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

ZX Team Picks Organic Fruit

  Last weekend, we visited organic Tarsadia Farm/Orchard in Riverside and new owners Maya and Sunil Patel. We were so lucky to spend a few hours at this beautiful place and pick the fruit for our customers ourselves – so much fun! Every week, as long as supply lasts, you

This Week’s Box, 1/19/15

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

Carrot and Leek Frittata With Tarragon

In this recipe we can use the leeks from this week’s boxes! Tarragon enhances the sweetness of the carrots and leeks in this colorful frittata. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 1/2 cups finely sliced or diced carrot 1 1/2 cups finely sliced leeks Salt and freshly ground

This Week’s Box, 1/12/15

In this week’s box you will find a selection of the following: Vegetables: Green lettuce, leeks, radishes, lemons, orange carrots, broccoli rabe, russian kale, red beets, parsley Fruits: Meyer lemons, tangerines, cara cara oranges, fuji apples, pomelos

Zucchini Pesto Pasta

            This week we decided to feature parsley after receiving a beautiful bunch of it in the box! Parsley is a species of Petroselinum in the Apiaceae family. It is native to the Mediterranean region of Southern Europe and is widely cultivated as a herb,

This Week’s Box, 1/5/15

Happy New Year Everyone! In this week’s box you will find a selection of the following: Vegetables: russian kale, green lettuce, white radishes, orange carrots, white carrots, red beets, broccoli rabe, green onion, parsley Fruits: Meyer lemons, tangerines, cara cara oranges, pomelos                    

Carrot Cake Cookies

  Carrots can be traced back 5000 years and were first grown as medicine, used to treat a variety of ailments. They are an excellent source of vitamin A and beta-carotene and are available throughout the year however are the most fresh and flavorful in summer and fall. Carrots belong to