Monthly Archives: September 2016

Recipes Inspired by the Box!
Mon/Tues/Wed, Oct 3-5, 2016

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At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Green Salad with Roasted Winter Squash Savory Squash Casserole Crustless Zucchini Mini-Quiches Whole Wheat Pear Muffins Honey Baked Kabocha Squash Collard Greens and Prosciutto Panino Green Salad with Roasted Winter Squash Recipe by Carol Peterson See original recipe HERE Ingredients: ½ of a winter squash peeled and cubed • 1 pear thinly sliced or diced • ½ apple thinly sliced or diced • Greens: a bit of Kale, Spinach, Beet Greens (Beet Tops) and micro greens cleaned Continue Reading

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Butternut Squash Apple Soup

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Ingredients: 1 onion, chopped (about a cup) 1 celery rib, chopped (about ¾ cup) 1 carrot chopped (about ¾ cup) 2 tbsp butter 1 butternut squash, peeled and chopped, seeds discarded 1 apple, peeled, cored, chopped 3 c chicken broth or stock 1 c water Continue Reading

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Recipes Inspired by the Box!
Fri/Sat, Sept 30 – Oct 1, 2016

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At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Green Bean Bundles Savory Baked French Toast Summer Squash Pizza Mushroom and Spinach Stuffed Peppers Herb Roasted Chicken Thighs and Cherry Tomatoes Fresh Pear Cake Green Bean Bundles Recipe by Carol Peterson See original recipe HERE Ingredients: 1 pound fresh green beans Olive oil Salt and Pepper Bacon Instructions: Preheat Oven to 350°. Blanch green beans for 3 minutes in boiling water and then dunk in ice water.  Toss them in olive oil and salt Continue Reading

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Fresh Facts 3: It’s Been 10 Years!!

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Well, you won’t believe it — I don’t believe it — but we just finished 10 years of Abundant Harvest Organics; I would have bet it was 4 or 5. The purpose then, as now, was twofold: first, help small organic farmers get started. Man has Continue Reading

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Recipes Inspired by the Box!
Mon/Tues/Wed, Sept 26-28, 2016

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At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Crispy Tofu with Black Bean Puree and Microgreens Italian Potato Casserole with Sweet Peppers Basil Pesto Butternut Squash Soup Oatmeal Apple Pear Crisp Zucchini Tots Crispy Tofu with Black Bean Puree and Microgreens Recipe by DeMaCuisine for Abundant Harvest Organics See original recipe HERE Ingredients: 1 C black beans (if canned, drained and rinsed) ¼ C water 1 T lemon juice 1 t rice vinegar sprinkle cayenne ¼ C mashed butternut squash or sweet potato to taste salt to Continue Reading

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Zucchini Tots

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Ingredients: Cooking spray 1 packed cup grated zucchini 1 large egg ¼ medium onion minced ¼ c grated sharp cedar cheese 1/3 c seasoned breadcrumbs ¼ tsp salt and pepper to taste Instructions: Preheat oven to 400. Spray baking sheet. Grate the zucchini into a Continue Reading

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Recipes Inspired by the Box!
Fri/Sat, Sept 23-24, 2016

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At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Thai Basil and Peanut Soup Pear Applesauce Spiced Butternut Squash Bread Cabbage and Apple Salad Cabbage Rolls with Bulgur Wheat Chocolate Zucchini Cupcakes Thai Basil and Peanut Soup Recipe by DeMaCuisine for Abundant Harvest Organics See original recipe HERE Ingredients: 2 T coconut oil 1 C tofu, chopped 1 C green beans, chopped 1 onion, chopped 1-2 chiles, ribs and seeds removed (if desired), diced 1 C cabbage, chopped could also add: bell pepper, Continue Reading

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Fresh Facts 2: Leadership

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First off, didn’t Cassie do a great job last week? I think you’re going to be hearing a lot of good stuff from Amy Beth’s buddy going forward. So where’s AB? Off to a remote part of China for she’s not sure how long. We’re Continue Reading

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Recipes Inspired by the Box!
Mon/Tues/Wed, Sept 19-21, 2016

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At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Roasted Pear and Arugula Salad with Walnuts Pear and Gorgonzola Pizza Fresh and Simple Juice Apple Butter Eggplant Parmesan Scalloped Potatoes and Carrots Roasted Pear and Arugula Salad with Walnuts Recipe by Carol Peterson See original recipe HERE Ingredients: 2-4 firm pears 1 tbsp butter melted 2 tbsp sugar 1 ½ tbsp. olive oil 2 tsp white wine vinegar ½ tsp salt Ground pepper 1 bunch of arugula washed and torn into bite size pieces (may Continue Reading

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Broccoli and Cheese Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

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Ingredients: 1 spaghetti squash, cut in half 1-3 tbsp butter 2 cups chopped broccoli florets 3 cloves garlic,minced 1 tsp red pepper flakes pinch salt and pepper 1 tsp Italian seasoning ( or use a mix of oregano,basil, thyme) ½ c shredded mozzarella cheese or Continue Reading

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Recipes Inspired by the Box!
Fri/Sat, Sept 16-17, 2016

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At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Italian Fresh Vegetable Salad Twice Baked Potatoes Green Salad with Roasted Squash Baked Eggplant Rolls Radish Avocado and Black Bean Salad Broccoli Cheddar Soup Italian Fresh Vegetable Salad Recipe by Carol Peterson See original recipe HERE Ingredients: Ingredients: Red Onion Tomatoes Cucumbers Bell Peppers Sweet Peppers Avocado Radishes Carrots Dressing: 1 ½ cups wine vinegar 2/3 cup oil ¾ cup sugar Salt and pepper Instructions: Wash vegetables and cut into bite size pieces and place in a Continue Reading

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Fresh Facts 1: Go Dig It!

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So, guess what?! Uncle Vern is out enjoying some backcountry this Labor Day weekend. I recently did a short trip myself with our good friend Amy Beth (this is Cassie, by the way – the newest member to the wonderful AHO team that brings you Continue Reading

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Recipes Inspired by the Box!
Mon/Tues/Wed, Sept 12-14, 2016

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At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Chicken Fajita Stuffed Peppers Crispy Kale Chips Roasted Tomato Soup Stir Fried Garlic Chives Fry Family Pickled Beets Spaghetti Squash au Gratin Chicken Fajita Stuffed Peppers Recipe by Carol Peterson See original recipe HERE Ingredients: 2 c cooked brown rice 2-4 bell peppers 1 ½ c chopped fennel 2 cloves garlic,minced 2 tbsp olive oil 1 lb chicken diced into ¾ “ pieces 1 tsp chili powder 1 tsp ground cumin ¼ Continue Reading

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Kitchen Basics : Making a Better Stir Fry + Recipes!

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If stir fry is your go-to 30 min or less meal each week you are not alone. It’s such an easy way to combine multiple veggies, quickly, with few dishes to wash up after. The flavors are typically rich and satisfying and you can knock Continue Reading

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Zucchini Ravioli

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Ingredients: 4 med zucchini 2 c ricotta cheese ½ c finely grated parmesan cheese plus more for garnish 1 egg slightly beaten ¼ c thinly sliced basil 1 clove garlic minced salt and pepper to taste 1 ½ c marinara sauce ½ c shredded mozzarella Continue Reading

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Recipes Inspired by the Box!
Fri/Sat, Sept 9-10, 2016

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At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Watermelon and Serrano Chilled Salad Creamy Cucumber and Tomato Salad Kale and White Bean Quesadillas Spaghetti Soup Spaghetti Squash Casserole Fudgy Beet Cupcakes Watermelon and Serrano Chilled Salad Recipe by Carol Peterson See original recipe HERE Ingredients: 5-6 cups watermelon, cut into bite size chunks 2 Serrano chilis, seeded and minced juice from one lime 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped roughly Instructions: Toss watermelon, serranos, and lime juice together in Continue Reading

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Fresh Facts 52: Microbes – The New Health Frontier

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August is vacation month. It’s our slowest month of the year harvest and packing wise so we all try to cram some time away while we can. Erik and I were salmon fishing in Alaska this past week with some great friends who have a Continue Reading

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Recipes Inspire by the Box!
Mon/Tues/Wed, Sept 5-7, 2016

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At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Apple Rosemary Flatbread Grilled Eggplant Marinade Watermelon Salsa Vegetable Stir Fry Broccoli and Wild Rice Casserole Summer Squash Bread Apple Rosemary Flatbread Recipe by De Ma Cuisine for Abundant Harvest Organics See original recipe HERE Ingredients: 1 flatbread or large whole wheat tortilla (I used lavash, you could also use a par-baked pizza crust) 1 t olive oil to taste salt 1 small apple, thinly sliced and chopped Continue Reading

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