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Spring Challenge Day 17- Mustard Green Pickles

Mustard Green Pickles-by Aveline kushi 10 Whole mustard green leaves Sea salt Wash the mustard greens, drain, and place 3 leaves in a pickle press or bowl. Sprinkle a pinch of sea salt on the leaves. make another layer of 3-4 leaves and sprinkle with salt. Finally add the remaining leaves and salt. Place the […]

Spring Challenge Day 16- Orecchiette With Bitter Greens And Radishes

Orecchiette With Bitter Greens And Radishes By Bon Appetit 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 3/4 cup coarse fresh breadcrumbs made from whole wheat bread 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1 pound whole wheat orecchiette (little ear-shaped pasta) Kosher salt 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 8 medium radishes (8 oz.), sliced into 1/4′ rounds 3 garlic cloves, sliced 2 bunches bitter greens (such as […]

Spring Challenge Day- 15 Kale Soup

Kale Soup 2 Medium leeks, rinsed well and thinly sliced 4 Cups vegetable broth 1 large potato, cut into ½-inch dice 4 Cups rinsed and chopped kale leaves 1 Tsp sea salt 1/2 Tsp nutmeg 1/2 Cup finely chopped parsley Place all ingredients into a large soup pot and bring to a boil. Turn down […]

Spring Challenge Day 14- Spicy Collard Greens

    Spicy Sauteed Collard Greens By- Christina Pirello   Ingredients avocado oil 1/2 dried chili pepper, seeded, finely minced 1 sweet onion, thin half moon slices soy sauce 1 bunch collard greens, rinsed, thinly sliced 1 lemon, quartered Directions Heat a small amount of oil in a deep skillet. Saute chili and onion, with a […]

Spring Challenge Day 11- Garlic Rapini

MacroMom-“Hey A.O, What is your favorite way to cook greens?” A.O-“I like plain old sauteed with garlic, salt and pepper. Any sort of green. Could be spinach, beet greens, swiss chard. whatever.” Here you go A.O… Garlic Rapini 2-3 cloves garlic, minced 1 Large bunch rapini, washed and sliced thin 1 Tablespoon olive oil Sea […]

Spring Challenge Day 10- Pumpkin Kale Pasta Casarole

Pumpkin Kale Pasta Casarole By- Alicia Silverstone Ingredients olive oil 1 tbsp kale coarsely chopped 8 ounce pumpkin puree 15 ounce reduced-sodium vegetable broth 14.5 ounce sun-dried tomato pesto 2 tbsp almond slices 0.5 cup whole-wheat pasta 12 ounce Directions Cook pasta and drain. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Heat oil in large saucepan over medium […]

Spring Challenge Day 7- Green Care

How is everything going so far? Have you been able to follow along ? I thought I’d give everyone a little break today. Go over some green basics. I’m also looking for some feedback and would love some suggestions! Let’s talk about greens, baby Let’s talk about you and me Let’s talk about all the […]

Spring Challenge Day 5- Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts Pan LOVES brussels sprouts. I asked him how he wanted them tonight and he said “Steamed with olive oil, lemon and salt” . Well alright Pan you got it! 2 Lbs Brussels sprouts 1 Lemon zest and juice 2 Tsp extra virgin olive oil pinch of sea salt   In a large pot, […]

Spring Challenge Day 4-Felix’s Broccoli Soup

                                                          1 lg onion, diced 2 cups cooked rice 2-3 cloves garlic, diced (optional) 1 whole broccoli 4-5 cups water 1 cup vegetable stock 1 Cup plain […]

Spring Challenge Day 3- Green Rolls

Green Rolls 1 big bunch of collard greens, steamed 2-3 carrots boiled whole , cut in half length wise 1/4 tsp umeboshi paste 1tsp toasted sesame seeds 1/4  Cup caramelized red onions (made with olive oil and a touch of maple syrup and a pinch of sea salt) bamboo sushi mat Steam or blanch collard […]