Category Archives: Recipes

Try Terressentials Body Wash . . . On Your Hair!

Have you tried Terressentials body care products yet? If you’re committed to buying local and organic and doing good for your body and the earth, Terressentials products are for you. They’re hand crafted in small batches right next door in … Continue reading

Valentine’s Day Menu – Featuring Ingredients from the Co-op

Valentine’s Day at our house was made extra-special this year, thanks to the abundance of wonderful ingredients I found at the Valley Co-op. I thought I would share some of the results. Our menu consisted of: Pan-Roasted Sablefish Sauced with … Continue reading

Fantastic Fermented Foods – DIY Kimchi

The ancient method of preserving foods through fermentation has regained popularity for a healthy digestive system, weight loss and immune system boosting qualities. Read “The Real Reason Your Guts Need Fermented Foods” which references The Weston Price Foundation‘s history & … Continue reading

Melon and Micro Greens Salad

Courtesy of City Harvest 1 container of micro greens 2 large scoops ricotta cheese 2 c chopped honeydew and cantaloupe ½ c chopped prosciutto ¼ c chopped pistachios Honey mustard vinaigrette Arrange micro greens in circle on plate. Place ricotta … Continue reading

Shoot Balls

Courtesy of City Harvest 1 container of sunflower or pea shoots, finely chopped 1 ½ -2 c bread crumbs 1 c Parmesan cheese ½ c butter, melted 1 small onion, finely chopped 4 eggs, beaten Salt, pepper, garlic powder, Italian … Continue reading

It’s the simple things in life…

As we work through our surplus of apples this week, applesauce is always a favorite among the little ones. Along with a trip to the co-op, it is important for children to not only know where their food comes from, … Continue reading

“Cheesy” Butternut Squash Soup

Hurray for sweater weather! The arrival of fall means a season full of warm comfort foods, and for many that means snuggling up with a bowl of soup and a good book. If you are on a restricted diet, trying … Continue reading

Easy as Pie Apple Crisp

September for us means a trip to the orchard and swimming in apples for the next few weeks. You can save yourself a trip and pick up some local favorites at the Valley Co-op. My daughter can eat a whole … Continue reading

Peach and Lavender Tart – a story of too many peaches!

A few years ago I went to the Leitersburg Peach Festival and I didn’t buy enough peaches. So this year I thought, hmmm, how many peaches is too many? I thought about eating peach pie, peaches in oatmeal, peaches on … Continue reading

Choco-Cherry Chunk is a Magical Banana Treat

Something magical happens to the texture of bananas when they are frozen. Placing this sweet fruit in the freezer for just a few hours transforms it into a creamy, almost guilt-free, frozen treat. Bananas are sweet already, but the options … Continue reading

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