Posts Tagged ‘turnips’

Turnip Salad – Perfect Alternative to Potato Salad

turnip 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 include healthier food choices in our meals. What’s even better this Turnip Salad has the exact same eye appeal and texture as potato salad! It’s…

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Roasted Garlic Turnip Dip – A Healthy Dip Alternative

Turnip Dip

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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Beef and Vegetable Soup – Plus Greens For Extra Nutrition

Beef and Vegetable Soup

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 3 different ways: stovetop, slow cooker, and pressure cooker. Beef and Vegetable Soup Ingredients 1 1/2 pound beef chuck roast cut into 1-inch cubes 3…

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Hasselback Turnips – Less Carbs and Calories Than Potatoes

Hasselback Turnips

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 are counting carbs or calories, these vegetables have less than potatoes. Turnips are high in vitamin C. The leaves (“turnip greens”) are an excellent source…

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

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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 same for its cousins, Mustard, and Bok choy.  The round-root is the main edible part of the plant, but the delicious leaves are just as nutritious as its…

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Roasted Root Vegetables A Simple Yet Healthy Meal

roasted root vegetables

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 go organic whenever possible. Roasted Root Vegetables Ingredients: 5 tablespoons Olive Oil 1 cup cubed red potatoes 1 jicama, peeled and chopped 2 turnips, peeled…

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