Posts Tagged ‘garlic’

Asian Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry – Simple and Healthy

Asian Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry

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 nice compliment to the tender chicken. The two essential vegetables here are carrots and bok choy, both of which are excellent sources of the antioxidant…

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30 Minute Dinners – Healthy Alternatives to Fast Food

30 Minute Dinners

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 want dinner every night! Grabbing some fast food in between activities is an option, but that can break your bottom line and your waistline pretty…

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Garlic Roasted Carrots and Green Beans – Healthy Side Dish

Garlic Roasted Carrots and Green Beans

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 gives the garlic a nice nutty flavor. Depending on how thick you cut the carrots they take slightly longer to roast, so I recommend keeping…

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Spring Garlic Aioli – Homemade Healthy Mayonnaise

Spring Garlic Aioli

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 garlic harvested when the farmers thin the garlic fields. By removing some of the spring garlic, there is more room for the rest of the…

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Ratatouille – Combination of Organic Summer Produce

Peasant Ratatouille - Flavorful 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), and tomatoes. Toss in some onions and garlic plus fresh herbs for extra flavor, and you have a delicious vegetable dish. In the movie of…

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Foil Packet Garlic Herb Chicken with Seasonal Vegetables

Garlic Herb Chicken

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 the kitchen. Foil packets are wonderfully versatile. Mix it up with whatever organic vegetables are in season to get the best flavors and highest nutritional…

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Fire Cider or Four Thieves Cider – Keep Your Family Healthy

fire cider

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 of Four Thieves During the great plague of London in 1066, four thieves plundered the homes of the dead and dying evading the virus.¬†Upon capture,…

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Grilled Lemongrass Shrimp Skewers – A Herbal Lemony Taste

Grilled Lemongrass

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 delightful herb with an herbal lemony taste. Have you smelled citronella candles or essential oil? That is what it tastes like and because citronella comes from…

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Roasted Carrot Marinara – Loaded With Beta-Carotene

carrot marinara

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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