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 other green such as spinach or kale. Beetroots are high in fiber, vitamin C, potassium, and manganese. Interestingly, the greens are more nutritious than the…

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Irish Potatoes and Kale - colcannon

Colcannon – 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 calcium as well as a host of other nutrients. So, choose whichever you prefer or have available.

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Spring Garlic Kale Soup

Spring 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 removed by the farmer to give the other plants more room to grow. It has a slightly milder garlic taste, and you can use chop…

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Carrot Puff Casserole

Carrot Puff Casserole – Great For Brunch Or A Side Dish 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 baker. Phew! Carrot Puff Casserole is great for brunch or a side dish for lunch or dinner. Fresh carrots not only add an eye-catching orange…

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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 a great way to use up an abundance of lemons and have them for use later in the year. After a few short days soaking…

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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 a formal dinner party or some paper cups to enjoy poolside in the heat of summer. Either way, it is a light and refreshing treat.…

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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 you make it a little thicker, it also makes a tasty dip for vegetables, crackers or chips. Roasting the carrots, onions, and garlic makes them…

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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 herbs, spices, and preserved lemons. Think of it as a cousin of Pesto and Chimichurri. It is excellent as a finishing sauce on fish, or use it…

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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 hummus. The beets are high in fiber, vitamin C, potassium, and manganese, add to that some fiber and protein in the chickpeas plus healthy fat from the…

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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 garlic. But, serve it with chips or veggie sticks and it becomes a flavorful dip that people will rave over. I also used it as…

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