Spicy Kohlrabi Greens

This recipe is a somewhat nouveau version of an Ethiopian collard green dish (gomen). Ingredients: Kohlrabi or beet greens ½ tsp turmeric ½ tsp cumin salt and freshly cracked black pepper to taste ½ cup chicken or vegetable stock 2 teaspoons butter dash of chili powder ¼ Spanish onion, chopped finely 1 Green garlic, minced […]

Roasted Squash and Pear Soup

This recipe is modified from: Menus from an Orchard Kitchen. They recommend using butternut or red kuri squash, but any winter squash will do. This is my favourite soup-the roasted flavour of the pears and squash is amazing and it is very simple! Ingredients: 2 large butternut squash or Kuri squash, deseeded, and cubed in […]

Beet Greens Recipe

Directions: 1 pound beet greens 1 strip of thick cut bacon, chopped ¼ cup chopped onion 1 large garlic clove, minced ¾ cup of water 1 Tbsp granulated sugar ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1/6 cup of cider vinegar Ingredients: Wash the greens in a sink filled with cold water. Drain greens and wash […]

Zucchini Bread

Ingredients: 2 eggs 1c oil 3/4c honey (or 1c sugar) 2c grated zucchini 3c whole flour (spelt works well) 1tsp salt 1tsp baking soda 1/2tsp baking powder 1tbsp cinnamon 1tsp ground cloves 1tsp allspice 3/4c chopped nuts (walnuts work well) Directions: In a large bowl, beat together the eggs, then add oil, honey and zucchini. […]

Colourful Veggie Salad

Ingredients: 2tbsp oil 1 onion, chopped 1 celery stalk, chopped 1/2 leek, chopped (optional) 1c chopped fresh beans 1c chopped carrots 2tbsp mixed herbs (dill, tarragon, savory) Directions: Heat oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onions, celery and leek and sauté for 5-10 minutes or until soft. Add beans and carrots with a […]