This is a very quick, simple, and yummy way to use up some spinach. The kids like to eat this on sourdough bread, I like to use it to top my grilled chicken and Ryan likes to dip tortilla chips. However you decide to use it, just make sure you try it!! Ingredients 3 cupsContinue reading “Creamy Spinach Dip… A little naughty”
Category Archives: Eat Well – Eat Pekarek’s Produce
I am officially NOT a beet person – but I am trying to become one. When I think of beets, I always think of the smell of dirt, but not in a good way. So I did a little looking around to see if there were some different ways to eat beets and I thoughtContinue reading “Beet Sandwich”
This is a fun one that my kids like to help me make. Its very simple, very quick, very healthy and very delicious! If you are more of a traditionalist, you can use mayonnaise instead of yogurt, but the yogurt is a healthy alternative. Ingredients Yogurt, Plain, Non Fat 1 cup Mustard, Yellow 1/2 tspContinue reading “Pea Salad”
Braised Cabbage with Onions
Ingredients 1/2 medium head cabbage 1 medium onion, peeled and sliced vertically 1 Tbs olive oil 1 apple 2 Tbs butter 3 Tbs white vinegar 2 Tbs grape or currant jelly salt, hot sauce to taste Directions Remove outer leaves and core from the cabbage and cut vertically in thin slices. Place the olive oilContinue reading “Braised Cabbage with Onions”
“Runza” Casserole… Mmm
You know the best thing about cabbage it can really make a meal delicious! And if you live in Nebraska, you are very familiar with a Runza (R). But individually stuffing bread can be very time consuming and some of us (mostly me) don’t want to spend that much time in the Kitchen. So I,Continue reading ““Runza” Casserole… Mmm”
Shredded Beet Salad
You know I wish I could tell you that I love and eat everything we grow! And I could – but it wouldn’t be true. So this week, I’ll be leaning on Simply In Season for a recipe using Beets! Shredded Beet Salad (as brought to you by Simply In Season) 2 cups red beetsContinue reading “Shredded Beet Salad”
What is a Kohlrabi??
What!!! You’re not familiar with a kohlrabi?? Well, you are not the first! Kohlrabi look like a crazy vegetable, but they have oh so much potential! The word kohlrabi is German for cabbage-turnip (although Ryan would claim these as Czech). They really taste like a sweet cabbage with the crunch of an apple. Most often,Continue reading “What is a Kohlrabi??”
How do I eat radishes?
I think our favorite answer to this question, regardless of the vegetable, is almost always “Raw!” But sometimes, it feels like we get into a rut and get bored with the same old thing. So try this out and see what you think! Ingredients: radishes kohlrabi basil cilantro lime olive oil salt pepper sour creamContinue reading “How do I eat radishes?”
Picture via Ingredients: 8 cups fresh spinach, washed thoroughly and patted dry 1 tbls minced garlic 2 small onions, chopped 3 tbls olive oil, plus additional for brushing 1 whole wheat pizza dough 1/2 cup low fat sour cream 1/4 cup shredded good parmesan cheese 1/2 cup shredded sharp Cabot cheddar 1/2 -1 cup ofContinue reading “Spinach Stromboli”
Picture via Ingredients: 8 cups fresh spinach, washed thoroughly and patted dry 1 clove garlic 2 small onions, chopped 3 tbls olive oil, plus additional for brushing 1 pizza crust 1/2 cup sour cream 1/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar 1/2 -1 cup of tomato sauce Directions: Saute spinach onions andContinue reading “Spinach Stromboli”