This recipe appeared in the New York Times by one of our favorite chefs, Mark Bittman. The recipe comes together in less than 30 minutes; be mindful not to overcook the lettuce so that it retains its sweetness. Try using Swiss chard (leaves only) and a leek in lieu of the shallot and lettuce. Vegetarians can omit the prosciutto. The recipe serves 4. (more…)
This recipe uses many of the vegetables we will be getting this week! Stir frying is a versatile way to put your CSA veggies to good use. You can really substitute almost any other vegetable for the ones listed in this recipe and it will still turn out great. Use your imagination! For a vegetarian option, leave out the chicken, use tofu or other protein, and use vegetable stock.
Found on skinnytaste.com, this summer salad highlights the peppery arugula that we get from Farmer John. Toss with nutty chick peas, pasta, sun dried tomatoes, shaved parmesan and balsamic vinegar to create a simple yet delicious main dish salad – perfect for lunch or dinner. Portions are large, loaded with fiber and very satisfying. Serves 4. (more…)
Next time you have extra greens that you aren’t sure what to do with, try blending them into fruit smoothies like this recipe found at www.thewistfulchef.com. Smoothies are a refreshing treat for the summer that kids will enjoy. And, feel free to substitute any summer green or fruit. Serves 4 cups. (more…)