Posts Tagged ‘kale’

Let’s Talk Tabbouleh

 

Quinoa and Kale Tabbouleh, just one of many variations you can try. Recipe here.

Quinoa, Carrot and Kale Tabbouleh, just one of many variations you can try. Recipe can be found at Taste Food Blog here.

 

Tabbouleh , the traditional dish from the Middle East is a great salad that is almost a meal in itself, and the end of summer is one of the best times to make it; your garden is brimming with plump tomatoes or cherry tomatoes perfectly ripened on the vine, cucumbers, despite the heat, are crisp and cool, the parsley and mint are running rampant, while green onions or chives are ready and waiting to shine. Continue »



On Special: Kale

Watch the back page of the Fiesta Farms flyer each week for a new On Special featured ingredient, then check out the website for fun facts and recipes.

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For some time now, Kale has been recognized as one of the Top Dogs when it comes to healthy eating. Indeed, this king of Superfoods is like a superhero, delivering knockout punches to ill-health and rescuing us from dubious dietary practices. It has even become the darling vegetable of A-list celebrities, with superstars like Angelina Jolie, Katy Perry, Gwyneth Paltrow and Woody Harrelson all touting it, according to Green Heritage News.

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Get Healthy For New Year’s Eve

 

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This is the time of year when so many people get sick. After the frantic madness of getting ready for Christmas, all the rich foods and boozy eggnog, plus the fallout from an ice storm, it’s not surprising our immune systems might be vulnerable. With that in mind here are some recipes to help get you back on track and in tip top shape for ringing in the new year. Continue »



The Complete Leafy Greens Cookbook

“Your mother was right. You should eat your greens.” -The Complete Leafy Greens Cookbook           

We know this. We know we should eat our greens. We have been told this since we could understand the mother tongue, and just as soon we developed the craft of subterfuge and learned the time-honoured methodology-passed on from high chair to high chair- of not eating them.

 

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Hidden under knife and fork, spread around on the plate, tucked into a rolled-up napkin or accidentally thrown into the air or onto the floor, the fine art of avoiding the green things on our plate is a right of passage and a skill that many of us are reluctant to give up. Even though we know greens are good for us, we stick to our old habits and our old belief systems. Continue »



Ontario Veggie Lovers Unite!

 

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Our latest Edible Toronto ad is on the back cover of the fall issue now, be sure to grab a copy the next time you’re in the store. We hope the ad will encourage you to buy more veggies. We’ve also put together some wonderful vegetable recipes for you to try – these will help you get a little crazy in the kitchen, free your inhibitions and release you from the dull monotony of overcooked broccoli. Continue »