Vegetables Top 10 List

This post is what we call “preaching to the choir.”  But here is a top ten list of why you should eat your vegetables. 10.Color and Texture. Fruits and vegetables add color and texture to your plate. 9.Convenience. Nutritious in any form —fresh, frozen,canned, dried and 100%juice. 8.Fiber Fruits and vegetables provide fiberthat helps fillContinue reading “Vegetables Top 10 List”

Operation High Tunnel 2013

So what’s been happening at the farm this winter? Sometimes people think that we get to relax in the winter – and that’s kind of true because Ryan stops working 14+ hours each day.  But don’t worry, we make sure to talk about growing vegetables each and every day, even in the winter. Our biggestContinue reading “Operation High Tunnel 2013”

Sweet Potato Fries

For those of you that have not heard – sweet potatoes are a dearly loved vegetable in my house. These babies are chocked full of beta-carotene (vitamin A) and a good source of vitamin C, fiber, and manganese.  they also have a good deal of potassium, iron, copper and vitamin B6.  My absolute favorite wayContinue reading “Sweet Potato Fries”

Marsala chicken satay

I wish you could all do your shopping for meals the way I do.  I walk out to the shed, open the cooler and look around to see what we have picked. The other night, I decided that I had seen so many beautiful purple peppers that I needed to cook something with these –Continue reading “Marsala chicken satay”

Meatloaf with Honey and Onions – Guest Post

We are so excited this week to have a guest post from Lisa and Abby Lyons of AbBee’s Honey.  This recipe utilizes the honey you received in Week 8 and some yummy onions……. INGREDIENTS 1 pound ground beef 1 egg 1 piece of bread, crumbled 2/3 cup milk 2-3 Tablespoons Chopped Onion Salt and PepperContinue reading “Meatloaf with Honey and Onions – Guest Post”

Muskmelon Candy

This is a pretty simple recipe, but something that is very different in our house. Ingredients 4 pounds cantaloupe, shredded 1 (12 fluid ounce) can evaporated milk 2 quarts water 1 1/4 cups white sugar Directions Mix cantaloupe, evaporated milk, water, and sugar in a large pitcher, stirring until combined. Refrigerate for 10 minutes. DivideContinue reading “Muskmelon Candy”

Cucumber Limeade – We’re going crazy!

This week we are going crazy!  Cucumbers have been producing in huge quantities and we need to move beyond just eating them, so we thought we might drink them!! This might be the most refreshing drink ever made. It kind of tastes like spa water and lemonade got married.. in my mouth!  So I thoughtContinue reading “Cucumber Limeade – We’re going crazy!”

Eggplant Parmesan

If you’ve eaten eggplant before, there’s a good chance you’ve had it in the form of eggplant parmesan.  This recipe sounds fancy and difficult, but don’t sweat the recipe – ‘sweat’ the eggplant. Ingredients 2 large eggplants (I cut up two of the big purple ones, and didn’t even use all those) 2 eggs, beatenContinue reading “Eggplant Parmesan”