Quinoa Lettuce Wraps with Peanut Sauce

Mix together 2 TBSP olive oil, 3 TBSP soy sauce, 2 cloves minced garlic and 1 TSP fresh grated ginger in a bag. Place 2 chicken breasts in bag to marinade. Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add marinated chicken breasts. Sauté until caramelized and brown on both sides and fully cooked. Remove from heat and slice diagonally….


Warm Butter Beans with Rosemary, Garlic, and Spinach

1 can butter beans, drained (or white beans if unavailable) 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil (plus more, if desired!) 1-2 cloves garlic, peeled & finely sliced 2 small sprigs rosemary, leaves picked 1 good handful of spinach Pinch of chili flakes Heat a small frying pan over a medium heat and add 3 tablespoons olive oil. Add beans, garlic,…

Cabbage/Carrots/Greens/Salads and dressings

Sweet & Spicy Napa Cabbage Slaw

FOR THE SLAW 1. 1/3 cup golden raisins 2. small head napa cabbage (2 pounds), ribs removed, leaves thinly sliced crosswise 3. 2 medium carrots, shredded (2 cups) 4. 1 small apple, such as Granny Smith, cored and cut into 1/2-inch cubes (1 cup) FOR THE DRESSING 1.1/3 cup cider vinegar 2. 1/4 cup honey 3. 2 tablespoons spicy stone-ground…

Greens/Kale/Swiss Chard/Uncategorized

Spicy Collard Greens

2 lbs collard greens * 5 slices thick bacon diced (smoked, no nitrates) 1 large onion diced 3/4 cup chicken broth 3 tablespoons cider vinegar 1 tablespoon brown sugar – or honey 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes ½ teaspoon tabasco or other hot sauce Salt and pepper *I used turnip greens, Swiss chard and some red cabbage that had been…

Greens/Potatoes/Zucchini and summer squash

Greens with roasted Zucchini, Potato and Raspberry vinaigrette

Recipe Crampton’s CSA    from Bessie’s Best. Baby Arugula Salad w/ Roasted Zucchini & Potato w/ Macerated Raspberry Vinaigrette & Goats Cheese. Ingredients: 3 cups baby arugula (or any baby greens of your liking), 1 zucchini, washed- quartered and cut into small/med sized cubes, 4 baby potatoes washed and cut into small pieces, 1/2 cup raspberries, 2 TBSP crumbled goats cheese,…


Jennifer’s green kale smoothie!

A generous customer named Jennifer has suggested this wonderful smoothie to use up your kale! Thanks Jennifer! Green smoothie: Frozen chopped up green apple (about a small apple’s worth) About a cup of chopped up kale About half a cup of parsley or 5ish mint leaves (whichever herb you choose ends up being the dominant flavour) A banana Chia…

Garlic/Greens/Salads and dressings

Garlic Scape Dressing

Garlic scapes are the curly fresh flower stalks that hard neck garlic produces.  They are available almost a full month before heads of garlic are so rather than use imported garlic, start using the scapes! In a food processor blend together 1 hand full garlic scapes (about 1/4 cup chopped) with the juice of one to two lemon Once the…

Greens/Kale/Spinach/Swiss Chard

Greens with Peanuts

From Judy Gorman’s vegetable cookbook .5 lb kale, swiss chard, spinach or beet greens, ribs removed if kale or chard .5 cup peanuts, toasted if you would like 3 tbsp oil or butter. Steam the greens until tender.  Beet greens, chard or spinach will take 5-10 minutes, kale will take longer. Run the greens under cold water to stop them…


Greens with basil, tomato, garlic and ginger

From the “Greene on Greens” cookbook. 2 tbsp olive oil 1 large onion finely chopped 1 clove minced garlic 2 tomatoes, peeled, stems and seeds removed, chopped .25 tsp ground ginger 4-5 cups chopped greens, any kind.  If Swiss chard or kale, remove the ribs. .25 c chopped fresh basil salt and pepper 1. Heat oil or butter in a…

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