Archive for October, 2017

Aruga-what?!

This summer has been a crash course for me in what vegetables actually look like, cook like, and what those “exotic” veggies in the grocery store actually taste like. I’ll admit, I’m fond of just sticking to what I know in the food department. I rarely scoop up anything that isn’t in the bargain bin […]

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Sneaky Greens for kid food

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  • October 18th, 2017
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I sneak stuff into my kids food all of the time- but it’s not really being sneaky because after they tell me how much they love it I tell them what was in it!  One of the ways I use kale or spinach is in pancakes and waffles. Incredible Hulk Waffles (or pancakes) Your own […]

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Sauteed Swiss Chard is Oh, So Yummy

I don’t know about you, but I am really enjoying all the fresh greens we’ve been getting in our shares…. they are so super healthy & delicious!! Last week I made sauteed collard greens & beet greens, and it was one of my favorite dishes of the week. I boiled the collard greens and beet […]

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Tortillas (Sort of)

If you receive a large share each week from the CSA then you got Greens this week. And I am not talking about the celery, lettuce, or cilantro that you received. I am talking about some good-old-grown-in-the-south collard greens. When we started unpacking our box at home and my husband saw the collard greens the […]

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Fantastic Collard Falafel

My family loves Middle Eastern cuisine, but I must confess that falafel has never been my favorite.  I have tried it many times, but it just tastes dry and bland to me.  I recently found a great recipe that is so delicious and moist, but best of all, it uses collard greens!  Who knew that […]

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Summer!

Summer is my favorite season. I love the rest that it provides for my home. Schedules are a little less crazy, schools out, and vacations are on the horizon. It is also a time of the year that I LOATH cooking. With longer days and so much free time, the last thing I want to […]

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Mint chocolate chip ice cream

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  • October 18th, 2017
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This is not my recipe so I can’t take credit for this amazing idea especially for kids! Ingredients: 2 frozen bananas 2 T coconut, almond or regular milk Hand full of spinach 1/2 t peppermint extract chocolate chips to top   Blend everything except for the chips. My kids looooved this!

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Get Your Greens On

It’s collard greens season at Herb and Plow Farms, and that’s great news for our CSA group!!  Not only are collard greens super nutritious, but they can be super delicious, so that makes them a win/win super food!! I did a little research on the benefits of adding collard greens to our diet and found […]

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A Burst of Hokey Toot!

Salsa recipes are a delicate blend of getting the right spice with the right amount of vegetables balanced with not too much liquid (We can’t have soggy chips). It was requested that we seek and find such a complement. Jalapeno is a fantastic way to tingle your taste buds without burning your pocket book. An […]

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Savory Kale Salad w/ Grilled Chicken

Ingredients: Kale, olive oil, honey, sea salt, pine nuts or any you prefer (sliced almonds, walnuts, sunflower seeds, etc), raisins or dried cranberries, raw garlic (optional) or dash of garlic powder. Place kale in bowl after removing the stems and shredding into bite sized pieces. Drizzle with olive oil and a little honey, sprinkle with […]

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