Cucumber Smoothie

You know it’s delicious as a snack, in all sorts of salads, and even as savoury cold soup, but have you tried cucumbers for dessert?! 2 large cucumbers, peeled and chopped 1-2 ripe bananas (preferably Fair Trade) 2 cups of raspberries, strawberries, or other summer fruit About ½ cup of cold water (or try milk […]

Garlic Scape Soup

Garlic Scape Soup – a delicious answer to all those early summer garlic scapes! 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 dozen garlic scapes, chopped 3 garlic cloves, minced 3-4 scallions or onions, chopped 3 large russet potatoes, unpeeled and cut into 1/2–inch pieces 5 cups vegetable stock 3 large handfuls baby spinach leaves juice […]

Beet and apple salad with sprouted wheat berries

Apprentice LolaJean sprouted wheat berries for three days to make this delicious salad! Here are the instructions she followed. (We grow our own wheat, spelt, and rye, and the grain berries are available at the farm store and markets). Adapted from www.chefconsortium.com: Sprouting wheat berries takes about three days.  First soak dry wheat berries in […]

Stir-fried Cabbage with Cumin Seeds

Adapted from Madhur Jaffrey’s Quick and Easy Indian Cooking 1 large head green cabbage 6 Tbsp vegetable oil 1 Tbsp cumin or caraway seeds 2 tsp sesame seeds 2 onions, halved and thinly sliced crosswise 2 tsp salt 2 pinches cayenne pepper 2 Tbsp lemon juice 1 tsp garam masal (optional) Trim outer leaves off […]

LolaJean’s Beet Hummus

Try using golden or Chioggia beets for a bright yellow hummus, or red beets for pink! Ingredients: 1/2 lb beets (about 4 medium sized beets), scrubbed, cooked, peeled-if necessary, and cubed 2 Tbsp tahini (sesame seed paste) 5 Tbsp lemon juice 1 small clove garlic, chopped 1 Tbsp ground cumin 1 Tbsp lemon zest generous […]