A welcome addition to our salads of early spring greens, radishes offer us a splash of color and zest. Although the radish root is 94 percent water and of modest nutritional value, it does provide a small amount of minerals such as potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, and iron. However, radish greens do offer us an excellent source […]
An excellent source of vitamins A, B-complex, C, and some minerals, bok choy is also extremely high in calcium. The growing season of bok choy is limited to the cooler weather of spring and fall. A traditional stir-fry vegetable from China, bok choy is rapidly gaining in popularity in the United States. To use in a stir-fry, separate […]
The oldest member of the cabbage family, kale is among the earliest cultivated and was a favorite vegetable in ancient Rome. It is a powerhouse vegetable, very rich in vitamins A, C, and the mineral calcium. It is also high in the B vitamins. Kale is the highest in protein of all the other vegetables. […]
One of the first offerings of the spring garden, rhubarb gives us its own unique taste and texture. High in vitamins A and C and a variety of minerals, especially calcium, it is also believed to be a digestive aid and a blood purifier. Its tartness increases with age. To prepare, cut off leaves and […]
Nothing beats the flavor of a pie pumpkin, with its sweet taste and smooth texture. It provides the most vitamin A of all the common fruits and vegetables, and is also high in iron, potassium, and phosphorus. Save the seeds–they are an excellent snack, offer additional nutritional benefits and can be seasoned a variety of ways. Store […]
This rich and moist snacking cake goes together quickly and probably will disappear just as quickly after your family tastes it. Another recipe found on the Taste of Home web-site, we are told it “was handed down from our beloved Grandma Kelly.” Prep time: 25 minutes Cook time: 25 minutes Servings: 9 Ingredients: 2 eggs 1/2 cup […]
This variety of winter squash is large, oval and yellow, and looks similar to a melon. It is unique among squash because when cooked, its yellowish flesh separates into long strands that resemble pasta. Spaghetti squash provides vitamins A and C and some of the B vitamins. It is also an excellent source of fiber. To prepare, […]
This week’s share will include Von Hanson’s chicken fajita meat, perfect for making your own fajitas or other Mexican dishes.
This week’s share will include Von Hanson’s own pressed bacon. This bacon contains the same ingredients as their regular bacon, but it has less fat. It is smoked and pressed to form, and it’s perfect for sandwiches.
This week’s share will include Dakota Wheat Bread from Great Harvest. This is a crunchy, hearty, and flavorful bread, containing sunflower, pumpkin, and sesame seeds kneaded into their whole wheat dough.