Category Archives: Greens

Spicy Recovery Smoothie

Since I bought a Vitamix last fall, smoothies have become a regular part of my diet. I love them because I can mix up a big batch, store extras in mason jars in the fridge, then take it with me … Continue reading

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My Winter Salad

It’s easy to forget about the abundance of seasonal food during the short-days and long-nights of winter. I admit that I’ve become lazy when it comes to fixing meals – especially lunches that I can take to work with me. … Continue reading

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Local Seasonal Vegetables and Greens with Reduced Balsamic Sauce

I only recently discovered that sautéing radishes transforms their flavor and turns them into a mild, crisp, barely-sweet addition to a meal. When I received another bunch of radishes (with their greens) in my CSA vegetable box on Tuesday I … Continue reading

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Stir Fried Radishes and Greens over Quinoa

It’s been a really busy few weeks at work: travel, giving and grading finals, then starting to teach in an intensive 3-week May session. Along the way, I seem to have quit cooking for myself. That’s fine for a little … Continue reading

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Tequila-Lime Shrimp Tacos with Assorted Toppings

Last night I made roasted chicken with tomatillo-poblano sauce again. I wanted to change things up a bit, so I also made mango salsa to go with it. I think both the poblano sauce and the salsa are a little … Continue reading

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Vegetable Lasagna with Spinach and Mixed Greens

Although I liked the batch of greens that I cooked up a couple of weeks ago, there are limits to how many greens that I can eat.  I received collard greens in my TaylOrganic Farms vegetable box two weeks in … Continue reading

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