Kale

Kale‘s popularity has skyrocketed in the United States of America in the last 5 years. It is boasted as a nutrition ‘superstar’ due to the high amounts of vitamins A, K, B6 and C, calcium, potassium, copper and manganese it contains. On our farm we grow Winterbor, a curly leaf, Kale and Dazzling Blue (what…

Caramelized Onion, Shiitake Mushroom and Kale Omelette

We were first introduced to french omelette making by Julia Child in her show ‘The French Chef’ as she amazingly creates a omelette in only 14 seconds. Our omelettes are not always produced that quickly, but they are a family breakfast favorite! Ingredients: 1 egg per omelette, well beaten 1 tablespoon of butter per omelette…

Kale, Potato and Fennel Hash

I always enjoy receiving new recipes. A share member recently gave us this recipe, and we loved the delicious medley of flavors in this simple summer dish! Ingredients: · 1 large bunch kale, stems removes and leaves torn into bite-sized pieces · 3/4 pound fingerling potatoes, cut into 1/2 “ pieces · 1 large fennel bulb, chopped · 3…

Peach and Roasted Beet Salad

Peaches and beets are a perfect combination! Relish summer’s best flavors with this delicious salad. Ingredients: 1½ pounds small-to-medium beets 4 Cups packed baby spinach or roasted kale 4 ripe peaches cut into ½-inch wedges 2 Tbs roasted slivered almonds Dressing Ingredients: 1/2 c olive oil 2tbs white vinegar 1tbs maple syrup 1tsp mustard 1/4…

Garden Pad Thai

A great way to use random vegetables leftover in the fridge. We love this meal as a quick lunch on a hot summer’s day! Ingredients: Wide rice noodles 1 med onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 2 Tbls oil 0.5 lb pork loin, finely sliced 1 carrot, grated Chopped kale (or spinach) Vegetables of your…

Basic Stir-fry

Remember always start your rice or noodles cooking first, then it will be ready when the stir-fry is done. Make your sauce. Choose a bottled variety for ease or try one of my favorites: Stir ½ C orange juice, ¼ C soy sauce, 2 Tbs honey, 2 Tbs water, 1 Tbs grated ginger, 1 Tbs…

Colcannon

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 25 minutes Yield: Serves 4 as a side dish. Ingredients 4 russet potatoes (2 to 2 1/2 pounds), peeled and cut into large chunks Salt 5-6 Tbsp unsalted butter (with more butter for serving) Choice of favorite sausage (or omit) 3 lightly packed cups of chopped kale, cabbage, chard,…

Raw Kale Salad

Kale is a vegetable that is generally eaten cooked due to its tough nature. However, if properly prepared kale can be a tasty raw green eaten in a tossed salad! How to prepare kale to be eaten raw: Pull the kale leaves off the tough stems and discard the stems. Use a chef’s knife to…

Braised Coconut Kale

2 teaspoons oil or ghee 1 small yellow onion 4 large cloves garlic, peeled and minced 1 tablespoon grated ginger, from a 3-inch piece 1/2 cup sun-dried or fresh tomatoes, chopped 1 large lemon, zested and juiced (about 2 tablespoons juice) 1 dried hot red pepper or dash of red pepper flakes (opt) 15-ounce can…