Broccoli Salad

If you’ve ever noticed, the recipes from Pekarek’s Produce are pretty simple.  That’s because most of the time, our favorite way to eat the vegetables is raw or with some sort of dip.  In that spirit, I present to you my recipe for Broccoli Salad.  This originally came from my mom’s church cook book, butContinue reading “Broccoli Salad”

Summer Rotini Salad

Like many of us, we would like to eat healthy, but sometimes it seems so difficult.   Summer is a busy time for all of us, but it is also the time when a huge variety of vegetables come into season.  So here is a simple way to incorporate your veggies into a 12 minute meal!Continue reading “Summer Rotini Salad”

Baked Zucchini Sticks

I told you we love zucchini in our house.  Try this recipe for zucchini sticks! Ingredients 2-3 zucchini (or other summer squash) 2 Tbs olive oil salt & fresh ground pepper 3 Tbs Bread Crubms Directions 1. Cut zucchini into julienne strips about 2 inches long. 2.Place in a bowl and add bread crumbs andContinue reading “Baked Zucchini Sticks”

Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Who doesn’t love zucchini season?  I’m a huge fan of it raw, fried with green onions, and baked with spaghetti sauce on top.  But I LOVE to bake.  So here is a great recipe for Chocolate Zucchini Cake 🙂 Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups white sugar 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2 teaspoonsContinue reading “Chocolate Zucchini Bread”

Creamy Spinach Dip… A little naughty

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”

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”