Italian Kale, Summer Squash and Spring Onion Salad with Quinoa

The summer squash harvest is coming on now, and kale is still in abundance. This recipe uses these favorite vegetables raw, by cutting the kale into a confetti-like chiffonade, and dicing the squash to 1/4 inch. It is delicious on its own, and also great as a side dish. Yield: 4 each  ½ cup portions Ingredients: ½ cup Italian Kale, fine chiffonade ½ cup Zucchini … Continue reading Italian Kale, Summer Squash and Spring Onion Salad with Quinoa

Sour Orange Marinated Radishes

This marinated radish recipe is quick, easy and delicious. Add the marinated radishes to your favorite salads or eat them just as they are. Preparation Time:  30 minutes Marinating Time: 1 hour minimum or up to 12 hours Ingredients: 3 medium to large watermelon radishes 6 red salad radishes 6 French breakfast radishes 2 cups chilled sour orange juice* 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil Kosher … Continue reading Sour Orange Marinated Radishes

Kale and Beet Salad with Tangerine Balsamic Vinaigrette

We love the combination of kale and beets. The sweetness of the kale with the earthiness of the beets creates a delicious balance. This recipe uses raw shredded beets and also the beet greens, plus some celery for crunch and pecans for a great finish. The vinaigrette is an updated tangerine and balsamic version of a classic honey mustard dressing. 1 bunch of green kale washed, de-stemmed … Continue reading Kale and Beet Salad with Tangerine Balsamic Vinaigrette

Sautéed Green Kale in Coconut Oil with Fresh Fruit and Candied Nuts

We sautéed our green kale in coconut oil recently and it was delicious. The coconut flavor was not at all overpowering, and the sweet green kale flavor really came through. When we experiment with ingredients, we take a familiar recipe, one that we know we like and have used often, and change one ingredient to see how the dish changes.  So, instead of extra virgin olive or … Continue reading Sautéed Green Kale in Coconut Oil with Fresh Fruit and Candied Nuts

Cauliflower Couscous

Cauliflower “couscous” or “rice” is a great dish in its own right. Also, as the name suggests, it is a great alternative to rice or to couscous. We use our Roma tomatoes, parsley, and white cauliflower in this recipe. This recipe also works well with other types of cauliflower, like our purple variety, or Romanesco, a very cool looking heirloom type of cauliflower. The following recipe … Continue reading Cauliflower Couscous

Classic Caesar Salad

We love trying new recipes all the time but every now and then go back to the classics like a classic Caesar salad with Romaine lettuce but with a modern day twist. We use real egg yolks but from pasteurized eggs. The flavor and creaminess of using real egg yolks in the dressing combined with the fresh and crisp romaine are unforgettable. Preparation Time:  30 … Continue reading Classic Caesar Salad

Lucky New Year’s Greens and Rice

The tradition in the South is to eat collard greens on New Year’s Day, for good luck. We are all for tradition, but sometimes it is nice to try something NEW that still honors tradition. We feel lucky whenever we eat this rice dish, and it’s perfect for celebrating the New Year, or for any time at all. We love that it is super healthy, and … Continue reading Lucky New Year’s Greens and Rice