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spicy cilantro quickles

Spicy Cilantro Quickles – A Great Use of Your Kirbys

Spicy Cilantro Quickles are an easy way to make your own pickles in just a few minutes without canning them. Also known as quick pickles or refrigerator pickles, this method…
shrimp and okra

Shrimp and Okra Sheet Pan Meal

Shrimp and Okra Sheet Pan Meal is a flavorful one-pan meal that only takes about 30 minutes to make. Simple vegetables like okra, onions, peppers, and tomatoes are broiled together…
Sautéed Garlic Okra recipe

Sautéed Garlic Okra – Our Favorite Way to Cook It

This straightforward Sautéed Garlic Okra recipe can quickly become a favorite way to cook okra. It cooks up pleasingly and is not slimy; the grape or cherry tomatoes are a…
gluten free zucchini brownies

Gluten-Free Zucchini Brownies – Fun and Healthy

These gluten-free zucchini brownies are also egg-free and dairy-free. For best results, make sure your gluten-free flour has guar gum or xanthan gum in it (or add ¾ teaspoon). Or…
Lemony Basil Radish Salad

Lemony Basil Radish Salad – Flavor Packed

Lemony Basil Radish Salad is a simple flavor packed salad made without lettuce. Crunchy radish slices, peppery basil, grated Parmesan cheese, and a simple lemon oil vinaigrette combine together for…
Stuffed Patty Pan Squash

Stuffed Patty Pan Squash

Stuffed Patty Pan Squash is a fun way to start your day with a serving of vegetables. Or you can serve it for brunch, lunch, or even dinner. No matter…
salad nicoise

Salade Nicoise – A Delicious Summer Dish

Salade Nicoise is a classic French salad from the Nice region that makes a beautiful presentation and is a delicious summer dish. It is perfect for a luncheon or dinner…
spinach ravioli

Spinach Ravioli – Easy Vegetarian Meal

Spinach Ravioli made the easy way, ready in about 30 minutes. The dough is a simple but flavorful filling with spinach and mushrooms wrapped up in pre-made wonton wrappers.  Spinach…
Spicy Korean Cucumber Salad

Spicy Korean Cucumber Salad

Spicy Korean Cucumber Salad is a bright red and green salad of cucumbers and green onions with a spicy-sweet sesame dressing.  This salad takes a little bit of prep time…
dairy free cucumber salad

Dairy-Free Cucumber Salad – Hungarian Uborkasalata

Uborkasalata translates literally as Dairy-Free Cucumber Salad in Hungarian. My mother-in-law serves this simple side dish at almost every holiday meal. I think it is best on a hot summer…
Cucumber Sushi Rolls

Cucumber Sushi Rolls with Spicy Dipping Sauce

Cucumber Sushi Rolls are a healthy, easy, no-cook meal perfect for using up leftovers on a hot summer night. I am a huge fan of cooking once eat twice meals,…
green onion dressing

Creamy Green Onion Dressing (or Dip) – Heavy on the Vitamin K

Creamy Green Onion Dressing is great on salads or as a dip for vegetables or chips. It is amazing on potato salad.  Green onions, or scallions, give you some nutritional…
zucchini nut muffins

Zucchini Nut Muffins – A Healthy Way to start your day

Zucchini Nut Muffins are a healthy way to start your day with plenty of protein and vegetables packed in. In addition, it’s great for a nutritious breakfast on the go. …
zucchini saute

Zucchini Saute – A Simple Summer Side Dish

Zucchini Saute is a deliciously easy way to prepare zucchini that is ready in about 15 minutes. Perfect for those too hot to cook summer nights. And it is easy…
Berry Beet Juice

Berry Beet Juice – A Healthy Blend of Vegetables and Fruit

Berry Beet Juice is a healthy blend of vegetables with a little sweetness from the fruit. No sugar or other sweeteners are needed. And you don’t need a juicer either!…
Dark Leafy Greens

Dark Leafy Greens Deserve a Place on Your Plate

Dark Leafy Greens are considered superfoods for a good reason. They are low in calories and carbohydrates but high in various nutrients, including fiber, folate, vitamin C and K, and…
Lemon Romanesco Pasta Salad

Lemon Romanesco Pasta Salad – Lots of Fiber and Vitamins

Lemon Romanesco Pasta Salad is a delicious side dish served either hot or cold. Romanesco is sometimes called Romanesco Broccoli, Romanesque cauliflower, or Roman cauliflower. It looks like a bright…
sesame kohlrabi noodles

Sesame Kohlrabi Noodles – A Vegan, Grain-free Dish

Sesame Kohlrabi Noodles are a vegan, low-carb, grain-free dish that can be enjoyed as a main course or side dish. I opted for some firm tofu in this recipe, but…
Spring Vegetable Risotto

Spring Vegetable Risotto – Asparagus, Leeks, and Peas

I was skeptical when I first learned about this method for making Vegetable Risotto. It comes out creamy stirring only at the beginning, after 10 minutes, and then again at…
apple radish fritters

Apple Radish Fritters – Naturally Sweet

Apple Radish Fritters are naturally sweet instead of the usual savory fritters. Pair them with some peanut butter and a drizzle of maple syrup for a delicious and healthy breakfast.…
Spinach and Sun Dried Tomato Quiche

Spinach Quiche with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Spinach Quiche with roasted potato crust is a simple meatless meal perfect for a weekend breakfast or brunch or a meatless dinner. The hardest part is waiting for it to…
Orange Sage Wet Rub for Chicken, Pork or Fish

Orange Sage Wet Rub for Chicken, Pork, or Fish

This Orange Sage Wet Rub is so simple to mix up, and it adds amazing flavor to grilled or roasted chicken, pork, or fish.  I’ll be honest, when I tested…
baked avocado and vegetable egg rolls

Baked Avocado and Vegetable Egg Rolls

This healthy vegetarian baked avocado and vegetable egg rolls recipe can be made with just about anything you happen to have on hand. The creamy avocado mixes nicely with the crunch…
apple fennel chutney

Honey Apple Fennel Chutney – a Sweet and Sour Condiment

Honeyed Apple Fennel Chutney is a sweet and sour condiment or side dish to wake up a boring meal.The word chutney is derived from the Hindi word chāṭnā meaning ‘to…
apple almond chicken salad

Asian Apple and Chicken Salad – Enjoy Leftover Chicken

Asian Apple Chicken Salad is a wonderful way to enjoy leftover chicken with a simple but flavorful Sesame Hoisin Dressing. It’s easy to get into a salad and just throw…
Dill Potato Salad

Dill Potato Salad – Exploding with Fresh Dill Flavor

This delicious Dill Potato Salad is like our grandmother’s classic potato salad. Additionally, it’s exploding with fresh dill and flavored with vinegar and olive oil. Dill Potato Salad Ingredients 3…
persimmon salad

Persimmon Salad with Persimmon Vinaigrette

Persimmon Salad is simple and absolutely delicious when served with this easy homemade persimmon vinaigrette salad dressing. I made this salad once for myself and recreated the dressing for a…
Mixed Greens Tart

Mixed Greens Tart – Fiber, Iron, and Antioxidants

This Mixed Greens Tart is perfect for an appetizer or brunch and makes an ideal side dish for lunch or dinner. Leafy dark organic green vegetables are considered one of the…
persimmon nice cream

Persimmon Nice Cream – Satisfies Your Sweet Tooth in a Healthy Way

Persimmon Nice Cream is an easy vegan dessert that satisfies your sweet tooth in a healthy way. My family could eat ice cream 365 days a year. It could be…
Parmesan Herb Squash

Parmesan Herb Squash – It’s Easy to Prepare Winter Squash

Parmesan Herb Squash is an easy way to prepare winter squash that is quick enough for weeknights or make a larger batch for a holiday side dish. Most winter squashes…
Honeyed Fall Fruit Salad

Honeyed Fall Fruit Salad – Fabulous Taste of Autumn

Honeyed Fall Fruit Salad is a deliciously simple fruit salad of apples, pears, and pomegranate with just a touch of honey and lemon. This simple recipe can be served cold…
Squash and Potato Salad

Squash and Potato Salad – A Healthy Colorful Side Dish

This Squash and Potato Salad is a colorful side dish in autumn and winter and is meant to be served warm or at room temperature (like Hot German Potato Salad). I used…
Sauteed Radishes and Greens

Sauteed Radishes and Greens – A Healthy Way to Prepare Radishes

Sauteed Radishes and Greens is a bright and healthy way to prepare radishes that will accent any main dish. And it is easy to double the recipe for a bright…
25 chili peppers recipes

Chili Peppers – 25 Delightful Vitamin Rich Recipes

Hot chili peppers are a wonderful way to add a spicy flavor to your dishes as well as nutritional benefits. The Capsicum genus originated in the Americas and spread throughout…
eggplant parmesan

Eggplant Parmesan – Healthy One-Pan Vegetarian Meal

Eggplant Parmesan is a healthy one-pan vegetarian meal that you can have on the table in about 30 minutes. It is low in fat, loaded with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals,…
Purple Carrot Ketchup

Purple Carrot Ketchup – Low Sugar and Full of Antioxidants

Purple Carrot Ketchup is a homemade low sugar recipe of one of America’s favorite condiments. And not only is the color fun and 100% natural it adds a little added…
Sesame-Soy Grilled Shishito Peppers

Sesame-Soy Grilled Shishito Peppers

Sesame-Soy Grilled Shishito Peppers will definitely change things up at dinner time. They might just become your new favorite side dish. These are great with grilled steak or salmon. Sesame-Soy…
Zucchini Sausage and Rice Casserole

Zucchini Sausage and Rice Casserole

Zucchini Sausage and Rice Casserole is a versatile one-pan meal that comes together in about 30 minutes (depending on which kind of rice you use).  I used up all of…
Layered Beet and Carrot Salad

Layered Beet and Carrot Salad – Healthy as it is Beautiful

Layered Beet and Carrot Salad is a colorful salad that is as healthy as it is beautiful. The bright colors of the beets and carrots help provide powerful antioxidants for…
Japanese pickled cabbage

Japanese Pickled Cabbage – A Quick Pickle

Japanese Pickled Cabbage is a salad/condiment served alongside meals in Japan. This is a quick pickle, with the vegetables sitting in the brine for just a few hours to pull…
Caramelized Balsamic Shallots

Caramelized Balsamic Shallots – a Simple Condiment

Caramelized Balsamic Shallots is a simple condiment that is great on top of canapes, smeared on a sandwich, or served alongside a cheese or charcuterie tray.  The flavor profile of…
12 Fruit and Vegetable Based Dips

12 Fruit and Vegetable-Based Dips to Help You Snack Healthy

With these 12 Fruit and Vegetable-Based Dips, you can skip the boring store-bought dips and make your own healthier versions for daily snacking or your next party. When people start…
Spicy Garlic Cucumber Salad

Spicy Garlic Cucumber Salad – Stay Cool and Hydrated

Spicy Garlic Cucumber Salad is a great way to stay cool and hydrated in the summer heat. Enjoy it as a side salad or add leftover steak, chicken, shrimp, etc.,…
Roasted Beet and Orange Salad

Roasted Beet and Orange Salad – A Healthy Dose of Vitamin C

Roasted Beet and Orange Salad is a bright and flavorful way to get a healthy dose of vitamin C to help your body combat everything from the common cold to…
Cucumber Basil Soup

Cold Cucumber Basil Soup – Refreshing During the Summer Heat

Cold Cucumber Basil Soup is a simple blender soup that is so refreshing during the summer heat. No cooking, just toss some fresh ingredients in a blender or food processor…
Creamy Cilantro Lime Sauce

Creamy Cilantro Lime Sauce – Versatile and Healthy

Creamy Cilantro Lime Sauce is an easy creamy sauce for meat or fish, a salad dressing, or a dip depending on how thick you want to make it. Creamy Cilantro…
beet hummus

Beet Hummus – High In Nutrition, Fiber, and Protein

This easy organic Beet Hummus recipe whips up in 5 minutes and makes a lovely and healthy dip for vegetable sticks or chips or any other way you enjoy your…
Freeze your Harvest

Freeze your Harvest to Enjoy Later – Use the Abundance

Sometimes you have an abundance of fruits and vegetables and maybe concerned that you can’t eat it all before it goes bad. Instead of just tossing it into the compost…
Dandelion Greens with Spicy Fettuccine

Dandelion Greens with Spicy Fettuccine

Dandelion Greens with Spicy Fettuccine Greens is an excellent way to add greens to your diet, whether we are talking about dandelion greens, Swiss chard, spinach, mustard greens, chicory, or…
Sheet Pan Meals

30 Healthy Sheet Pan Meals That Are Quick and Easy

Sheet Pan Meals are such a quick and easy way to prepare a healthy meal. Just put your protein and plenty of organic locally grown vegetables on a cookie sheet…
Roasted Carrot and Beet Salad

Roasted Carrot and Beet Salad – Healthy Bright Colors

Roasted Carrot and Beet Salad is a simple, colorful, and flavorful salad that can be partially prepped ahead of time to save effort at dinner time.  You can roast the…
turnip salad

Turnip Salad – Perfect Alternative to Potato Salad

This organic Turnip Salad replaces the carbohydrate-filled potato salad we are all accustomed to at parties and picnics. And it’s summertime and many of us are looking for ways to…
summer soups

Summer Soups for Hot Days – A Healthy Way to Cool Off

Cold summer soups can be a great way to cool off and stay hydrated when the temperatures hit triple digits. Most of us don’t start thinking of soups until the…
organic leaf celery

Organic Leaf Celery is too good to waste!

Organic Leaf Celery is a great vegetable similar to the more common stalk celery that adds flavor and nutrition to many dishes. Most people are unaware of the goodness of…
celery walnut salad

Walnut Celery Salad – Healthy and flavor-filled

Walnut Celery Salad is a crunchy flavor-filled way to get plenty of fiber, antioxidants, and other nutrients your body craves. In this recipe, you want to add the celery leaves…
Carrots and Fennel with Almonds

Carrots and Fennel with Almonds

Carrots and Fennel are roasted in the oven, highlighting their natural flavor and sweetness. A great accompaniment for any dinner. Like celery, fennel is filling and yet surprisingly low in…
Vegan Braised Collard Greens

Vegan Braised Collard Greens- a Host of Antioxidants

Vegan Braised Collard Greens is a tender and flavorful way to prepare these healthy greens without loading them down with unhealthy bacon.  Braising is cooking low and slow in liquid,…
Spinach Shrimp Frittata

Spinach Shrimp Frittata – A Quick One-pan Meal

Spinach Shrimp Frittata is a quick one-pan meal that is delicious for breakfast, brunch, or a vegetarian dinner. This recipe uses tender Spring organic spinach, but you can swap other…
organic spinach

Organic Spinach – Superfood, Healthy, and Versatile

Organic Spinach is a superfood, low in calories and loaded with nutrients. It can be enjoyed raw or just lightly cooked in a few minutes and added to any meal…
Orange and Radish Cole Slaw

Orange and Radish Cole Slaw – A light Salad with a Citrus Taste

Orange and Radish Cole Slaw is a light salad with a bright citrus taste and a pleasant bite from organic radishes. It makes a nice side salad for grilled meals,…
Parmesan Roasted Kohlrabi

Parmesan Roasted Kohlrabi – Great Low-carb Substitute

Parmesan Roasted Kohlrabi is a flavorful, easy way to prepare kohlrabi. It makes a great low-carb substitute for similar dishes with potatoes. Kohlrabi is another cultivar of the same species…
roasted beet and kohlrabi salad

Roasted Beet and Kohlrabi Salad – An Earthy Cool-season Dish

Roasted Beet and Kohlrabi Salad makes an easy cool-season salad. Kohlrabi isn’t pretty and a little out of this world alien-looking, but it’s sure easy to love. Pale green or…
Avocado Yogurt Dip

Avocado Yogurt Dip – Loaded with Nutrients

This Avocado Yogurt Dip recipe combines a few simple ingredients for a healthy dip. You can use it for vegetables or chips, use it as a spread for sandwiches, or…
Potatoes vs. Sweet Potatoes

Potatoes vs. Sweet Potatoes – The Difference

What is the difference between potatoes vs. sweet potatoes? Is one healthier than the other? And what about yams? Potatoes vs. sweet potatoes have one thing in common. they are…
carrot radish salad

Carrot Radish Salad – Loads of Nutrients

Carrot Radish Salad is a crunchy, colorful salad with a refreshing mix of flavors and loads of nutrients. The phytonutrients that give carrots and radishes their vibrant colors also provide…
Meal Planning Tips for Harvest2U

Meal Planning Tips with Harvest2U

Here are Meal Planning Tips with Harvest2U. Meal Planning is a great way to eat healthier, save money, and simplify your life. Here are a few tips to help you…
fiber rich foods

Fiber – A Critical Component of a Healthy Diet

Fiber is a plant-based substance that humans cannot digest. Even though it passes through our digestive systems without providing any nutrients, it is a critical component of a healthy diet.…
Spaghetti Squash Pizza Crust

Spaghetti Squash Pizza Crust – Low Carb Plus

Spaghetti Squash Pizza Crust lets you have your pizza while maintaining a low carb lifestyle. Most of us think of spaghetti squash as a replacement for pasta, but it can…
Eat Your Colors

Eat Your Colors – A Diet to Protect Your Health

“Eat Your Colors” has become a mantra among health experts lately, but do you know what it means and why is it important? Plants are made up of a multitude…
Fall Harvest Rainbow Casserole

Fall Harvest Rainbow Casserole for Healthy Diet

This Fall Harvest Rainbow Casserole is filled with plenty of healthy fiber, lean protein, and Cruciferous greens, and beta-carotene.  This is kind of like a new-age version of the old…
Health Facts About Carrots

5 Health Facts About Carrots You Should Know

Here are a few health facts about carrots you may not have known. Carrots are one of the most commonly known and eaten vegetables in the world today. They are…

Cranberry Apple Spinach Salad – Quick, Delicious and Healthy

Cranberry Apple Spinach Salad is as quick and delicious as it is healthy. Just a few simple ingredients pack a powerful punch. The salad starts with spinach, a dark leafy…
Sweet and Sour Carrots

Sweet and Sour Carrots – Tasty Way to Serve

Sweet and Sour carrots are a deliciously simple way to prepare carrots that goes well with any meal. Carrots can get a little boring, but this quick recipe is a…
Spicy Maple Squash

Spicy Maple Roasted Acorn Squash – Packed Beta Carotene

Spicy Maple Roasted Acorn Squash is a simple way to prepare this healthy winter squash. Acorn Squash is loaded with beta carotene, which gives it that bright orange-colored flesh. Our…
Swiss Chard Rolls

Swiss Chard Rolls – An Excellent Source of Vitamins

Swiss Chard Rolls are similar to Cabbage Rolls and Dolmades (Greek Stuffed Grape Leaves) but made with more tender chard instead of the tougher cabbage and grape leaves. To up the nutrition, this recipe…
Daikon Radish Tofu Soup

Daikon Radish Tofu Soup – In 15 minutes

Daikon Radish Tofu is a light vegetable soup made with daikon radishes, some firm tofu for protein, and a few Jujubes (or you can substitute dried raisins) for a touch…
Spicy Cold Zucchini Soup

Spicy Cold Zucchini Soup – With a Spicy Kick

Spicy Cold Zucchini Soup is an easy cold blender soup with a spicy kick to it that is delightful in the heat of summer.  I used yellow zucchini to make…
Garlic Sesame Zoodles

Garlic Sesame Zoodles – A Quick and Easy Side Dish

Garlic Sesame Zoodles is a quick and easy side dish that could also be a light lunch or dinner with your favorite protein added to it. A healthy dish in…
dandelion green butternut squash

Dandelion Greens with Roasted Butternut Squash

Dandelion Greens with Roasted Butternut Squash is a great way to prepare these bitter, but very healthy dark leafy greens. The sweetness of the roasted squash and raisins balances the…
Asian Pear and Rosemary Spritz

Asian Pear and Rosemary Spritz – Alcohol-Free Cool Down

What actually takes this Asian Pear and Rosemary Spritz to the next level is the infusion of rosemary, ginger, and nutmeg. After the soda’s initial sweetness, traces of these herbs…
Apple Scalloped Potatoes

Apple Scalloped Potatoes – A Great Fall Dish

This Apple Scalloped Potatoes dish is delectable with breaded baked pork chops, which can be cooked at the same time in another cast-iron pan or ovenproof skillet. Plus! The local…
gazpacho

Easy No-Fuss Gazpacho – The Perfect Summer Soup

Gazpacho is the perfect summer soup, using fresh seasonal ingredients with no cooking required. Some recipes blanch the peel off the tomato and others puree each vegetable individually. Neither step…
Low Carb Carrot Balls

Carrot Balls – Low Carb Sweet or Spicy

These low carb carrot balls are delicious, and a little-bit-different way of serving carrots that can be a bit boring, at times! These Carrot Balls are perfect as a dessert…
Vegetables for Breakfast

Vegetables for Breakfast – A Healthy Start

Vegetables for breakfast help us increase the required amount we need each day. According to the US Dietary Guidelines, most adults should eat between 1 ½ to 2 cups of…
broccoli potato soup

Broccoli Potato Soup

Kids love this nutritionally-dense Broccoli Potato Soup. Who says we can’t get kids to eat their veggies? Broccoli Potato Soup Ingredients: 2 potatoes, peeled and chopped 4 cups organic broccoli…
Carrot and Microgreens Juice

Carrot and Microgreens Juice – Without a Juicer

Carrot and Microgreens Juice is a refreshing dose of nutrients that can be made with or without a juicer. Carrots add a little sweetness and antioxidants like beta carotene and…
edible flowers

Edible Flowers – Not Just a Modern Food Trend

Edible flowers are not just a modern food trend. People have been using flowers in foods for millennia. Not only do they look pretty, but they are also tasty and…
Grilled Baby Potatoes

Grilled Baby Potatoes and Fennel – Healthy Side Dish

Grilled Baby Potatoes and Fennel is an easy and healthy side dish you can prepare alongside your other grilled favorites. Potatoes are a great source of vitamin C, potassium, and…
baby potatoes

Smashed Baby Potatoes – Perfect For Small Potatoes

Smashed Baby Potatoes are a deliciously easy way to prepare soft-skinned small potatoes. Boiling, then smashing and baking creates a crispy crust and a creamy soft interior. Potatoes have gotten…
basil chimichurri

Basil Chimichurri – An Amazing Sauce in 5 Minutes

Basil Chimichurri is a variation of the famous Argentine green sauce using basil in addition to the traditional parsley and oregano. Or you can use all basil, or add in…
healthy lunch ideas - food wrap

6 Healthy Lunch Ideas Besides Sandwiches

Here are 6 Healthy Lunch Ideas, because school is right around the corner, which means the daily decision of what to pack for lunch is almost upon us. Or maybe…
Spring Garlic Kale Soup

Garlic Kale Soup – Use All That Wonderful Spring Produce

This Spring Garlic Kale Soup is loaded with wonderful spring produce and cooks up in less than 20 minutes. Spring garlic (or green garlic) is merely immature garlic that is…
Microgreens Pesto

Microgreens Pesto – A Versatile Sauce

Microgreens Pesto is a versatile sauce. We like to put it on pasta, but you can use it as a condiment, a salad dressing, on pizza, on pasta, on sandwiches,…
microgreens-farming

Serve Microgreens in Tasty Ways – Packed with Nutrients

There are many ways to serve microgreens that make them fun and tasty.  Microgreens add important vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants to your diet. Microgreens have become a darling among restaurateurs…
swiss chard with onions and vinegar

Swiss Chard with Onions and Vinegar

If you’re stuck in the rut of spinach from a plastic clamshell every week, it’s time to get on the Swiss Chard train! The stems from Swiss chard shouldn’t be…
Microgreens and Tuna Salad

Microgreens and Tuna Salad – Nutrient Rich

This Microgreens and Tuna Salad is topped with an easy homemade Lemon Thyme Dressing for a delicious meal when you don’t feel like heating the house. Microgreens are seedlings that…
quinoa stuffed squash

Stuffed Squash with Quinoa and Sausage – Nutritionally Packed

Summer stuffed squash is a rich source of Vitamin A and C, magnesium, fiber, folate, riboflavin, phosphorus, potassium, and Vitamin B6. This quick and easy filling uses quinoa as a…
Stuffed Cabbage Casserole

Un Stuffed Cabbage Casserole in the Pressure Cooker

This Un Stuffed Cabbage Casserole has all of the flavors of traditional Hungarian Stuffed Cabbage made faster, easier and less offensive to the olfactory senses.  My Hungarian mother-in-law makes her…
Asian Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry

Asian Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry – Simple and Healthy

This Asian Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry is a simple but healthy meal that can be ready in under 30 minutes. The vegetables retain their crispness (and nutrients), offering a…
ABC Juice - apple carrot beet swiss chard

Apple, Carrot, Beet, and Swiss Chard Juice – Nutrient Loading

This Apple Carrot Beet Swiss Chard Juice will be an earthy deep red color. Believe it or not, there is a lot of sweetness from the apples, beets, and carrots.…
Broccoli Beef recipe

Broccoli Beef – Simple and Ready in 30 Minutes

Broccoli Beef is a takeout staple you can easily make at home. Just a few simple ingredients and about 30 minutes are all you need. This Broccoli dish is best…
fresh organic lemons

Organic Lemons Are Great For Your Health

Organic lemons add important nutrition and enhance the flavor of many recipes and should be enjoyed regularly. Health Benefits of Organic Lemons Most of us know that bright tart fruits…
Blood Orange

The Blood Orange – Many Health Benefits

The Blood Orange is a wonderfully sweet and beautifully colored citrus fruit. It is smaller than other types of oranges, with a reddish blush skin. The inside flesh is maroon…
30 Minute Dinners

30 Minute Dinners – Healthy Alternatives to Fast Food

Here are ideas for 30 Minute Dinners recipes. Anyone with school-age children knows that things can get busy. Really busy with school and homework and practices and performances. And they…
dehydrating herbs

Dehydrating Herbs for Year-Round Flavor

Dehydrating herbs is an easy way to ensure you don’t waste any fabulous flavor and nutrients. Dehydrating works for just about any leafy herb, but not all recipes work with…
zutano avocado

Zutano Avocado – A Rare Tasty Delight

The Zutano Avocado is not an avocado you would find in the grocery store. One reason is that it is used as a pollinator for the Hass avocado and other…
Garlic Roasted Carrots and Green Beans

Garlic Roasted Carrots and Green Beans – Healthy Side Dish

Garlic Roasted Carrots and Green Beans is a healthy and easy side dish that is not only delicious but allergy-friendly as well. Roasting the carrots draws out the sweetness and…
Keto Braised Celery

Creamy Keto Braised Celery – Triple It For the Holidays

Creamy Keto Braised Celery is a delicious side dish for any meal. It can easily be doubled or tripled for holidays or other parties. In addition to high doses of…
Maple Persimmon Muffins

Maple Persimmon Muffins – No Sugar Added Muffins

These Maple Persimmon Muffins just scream Autumn! They make a great grab and go breakfast are a healthy snack. Persimmons have a load of nutrients packed into that beautiful orange…
natures way of disruptive technology

Nature’s Way of Disruptive Technology

Disruptive technology will often kill current technologies, change the course of a trend, and even destroy jobs. But a disruptive technology may also be short-lived. A simple example of a…
No Sugar Added Plum Sauce

No Sugar Added Plum Sauce – A Healthier Version

No Sugar Added Plum Sauce is a healthier version of the traditional Asian sauce. It is delicious as a glaze on poultry and as a dipping sauce. This recipe is…
bell peppers

Bell Peppers – Long List of Health Benefits

Bell peppers are technically a fruit but are often used and treated as a vegetable. They belong to the nightshade family (Tomato, Eggplant, Potatoes). There are variations in taste and…
Sausage and Pepper Hash

Sausage and Pepper Hash – An Easy Sheet Pan Dinner

Sausage and Pepper Hash is a healthy one-pan dish that cooks up in under 30 minutes. This Sausage and Pepper Hash is perfect for hot summer nights when bell peppers…
Preparing Tomatoes

5 Lessons Research Teaches us about Preparing Tomatoes

Preparing Tomatoes is a common occurrence, and they are a good source of vitamin C, potassium, folic acid, and carotenoids, such as lycopene. Many studies have shown their benefits for…
Apple and Quinoa Stuffed Squash

Apple and Quinoa Stuffed Squash – Use Your Favorite Squash

This Apple and Quinoa Stuffed Squash can be made with your favorite summer or winter squash. For winter squashes, you will need to prebake the squash for about 20-30 minutes…
Arugula Pomegranate Salad

Arugula Pomegranate Salad with Pineapple Vinaigrette

Colorful Arugula Pomegranate Salad is a bright and flavorful salad loaded with healthy fats and antioxidants. Pomegranates are loaded with antioxidants like vitamin C and polyphenols, which do wondrous things…
chop and drop

Chop and Drop – A Busy Person’s Best Friend

One of the most fun concepts of Permaculture is Chop and Drop. The concept of Chop and Drop is pruning, cutting or chopping woody perennials, shrubs and trees, and letting…
Peach and Arugula Salad

Peach and Arugula Salad – Perfect For Summer

This simple Peach and Arugula salad is loaded with flavors from the peppery arugula, sweet peaches, and slightly salty feta cheese. Perfect for summer when peaches are at their peak.…
Ginger Pear Butternut Squash Soup

Ginger Pear Butternut Squash Soup – A Twist On Traditional

Ginger Pear Butternut Squash Soup gives a slightly sweet and spicy twist to traditional butternut squash soup. The beautiful yellow color of butternut squash is due to the beta carotene,…
powerful pomegranate

The Powerful Pomegranate – Known Since Ancient Times

The powerful Pomegranate has been known for its health benefits since ancient times. The bright red fruit is considered a superfood today because of its powerful antioxidants and nutrition. Personally,…
butternut apple casserole

Butternut Squash Apple Casserole – Excellent Side Dish

Our Butternut Squash Apple Casserole will leave you wanting more. This butternut squash apple casserole is an excellent side dish for your fall meals or holiday dinner. You’ll top it…
pico de gallo

Pico De Gallo – Loaded with Healthy Antioxidants

Pico de Gallo is a simple raw salsa made with tomatoes, onions, peppers, and cilantro. It is delicious with chips or alongside your favorite Mexican dishes. This salsa is loaded…
Strawberry Rosemary Wine Slushies

Strawberry Rosemary Wine Slushies – Beat The Heat

Strawberry Rosemary Wine Slushies are a delightful way to beat the heat during summer. And they are so simple to make. Strawberries are loaded with heart-healthy antioxidants, especially vitamin C.…
fig recipes

8 Fig Recipes You’ll Find Nutritious and Tasty

In our 8 Fig Recipes you’ll find many ideas for figs, bacon, bleu cheese, and other delights. Figs have been popular for centuries around the world. They are both nutritious…
cheddar beet risotto

Cheddar Beet Risotto – Sweet and Creamy

This cheddar beet risotto dish is sweet and creamy. It uses the entire beet and is a nice pink color. The beet is the taproot portion of a beet plant,…
Spring Garlic Aioli

Spring Garlic Aioli – Homemade Healthy Mayonnaise

Aioli is an emulsion of egg and oil. Add a little sweetener, and it becomes homemade healthy mayonnaise. What is spring garlic (also known as Green Garlic)? It is immature…
keep hydrated drink

Keep Hydrated with These 8 Summer Produce Superstars

It is essential to keep hydrated during the hot summer months. Water is vital to keep your body functioning correctly. When it is hot and humid outside, you need to…
Orange Marmalade

No Sugar Added Orange Marmalade with Wine

This No Sugar Added Orange Marmalade is bursting with fresh orange taste with a delicious accent of wine without loads of sugar used in most marmalade recipes. Most traditional marmalade…
Watermelon Cucumber Cups

Watermelon Cucumber Cups – A Fun Appetizer or Salad

Watermelon Cucumber Cups are a fun appetizer or salad for your summer entertaining. The sweet watermelon, salty feta, and lemony dressing all come together in a fun presentation called Watermelon Cucumber…
Peasant Ratatouille - Flavorful Combination of Organic Summer Produce

Ratatouille – Combination of Organic Summer Produce

Ratatouille is a peasant dish with origins in the Provence region of France. It is a simple but flavorful combination of summer produce like eggplant, zucchini (or other summer squash),…
Broccoli Carrot salad

Broccoli Carrot Salad – Loaded with Fiber and Antioxidants

Raw Broccoli Carrot Salad is full of crunch, color, and flavor. This salad is loaded with fiber and antioxidants: vitamin A from the carrots, vitamin C from the broccoli, and vitamin…
sweet potato stuffed with avocado

Sweet Potato Stuffed with Avocado – Super Simple

This Sweet Potato Stuffed with Avocado recipe is very simple and is an excellent blend of cool, spicy, and sweet. Sweet Potato with Avocado Ingredients: 4 (8-ounce) Sweet Potatoes 2…
chicken burgers

BBQ Chicken Burgers with Keto Kohlrabi Coleslaw

These mouthwatering chicken burgers only take less than 30 minutes to prepare. Most of the ingredients you probably have on hand. And the crunchy Keto Kohlrabi Coleslaw topping is super…
Blueberry Vinaigrette

Blueberry Vinaigrette Salad Dressing – Fresh and Healthy

This Fresh Blueberry Vinaigrette whips up in minutes and packs a colorful, sweet and slightly acidic punch to your salads. Blueberries are low in calorie, and high in water content…
kohlrabi

Kohlrabi – A Nutrient-Packed Powerhouse

You open your Harvest2U delivery and are greeted by an alien: a softball-sized bulb with long leaves growing like a punk rocker’s hair on the top. That, my friends, is…
Top 6 reasons to join Harvest2U's CSA (1)

Top 6 Reasons to Join Your Local CSA

There are many great reasons to join your local CSA (Community Supported Agriculture). Eat healthy fresh fruits and vegetables, value, learn about new foods &  cooking techniques, community, variety, the…
Lemon Herb Chicken Salad

Grilled Lemon Herb Chicken Salad – Best Flavors of Spring

This Grilled Lemon Herb Chicken Salad takes some of the best flavors of spring and grills them for a bolder flavor. This is best with younger, less woody asparagus and…
10 Low Carb Vegetables

10 Low Carb Vegetables and How to Prepare Them

If you are counting net carbohydrates here are 10 low carb vegetables, packed with nutrients and are delicious too. I use the terms net carbs and digestible carbs interchangeably below.…
Radish Recipes

15 Radish Recipes to Break Out of the Salad Rut

Radishes are wonderful in salads. But with these Radish recipes, I show that there are so many tasty ways to enjoy these healthy little roots that it’s time to free…
benefits of beets

Benefits of Beets – Elevated to Superfood Status

Because of the Benefits of Beets, this humble vegetable has been elevated to superfood status with good reason. This root vegetable is not only nutrient-dense, but it can also be…
stock and soup

Homemade Stock and Soup – Make Your Own

Nothing beats excellent homemade stock and soup. A hearty bowl of homemade soup on a cold day is terrific. And it is even better tasting and better for you when…
citrus fruits

Citrus Fruits – 6 Healthy Reasons to Eat Besides Vitamin C

When you think of the nutrition of citrus fruits the first thing that comes to mind is probably an excellent source of vitamin C. While that is true, citrus fruits…
vitamin c

Vitamin C – A Critical Component for Your Body

Vitamin C is one of the most crucial components of good health. The body does not store it, so it is critical to take enough daily through food or supplementation.…
Cock-a-Leekie Soup

Cock-a-Leekie Soup – Made with Plenty of Leeks

Cock-a-Leekie Soup is a traditional Scottish chicken and barley soup made with plenty of leeks. Depending on your cooking method, it can be made in 30-45 minutes, making it a…
Summer Squash

Using Summer Squash – A Versatile and Nutritious Vegetable

Using Summer squash is one of the joys from the garden in late spring and summer. Zucchini, pattypan, crookneck, straight neck, cousa, chayote, and more. They are versatile and nutritious…
Keto Kohlrabi Coleslaw

Keto Kohlrabi Coleslaw – A Low-Carb Alternative

This Keto Kohlrabi Coleslaw is a fabulous addition to your summer meals that everyone will enjoy. Kohlrabi was selectively bred from cabbage to have a thicker stem so it could…
Garlic Herb Chicken

Foil Packet Garlic Herb Chicken with Seasonal Vegetables

Foil Packet Garlic Herb Chicken is a quick healthy meal with minimal cleanup. Yeah! Perfect for hot summer nights when you don’t want a heavy meal or to heat up…
Spicy Grapefruit Herb Marinade

Spicy Grapefruit Herb Marinade – A Tasty Alternative

This Spicy Grapefruit Herb Marinade would be delicious with pork, chicken, or fish. The Spicy Grapefruit Herb Marinade recipe is a tasty alternative to the lemon and orange juice traditionally…
get the most out of your harvest box

Get the Most Out of Your Harvest Delivery – Ten Tips

These Get the Most Out of Your Harvest Delivery tips are great for our Harvest2U members and can be a lifesaver (or produce saver). As each local produce season wears…
Green Salads

12 Tips to Make Incredible Green Salads

Green Salads are much more than boring iceberg lettuce with carrot shavings and bottled dressing. There are so many wonderful possibilities for salads, sometimes we just need a little inspiration.…
Arugula strawberry Salad

Arugula Strawberry Salad – With Salmon

Arugula strawberry salad is everything we want in a summer meal: Fast, easy, and super fresh. This peppery arugula strawberry salad is super uncomplicated. Greens, avocado, strawberries, and red onion, tossed together with…
Grapefruit Sorbet

Grapefruit Sorbet – A Refreshing Creamy Frozen Treat

This Grapefruit Sorbet is a refreshing creamy frozen treat made without added sugar or dairy. And you don’t need an ice cream freezer to make it thanks to the emulsification…
organic Avocados - 7 Delicious Ways to Enjoy

Organic Avocados – 7 Delicious Ways to Enjoy

Let’s face it most of us think of either avocado toast or guacamole when we think of organic avocados. I admit that is how I usually use them. But there…
carrot greens

Carrot Greens – More Vitamin C Than the Root

Those feathery carrot greens on your carrots are not only edible, but they are also delicious and quite good for you. Note: Its vital that you only eat organic carrot…
carrot leaf tea

Carrot Leaf Tea – A Perfect Way to Use the Green Tops

Carrot Leaf Tea is a light and refreshing green tea made from the tops of carrots, and a little lemon zest if desired. Carrot leaves are edible as long as…
Avocado Pancakes

Avocado Pancakes – A Healthy Way to Start Your Day

Whole Grain Avocado Pancakes are a healthy way to start your day. Avocados are a dense nutrient superfood. Half of the calories may be fat, but it is heart-healthy monounsaturated…
beetroots

Beetroots and Beet Greens – 2 Powerful Allies for Health

Beetroots, or Beets, are one of nature’s most perfect food crops.  Most people don’t know that the greens are also edible and are essentially Swiss Chard.  Commonly, beets and beet…
organic celery

Organic Celery – Why You Need More Of It

Organic Celery is making a comeback in 2019, being recognized by many reputable nutritionists, dieticians, and holistic wellness doctors as one of nature’s most powerful and effective healing foods.  And…
Carrot Cake Breakfast Cookies

Carrot Cake Breakfast Cookies – Gluten Free

Yes, you can have cookies for breakfast. As long as they are healthy like these Carrot Cake Breakfast Cookies. I make them ahead so we can grab them and go…
Chicory and Beans

Chicory and Beans (Cicoria e Fagioli) – A Full Meal

Chicory and Beans, Cicoria e Fagioli in Italian, is a simple greens and beans recipe that is delicious as a side dish yet hearty enough for a full meal. James…
Catalogna Chicory salad

Catalogna Chicory Salad with Grapefruit and Pumpkin Seeds

This Catalogna Chicory salad uses the tangy grapefruit segments to play off the mildly bitter chicory. Catalogna Chicory greens (also known as Italian dandelion) consist of several closely related leafy vegetables in…
Orange Cranberry Salad

Orange Cranberry Salad – With Tea Infused Dressing

This Orange Cranberry Salad is simple but bursting with flavor, especially with the Tea Infused Dressing. Salad dressing and soups are two things I cannot understand buying in the store.…
Pomegranate Marinade

Pomegranate Marinade – A Powerful Antioxidant Boost

This simple pomegranate marinade gives a powerful antioxidant boost to chicken, fish, pork, or lamb. Pomegranates are loaded with polyphenols, powerful antioxidants that “offer protection against the development of cancers, cardiovascular…
Low Carb Creamed Spinach

Low Carb Creamed Spinach – Healthy and Easy

This Easy Low Carb Creamed Spinach cooks up in under 10 minutes and adds a delightful southern touch to any meal. The recipe is easy to adjust for your personal…
Chipotle Spinach Dip

Creamy Chipotle Spinach Dip – A Healthy Dip

This Creamy Chipotle Spinach Dip is a healthier and more flavorful dip than that boring frozen spinach, sour cream, packaged mix concoction. We start with fresh raw spinach. Dark greens,…
lemon parmesan roasted broccoli

Lemon Parmesan Roasted Broccoli – A Simple Side Dish

This Lemon Parmesan Roasted Broccoli is a delicious and simple side dish that is ready in under 30 minutes. Broccoli is loaded with vitamin C and K with plenty of…
fire cider

Fire Cider or Four Thieves Cider – Keep Your Family Healthy

Fire cider is a powerful immune-booster that can also help in digestion and keep colds and flu at bay, boost circulation and relieve seasonal allergies and sinus infections. The Story…
rough lemon

Rough Lemon – A Rare and Unique Citrus

Have you ever heard of Rough Lemon? I hadn’t either until one of my organic small farmer friends said she had some lemons for our Harvest2U customers. I asked what…
pickled radishes

Pickled Radishes – A Way to Store This Wonderful Vegetable

You can place radishes on everything because they lend a lovely bite without overpowering other flavors like, say, raw onions can. Pickled Radishes pack a spicier, vinegary punch. These crisp,…
Radish Fritters

Radish Fritters – Delicious Way to Enjoy These Red Bulbs

These Radish Fritters are a crispy and delicious way to enjoy these amazingly healthy little red bulbs. Radishes are loaded with antioxidants, particularly vitamin C. Plus they are low in…
winter squash

Add Winter Squash to Your Meals For A Health Boost

What if I told you there were more winter squash than just pumpkin? Shocking I know! Pumpkin gets all of the love these days, but all of the winter types are…
Low Carb Chicken Noodle Soup

Low Carb Chicken Noodle Soup – Easy and Nutrient-Dense

This Low Carb Chicken Noodle Soup may not cure a common cold, but it makes a wonderful meal on a chilly night. And, if you do happen to have a…
Butternut Squash Gnocchi

Roasted Butternut Squash Gnocchi – Homemade Pasta

This Roasted Butternut Squash Gnocchi is a simple homemade pasta with a light orange hue thanks to substituting squash for the traditional potato. You can easily substitute acorn, delicata, pumpkin…
Jujube Pecan Rice Pilaf

Jujube Pecan Rice Pilaf – A Gluten-Free Vegan Side Dish

Jujube Pecan Rice Pilaf is an easy gluten-free, vegan side dish flavored with toasted nuts and jujubes. Jujubes, sometimes called Chinese red dates, Korean dates, or Indian dates, are a…
Jujube Crisp

Apple Jujube Crisp – Perfect For The Fall Season

This Apple Jujube Crisp recipe is a simple no sugar added dessert that is perfect for the Fall season. It is delicious by itself or with frozen yogurt or ice…
health benefits of apples

4 Major Health Benefits of Apples – Nutritional Powerhouses

Besides being delicious, versatile, and portable, the health benefits of apples are significant. There’s a good reason for the adage “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”; these brightly colored…
green goddess dressing

Green Goddess Dressing – Boost Your Immune System

Green Goddess Dressing is a creamy dressing made with mayonnaise, yogurt, and fresh herbs. It is delicious on salads and is a lovely accompaniment for fish. You can use any…
Sheet Pan Roast Chicken

Sheet Pan Roast Chicken and Summer Vegetables

When summer heats up, this sheet pan roast chicken and summer vegetables make the perfect quick and healthy meal. Fresh herbs with chicken and seasonal vegetables roasted together in one…
natural spa treatments

Natural Spa Treatments – Using 8 Harvest2U Box Ingredients

You can purchase natural spa treatments at the store, and you can also dive into your Harvest2U box and create your own. Harvest2U provides many organic fruits and vegetables that…
Grilled Eggplant Roulades

Grilled Eggplant Roulades – A Fun Way To Serve Eggplant

Grilled Eggplant Roulades are a fun way to serve eggplant. You can use skinnier Italian or Asian eggplant for appetizers while the larger globe eggplants would be great for the…
Zucchini Salsa

Zucchini Salsa – Alternative To Tomato Salsa

This Zucchini Salsa is a wonderful alternative to tomato salsa. Instead of the lycopene from the tomato, you get more beta-carotene from the squash. Or you can toss in some…
Summer Fruits

3 Summer Fruits to Keep Out of the Fridge

Most people know that summer fruits and vegetables like bananas, potatoes, and onions should not be stored in the fridge. But things start to get a little confusing with items like…
Green Pepper Hot Sauce

Green Pepper Hot Sauce – Instant and Homemade

This Green Pepper Hot Sauce is milder than most red Louisiana style hot sauces because the peppers used are milder. If you want it spicier, add spicier peppers like cayenne,…
storing greens

Storing Greens – 5 Rules for Lettuce, Cabbage, Other Greens

Storing greens, after we purchase or grow is something we’re never taught, and there’s nothing more disheartening than opening the produce drawer of your refrigerator to make a salad and…
Grilled Summer Squash

Grilled Summer Squash and Quinoa – Source Of Fiber

This Grilled Summer Squash and Quinoa can be served as a hot side dish like pilaf or cold-like tabbouleh. Use any summer squash you have, i.e., zucchini, pattypan, cousa, etc. Grilling…
Grilled Lemongrass

Grilled Lemongrass Shrimp Skewers – A Herbal Lemony Taste

This Grilled Lemongrass Shrimp Skewers recipe make full use of most of the lemongrass, using it in the marinade and as the actual skewers for the shrimp. Lemongrass is a…
Beet noodles with greens

Beet Noodles and Greens – High in Fiber, Vitamins & Minerals

This Beet Noodles and Greens recipe is an easy and colorful way to serve the entire beet. Yes, the beet leaves are edible and can be prepared just like any…
Irish Potatoes and Kale - colcannon

Colcannon – Side Dish of Irish Potatoes and Kale

Colcannon (Irish Potatoes and Kale) is a delicious Irish side dish of creamy mashed potatoes and kale or cabbage. Both kale and cabbage provide healthy amounts of fiber, antioxidants, and…
Carrot Puff Casserole

Carrot Puff Casserole – Great For Lunch Or Dinner

This Carrot Puff Casserole is similar to a souffle except it is supposed to collapse when you take it out of the oven taking all of the pressure off the…
Preserved Lemons

Preserved Lemons – Use Up All Those Lemons

Preserved Lemons are a common staple of North African and Moroccan cuisine and are nothing more than lemons that have been cured in salt for a few days/weeks. This is…
Strawberry Grapefruit Granita Recipe

Strawberry Grapefruit Granita – A Light and Refreshing Treat

Strawberry Grapefruit Granita is a great way to use your organic fruits.  It is a healthier snow cone-type dessert using fresh fruit. Serve it in crystal glasses for dessert at…
carrot marinara

Roasted Carrot Marinara – Loaded With Beta-Carotene

This Roasted Carrot Marinara is a twist on traditional tomato-based pasta sauce and great use of Harvest2U’s organic carrots. Perfect for those that don’t like tomatoes (like my 10-year-old!). If…
commercial potato farming

Commercial Potato Farming – Non-Organic Vs. Organic

Commercial Potato Farming is not an easy thing to do whether you’re doing it organically or non-organically. The non-organic potato farmer is pressured into producing a perfect, blemish-free tuber for…
chermoula

Chermoula – A Moroccan Herb Sauce and Cousin to Pesto

Chermoula is a great use of many of the organic vegetables and herbs that come in our weekly harvest box.  Chermoula is a Moroccan (North African) green sauce with fresh…
Turnip Dip

Roasted Garlic Turnip Dip – A Healthy Dip Alternative

This Roasted Garlic Turnip Dip is one of those recipes that you may not want to mention the ingredients unless they ask. Basically, it is just mashed roasted turnips and…
Sauteed Rosemary Beets

Sauteed Rosemary Beets – Easy Way to Prepare a Superfood

Rosemary beets (beets in particular) are high in fiber, vitamin C, potassium, and manganese. This healthy side dish keeps it simple with some fresh herbs and lemon juice. One cup…
Honey Glazed Carrots

Honey Glazed Carrots – Loaded with Antioxidants

This Honey Glazed Carrots recipe is loaded with health-promoting antioxidants, particularly beta-carotene. Plus carrots have a nice dose of soluble fiber and carotenoids making them an excellent choice for any meal. I…
Beef and Vegetable Soup

Beef and Vegetable Soup – Plus Greens For Extra Nutrition

Beef and vegetable soup is loaded with healthy root vegetables, plus some greens tossed in at the end for extra color and nutrition. I have included instructions for cooking it…
Lemon Oregano Kebabs

Greek Lemon Oregano Kebabs – Antibacterial Compounds

This simple Lemon Oregano Kebabs marinade imparts a delicious flavor to pork or chicken. Fresh oregano is loaded with antibacterial, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory compounds. It is used extensively in Mediterranean…
Chicken Tinola

Chicken Tinola – Filipino Chicken Moringa Soup

Chicken Tinola is a quick and easy soup to prepare. Its a staple of Filipino cuisine with plenty of regional variations. Moringa, called Malunggay in the Philippines, is a nutritional powerhouse with…
moringa leaves

Moringa Leaves – 5 Reasons It’s a True Superfood

Moringa Leaves come from a sub-tropical tree known as “the drumstick tree,” and its botanical name is Moringa oleifera. Moringa (Moringa Leaves) is commonly touted as a superfood because it…
Carrot Quinoa Muffins

Carrot Quinoa Muffins – Loaded with Protein and Fiber

These hearty carrot quinoa muffins are loaded with protein, fiber, and other nutrient goodness. You can use red or white quinoa, but the red quinoa adds a nice rich color.…
Fennel and Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta

Fennel and Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta – Fiber and Nutrients

Fennel is fantastic in so many ways. This fennel and sun-dried tomato pasta recipe proves that! It’s the high fiber content, and loads of nutrients make this licorice-flavored bulb very…
Maple Avocado Pie

Maple Avocado Pie – No-Bake and Loaded with Vitamins

The No-Bake Maple Avocado Pie is a decadent creamy dessert that is gluten-free, dairy-free, sugar-free, and heart-healthy. The almonds and avocado are both loaded with monounsaturated fats, omega 3 fatty…
Lemony Kale and Quinoa

Lemony Kale and Quinoa – A Flavor-Packed Dish

This delicious Lemony Kale and Quinoa flavor-packed dish are ready in under 30 minutes. It packs quite the heart-healthy punch with the vitamin-rich kale and lemon combined with the good…
Stir Fried Sesame Tatsoi

Stir Fried Sesame Tatsoi – A Mild Asian Green

This simple Sesame Tatsoi stir fry cooks up in less than 10 minutes. Toss in some thinly sliced chicken or beef for a meal, or serve it as a side…
Carrot Kohlrabi Soup

Carrot Kohlrabi Soup – Perfect for Cold Winter Nights

This Carrot Kohlrabi Soup is a healthy vegetarian soup perfect for cold winter nights. Cooking the vegetables in the olive oil for 7-8 minutes before adding the broth helps roast…
Persimmon Smoothie Bowl

Persimmon Smoothie Bowl – Delicious Breakfast or Dessert

Making a Persimmon Smoothie is EASY! Frozen persimmons are delicious by themselves, just freeze when ripe, cut off the top and scoop out the fruit like ice cream. I added…
Hasselback Turnips

Hasselback Turnips – Less Carbs and Calories Than Potatoes

Why save the Hasselback technique for just potatoes when you can have Hasselback turnips? It works deliciously with other organic root vegetables such as rutabagas as well. And if you…
Caldo Verde - Potato and Kale Soup

Caldo Verde – Potato and Kale (or Favorite Greens) Soup

Caldo Verde translates to green soup in Portuguese. You can use your favorite organic greens in this, even though it is traditionally made with kale or collard greens. Organic Russet…
organic turnips

Organic Turnips – Mustard’s and Bok Choy’s Cousin

You may have noticed organic turnips in your harvest box this week.  Organic Turnips grow really well in the winter months of Southern California. Turnip’s botanical name is Brassica rapa, which is the…
use kohlrabi

Five Creative Ways to Use Kohlrabi

Kohlrabi (pronounced “cole-rah-bee”) is actually a cabbage, selectively bred by farmers over 500 years ago for its thick stem. Use kohlrabi cooked as well as raw. Edible preparations are made…
Herb and Garlic Spaghetti Squash

Herb and Garlic Spaghetti Squash – Healthier Than Pasta

This simple preparation of herb and garlic spaghetti squash is delicious as a side dish on its own, or toss it in a green salad for added flavor and texture.…
Shrimp and Avocado Salad

Shrimp and Avocado Salad – Incredibly Nutrient Dense

This easy shrimp and avocado salad make a fun presentation on top of the avocado halves, or you can just slice up the avocado and add it to the shrimp…
Roasted Beet and Pecan Salad

Roasted Beet and Pecan Salad with Honey Mustard Vinaigrette

This simple Roasted Beet and Pecan Salad makes a very striking presentation and is loaded with healthy goodness. The nuts and olive oil provide a good dose of unsaturated fats.…
Spiced Candied Jujubes

Spiced Candied Jujubes – Served with Rice and Lentils

This Spiced Candied Jujubes recipe is made from the real fruit called Jujube.  Jujubes have plenty of different names such as Indian Dates, Korean Dates, and Chinese Red Dates and are…
Maple Cinnamon Squash

Maple Cinnamon Squash – Preparing Winter Squash Simply

Maple Cinnamon Squash is a simple way to prepare winter squash. You can use your favorite variety such as pumpkin, butternut, acorn, delicata, etc. Winter squash has long been known…
fuyu persimmon

Fuyu Persimmon – A Popular Harvest2U Organic Fruit

The Fuyu persimmon lacks a core, seeds, and tannins (tannins equate to an astringent persimmon). This persimmon has a squat and rounded tomato-like shape and capped with an indented leaf…
Butternut Squash Appetizers

Butternut Squash Appetizers – Excellent Source of Fiber

Making Butternut Squash Appetizers from Butternut Squash is an excellent source of fiber, potassium, vitamin B6, and several other vital nutrients. Butternut squash contains nearly half of your daily dose of vitamin C.  Because of butternut…
Broccoli Gratin - Pairing Broccoli and Cheddar Cheese

Broccoli Gratin – Pairing Broccoli and Cheddar Cheese

Broccoli Gratin is an excellent pairing of Broccoli and cheddar cheese. This dish is a weeknight feast, but you can also double or triple it up for a unique holiday…
Parmesan Rosemary Radishes

Parmesan Rosemary Radishes – Juicy & Lightly Sweet

Parmesan Rosemary Radishes is about roasting root vegetables. Roasting root vegetables cause the natural sugars to caramelize resulting in a less bitter and slightly sweet taste. Caramelizing can help you…
Jujube Fruit

Jujube Fruit – 7 Reasons to Include It in Your Diet

About Jujube Fruit Jujube fruit is also referred to as Chinese dates, Korean dates, red dates, or Indian dates.  Jujubes (Ziziphus jujuba) grow on a small deciduous (loses its leaves…
Sauerkraut

Sauerkraut – Just in Time for Oktoberfest

The art of making Sauerkraut has been around a long time. People have been fermenting foods since Neolithic times, and for a good reason. Besides preserving the foods, fermented foods…
red onion jam

Red Onion Jam – For Sandwiches, Burgers & Hot Dogs

If you like caramelized onions, you are going to love this Red Onion Jam condiment. It is delicious on sandwiches, burgers, and hot dogs. Need a quick and easy appetizer?…
fresh rosemary bush

10 Ways to Use Fresh Rosemary That Are Super Easy

What is Fresh Rosemary Fresh Rosemary is recently cut clippings from the small evergreen shrub Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis). Rosemary is native to the Mediterranean region. It has dark green, needle-like…
Local Organic CSA

Local Organic CSA – Harvest2U Redefines the Model

How Has Harvest2U Changed the Local Organic CSA Business Many people find Harvest2U through an internet search on local organic CSA. While we love that, we also want to distinguish…
Feeding Kids Organic on a Budget

Feeding Kids Organic on a Budget Tips and Information – While Ditching the Expensive Junk food

Feeding kids organic on a budget seems a daunting task. Throwing in those budget constraints and you feel like you’re destined for failure, right? Fear not, health-minded mothers and fathers.…
Tomato Herb Skillet Bread

Tomato Herb Skillet Bread – Easy Upside Down Bread

Use fresh herbs and tomatoes to make this easy one-pan Tomato Herb Skillet Bread (upside-down bread). It’s perfect for an appetizer, or you can serve it alongside your favorite summer…
Waldorf Chicken Salad

Waldorf Chicken Salad-Serve It As a Sandwich or Wrap

This Waldorf Chicken Salad recipe combines leftover chicken and with the classic Salad of celery, apples, grapes, and walnuts in a creamy dressing. Serve it as a sandwich or wrap,…
carrot zucchini ribbons

Carrot Zucchini Ribbons – A Healthy Addition To Summer’s Grilled Foods

Carrot Zucchini Ribbons makes a quick side salad and a great addition to summer’s grilled foods. Cutting the vegetables into ribbons with a vegetable peeler makes for a nice presentation. If…
Summer Fruit Clafouti

Summer Fruit Clafouti – A Pancake And Pudding

Summer Fruit Clafouti (pronounced “cla foo tee”) sounds like a fancy complicated French dessert. It is actually a simple homey treat that is a cross between a pancake and pudding.…
shredded carrot salad

Shredded Carrot Salad – A Twist On The Traditional

This Shredded Carrot Salad recipe is a fresh twist on the traditional Carrot and Raisin Salad. This super simple salad can be mixed up to make several different variations. Use…
fermented carrots

Rosemary Fermented Carrots – Helps Overall Health

Fermented Carrots is not new. People have been fermenting foods for millennia, but we are just now realizing how it helps our digestive and overall health. Instead of taking a…
asian chicken wraps

Asian Chicken Wraps with Peanut Sauce

Here’s a great Asian Chicken Wraps recipe for leftover chicken, particularly on those “it’s too hot or I’m too tired to cook” nights. Use whatever vegetables you have on hand,…
gluten free lemon zucchini bread

Gluten Free Lemon Zucchini Bread – High Nutritional Value

Zucchini Bread made with Zucchini, and other summer squashes are great in baked goods because you get the added nutrition, but you don’t have an overpowering taste. I love to…
Citrus Salsa

Citrus Salsa – A Bright Alternative To Tomato Salsa

Citrus Salsa is a bright alternative to tomato salsa easy to prepare and will give you a healthy dose of vitamin C with your tortilla chips or tacos (or put…
Quinoa Sprouts

Quinoa Sprouts – Add Crunch To Your Salad

If you are looking for some low carb crunch to add to your salad, Quinoa sprouts may just be the answer. The process of “sprouting” burns up the stored carbohydrates within…
Gluten Free Cauliflower Fritters

Gluten Free Cauliflower Fritters Using Organic Produce

These gluten-free cauliflower fritters are easy to make, healthy, and a great way to use cauliflower. Really delicious and appetizing. Gluten Free Cauliflower Fritters Ingredients 1 large organic cauliflower head, cut…
Avgolemono - Chicken and Rice Soup

Avgolemono – Nutritious Chicken and Rice Soup

Avgolemono is Chicken and Rice Soup with a twist, literally. The lemon, bay, and cloves add a wonderful aromatic flavor. Plus you get a nice dose of vitamin C, B-complex,…
Spicy Carrot Soup

Dairy and Gluten Free Spicy Carrot Soup

This super healthy garam masala spicy carrot soup is made with just a few natural ingredients, and it is dairy and gluten-free. Health Benefits Garam Masala Improves Digestion Wards Off…
Pickled Beet Eggs

Pickled Beet Eggs – Using Leftover Brine

Many Pickled Beet Eggs recipes make more brine than you need to cover the pickles. See Pickled Beet Relish to make your leftover brine. Pickled beet eggs provide high protein snacks…
Pickled Beet Relish

Pickled Beet Relish – Perfect for Sandwiches or Burgers

This Pickled Beet Relish is a bright red cousin to its cucumber cousin “Sweet Pickle Relish.” It is equally delicious on sandwiches or burgers. I made mine a little chunky.…
local sources matter - Juicing

Harvest2U Juicing Tips and Why Local Sources Matter

Always in our juicing tips, local sources matter. Since the juice is highly concentrated, you’d better be sure where your produce grows and what substances are on it, if any.…
morning boost juice

Blood Orange Grapefruit Lemon Ginger Morning Boost Juice

Do you need a morning boost juice? This one is from Carmen Micheli, our food and wine writer in residence. Having a hard time getting your day started?  If that…
kids love veggies

Kids LOVE Veggies (right!) 

Do you believe that kids love veggies? I recently read a quote that said something like, “Your body already deeply loves vegetables, your taste buds just don’t know it yet”. Too true!…
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Five Ways to Get Kids To Eat Vegetables

Without Harping, Hiding, or Disguising Timing and opportunity are everything. Read through these five ways to get kids to eat vegetables. It is important to have the vitamins, minerals, and…
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The Struggle to Get Your Greens – Juice or Smoothie?

Do you struggle to get your greens? Do you prefer juice or smoothie? These tips will help you get the recommended daily amount of green vegetables into your ever-healthier body.…
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Does Buying High Quality Produce Actually Save Money?

So you think buying locally grown organic produce costs too much. Seriously? We can show you how you save money when buying local. Let’s look at just a couple of…
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For Better Health Eat Lots of Colors

Did you know that the color of the produce we eat makes a difference to its nutritional content? When we eat lots of colors, we are giving our body what…
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Why Should I Eat Locally Grown, Organic Produce?

Locally grown organic produce has more flavor. We say, “If you haven’t had a beet that was in the ground, growing yesterday, you don’t know what a beet is supposed to…
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10 Ways to Help Your Kids Eat Healthier

Kids eat healthier when they see us do it. Our kids learn their eating habits. Primarily from their parents. But also from their peers and unfortunately, from advertisers. Kids do…
Cranberry Pear Pecan Salad with Creamy Poppyseed Dressing

Cranberry Pear Pecan Salad with Poppyseed Dressing

This Cranberry Pear Pecan Salad recipe is a fall salad that is amazing. Especially when adding the best creamy poppyseed dressing that you will ever have!  Pecans for Walnuts can also be…
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8 Cleansing Tips to Clean Out Your Gut

Is it time to clean out your gut from all the processed foods you’ve been eating? Check out these detoxing basics and 8 cleansing tips. Even the healthiest of us…
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Simple Pesto Recipe – For Many Dishes

Who doesn’t love pesto? This simple pesto recipe can be made from many different base ingredients and used to add flavor and a splash of class to many, many dishes.…
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Ambrosia Parfaits – Healthy and No Sugar Added

The Ambrosia Parfaits (& Salad) of my youth was a concoction of canned fruit cocktail, coconut, and marshmallows covered in whipped topping. This version is just as delicious but so…
A Great Alternative to Fettuccine Alfredo Sauce

A Great Alternative to Fettuccine Alfredo Sauce

Here’s a healthy alternative to Fettuccine Alfredo sauce. This creamy cauliflower sauce will surely be popular with your family. Perfect for pasta, pizza, or anything else you might want to…
Roasted Veggie Shrimp Salad

Roasted Veggie Shrimp Salad

So easy to make, this Roasted Veggie Shrimp Salad recipe is a “toss all the veggies” on a sheet pan and bake until well-cooked, then add the shrimp just 5+…
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Chicken Burrito Bowl – A Staple for The Family

Marinated grilled chicken, black beans, cilantro-lime rice, and diversity of fun toppings, this burrito bowl is loaded. We believe this burrito bowl recipe will become a meal staple for your…
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Chimichurri – Like You’ve Never Had!

Chimichurri is an Argentine green sauce, similar to pesto. In Argentina, it is traditionally served with steak, but it is delicious on chicken, spread on sandwiches, mixed with some mayonnaise…
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Kohlrabi Apple Slaw Simple and Healthy

This Kohlrabi Apple Slaw is a simple and healthy side dish. Especially relevant is, kohlrabi is a good source of Thiamin, Folate, Magnesium, and Phosphorus. And its also a very good…
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Easy to Make – Scrumptious Laden Sweet Potato Nachos

Who wouldn’t want to try orange looking nachos? The Sweet Potato Nachos, seasoned, with the cheese creates an excellent combination of fun sports day or snack appetizer! If you want…
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Chicken Watermelon Strawberry Salad – Good for Any Meal

This Chicken Watermelon Strawberry Salad is a refreshing salad served with a basil dressing, good for any meal. Ingredients for Chicken Watermelon Strawberry Salad Cut 2 1/2 cups of roasted (rotisserie)…
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Cheesy Kale Cups – Healthy Appetizers 

These cheesy kale cups make healthy appetizers can easily be modified for your tastes and what is in your kitchen. Swap spinach or other greens (chard, spinach, turnip greens, etc.) for…
Avocado, Arugula, Cucumber and Tomato Salad

Avocado, Arugula, Cucumber and Tomato Salad

Avocado, Arugula, Cucumber, And Tomato Salad is delicious, fresh, and light and full of wonderful flavor! Tossed in a tasty lemon glaze and topped with feta cheese, you won’t be…

eBook Compost Series – The Secret to Growing Your Own Organic Vegetables Using Compost

Gardening Compost Is Your Soil’s Main Source of Food About the FREE eBook Compost Series  – Gardening compost is food for your soil, and by using many different ingredients in…
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Black Beans Kale – The Perfect Pairing

Try this black beans kale recipe. Since cooked kale has a mild flavor, it can be added to many dishes, and it will absorb the flavor of other foods. This…
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Kick’n Vegetable Frittata – More Than a Breakfast Meal

Start your morning right with a vegetable frittata. This one has nutrient-dense kale, purple cabbage, and a kick of red pepper. Just because they’re made with eggs, frittatas don’t need…
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Mixed Greens Pockets – Fun Way to Eat Your Vegetables

These Mixed Greens Pockets are a fun way to eat your vegetables. Make them ahead of time and freeze them, then heat them up at the last minute for a…
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Carrot Kale Juice Recipe For Everyone

Here is a straightforward and easy, very healthful recipe for carrot kale juice, that Includes apple, ginger, and spinach for dense nutrient refreshment. Try and mix up the ingredients a…
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Spinach Watercress Juice – A Blood Cleanser

Here’s a Spinach Watercress Juice that will clean your blood. Watercress is full of antioxidants, vitamin C, beta-carotene, folate, potassium, calcium, phosphorous, and iron. And, watercress also is a good…
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Garlic Cherry Tomatoes – Perfect for the Casual Party

Heirloom garlic cherry tomatoes can be baked with a sliver of garlic inside. And drizzle with Olive Oil and/or sprinkle with salt. Then serve these with toothpicks. These are perfect…
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Sweet Potato Peanut Soup and Warm Spices

Try this savory flavor of sweet potato peanut soup which is combined with warm spices. Your family will love you for setting this interesting and tasty soup in front of…
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Cucumber Watermelon Juice – Refresh and Hydrate

Try this Cucumber Watermelon Juice for a refreshing and re-hydrating delight. The kids will love this drink. Hey, how about popsicles!? Due to its numerous healthful qualities, watermelon is very…
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Butternut Squash and Apples – The Way Grandma Made It

Not your Grandma’s butternut squash (oh wait…maybe it is!) Butternut Squash and Apples Ingredients 1/2 cup butter 3/4 cup organic maple syrup 1/4 cup organic apple juice 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon…
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Beet Pear Salad For The Next Generation

Thought you didn’t like beets? Try this beet pear salad and you’ll change your mind! The combination of the beet pear guava and peppers makes this dish unbelievable. Beet Pear…
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Awesome Green Juice – For the Rest Of Us

Try this Awesome Green Juice. Getting healthy through juicing is relatively easy. With this Green Juice recipe, you’ll be well on your way. Feel free to tweak it to your…
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Powerful Purple Juice – Not Mama’s Grape Juice

Make this Powerful Purple Juice, and you’ll never go back to bottled. This juice isn’t your mama’s grape juice! This potent purple juice recipe will have your family begging for more.…
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Jugo de Mexico – A Spicy Organic Green Juice

First, start your day with Jugo de Mexico a spicy organic green juice. Then you’ll have juice with a vitamin and flavor kick. In just nine sprigs of cilantro contains…
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Tatsoi Mushrooms Asian Delight – Excellent Nutritional Value

Tatsoi is very much like bok choi. This tatsoi mushrooms Asian delight recipe brings the excellent nutritional value of tatsoi into an Asian blend of taste that will please your…
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Spinach Vegetable Juice to Start Your Day

This Spinach Vegetable Juice makes a killer wake up juice to start your day. Try to keep the majority of your juice recipe as vegetables, preferably with a lot of…
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Apple Cucumber Juice – A Great Hydrator

Apple Cucumber Juice makes a refreshing drink that hydrates and engages the sugars in the apple for the sweetness you crave. Don’t make this your everyday go-to juice, though. Greens…
KOHLRABI KALE BEET SALAD

Kohlrabi Kale Beet Salad – Immense Body-Wide Benefits

This Kohlrabi Kale Beet Salad creates a salad rainbow!  The texture and taste of kohlrabi are comparable to those of a broccoli stem or cabbage heart, but sweeter and milder,…
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Blackberry Kiwi Juice – Incredible Nutritional Benefits

Blackberry Kiwi Juice is an awesome way to get your daily fruit servings. And with the nutritional benefits of Coconut water, you’re really get start your day. Blackberries contribute to…
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Amazing Fennel Pear Juice – A Mild Blend of Tastes

This Amazing Fennel Pear Juice will delight you with its mild blend of tastes. Combine pears and fennel into this high energy juice. Fennel helps to reduce water retention, heal…
BAKED HALIBUT, ZUCCHINI, AND CARROTS

Baked Halibut Zucchini and Carrots – A Complete Meal

Add a simple green salad to this halibut, zucchini, and carrot dish, and you have a complete meal! Baked Halibut Zucchini and Carrots Ingredients: 4 (12 x 18”) sheets parchment…
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Radishes Beets Squash Stew – A Favorite Comfort Food

This Radishes Beets Squash Stew will become your family’s favorite “comfort food.” Use radishes, beets, and squash to make this fantastic and easy-to-prepare stew. Additionally, it’s a healthy and easy…
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ABC Juice – Great for Juicing Newbies

This ABC Juice is a good recipe if you’re new to juicing. It’s very sweet. And since pears apples beets and carrots all have high sugar content so go easy…
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Carrot Beet Celery Root Juice – A Nutrient Booster

This Carrot Beet Celery Root Juice recipe is a hit. Try this nutrient booster juice! Carrots, celery root and beet combine to make a tasty nutrient bomb! Celery root has high…
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Cranberry Pineapple Apple Juice – Nutrient-Packed

No sprays from the ocean in this Cranberry Pineapple Apple Juice. Cranberry, pineapple, and apple combine to make an awesome tasting, nutrient-packed natural juice. Cranberry Pineapple Apple Juice Ingredients: 1/2…
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Roasted Root Vegetables A Simple Yet Healthy Meal

At Harvest2U we are ALL ABOUT simple. Now, this is simple. Roasted root vegetables with anything from, to and including; potatoes, yam, carrots, and the sink de kitchen. Remember to…
apple watermelon juice

Apple Watermelon Juice For Refreshing Hydration

What’s the better fruit in your apple watermelon juice? Watermelon is very cleansing, mineralizing, alkalinizing, and diuretic. Also, its nutrients promote intestinal elimination, keeping your body free from toxic wastes.…
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Mock Bloody Mary Juice for Your Annual Brunch

A cool Mock Bloody Mary Juice with tomatoes, cucumber, celery, red bell pepper, and cayenne; just TRY and tell the difference! The Vodka is on you. Even though store-bought juices…
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Black Beans Kale Tomatoes – A Simple Nutrient-Dense Meal

This black beans kale tomatoes recipe makes a flavorful, hearty, nutrient-dense, and simple meal. Serve over quinoa, rice, couscous, or alone. Black Beans Kale Tomatoes Ingredients: Dice up 1 large…
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Apricot Peach Juice – he Way You Like It

This Apricot Peach Juice is again; simplicity. Peach, apricot, and grapes combine for a healthful, refreshing drink. Go to your patio and have a Partaayy! Juice or blend. Your choice.…
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Collard Greens for The Rest of Us

Collard greens (“collards”) belong to the Brassica (cabbage) family of vegetables, which means they are a cruciferous vegetable. Their dark green pigment is a signal they contain nutritious antioxidants, an excellent…
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Fennel Spinach Cucumber Juice – Packed with Vitamin C

Have you had Fennel Spinach Cucumber Juice? Fennel is mild and sweet (a hint of licorice or anise). Juice the bulb along with the spinach and cucumber. This juice will give…
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Peppers Broccoli with Garlic – A Great Side Dish

Peppers Broccoli with Garlic is everyone’s favorite. Harvest2U is about SIMPLE and healthy recipes. Peppers and broccoli are combined with a couple of other ingredients to become your shining star side…
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Black Bean Zucchini Quesadillas – Kid-Friendly

Black bean zucchini quesadillas make a great combo for this kid-friendly snack. Black Bean Zucchini Quesadillas Ingredients: 2 cup black beans, cooked 1 tablespoon salsa 1/2 cup finely chopped zucchini 3…
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Basic Green Juice – But Easy to Love and Make

Here is your most basic green juice recipe. Goof around with the ingredients and quantities until you get it JUST how you like it. Kale hales from the cruciferous family tree…
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Apple Radish Fennel Salad – Greens Optional

Check out our tasty Apple Radish Fennel Salad. Does salad have to include greens? Nay, nay! Just slice some seasonal, raw vegetables, toss with a simple dressing, and you’ve got…
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Apple Beet Carrot Juice to Jump Start Your Day

Apple Beet Carrot Juice is the ABC’s of juicing. Start your morning with the sweetness of apple beet carrot. Be careful, though, this has a high sugar content! Ancient cultures…
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Fennel Broccoli Red Bell Pepper – An Amazing Treat

Bring fennel broccoli red bell pepper together for an amazing treat. Fennel Broccoli Red Bell Pepper Ingredients: 4 tablespoons Olive Oil teaspoon chopped fennel leaves green onions, chopped 3 large heads of broccoli,…
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Parsley Vegetable Juice – A Simple Detox and Antioxidant

Parsley Vegetable Juice is a simple detoxing and antioxidant juice recipe with parsley as the key. Raise your intake of vitamin C by adding parsley to your juicing recipes. Since…
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Carrot Cabbage Spinach Juice – A Major Nutrition Boost

Try this simple Carrot Cabbage Spinach Juice for a boost of nutrition. It’s the carotenoids (antioxidants) that give carrots their color. One of these, beta carotene brings us the benefits…
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Broccoli Pineapple Juice – A Great Combination!

We’re not kidding. Try this interesting Broccoli Pineapple Juice recipe. Most people need to eat more cruciferous vegetables. Juicing is one way to do that. Broccoli is full of carotenoids,…
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Cucumber Orange Grapefruit Juice – A Nutrient Bomb

This Cucumber Orange Grapefruit Juice is a fantastically refreshing nutrient bomb! Peel the grapefruit and orange, then cut the cucumber into long slices, and juice together. Grapefruit juice is a nutrient…
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Green Citrus Juice – A Perfect Way To Start Your Day

Start your day with this Green Citrus Juice. Bam! Citrus contains vitamin A, vitamin C, and tons of folates. Also, according to studies, vitamin A provides our bodies with health…
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Berry Minty Juice – A Refreshing Bolt of Nutrition

Try this Berry Minty Juice for a sweet, refreshing bolt of nutrition. Blueberries are one of the most nutrient-dense berries. 1 cup of blueberries contains: Fiber: 4 grams Vitamin C: 24%…
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Braised Chicken With Celery Root And Garlic

Have you ever been a “star” in the kitchen? This recipe with braised chicken celery root garlic will do it. Braised Chicken Celery Root Garlic Ingredients: 3 lbs chicken pieces (you…
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Acorn Squash Stuffed Corn Pudding – Great Fall Meal

Here’s a Pilgrim meal – Acorn squash stuffed corn pudding. Get back to your ancestral roots with this awesome fall meal. Acorn Squash Stuffed Corn Pudding Ingredients: 1 organic acorn squash, cut…
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Apple Melon Kale Swiss Chard Juice – Hydrating & Refreshing

The combination of Apple Melon Kale Swiss Chard makes for a very hydrating, refreshing, and nutrient-dense drink to boost your immune system. It’s crazy how many healthful benefits come from…
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Great Green Fruity Juice – Kick-Start Your Nutritional Day

This Great Green Fruity Juice will kick-start your nutritional day. Pure coconut water is low in fat, natural sugars, and carbohydrates. Be sure you have PURE coconut water. Also, it…
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Cranberry Apple Juice – No Spray Here

There’s no spray in THIS Cranberry Apple Juice! Let’s make a pact to get cranberries into our systems year ’round – not just during the Holidays. Cranberries have more phytonutrients…
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Almond Mayo – An Alternative to Unhealthy Fats

Our Almond Mayo recipe brings you wonderful flavor without the negatives associated with store-bought mayonnaise. Use this to top your vegetables as well as a spread. Go nuts and eat…
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Carrot Tomato Celery Juice – Nutrient-Dense and Flavorful

Here’s a nutrient-dense and flavorful juice. Try this Carrot Tomato Celery juice. Celery is a great detoxer; carrots are full of sugar and tomato adds lots of nutrients with few…
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Melon Orange Carrot Juice – Provides Many Health Benefits

Whip up a pitcher of this amazing Melon Orange Carrot Juice for your family. They’ll love it with our Kicking Veggie Frittata and a No Sugar Parfait. Melon juice provides…
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Carrot Kale Green Juice – A Nutrient-Dense Punch

Here’s a detoxer that will start your day. A simple Carrot Kale Green Juice that packs a nutrient-dense punch. Try different varieties of kale. Kale is a concentrated source of…
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Tomato Juice – With a Splash of Cayenne Pepper

Yep, simple Tomato Juice. When using locally grown, organic tomatoes, this can be the best tasting juice ever! Try it with a splash of cayenne pepper. Just a hint for…
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Broccoli Apple Juice – A Taste That Will Delight and Surprise

Like a wonderful, tasteful salad, Broccoli Apple juice will surprise you. Also, if you need to, add cucumber for a thinner juice. Juicing is a great way to get our…
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Carrot Beet Juice – A Phytonutrient Powerhouse

Detoxify yourself with this Carrot Beet juice. Don’t do this every day as both beets and carrots have high sugar content. Carrot greens/tops are edible. It is very rich in…
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Beet Fennel Salad – The Perfect Combination

The flavor combination in this Beet Fennel Salad will make you love beets and fennel! Beet Fennel Salad Ingredients: Bunch of organic beets 1 Baby leek or a bunch of…
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Apple Beet Juice – Your Body Will Thank You

This Apple Beet juice will make your body say “Thank you.” Beets are among the healthiest foods you can juice. There’s no time like today to try beet juice. Many ancient cultures…
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Browned Butter Pasta Tatsoi – Forget Spaghetti!

Use your pasta of choice (preferably curved or with ridges) to make this Browned Butter Pasta Tatsoi. You’ll never go back to spaghetti and meatballs again. Your tatsoi, is part…
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Apple Carrot Cabbage Swiss Chard Lemon Ginger Juice

Heck, just open up your crisper and throw it all in your juicer. Our Apple Carrot Cabbage Swiss Chard Lemon Ginger and The Kitchen Sink Juice will surprise you with flavor.…
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Broccoli Garlic Butter Cashews – For The Broccoli Hater

A nutty vegetable side dish. This Broccoli Garlic Butter Cashews recipe will please the pickiest broccoli eater. Broccoli Garlic Butter Cashews Ingredients: 1-1/2 pounds of organic broccoli, bite-size pieces 2…
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Arugula Blood Orange Bleu Cheese Salad

Take advantage when blood oranges are available and try this Arugula Blood Orange Bleu Cheese Salad. The spiciness of arugula, the sweetness of blood oranges, and tart bleu cheese are a…
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Blueberries Lemon Cream

This Blueberries Lemon Cream recipe blends vanilla yogurt, cream cheese, and lemon for a light and refreshing dessert. Play with the amount of lemon for the flavor you like. Blueberries…
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28 Ingredients in Our V28 Juice

Count up the ingredients below to see why we call this V28 juice. The heat from the pepper is great for clearing up congestion. V28 Juice Ingredients: 1 Jalapeno, ribs,…
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Lemon Lime Asian Pear Juice

This Lemon Lime Asian Pear Juice is a refreshing, crisp drink for any time. The ginger gives it a little bite. Go ahead, try it with a bit of sparkling water.…
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Berry Apple Juice

If you can find ’em, use local organic strawberries for this Berry Apple Juice. Also, the blueberries give this a richer flavor and kick of antioxidants. Blueberries pack tons of…
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Green Lemonade

Believe it or not, this Green Lemonade recipe has neither eggs nor ham. But, it does have plenty of phytonutrients and flavor. Green Lemonade Ingredients: 1 organic Green Apple 2…
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Green Bean Apple Saute’

A common question we get at Harvest2U is, “How do I get my kids to eat vegetables?” Here’s a great way! Try our Green Bean Apple Saute’ recipe and find out!…
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Spinach Carrot Juice – A Nutrient Dense Drink

This Spinach Carrot juice is a simple way to get your Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) of veggies. Spinach and carrots combine for a flavorful, nutrient-dense drink. This is an alkalizing…
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Bloody Berry Juice

This Bloody Berry Juice is sure to please. Also, it’s sweet and full of nutrient-dense flavors. Blood oranges, combined with strawberries and red grapes – yum! Bloody Berry Juice Ingredients:…
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Tacos Radish Avocado Salsa – Hand-Made Tacos You’ll Love

Switch it up a bit on Taco Tuesday. Try our Tacos Radish Avocado Salsa. Add your own “extras” to be sure everyone has the hand-made tacos they love. Radishes are an…
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Green Beans Wrapped in Bacon

Yeah, Baby, green beans wrapped in bacon can make a tasty and visually interesting side dish. Plus, everything’s better with bacon. Right? Green Beans Wrapped in Bacon Ingredients Four bacon…
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Celery Pineapple Juice – Refreshing and Nutritious

Here’s a refreshing island-tasting Celery Pineapple Juice. The sweet, nutritious pineapple combines with the detoxing nutrient-dense celery for a morning kick-start. Celery Pineapple Juice Ingredients: 2 stalks of celery 2 Pineapple rounds Celery…
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Cool Greens Juice – Sweet Enough for the Kids

This combination of cucumber, greens, grapes, kiwi, mint, and lemon makes this Cool Greens Juice a favorite. And this is sweet enough for the kids but still nutrient-dense. Cucumbers are…
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Minty Apple Juice – A Refreshing Nutrient Boost

This Minty Apple Juice is a very refreshing nutrient boost for the warm spring or hot summer day. Include some crushed ice and a tiny little umbrella. Mint is great for…
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Pear Cucumber Juice – Simple and Nutritious

Sometimes recipes as easy as this sweet and cleansing Pear Cucumber Juice is all you need. Simple and nutritious, this juice gives you a great start to your morning in…
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Green Green Juice – Get the Extra Greens

Get extra greens from the kale, spinach, cucumber, green apple, and even the celery in this Green Green Juice. To be sure, the flavor combination tastes like spicy apple juice.…
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Sunrise Mix Juice – A Full Sweet Potato Meal

The ingredients in this Sunrise Mix Juice make for a full meal. Try it early, afternoon or in the evening. Sweet potatoes, sometimes called yams, are excellent sources of plant…
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Sweet Asparagus Kale Juice – Sweet and Light Flavor

I know, weird huh! This Sweet Asparagus Kale Juice will surprise you with its sweet and light flavor. Asparagus is an alkaline food and is high in protein but low in…
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Pear Kiwi Grape Juice

This Pear Kiwi Grape Juice is very sweet and ideal as a dessert (maybe with a lil’ extra kick!). The color is a charming green tone (and with eat with our…
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Carrot Juice

Yep, just Carrot Juice. I’m not even sure why we’re calling this a “recipe.” This is so simple, but we have to write some stuff below so we can get better…
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Apple Pomegranate Juice – Full of Antioxidants

This Apple Pomegranate Juice is my absolute favorite! These two flavors combine for a refreshing, light drink that FULL of antioxidants. Try it with sparkling water or an adult mixture. Since…

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