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Garlic Broccoli

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Tuesday January 20, 2015   -   By Phil

 This makes a great side dish or main meal! 1 lb broccoli florets 1 medium onion - coarsely chopped 4-5 cloves garlic - crushed 1 tablespoon soy sauce dried basil sesame seeds Steam the broccoli and onion about 5 minutes. Add to pan with...

Chili

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Saturday November 29, 2014   -   By Phil

Here's a simple recipe for vegan chili; cook it in a slow cooker 6-8 hrs on low for the best flavor! Simply mix the following ingredients together and cook: 1 can black beans, drained 1 can kidney or great northern beans, drained 1 can crushed tomatoes...

Spinach and Kale

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Monday September 22, 2014   -   By Phil

  This recipe is a good side dish or stand alone meal! Cook 1/2 chopped onion, 1 medium pepper (sliced thinly), and halved green olives in veggie broth until tender; add a handful of fresh spinach leaves and a handful of chopped kale to the pan and cook...

Green Beans and Leeks

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Friday July 04, 2014   -   By Phil

  All you need for this recipe is 1 quart fresh green beans, 2 medium leeks, some fresh dill and some almonds. Wash and trim the leeks; cut length-wise into strips about the length of the green beans. place whole green beans and the leeks into a sauce...

Bean Wraps

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Monday June 16, 2014   -   By Phil

  Today's recipe is easy to make. Cook some chopped onion and red pepper in a little vegetable broth until tender; add black beans and continue heating until beans are warmed through. Turn off heat and season with basil, oregano, chili pepper and parsley....

Food Prep 101 (continued)

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Friday June 13, 2014   -   By Phil

  Today we will add pac choy, asian greens  and snap peas to our list of food uses. snap peas - taste great lightly steamed or added to stir fries. Most people eat them raw in salads or as a snack. asian greens - mixed varieties of mustard and...

Food Prep 101

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Friday June 06, 2014   -   By Phil

  Many things I eat I take for granted. Preparation and cooking them is second nature to me. Having a CSA, I find a lot of people don't know what to do with some of the produce they receive each week having never eaten or been exposed to some vegetables....

Asparagus Artichoke Sandwich

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Thursday February 06, 2014   -   By Phil

Today's recipe is for an open faced sandwich. 1 bunch asparagus - cut into 2 inch pieces artichoke hearts - drained and cut into quarters red onion - sliced and separated into rings 2 teaspoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons fat-free Italian dressing ...

Kale and Artichoke Salad

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Sunday November 24, 2013   -   By Phil

Here's a salad that tastes good cold or warm; or serve it as a side dish. Enjoy!  4 cups baby kale chopped 1 cup cooked artichokes Italian salad dressing 3-4 leaves fresh basil chopped fine 1/2 cup roasted red peppers cut into pieces 1) Steam...

Want to stay healthy? Buy local

Blog: Mill Road Farms- working hard to feed the masses   -   Wednesday August 07, 2013   -   By Cara

With the growing trend of CSAs, farmers markets, and the idea of eating from where you live, it is important for the consumers to know why this is all going to make a huge difference in our lives.  Eating locally has so many benefits, not just for our...

Diary of a diet

Blog: Will Heal Farm   -   Wednesday March 06, 2013   -   By farmernudd

I created this blog to offer insight into healthy eating.  Thinking of food as medicine and not just a meal.  I love to eat and when food taste good I feel more satisfied.  I have learned over the years that too much salt and sugar ruins the...

Eating Locally 'In Season' In Michigan Year Round,...

Blog: The Old Winery Farmers Market   -   Wednesday October 03, 2012   -   By Jean

Eating Locally 'In Season' In Michigan Year Round,  Some Meat Recipes for a change~ Rabbit In Sour Cream and Chicken Tangine  Eating locally is a way of life.. . a mind set... a position in...

Eating Locally 'In Season' In Michigan Year Round,...

Blog: The Old Winery Farmers Market   -   Tuesday September 04, 2012   -   By Jean

Eating locally is a way of life.. . a mind set... a position in the community... a thought process... You either believe it is better for you and your family or you don't.  For Localvors and Foodies...  you get it......

Eating Foods with Character

Blog: North Star Homestead Farms, LLC   -   Monday September 03, 2012   -   By Ann, Laura, and Kara

I know, I know, I know from working at the Cable farmer’s market since 2001 that you are on a hunt for the perfect tomato.  Red, round, shiny…and without one single blemish.  We’ve been taught from our years of shopping at grocery stores that ...

Eating Well to Outwit Cancer

Blog: North Star Homestead Farms, LLC   -   Sunday July 29, 2012   -   By Ann, Laura, and Kara

Cancer has touched every family.  With annual runs and walks, we remember those we have lost to this disease, those who are currently struggling, and those who have overcome the obstacles and stand with us as survivors.  The looming threat of...

March Mushroom Madness

Blog: GrassRootzCafe   -   Friday March 09, 2012   -   By Elizabeth

Shitake mushrooms are in season and sensational, and not just for their delectable flavor either.  Shitakes are actually used as an anti-cancer drug in Japan and sanctioned for this purpose by their FDA. Key among the list of Shitake healing...

Nutritional help for the New Year

Blog: Wild Things Farm   -   Sunday January 15, 2012   -   By Terry

We all could use a little help getting our minimum daily requirements of vitamins, fiber, minerals and all that stuff that our bodies need to thrive.  Recently, during a surfing adventure, I ran across a new website published by the USDA.  It's...

Death and Vegetables!

Blog: Greenjeans Farm   -   Sunday September 25, 2011   -   By Jeff & Toni

I woke up this morning and thought about death, and about how inevitable it is.   I thought about never laughing with my husband Jeff in the morning or talking to the dogs and cats, having that first cup of coffee, or brushing my teeth or washing my face...

Paleo Diet: Smart eating or latest fad? by YahooGr...

Blog: Rainbow Ranch Farms   -   Monday July 25, 2011   -   By Poly

http://shine.yahoo.com/event/green/paleo-diet-smart-eating-or-latest-fad-2514781/ by Yahoo!Green , on Fri Jul 22, 2011 11:25am PDT By Michael d'Estries, Mother Nature Network In the quest for optimum health and weight, should humans...

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