Category Archives: Vegetarian

Fresh Turmeric Tea with Maple Syrup Candied Ginger

Freshly dug ginger and turmeric from the farmers market combined with local honey and maple syrup make this drink ideal for cooler fall temperatures and a break from your daily standards. Continue reading

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Summer Squash & Sweet Italian Pepper Soup

Summer squash, sweet Italian peppers and raw cashews blended together create a beautiful soup that is wonderful warmed with a sandwich or chilled with a salad as the weather changes from summer to fall. Continue reading

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Roasted Tomato, Eggplant & Cauliflower Soup

Summer heirloom tomatoes roasted with sweet onions and garlic, late harvest eggplant and early baby cauliflower come together with curry seasonings, spicy chilies and smoked salts & peppercorns to create a warming soup. Continue reading

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Maple Syrup Candied Ginger

Three pantry items from one “candy” process. Using organic Appalachian Mountain maple syrup, fresh organic local ginger rhizomes and pure maple sugar combine with a little heat to create a year’s worth of ginger infused maple syrup, ginger infused maple sugar and maple syrup candied ginger. Continue reading

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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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Cantaloupe & Strawberry Smoothie

Simple summer smoothie made from fresh, frozen or dehydrated ingredients that’s sure to boost your energy on a hot day. Continue reading

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Roasted Winter Squash Soup

Silky smooth blend of three fall squash varieties along with apples, hot peppers and peanut butter from the local farmers’ market make this vegetarian soup something to write home about. Top it with homemade candied pecans for a extra special treat. Continue reading

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Root Vegetable Hash

A colorful interpretation of traditional Hash Potatoes using red yellow & purple carrots, ivory colored baby parsnips, Garnet sweet potatoes and winter rutabagas. A few simple fresh herbs along with olive oil, Himalayan salt & fresh cracked pepper complete the taste profile. Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Lattes

A Korean breakfast drink updated with pumpkin pie spices, local milk, sweet potatoes and Western NC maple syrup make a more healthy morning latte for the whole family. Continue reading

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