I have to admit, when our organic “share” for the week includes plantains, I get a little giddy. There’s something perfect about fried, green plantains (aka “Tostones”) with their starchy, slightly sweet taste, fried golden and sprinkled with salt. I paired this week’s with homemade Guacamole with Hidden Veggies and Grilled Corn-on-the-Cob with Pepper-lime Butter. Fiesta! If you
This guacamole recipe has a secret; it’s got hidden veggies to add an extra nutrient punch. Adding edamame or green peas to your guacamole is easy and undetectable thanks to the awesome onion and spices that give guacamole a tangy punch. If your family is used to eating straight guacamole with store-bought chips, ease into the veggies-hiding by adding small amounts at first.
Fermented foods don't just taste good, they are great for your digestive health. We all hear the hype about "Pro-biotics and live cultures", but what does that really mean? Yogurt and other fermented foods like our featured guest, Sauerkraut, are made by a process called Lacto-fermentation. Cabbage, and most fruits and veggies, have beneficial bacteria
Light, fluffy mashed cauliflower smothered in mushroom gravy brings all the goodness of comfort food without the guilt. This recipe is vegan and pairs well with veggie-based sausage links and homemade sauerkraut.
Mediterranean Quinoa is a staple in our house because it can be paired with so many different entrees or served as a lunch-time entree. It's full of high-protein grains, Vitamin A-packed lemons and tomatoes, as well as healthy fats from nuts.
Although small in size, brussels sprouts are flavorful, vitamin-packed powerhouses that help support a healthy immune system. They are excellent sources of Vitamins C, K, and E; and did we mention they are YUMMY! Try them roasted with a little sea salt or with this east balsamic glaze recipe.