Posts Tagged ‘dandelions’

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 kale. We recommended using greens in your dishes at least a couple of times a week. Here’s a great recipe using Dandelion Greens in a…

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Spicy Maple Roasted Acorn Squash – Packed Beta Carotene

Spicy Maple Squash

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 bodies turn that beta carotene into vitamin A which acts as an antioxidant in our bodies protecting it from cell damage that can cause a…

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Dandelion Greens with Roasted Butternut Squash

dandelion green 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 bitterness, while the nuts add a nice crunch and some healthy fats. Dandelion Greens get their bitterness from phytonutrients called glucosinolates which are great for…

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Edible Flowers – Not Just a Modern Food Trend

edible flowers

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 nutritional too. Edible Flowers Add Nutritional Value: There has not been an extensive amount of studies done to date on edible flowers. But the research…

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

Chicory and Beans

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 Beard adds a pound of cooked Italian Sausage to his method, cooking it with the garlic and pepper. Others add a quart of chicken or vegetable…

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Catalogna Chicory Salad with Grapefruit and Pumpkin Seeds

Catalogna Chicory salad

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 the composite (Asteraceae/Lettuce) family. The plants may have originated around the Mediterranean region and Asia minor areas. It has been cultivated for centuries for its…

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Simple Pesto Recipe – For Many Dishes

simple pesto recipe

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. Try this from Harvest2U. Simple Pesto Recipe Ingredients: 1 cup fresh basil leaves Or many other options: spinach, arugula, kale, broccoli, dandelion greens, collards, scallions,…

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Basic Green Juice – But Easy to Love and Make

green citrus juice

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 and is loaded with many different vitamins and minerals. When juicing kale, you tap into its many benefits, including doses of calcium, iron, important vitamins.…

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