutrients from the beans, and is just as...

Black Bean Soup

This week is all about beans and alternative forms of starch and protein (like quinoa). This is a great, simple, and easy recipe for...

Zucchini Cookies

To end our very first week of posts, here's a great recipe that shows just how versatile vegetables can be, and how easily they...

Summer Farm Stand Couscous Salad

This refreshing summer salad cooks up in no time, and takes full advantage of fresh produce. Don't be afraid to load up on vegetables...

Simple Stir-Fry Spinach

Another great recipe highlighting the ingredient of the day, spinach! Recipe: Simple Stir-Fry Spinach Ingredients 3 Teaspoon Oil, like safflower oil 1/2 Cup Pine Nuts 3 Cloves Garlic, minced 2...

Spinach Salad with Tarragon

Tarragon has a very unique, strong flavor - so try a little nibble before you purchase to make sure you like it! Basil, thyme,...

Yes, I try to add Spinach to everything

You only have to take a look at Popeye to see why spinach is considered a super food. Sure, spinach may not give you...

Roasted Asparagus Salad

This simple recipe highlights the asparagus, and is a great side dish for any protein fresh off the grill. Recipe: Roasted Asparagus Salad Ingredients 1 Bunch Asparagus,...

What’s In Season at the Farmer’s Market?

Every Wednesday we will be doing a post about what's in season at the farmer's market! Farmer's Markets are beginning to brighten up for the...

Mediterranean Broccoli Pasta Salad

Recipe: Mediterranean Broccoli Pasta Salad Ingredients 1 lb. piccolini (tiny penne) pasta 1 bunch fresh broccoli florets, broken into small pieces 1/3 Cup Cherry Tomatoes 2/3 cup Greek olives,...

Spring Vegetables Recipe

Green beans are one of the first vegetables to make it to the farmers market, and are freshest during May through October, although they...

Creamy Roasted Broccoli Soup

A great soup for using any leftover roasted broccoli! Recipe: Creamy Roasted Broccoli Soup Ingredients 4 Cups Broccoli Florets and Stems, cleaned, cut into small pieces 2 Carrots,...

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