Tag Archives: Carrots

Zesty Ginger Butternut Squash Soup

Would you like a soup that will not only stick to your bones, but warm you up from the inside out in a pleasant way?  Try this Zesty Ginger Butternut Squash Soup.  This soup makes for a great meal that … Continue reading

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Delicious from “Tops to Bottoms” Beet Soup

Beet Soup! So full of flavours, this sweet and brothy beet soup is simple to make and simply delicious. A refreshing soup you will simply have to make and keep coming back for multiple bowls full.  I am not generally a … Continue reading

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Everything Daikon, let me count the ways…

Never again will you be at a loss with what to do with Daikon Radish after you explore and wade through this compilation of ideas and delicious recipes to attempt.  Daikon means “Large Root” in Japanese.  Which pretty much sums … Continue reading

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Veggie Pancakes

I am making these pancakes for my lunches at work.  They are handy and can be eaten as finger food at my desk should the need arise.  And the need does Arise! VEGETABLE PANCAKES These are a lot of fun, … Continue reading

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Carrot Nut Muffins

Storage carrots are in abundance in early spring, and simultaneously the winter garden slowly nurtures the dormant, tender, sweet tubers planted in the fall with anticipation of a good early yield during the dreary late winter months.  As the new … Continue reading

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It’s Root Vegetable Season

Lately I have been uninspired and bored even with all the regular, normal ways I prepare my wonderful organic veggies for dinner. I am forever and constantly wracking my brain for ideas.  I just happened to pull open the door … Continue reading

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Squash Veggie Burgers

Here’s an interesting way to get more veggies in and an equally interesting way to use squash, if you run out of ideas….  Squash, Carrots, Onions, Celery, Greens, almost anything you have on hand can go into these burgers and … Continue reading

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Carrot Conserve

A conserve made with carrots has been found to be surprisingly delicious with a few extra dimensions of texture and flavour, and it has the added advantage of being completely inexpensive to prepare.  Used for breakfast on toast or for … Continue reading

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The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen: Glorious Meals Pure and Simple – Review and Giveaway

The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen: Glorious Meals Pure and Simple, by Levana Kirschenbaum with Lisa R. Young PhD RD, published by Skyhorse Publishing.  Promotes healthy living, eating and nutritious tips for becoming a healthier you. About the Book “Eat Yourself … Continue reading

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Healthy Burger Toppings

Hamburgers, Bison Burgers, Lamb Burgers, Turkey Burgers, Veggie Burgers, Chicken Burgers, Salmon Burgers, Mushroom Burgers…What tops a burger better than fresh veggies?  Well other than the standard ketchup, mustard and relish, nothing…. Here are a few new and tasty things … Continue reading

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Chinese Napa Cabbage Sesame Slaw

Chinese Napa Cabbage is often used raw in lots of salads and slaws. It has a mild flavour and crunchy texture. It can be cooked by boiling or steaming to be eaten as a side dish or as an ingredient … Continue reading

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Kohlrabi

Kohlrabi. An amazing Alien-looking vegetable. Tastes a bit like cabbage and broccoli. There are a multitude of things you can do with it. The word kohlrabi is German for cabbage turnip (kohl as in cole-slaw, and rübe for turnip) though … Continue reading

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KD ‘n Carrots

My best friend Jenn is not much of a cook.  She loves food.  She’s not too adventurous when it comes to culinary skills.  Her idea of cooking is observing the cook from across the room while reclining on her sofa … Continue reading

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Cabbage Recipes from the Amish

Scouting around in my neighbourhood Amish Book Store, I found this little handy cookbook, The Practical Produce Cookbook – How to Plant, Pick, Prepare and Preserve Produce, by Ray and Elsie Hoover and family. In this very informative cookbook, I … Continue reading

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Surprise Veggie Casserole

  “Mama, that casserole was Amazing!  What was in it?” Surprise!   Here’s a casserole that tastes awesome and cleverly uses and disguises rutabaga.  I love rutabaga, but I get somewhat bored by eating them raw all the time for snacks … Continue reading

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Carrot Cake – Made Healthy, Local and Organic

This time of the year, I love to make special comfort foods for my family.  Most of the time it is a savoury dish served from my roasting pan sprinkled with fresh rosemary dug out of the snow and olive … Continue reading

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Vegetable Heaven – Review and Giveaway

Vegetable Heaven, by Mollie Katzen, published by Hyperion.  Boasts having over 200 recipes for uncommon soups, tasty bites, side-by-side dishes, and too many desserts.  There are over 200 reasons why you want to win this book. About the Book “Vegetable … Continue reading

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Farmer John’s Cookbook: The Real Dirt on Vegetables – Review & Giveaway

To end off our 2010 Spring and Summer Organic Produce Program, I am presenting Farmer John’s Cookbook: The Real Dirt on Vegetables, by farmer John Peterson and Angelic Organics, Gibbs Smith Publisher. About The Book Farmer John Peterson has been … Continue reading

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