Kale Apple Super Salad (Fall)

The following is the recipe for the Kale Apple Salad that was prepared at this past Clarkston Farmers Market. All the ingredients can be found at Kroger, and apples from Mercier Orchards! Kale Apple Salad Ingredients: 1 Bag of Kale 1 8.5 oz jar of Sundried Tomatoes (in Olive oil) 1 lime 1 Avocado (ripe) 1 […]

Picadillo Recipe

Ingredients: 1 (8-oz) can of tomato sauce 1 medium onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, chopped 1 medium green bell pepper, chopped 1 TBSP olive oil 1 lb. ground beed 1/4 cup stuffed pimento olives, chopped Kosher salt, freshly ground black pepper, crushed red pepper flakes (for taste) Rice and beans, or tortillas, for serving Steps: […]

Basil Pesto Recipe

Ingredients: 5 Cups fresh basil leaves, packed 3 TBSP chopped garlic (9 whole garlic cloves) 1 1/2 Cups of good olive oil 1/4 Cup walnuts 1/4 Cup pignolis (pine nuts) 1 Cup freshly grated parmesan cheese 1 tsp of salt 1 tsp freshly ground pepper Steps: 1. Using a food processor, blend basil, garlic, and nuts […]

Pan Fried Peaches

Peaches are a delicious summer treat. As the peach state, Georgia has many traditional ways to prepare this fruit. One surprising way is to cook peaches on a grill, caramelizing the sugars and leaving a tasty treat similar to baked apples. However, not all of us have a grill, so pan frying peaches is as […]

Ingredients: 1 cup white or brown basmati rice kosher salt and black pepper 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 pints cherry tomatoes, halved 1 eggplant (about 1 pound) cut into 1/2 inch pieces 1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder 1 15.5-ounce can of chickpeas, rinsed 1/2 cup fresh basil 1/4 cup plain low-fat yogurt […]

Homemade Salad Dressings

Basic Balsamic: 3/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 2 tsps dark brown sugar 1 Tbsp chopped garlic 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper Combine all ingredients, mix thoroughly with whisk, blender, or shaken in a tightly sealed container. Tangerine-Shallot Vinaigrette:  3 Tbsp Fresh Tangerine Juice 1 Tbsp Champagne Vinegar Or […]

Fresh Collard Salad

Collard greens are a popular southern dish. They are packed with Vitamin A, K and low in calories. Many of us have only ever eaten boiled collards. Don’t be afraid to try something new, like this salad with raw collard greens! Ingredients: 2 lbs fresh collard greens 1/2 cup golden raisins 3 tablespoons peanut oil […]

1 bunch local kale, any variety 1 T olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 C low sodium vegetable broth 1/4 tsp salt & pepper to taste 1/2 C walnuts, chopped and toasted 1/4 C parmesan cheese, shredded Directions: Wash and chop kale, removing stems and ribs. Heat oil in sauce pan. Sauté garlic until […]

Cranberry Rainbow Chard

2 bunches of rainbow chard ½ cup dried cranberries ½ cup roasted or raw sunflower seeds 2 teaspoons olive oil Directions: Wash Chard and cut off stalks. Tear chard into strips Place oil in pan and turn on medium heat Place chard in pan and cook until wilted When chard has wilted add seeds and […]

Spicy Greens

Great way to use spring and fall bunches of greens! Serves 6. 1/4 c oil or butter 2 medium onions 3 garlic cloves 2 tbsp sriracha or hot sauce 1-2 tbsp tomato paste 1 ripe tomato, peeled 1/4 c milk or creamer (optional) 3 lbs greens, stems removed, cut into strips (tip: stack the leaves […]