Category Archives: Diabetic Friendly

Slow Roasting Individual Heirloom Tomatoes

Slow-roasting heirloom tomatoes brings out the intensity of their flavor. Use them on pizza instead of sauce, mixed into goat cheese or chickpeas for an appetizer spread, or blended into pasta dishes or sauces. Continue reading

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Cooking with Local Oyster Mushrooms

Local #farms are experimenting with growing all sorts of quality #mushrooms for #farmersmarkets. During harvest time, these can be #grilled, #sauteed or #dehydrated and stored to use in soups, risotto, savory tarts, casseroles, and sauces throughout the year. Continue reading

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Poached Eggs on Roasted Heirloom Tomato Sauce

Shakshuka is popular in many other countries and it’s an easy dish to modify seasonally with chickpeas, additional vegetables, spices and adjust to your taste preferences with meat, cheese, hot peppers and bread. Continue reading

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Roasted Pepper, Corn & Heirloom Tomato Soup

Late summer sweet corn, heirloom tomatoes and roasted Italian peppers create a complex range of flavors in this unique soup. Pair it with a grilled ham & cheese made with local mustard and greens for an outstanding simple meal. Continue reading

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Simple Summer Squash & Zucchini Soup

Simple Summer Squash & Zucchini Soup can be served chilled in the summer or warmed in the winter paired with a salad or sandwich for a fast and healthy meal. Continue reading

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Early Fall Vegetable & Quinoa Salad

Here’s a flexible quinoa salad that uses a blend of fall and summer vegetables as farmers’ markets transition with weather changes. Continue reading

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Fall Celery Root & Sweet Potato Soup

Make a simple fall soup out of celery root, sweet potatoes, white turnips, sweet onions and homemade broth. Freeze it and add a bit of coconut milk and peppers to change it the second time around. Continue reading

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Black Beans in the Pressure Cooker

Here’s another way to cut your dinner prep in half with the pressure cooker! Black Beans are an excellent addition to many salads, soups and stews. Continue reading

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Quinoa Salad with Local Vegetables, Black Beans & Wild Rice

Interchangeable ingredients make this salad healthy, versatile and flexible to meet the needs of several meals. Add broth, stuff another vegetable with the base, or add chicken to create several meals from one base. Continue reading

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Spicy Quinoa Salad with Grilled Eggplant & Tuscan Basil

Grilled Rosa Eggplant provides a smokey undertone to the bright Tuscan Basil and fresh zucchini and red peppers. Dried Asian Peppers provide some heat and contrast the crispy red onion. Continue reading

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