Easy-Peasy Pumpkin Pie

This is an incredibly easy and cheap recipe for a quick fall dessert you can whip up in no time. We plan to have a more elaborate recipe that includes a homemade pumpkin puree and pie crust recipe for those who want to have a real made from scratch pie. Ingredients: []1 can pumpkin purée…

Pineapple Kabobs

Ingredients (everything cut into 2 inch cubes): []Large cube of baked tofu []Pineapple []Red onion []Red bell pepper []Shiitake mushrooms []Wee Willy’s Chili Ginger Sauce (this is a local minnesotan brand we really love, if you’re not from the area we encourage you find one local to you! Or best of all-create you’re own recipe,…

Mushroom Spring Rolls

Ingredients: []8oz Shiitake mushrooms sliced []3 large carrots julienned []1 cucumber julienned []1 cup thai basil []1 package of round rice noodles []1 package of Rice paper []Wee Willy’s Sweet Chili Dipping Sauce (this is a local minnesotan brand we use, if you live elsewhere check out your co-ops to find your favorite local brand!)…

Vegan Apple Crisp

Peel, de-core, and slice []6 apples In a large bowl mix apples w/ []1 cup of Brown Sugar [] 1 tsp cinnamon In a small sauce pan on low heat, melt []6 tbsp vegan butter (we like earth balance) Turn off heat and add []One bag of Minnesota’s Applewood Orchards Apple Crisp Mix (obviously we…

Vegan Pumpkin Soup

Find a medium to Large pumpkin, Take out the guts (separate seeds from guts and soak them over night in the fridge for a tasty treat tomorrow) Skin, and chop the rest of the pumpkin into 1inch cubes Set aside In a large cooking pot Chop, and Sautee in olive oil until translucent: []2 large…

Golden Chickpea Potato Soup

Chop: []1 bulb of garlic []1 red bell pepper []4 poblano peppers (wedged not chopped) []1 jalapeno []1 onion []4 large potatoes Roast garlic for 20 minutes at 500 in the oven, Roast all poblano peppers for 25 minutes “” Throw chopped potatoes into large cooking pot, Cover with water about 1/4″ below top of…

Ratatouille!

Thinly Slice: []1 eggplant []1 yellow squash zucchini []1 yellow pepper []1 red bell pepper Mince: []1 yellow onion []5 cloves of garlic Chop: []2 stalks of celery []6 leaves of basil SAUCE Sautee onion and garlic until translucent, Add celery and sauté until celery is soft, Add []1 tsp paprika [] 1 tsp black…

Check List

This blog will soon have at least three posts for each of these foods. One post on growing, one post on the benefits, and at least one post of a recipe featuring the ingredient.  Grains Nuts Herbs Spices Beans Fruit Veggies Farro Almond Basil * Paprika Chickpea Apple Beets Millet Cashew* Chives Cumin Lima Banana…

[RED] CURRANTS

Wake up to the world of this northern berry, if you haven’t already. Eat just 1 cup and you’ll have given your body: 15.5grams of Carbs 1.6grams of Protein 4.8grams of Fiber 8.3grams of Sugar 39.2mg of Omega-3’s 59.4mg of Omega-6’s 77% of your daily Vitamin C intake!!!! 15% of Vitamin K 10% of Manganese 9% of Potassium This little berry,…

Rose Pasta Sauce

Sautee: []1/2 minced garlic bulb (approx. 6-8 cloves) []1 diced red onion []1 sliced red pepper until soft. Then, blend with: []1/2 12oz can crushed tomato []handful of basil leaves []1 avocado simmer in sauce pan for 15 minutes, adding: []crushed red pepper [] nutritional yeast (optional if you want a little cheesy flavor) []salt and pepper to…

Growing Eggplant Indoors

Seedling Stage Container Size: 6 cell seedling insert tray or directly into 5 gallon pot Soil Type: well-draining, consistently moist Soil PH: 5.5 to 6.5 Sowing Directions: 2 seeds per cell/pot Heat: 70-85 degrees Humidity: 90-95% Light: t5 bulb 12-14hrs/day 2-6″ above seedlings Watering: mist watering early in the morning Transplant Tips: Eggplants do not like their roots disturbed, so if you are transplanting do…

EGGPLANT

Always bake your eggplants, never fry them. If you fry them it renders all of the health benefits useless and can make you gain dead weight. 1 cup of chopped Eggplant gives you: 4.8g of Carbs 0.8g of Protein 25g of Fiber 2.9g of Sugar 188mg of Potassium 2% of recommended daily Magnesium intake 1% of Iron 3%…