Posts Categorized: Food & Health

Organic Holiday Dog Treats (and for the rest of the year, too!)

If you like to spread the flavor of the season among your 4-legged family members as well, try this easy, healthy, and inexpensive recipe. Your furry friends will love it! Carrot Apple Dog Treats INGREDIENTS 2 cups chickpea flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1 organic egg 1/4 cup organic applesauce 1 cup grated organic carrots DIRECTIONS… Read more »

Save Now and Enjoy Later: Freezing Summer Produce

If you find yourself sitting at the kitchen table grinning at the last of the cornucopia of summer bounty that has filled your fruit bowl, you’re probably not alone as it’s hard not to appreciate this gift of summer goodness. You more that likely are trying to decide, do I eat fresh the cantaloupe or the… Read more »

Romaine Salad w/ Rotisserie Chicken, Peaches & Blue Cheese

Recipe courtesy of  Earl’s Organic Produce.  Romaine Salad w/ Rotisserie Chicken, Peaches & Blue Cheese This no cook recipe takes less than 30 minutes to prepare and is perfect on a hot summer day. Serves 4-6 People INGREDIENTS 1 10oz package organicgirl Romaine Whole Leaf 4-6 medium sized peaches 1 Rotisserie Chicken ¾ cup blue cheese… Read more »

“Brown Bag” Lunch

Although we love a good PB&J, there are plenty of easy options for a creative, healthy and easy homemade lunch for days at the office (or school!) Whole Wheat Veggie Wrap Hummus Baby greens/spinach/sprouts Sliced veggies (cucumber, tomato, bell pepper, carrots, onion, whatever you like) Sauerkraut (optional) Avocado (optional) Served With 2 fresh apricots ¼… Read more »

Safeguard Your Summer: Natural Bug Repellents

As the sun begins to set, our dinners move al fresco, and our children play outside until we call them home, we look for ways to protect our loved ones from life’s little annoyances — insects. Few things can ruin outdoor activities as quickly as bugs. This list will empower you with holistic insect repellent… Read more »

Strawberry & Macadamia Nut Salad

Recipe courtesy of  Earl’s Organic Produce for the organicgirl “Summer Supercharge” giveaway! Learn about the giveaway on Earl’s Organic’s Pinterest page. INGREDIENTS 1 10oz package organicgirl 50/50 spring mix & baby spinach 2 pints strawberries, sliced 1 cup macadamia nuts, chopped DRESSING 9 tablespoons macadamia nut oil 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 3 teaspoons of whole grain mustard 3… Read more »

Baby Kale Bean Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

Recipe courtesy of  Earl’s Organic Produce for the organicgirl “Summer Supercharge” giveaway! Learn about the giveaway on Earl’s Organic’s Pinterest page. INGREDIENTS 1 10oz package organicgirl i heart baby kale ¼ pound fresh yellow wax beans ¼ pound fresh Romano beans (or  green beans) ¾ cup of toasted chopped almonds DRESSING 1 shallot, chopped 2 small garlic cloves 1… Read more »

Super Greens Salad with Summer Corn & Roasted Peppers

Recipe courtesy of  Earl’s Organic Produce for the organicgirl “Summer Supercharge” giveaway! Learn about the giveaway on Earl’s Organic’s Pinterest page. Super Greens with Summer Corn and Roasted Peppers Serves 4-6 people Ingredients 1 10oz package organicgirl SUPERGREENS! 2 Red Peppers, to roast 2 Poblano Peppers, to roast (use 1 pepper if you like it less spicy) 3… Read more »

Summer Squash Recipe & organicgirl Greens Giveaway!

Recipe courtesy of  Earl’s Organic for the organicgirl “Summer Supercharge” giveaway! Grilled Summer Squash with Farro & Greens Ingredients 1 10oz package of organicgirl 50/50! salad mix 2 cups farro (yields 4 cups cooked) 1-2 lbs. Local summer squash (any varieties) 1 Euro cucumber, chopped 2 cups fresh basil, thinly sliced 1 ½ cups mixed olives 1 medium red… Read more »

Tuscan Tomato Skillet

Looking for something unique to share with Mom this Mother’s Day? The following recipe from our friends at Cooking Guru is a simple and delicious preparation for brunch. Easily adapted for vegans w/ tempeh bacon and tofu scramble, it’s a savory one-pot meal you can make in 30 minutes. Watch the video here or check… Read more »