Recipes: Tasty Side Dishes

Posted Posted in Eat Well, Recipes

By Barbara Bonsignore. Continued from the March 2016 Natural Buzz newsletter. Stuffing 1 medium onion, chopped 3 cups fresh mushrooms, sliced ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped or 2 tsp. dried ¼ tsp. each marjoram and black pepper Tamari soy sauce to taste 3 garlic cloves, minced 4 cups cubed, whole grain bread ½ tsp. each […]

Fresh, Local Strawberries & Angel Food Cake

Posted Posted in Eat Well, Recipes

By the Concord Food Co-op Bakehouse Pastry Chefs In New Hampshire, our local strawberry window is short but sweet: just a few weeks mid/late June. Though the harvest yields and flavor each year, the aroma and flavor far surpasses what typically gets trucked in from across the globe. Strawberries make any recipe better. That’s certainly […]

Now on to Pizza

Posted Posted in Recipes

by Wesley Hatch Co-op Produce ClerkClick here to read Part 1. Pizza: in my mind the word conjures bubbling cheese and… Oh just shut up and tell how to make a sourdough pizza already.First, you need to make “the proof,” which gives your pizza dough its flavor.1 cup sourdough leaven culture2 cups flour1 cup warm […]

Catch Em’ While They’re Hot or A Beginner’s Guide to the World of Sourdough

Posted Posted in Recipes

by Wesley Hatch Co-op Produce Clerk Sourdough: in my mind the word conjures fragrant loaves, spongy insides and crusty outsides, belly filling, mouth chewing, a pungent sour taste pervading my senses, stirring me back to the days before commercial yeast; before unWonderbread and its kind; before factories polluted the air and concrete lined the streets; […]

Sweet & Savory Winter Squash

Posted Posted in Eat Well, Recipes

by Shawn Menard, Produce Manager With all of the winter squash varieties to choose from at the Co-op it can be challenging to decide which type to pick.  And once you pick, it can be even more challenging to find a new and exciting recipe you haven’t tried yet. Below are some of the squash you […]

Holiday Cooking with Fresh Herbs

Posted Posted in Eat Well, Recipes

by Maria Noël Groves, Clinical Herbalist & Co-op Wellness Educator In November, I’m still harvesting fresh herbs from my garden to complete a dish for dinner or a party. Even though most of our garden sleeps during the winter, a few hardy herbs like rosemary, thyme, sage, and savory will persist into the snowy weather. […]

Creamy Carrot Smoothie

Posted Posted in Eat Well, Recipes

Creamy Carrot Smoothie Kris shows you how to create an energy boosting Creamy Carrot Smoothie featuring hemp seeds and wheat grass powder from Navitas Naturals. Ingredients: 1 1/2 Cups Carrot Juice 2 Bananas 1/3 Cup Raw cashews 1/3 Cup Hemp Seeds 3/4 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract 1 Teaspoon Wheat Grass 2 Cups Ice Instructions: If you […]

Green Tea Pear Smoothie

Posted Posted in Eat Well, Recipes

Green Tea Pear This week Kris created a powerful Green Tea Pear Smoothie that was chock full of omega fats, antioxidants and fiber. While it may have looked a little swampy, the green tea and pear flavor was refreshing and sweet. Ingredients: 2 Ripe Pears 1 1/2 Cups Green Tea 1 Cup Navitas Naturals Chia […]

Banana Fig Zinger Smoothie

Posted Posted in Eat Well, Recipes

Banana Fig Zinger Smoothie Jay created this spicy smoothie recipe as a good kick off to fall. Using Navitas Naturals Acai Powder, bananas, apples, figs and ginger, this is a powerful smoothie to boost your immune system. Ingredients: 2 Bananas 1 1/2 Apples 1/2 Cup Dried Figs 1 Cup Ice 2 Tablespoons Granulated Ginger 2 […]