Category Archive for: Recipes

Test Kitchen: Mixed Greens Soup with Cilantro Pistou

Loam has tapped local chefs and health gurus to serve as their Recip-istas — experts who craft delightful dishes using veggies from each week’s share. That means folks like me (neither chef nor guru) get new recipes every week, including guidance on unfamiliar ingredients and cooking methods. I’ve already discovered a new favorite from the…

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Watermelon Radish Toast

The traditional French Breakfast Radish Toast gets a colorful makeover in this watermelon radish treat. And while the classic toast, or tartine, is deliciously simple (bread, butter, radishes, salt) you can tweak the recipe to make it your own. Try a toasted slice of sweet potato with mashed avocado for a grain- and dairy-free option,…

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Kohlrabi Fritters with Hemp Seed & Kohlrabi Greens Pesto

I love vegetables like kohlrabi that have multiple components. Not only do you get to eat the crunchy stem, but the leaves as well! In order to make use of the entire vegetable, I created a recipe that uses both the stem and the leaves. The stem is grated and cooked into a simple fritter…

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Beet, Orange, & Fennel Salad

It’s rare that I eat beets without the fresh and bright contrast of citrus. They complement each other so well! For this salad, the magical duo is joined by crisp fennel with its cool anise flavor. To add even more brightness, the dish is finished with fresh lemon and mint. It’s the perfect uplifting cure…

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Sesame Daikon and Broccoli Saute

This maybe my favorite way to eat Daikon this winter! Fresh vegetables from Loam Agronomics have such amazing flavor. This recipe for Sesame Daikon and Broccoli Saute is quick, easy, flavorful and nutritious! I used sesame oil and topped off with sesame seeds. Sesame seeds have an excellent nutrient profile so top your saute or…

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Turnips and Potato ‘Strata”

When you have beautiful ingredients like the Des Vertu Turnips and Scarlet Turnips from Loam Agronomics and a couple of leftover purple potatoes.. you can envision a pretty and simple dish! In my mind I was thinking “neeps and tatties” as the Scots call it.. a mashed potato and Turnip dish. I wanted that mix…

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Sweet Potato Vinaigrette

I am always thinking of ways to use more vegetables in my recipes, and I was thinking of something slightly sweet and tangy that could go with some fresh and delicious hard greens like Arugula, Mustard Greens or even with something sweeter and tender like Spinach, all of course also grown at Loam. Now to…

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Ginger Pickled Root Veggies

Winter is a time for slowing down and eating more comforting foods. As we tend to move less and eat a little more than we would in say the warm summer months, digestion can be a bit off. Enter the pickle! Pickles help with digestion and provide a nice balance of flavors. Plus, they extend…

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Blistered Green Bean Salad

ingredients 1 share green beans (was it about a pound)? 3T. coconut oil or neutral oil of choice 1/4 C pickled onions (or small diced pickled item of choice), drained small bunch of cilantro, chopped small bunch of mint, chopped Salt and pepper to taste Method Heat 3T. coconut oil in saute pan. Get pan…

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Roasted Broccoli Quinoa Salad

When I’m preparing meals for the week, I almost always have some sort of grain salad on the list. They’re like a heartier version of the typical garden salad and in the winter, much more appealing. For this version I’ve combined protein-rich quinoa with roasted broccoli and kale. Lemon and cilantro lend a bit of…

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