Haskap Jam

By |2021-06-08T12:51:12-05:00June 8th, 2021|Categories: Recipes|

Haskap Jam Haskap is the Japanese name for Lornicera caerulea (Edible blue Honeysuckle).  It is the "branding name" being used in North America to differentiate the newer varieties of edible honeysuckle.  It is a circumpolar species native to northern boreal forests in Asia, Europe, and North America. It is mainly found in low lying [...]

Rainbow Salad with Salmon & Sesame Dressing

By |2021-06-06T17:40:46-05:00June 6th, 2021|Categories: Recipes|

Rainbow Salad with Salmon & Sesame Dressing Total Time: 30 min Servings: 2 Ingredients: Cooked vegetables • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and diced • 1 large beetroot, peeled and sliced into wedges • 1 tablespoon olive oil • Salt to taste Raw vegetables • 3 cups leafy greens of your choice • 1 [...]

Grilled Apricots with Smoky Blue Cheese and Almonds

By |2021-05-21T13:16:02-05:00May 21st, 2021|Categories: Recipes|

Grilled Apricots with Smoky Blue Cheese and Almonds Serves 8 appetizers Total Time: 15-20 minutes Ingredients • 8 firm ripe apricots • 1 tablespoon olive oil • 1 tablespoon honey • 1 tablespoon lime juice • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves • Pinch cayenne • 8 slices baguette, 1/2 inch thick • Extra olive [...]

Grilled Pear Salad with Strawberries & Chevre

By |2021-05-21T11:30:16-05:00May 21st, 2021|Categories: Recipes|

Grilled Pear Salad with Strawberries and Chevre Total Time: 15 minutes Servings: 6 Ingredients • 1 clove garlic, pressed • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar • 1 tablespoon honey, to taste • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil • plus 1 tablespoon for pears • 1/2 teaspoon salt • 1 4-oz. package mixed greens, washed [...]

DIY Beeswax Food Wraps

By |2021-04-20T17:27:30-05:00April 20th, 2021|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

How to Make Beeswax Food Wraps Supplies Squares of fabric Beeswax bars or Beeswax pastilles Kitchen grater (for wax bars) Iron Parchment paper Kitchen towels Scissors Step 1: Cut your squares. Any cotton fabric will work. This is a great way to use up scraps of fabric, or you can create some fun designs [...]

Charoset

By |2021-03-30T14:03:54-05:00March 30th, 2021|Categories: Recipes|

Charoset Total Time: 15 minutes Servings: 6 Charoset is a traditional Passover dish of apples, walnuts, wine and honey, served as part of the Seder ritual. Each Jewish ethnic community has its own variations on the dish, so feel free to adapt it to your liking! You can enjoy this tasty apple salad over [...]

Cactus Paddle Tostadas

By |2021-03-30T18:47:01-05:00March 30th, 2021|Categories: Recipes|

Cactus Paddle Tostadas Total Time: 35 minutes Makes 8 Ingredients: • 3 tablespoons safflower or corn oil • 3 pounds fresh nopales rinsed, cleaned and diced; or, if canned, rinsed thoroughly • 1/2 pound ripe tomato chopped • 3 tablespoons white onion chopped • 1 tablespoon cilantro chopped, optional • 1 jalapeño pepper chopped, [...]

Naturally Dyed Eggs

By |2021-03-25T15:56:06-05:00March 22nd, 2021|Categories: Blog, Recipes|Tags: , |

Egg dyeing is a fun way to celebrate this time of year—and it's a tradition that goes way back—as much as 5,000 years when Persians celebrated springtime with eggs colored with plant-based dyes. Plant dyes can be just as useful today and they're plentiful; in fact you very well might have dye-worthy ingredients in [...]

Spinach and Almond-Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

By |2021-03-16T15:57:42-05:00March 16th, 2021|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Spinach and Almond-Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms Total Time: 30 minutes Makes 6 Ingredients 6 portobello mushrooms, stems and gills removed 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large yellow onion, diced (about 2 cups) 2 teaspoons minced garlic 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 12 ounces frozen spinach, thawed 1/4 cup low-fat [...]

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