Many people ask me how I continue to come up with new ideas for my Talley Farms Fresh Harvest CSA produce. Well I must admit, it does take some research and thought to create something new every week. But it never ceases to amaze me at the infinite number of ways there are to combine and create new recipes with their fabulous produce! Lately I have resorted … Read more Get your “Healthy” on with this Nutrient Packed Soup!
I wanted to make some soup today and was wondering what I should do. I decided to use one of my favorite vegetables as the base; celery root (celeriac), and pair it with apple. But when making soup, I am a proponent of garnishing it with something to add some excitement such as fried pancetta or croutons and cheese, etc. Due to the diet restrictions I am … Read more Two Soups are Better than One!
This little leafy green food that is often overlooked actually has some great qualities. It is a very versatile green that can be used as an addition to salads, sandwiches, or soups or can be eaten as a steamed vegetable. Modern science has identified more than 15 essential vitamins and minerals contained in this one herb – more iron than spinach, more calcium than milk, and … Read more The Wonders of Watercress!
And they’re not just for popper’s either! I just made the most incredible Creamy Jalapeño Soup! Just enough heat to wake up your senses, but not enough to scare away even the weakest gringo. It is a mixture of roasted jalapeño peppers, sweet orange peppers and fire roasted tomatoes (in a can). To make it creamy, this recipe does use light cream, but you could … Read more Jalapeño Pepper’s aren’t just for Salsa!
Avocados are an amazing fruit, known as a superfood in the nutrition world, and they are extremely versatile. They play the starring role in guacamole and are a wonderful addition to an infinite number of salad recipes. They are so healthy that many diet conscious individuals are opting to use mashed avocado in place of mayonnaise in tuna and egg salads. If you’re looking for something new and refreshing … Read more A Refreshing Do-Ahead Soup to Serve at your next Dinner Party!
It’s always fun to start a meal with a soup shot. This one screams fall, made with a creamy mixture of apples and parsnips. It is not only adorable, but it’s also super luscious with this delectable almond stuffed date wrapped in bacon, for a garnish. The soup is a snap to prepare, especially if you have an apple-peeler-corer device. I use it for all of my … Read more Start your Meal with this Sexy Soup!
This Seafood Chowder highlights shrimp and my bi color non-GMO Talley Farms corn as the main attraction. Coconut milk takes the place of cream combined with chicken broth to create a full bodied, rich broth. In an effort to heighten the flavor even more, my secret is to simmer the corn cobs right in the soup and pull them out before adding the cooked bacon and shrimp. The flavor … Read more Shrimp and Corn are the Duo in this Heavenly Summer Soup!
I am a verified soup lover! I don’t care if it is a warm or cold weather day – soup is soothing, comforting and delicious. It can be served as a soup shot, an appetizer, a partner to a sandwich or as a main entree. So many versions, and I love them all! Miso and Buckwheat are very complimentary to each other so they were a perfect combination to … Read more White Miso and Soba Noodles are the base for this Yummy Chicken Vegetable Soup!!
I love the combination of carrots and ginger. Inspired by a delicious soup that I enjoyed at a luncheon recently, I decided to puree them together in a soup. With a bit of citrus, some broth and seasonings, it all came together to create a bowl of creamy goodness! If you’ve read my posts before, you probably know that I am enamored by soup garnishes. This time I … Read more Ginger is Showcased Two Ways in this Scrumptious Carrot Soup!
Broccoli is one of the healthiest green vegetables you can eat. Broccoli belongs to the cruciferous vegetable family, which includes kale, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, bok choy, cabbage, collard greens, rutabaga and turnips. These nutrition powerhouses supply loads of nutrients for little calories. If you are trying to eat healthier, cruciferous vegetables like broccoli should be at the very top of your grocery list. Spinach is well known for … Read more Get Your Greens in this Healthy & Delicious Soup!