Delicata Squash Salad with Potatoes and Honey Mustard Dressing

November 16, 2017 Featured Recipe


Looking for a new recipe to use up those delicious delicata squash? This salad is surprisingly easy to make, and is ideal as a starter, but can also be served as a light main meal. If you’re looking to transform it into a hearty main dish, go ahead and add a chicken breast and serve […]

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September 15, 2017 Featured Recipe

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A traditional Lebanese salad, the Fattoush is made with toasted, or fried, flat bread. Here we use pita bread. By coating the pita with olive oil prior to toasting, it won’t tend to get soggy once the dressing is added. To transform this into a ‘full meal’, simply add some shredded chicken or shrimp and […]

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Betsy’s Secret Sauce

June 12, 2017 Condiments


The garden at our elementary school is one of our kids’ favorite places. Here, Betsy, the garden teacher, introduces the students to the idea of planning and growing a garden, and also gives them the opportunity to eat a lot of goodies that they grow. At the end of the year, the kids make edible […]

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Multi-Bean Salad

May 25, 2017 Featured Recipe

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This festive colorful salad is good with cornbread and any soup. Also try serving at room temperature over hot rice (you can melt some cheese into the rice) with steamed tortillas. Try making the salad with a combination of 1 cup each: pinto, kidney, black, and garbanzo beans. Dry beans need to soak at least […]

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Nana’s Dressing

January 11, 2017 Recipes


Make a springtime salad. Go for a walk, and bring a basket. Look for Miner’s Lettuce growing in the shade. Snap the stem carefully. The whole leaf and stem are good to eat and full of vitamin C. Take your basketful home. Wash it well and toss with Nana’s Salad Dressing. Actually, Nana’s Salad Dressing […]

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Kale Slaw

September 26, 2016 Featured Recipe


There are so many ways to enjoy this super food that we enjoy it all year round. This recipe pairs kale with delicious mix of crunchy red cabbage, a bit of spice and a hint of ginger. 1 head green kale, torn from stems and chopped 2-3 carrots, grated 1/4 red cabbage, cut in thin […]

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Quinoa and Kale Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

September 16, 2016 Recipes


This healthy salad recipe has a lot going for it. Starting with nutrient-packed kale, then mixing with grapes, honey, and quinoa, this salad will fill your belly and satisfy your taste buds. 4 cups curly kale, hard stems removed, chopped small 2 cups cooked quinoa 1/2 cups red grape halves 1/2 a red bell pepper, […]

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Pomegranate, Mandarin and Ricotta Salad

January 20, 2016 Featured Recipe


The sweet flavor of pomegranate is paired with citrus, then topped with a honey-tinged dressing, to make this refreshing salad a great started to a meal, or simply a light lunch. 1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted 2 mandarins peeled and segmented 5 ounces arugula 1/2 cup pomegranate arils 1/2 avocado, chopped 1/4 cup fresh ricotta […]

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Shaved Fennel & Apple Fall Slaw

January 3, 2016 Recipes


A refreshing salad that offers a surprising fennel and apple combination, all brought together with Greek yogurt and a touch of honey. Topped with pecans, this salad is a perfect choice for  lunch or dinner. 2 apples, ends trimmed, halved, sliced into matchsticks 1 bulb fennel, ends trimmed, halved, cored, then sliced into matchsticks 1/4 […]

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Chopped Salad

June 24, 2015 Featured Recipe


I love chopped salad, and this one (Chopped Salad Amigliorata) makes me love them even more. The chickpea puree is delicious when placed in the bottom of the salad bowl, or even as a dip for veggies. 1/2 cup olive oil 2-1/4 cups canned chickpeas salt 1- 1/3 cups, plus 4 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil […]

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