Black Bean Burger

Black Bean Burger Ingredients:  1 (15 ounce) can black beans ½ cup of quick oats, oat flour, or other whole grain flour 1 medium carrot 2 radishes ½ teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon onion powder ¼ teaspoon cumin ¼ tsp salt ¼ tsp pepper ½ tsp olive oil Toppings: Whole wheat buns Lettuce Tomato Ketchup […]

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Pumpkin Kale Pasta

Pumpkin Kale Pasta (this recipe is vegan) Ingredients for Pasta:  12 oz whole wheat pasta  10 kale leaves  2 tbsp. extra virgin oil 16 sage leaves, chopped 3 tsp. fresh thyme leaves or ½ tsp dried thyme 4 cloves of garlic, minced 3 tbsp. tomato paste 1 ½ cup pumpkin puree or sweet potato puree […]

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Kale Apple Salad

Kale Apple Salad Salad Ingredients: Kale (about 10 leaves) 1 sweet apple ¼ cup shredded parmesan ¼ cup of raisins Dressing Ingredients: 1 garlic clove, minced ½ teaspoon salt few cracks of pepper 4-6 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2 teaspoons honey 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard ½ cup extra virgin olive oil Directions: Remove kale stems with […]

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Easy Pesto

Easy Pesto Ingredients: 2 1/2 cup of lightly packed basil1/2 cup grated parmesan3/4 cup of olive oil1/4 cup sunflower seeds1 teaspoon salt1 clove garlic Directions: Combine ingredients to your food processor and blend until smooth.You can also use arugula, kale, carrot tops, or spinach!Pesto will keep in the refrigerator for 2 weeks and will last for 6 […]

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Spinach Hummus

Dip into March with this easy and tasty St. Patrick’s Day inspired hummus. Ingredients: 2 cups soaked or 1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained 2 cloves garlic, peeled 3 cups baby spinach leaves Juice of 1 small lemon 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil Kosher salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste Put all ingredients […]

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Beet-Berry Smoothie

Just in time for the holidays, a breakfast or snack fit for the most festive of families Preparation: To roast beets, cut off the stems and bottoms and then cut in half lengthwise. Rub the skin with olive oil and bake at 325 degrees for 40 minutes or until easily pierced with a fork. Let […]

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The Best Garlic Dill Pickles

Pickle lovers! Looking for the perfect pickling recipe? Look no further than Marisa McClellan’s dill pickle recipe… Small Batch Garlic Dill Refrigerator Pickles (makes 1 half pint) Ingredients: 2 pickling cucumbers 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 1/4 cup water 1/2 teaspoon pickling salt 1 garlic clove 1/2 teaspoon dill seed 4 black peppercorns 1/8 teaspoon […]

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Healthy Ranch Dressing

Summer is the season for salad and lots of them. Instead of drowning your locally grown greens in bottled Ranch dressing, try a healthier option the whole family will love!Healthy Ranch DressingIngredients- 1 cup greek yogurt- 2 tablespoon dried parsley- 1 teaspoon dried dill- 1 teaspoon garlic powder- 1 teaspoon onion powder- ½ teaspoon dried basil- ½ teaspoon pepperMix together […]

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“Green” Patties

“GREEN” PATTIES Did you know that kale turns sweeter in cold weather? So now is the time to eat your kale! Try this new recipe. Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa
 2 cups water
 4 eggs, whisked
 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese
 3 spring onions, sliced thin
 3 cloves garlic, minced
 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
 1 cup steamed […]

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Winter Veggie Soup

WINTER VEGGIE SOUP Serves 4-6 This is the perfect winter soup to warm your home and heart as we all enjoy the first days of winter. Kale and carrots can be found at the Farmers’ Market and parsley is a special herb that can be grown year-round in Arkansas. 1/2 c. onion, chopped 2 cloves […]

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