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  • Ron Cabral at 2 Boots
    A simple veggie equation produces extraordinary results
    What do you get when you combine a growing pizza place with a one-acre farm? Apparently, a couple of unique and tasty concoctions occur.Creole eggplant, marinated tomatoes and scallion pesto is a combination I just discovered as a topping, today...
  • Easter Egg Radishes
    Quick-to-harvest veggies offer gardeners almost-instant gratification
    Tomatoes have long been my favorite thing to come out of the garden. It seems they take ages to reach just the right amount of ripe, but Oh! The flavor! Since instant gratification is my super-power, I find that I have to have some extra things...
  • San Antonio Woman's Eating Adventure
    San Antonio Woman's Eating Adventure
    What’s a girl to do when the boyfriend is out of town, and she has the entire house to herself??? Eat. Drink. & Chick-flicks.So while my man was gone for the week, I indulged. After dropping him off at the airport, I immediately stopped...
  • Spicy Garlic Broccoli Mash
    Spicy Garlic Mashed Broccoli
    I hate broccoli. With that being said, it serves it's purpose and is a staple of a Competition Clean diet. So I have devised a way I actually like it and am sharing it with you. It is SUPER quick and easy!3c broccoli (or whatever fits in your...
  • Squash: seasonal, local and good!
    Squash: seasonal, local and good!
    When you touch a squash, it feels really hard. Like really, I can eat this? But there is a reason that sturdy exterior exists. The hard outer skin keeps the freshness and vitamins in while keeping insects and other stuff out.Squash is a great fall...
  • Meat Free Monday
    Los Angeles adopts Paul McCartney's 'Meatless Monday'
    The Los Angeles City Council adopted a unanimous proposal Friday urging residents to go “veggie” on “Meatless Mondays,” NBC Los Angeles reported today.“Meatless Monday” has been supported strongly by Paul...
  • Tofurky Italian Sausage Pizza
    New vegan Tofurky Italian Sausage Pizza scores high marks
    Turtle Island Foods has done it again - their new line of Tofurky frozen pizzas allows vegans and vegetarians to enjoy a delectable slice of pie once more, the guilt-free way.The Tofurky line includes classics like cheese, pepperoni, and italian...
  • Celebrate Chinese New Year:  Stir fry and clove pickle
    Celebrate Chinese New Year: Stir fry and clove pickle
    This is an easy meal any time of year. The most difficult part is prepping the vegetables.A small amount of Hot Italian sausage is the only meat used, more as a flavoring then an entrée.Also, serve stir fry over rice or noodles for more grains and...
  • Veggie Burger
    Veggie Burger
    {Veggie Burger} IngredientsEzekiel Sprouted Grain Sesame Burger BunsPortobello Mushroom {Grilled or Roasted}Red, Orange or Yellow Bell Peppers {Grilled or Roasted}Red Onion {sliced}Tomato {sliced}SproutsAvocado {sliced}Extra Virgin Olive Oil {1...
  • Veggie stir-fry
    Veggie Stir-fry
    Eating veggie stir-fry in the winter can remind you of summer days! Add a cocktail with an umbrella and look out into the snow.Ingredients:peanut oilbok choyTamari saucepineapple juicebaby cornred peppersnow peassesame seedsfresh gingerfresh...
  • Asparagus
    Asparagus
    Asparagus inspires gentle thoughts.So we are told by the English critic and poet, Charles Lamb.Asparagus is a perennial vegetable that is nothing short of magical. Wise and patient gardeners plant their beds and then wait as long as three years...
  • Your Farm Store in the City
    Your farm store in the city
    DFW already loves Urban Acres Market for the bi-weekly fresh, organic and locally-grown produce. What you may not know is that the food co-operative also has farm store available to the public. In addition to the produce, Urban Acres Market also...
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    Rebecca's veggie dip recipe: This is not your ordinary vegetable dip
    Amazing veggie dipRemember the days we ate vegetables without dip? I’m not sure when it happened, but at some point it became unrefined to not include dip on a vegetable tray. I’m not complaining – I love veggies and dip. It just...
  • Saved heirloom beans
    Preserving your heirloom seeds - part one
    Preserving your heirloom seeds After you’ve given your plants the help they need to produce healthy fruits and healthy seeds, you must harvest and store the seeds properly to keep them healthy until you are ready to plant them. This series...
  • Lamb's Quarter is pretty and tasty and healthy and easy to grow - could it be more perfect?
    Unexpected: unique and interesting salad ingredients
    After the final gusts of winter have blown over, there are few things more desirable than a mid-spring afternoon’s salad. This time of year there is something blooming in every corner of the country – from wild purslane, to jagged...