Recipes

Recipes

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 the flavor of the fresh fava beans. Recipe: Easy Recipe: Roman...

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 water 1 can (15 oz) chickpeas, drained 2 Roma tomatoes, diced 4 green...

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 beans 2 Tbsp olive oil 2 Tbsp cumin 1 Tbsp curry powder 1 tsp...

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 filling as a main meat course for any dinner. Recipe: White...

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 a weeknight dinner, and the leftovers are delicious too! Recipe: Black...

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 can be incorporated into diets. Zucchini cookies are a bit...

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 if you have more! Recipe: Fresh Veggie Couscous Salad Summary: Use whatever...

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 Bags (12 oz total) Fresh Spinach 1/2 Teaspoon Salt 1/4 Teaspoon Black...

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, or oregano could also be substituted. Also, see what herbs...

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, woody ends removed, cut in half ½ Red Onion, cut into...