Tag Archives: Greens

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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Spaghetti Casserole with Fresh Greens and Feta

I’m less than two months from my next marathon (Space Coast Marathon in Florida), so a lot of my life is consumed by carbs. Last year, I gained several pounds while training for Marine Corps Marathon. I expect at least … 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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Grilled Pork Chops with Mustard-Maple Sauce over Local Greens

One of the ways in which I’ve managed to eat healthier is by, whenever possible, eating locally-produced foods from suppliers that I know or am familiar with. This means I’m eating fewer processed foods, and a lot more foods grown … Continue reading

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Local Green Salad with Balsamic-Cider Vinaigrette

I received my vegetable box yesterday, and found it filled with greens.  The nice change of pace was that there was only one bag of braising greens, and the rest will be perfect in salads (leaf lettuce, frisee, chicory, spinach, … 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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Braised Greens with Ham and Turnips

I’m getting my new CSA Veggie Box this afternoon, so I wanted to use up what little I had left from last week’s bounty.  I still had a bag of mixed greens (kale and other leafy greens) – I was … Continue reading

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