This Week’s Box, 2/23/15

In this week’s box you will find a selection of the following: Vegetables: russian kale, white carrots, escarole, icicle radish, green chard, spinach, lacinato kale, romaine lettuce, cilantro Fruits: anjou pear, avocado, fuji apple, strawberries                      

10 Minute Kale Omelet

We love kale and enjoy finding creative ways to use it. Today, we made kale omelets prepared in coconut oil! The coconut oil gives the dish a distinct and delicious flavor. My egg eating son consumed three omelets! – he liked them so much.         Ingredients: Kale

This Week’s Box, 2/17/15

In this week’s box you will find a selection of the following: Vegetables: Romaine lettuce, cilantro, escarole, russian kale, green chard, broccoli rabe, orange carrots, icicle radish, lacinato kale Fruits: Clementines, nectarines, fuji apples, red d’anjou pears, avocados                          

Soba Blood Orange Salad

The blood orange is a variety of orange with a distinctively dark-colored flesh due to the presence of anthocyanin, a powerful antioxidant that helps to mop up cancer-causing free radicals in the body. It is rich in vitamin C, fiber, and potassium. Due to its pigments, the orange contains greater amounts

This Week’s Box, 2/9/15

In this week’s box you will find a selection of the following: Vegetables: Romaine lettuce, broccoli rabe, radish, russian kale, spinach, escarole, green onion, white carrots, lacinato kale Fruits: Strawberries, lemons, fuji apples, tangelos, satsumas, clementines, blood oranges                        

Almond Macaroons with Kumquat Curd Filling

The kumquat is a small edible fruit in the Rutaceae plant family. It resembles an orange but is much smaller in size and shape. The name “kumquat” is derived from the Cantonese word kam kwat meaning “golden orange.” The tree is native to south Asia and its earliest historical reference

This Week’s Box, 2/2/15

In this week’s box you will find a selection of the following: Vegetables: Romaine lettuce, russian kale, escarole, green chard, white carrots, spinach, broccoli rabe, green onions, radish Fruits: Fuji apples, avocados, strawberries, pomelos, navel oranges, kumquats, tangelos, clementines, satsumas                

Avocado Mint Brownies

The avocado has a rich buttery tasty which makes it great for use in dessert recipes, beverages, and main dishes. It gets its name from the Nahuatl word ahuacatl meaning “testicle,” an obvious reference to the shape of the fruit. Early Spanish explorers discovered Aztecs enjoying avocados however it was long considered

This Week’s Box, 1/26/15

In this week’s box you will find a selection of the following: Vegetables: Green onions, orange carrots, broccoli rabe, green lettuce, red radishes, escarole, russian kale Fruits: Meyer lemons, tangerines, clementines, cara cara oranges,  pomelos, avocados                            

Cinnamon Spice Radish Chips

The radish is an edible root vegetable from the Brassicaceae family. The word “radish” comes from the Latin word “radix” meaning root along with the Greek word “raphanus” which translates to “quickly appearing.” It was originally domesticated in Europe and is eaten throughout the world, most commonly in its raw