This is one of those recipes where you get some of the nutrients of kale without much of its taste for those not yet won over by this hearty green.
Adding carbs and cheese is an easy way to make cooked greens more enticing.
For healthy snacking, try using kale as an alternative to potato chips.
Loaded with vitamin A, C and K, minerals and fiber, there is no question kale is one nutritious vegetable — and it’s available year-round. Whether you continue receiving kale weekly in your Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) or picked up a seemingly endless supply at the Lexington Farmers Market, these recipes will help you use all of this hearty green in creative ways. Watch this kitchen demo featuring kale recipes designed for kale lovers and kale newbies alike. Continue reading “Kale 101”
For a low-carb appetizer, try this summer-ready bruschetta using roasted eggplant as an alternative to bread.
Roasted eggplant quarters provide a hearty base to soak up a melding of refreshing flavors in this summer salad.
Similar to baba ganoush, you’ll want to add this dip to your repertoire of appetizer options for it’s extra creamy texture, along with a boost in protein content thanks to added Greek yogurt.
This is a great preparation method for cooking eggplant to subtly sweet perfection so it’s ready to be used a variety of salads, dips, or other recipes.
If you receive eggplants in your Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) or bought these fiber-rich vegetables at the Lexington Farmers Market, you’ll find they are not as bitter as their grocery-store counterparts. Beyond eggplant parmesan and fried eggplant, they are well-suited for roasting. Watch this kitchen demo featuring three delicious side and appetizer dishes made from a simple roasted eggplant recipe. Continue reading “Eggplant 101”
Beets usually elicit a divided reaction — people really like them or not at all. Whether you ended up with them in your Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) or purposely picked them out at the Lexington Farmers Market, you’ll be happy to know they’re more versatile than you might think. Watch this kitchen demo featuring several creative beet recipes anyone can make. Continue reading “Beets 101”