Mustard is handy in the garden as a great companion plant and when left to go to seed, the tiny flowers attract beneficial insects. Outside of the garden and inside the kitchen, it’s a super tasty, healthy green. Mustard Greens INGREDIENTS 1/2 c thinly sliced onions 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 T olive oil 1 […]
Collard greens are often associated with heavy Southern cooking which can include a lot of fattening pork and/or bacon. Here’s a vegan recipe that keeps your veggies fresher-tasting and better for you. Healthy Collard Greens INGREDIENTS 2 to 4 bunches of fresh collard greens 4 cloves of garlic 2 red peppers 4 tablespoons of olive […]
Use those over-ripe tomatoes in this light Spanish Gazpacho. Garden Gazpacho INGREDIENTS 2 pounds very ripe tomatoes, seeded and roughly chopped 1 seedless cucumber or 1 pound Persian cucumbers, peeled and roughly chopped 1 red bell pepper, roughly chopped 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon salt […]
“There are things you do because they feel right & they make no sense & they make no money & it may be the real reason we are here: to love each other & to eat each other’s cooking & say it was good.” Anon I have a very warm place in my heart for […]
Kale, like other greens, can be juiced with carrots and pureed raw in fruit smoothies…and hardly tasted by children and the green-phobic. Here’s a great recipe for kale chips from www.food-loves-wine.com. Follow Sara on Twitter too. http://twitter.com/#!/foodloveswine.
To prepare Swiss Chard, after cleansing well, pull leaves away from thick stalks. Chop the stalks up and then tear the leaves in smaller pieces.