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

This Week’s Box, 12/15/14

In this week’s box you will find a selection of the following: Vegetables: kale, collards, cilantro, icicle radish, avocado, orange carrots, green onion, parsley, white carrots Fruits: cara cara oranges, grapes, meyer lemons, pomelos, fuji apples                

Chocolate Kale Cake

Kale comes in several varieties: curly, ornamental, and dinosaur (lacinato). Lacinato kale has blue-green leaves and a slightly bitter, earthy flavor.  It has been grown in Tuscany for centuries and is a tradition in Italian cuisine. Botanically, kale belongs to the Brassica family along with cabbage, collards, and brussels sprouts. It is an annual

This Week’s Box, 12/8/14

In this week’s box you will find a selection of the following Vegetables: Cilantro, lettuce, icicle radish, red beets, chard, carrots, kale, avocado, green onion Fruits: Red grapes, green grapes, fuji apples, satsuma oranges                      

Spicy Icicle Radish Salad

The icicle radish is believed to have first been grown in the 1600’s where it was studied for its medicinal properties. The word radish is derived from the Greek word for “fast appearing.” It grows quickly and is generally mature within 27 days of the seed being planted. It is a member

This Week’s Box, 12/2/14

New in our medium boxes this week: Icicle radishes and dinosaur kale. Find a selection of the following in all of your boxes: For fruit we have delicious red grapes, fuji apples and juicy, sweet satsumas. Enjoy!

Chocolate Avocado Mousse

The avocado is a large berry that contains a single seed. It is native to Mexico and Central America and a member of the plant family Lauraceae. It has green skin with a fleshy center. The avocado generally matures on the tree then ripens once it has fallen off or

This Week’s Box, 11/24/14

In this week’s box you will find a selection of the following: Vegetables: Avocado, romaine lettuce, red beets, white carrots, cilantro, chard, orange carrots, green onion, parsley Herbs: Mint, rosemary, oregano, thyme Fruits:  Asian pears, tangerines (large and small), red grapes

Creamy Zucchini Soup

As the weather gets colder, we find ourselves making more soups because they are not only warm and comforting but also nourishing and easy for the body to assimilate. A bowl of zucchini soup is a great source of Vitamin C, Vitamin A, potassium, folate, fiber, and antioxidants. The zucchini, formerly known

This Week’s Box, 11/17/14

In this week’s box you will find a selection of the following: Vegetables: Romaine lettuce, sweet potatoes, amaranth, avocados, cilantro, chard, zucchini, beets, parsley, green onion Fruits: Pink lady apples, red grapes, avocados, green grapes, tangerines