Looking to mix up your burger routine and add in something a little leaner? Why not try ground chicken instead? With a few add-ins from your local farmers’ market you can ramp up the flavor AND the taste, plus let the red meat have its rest day. Early summer is a wonderful time to visit […]
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…plus leftovers and snacks. 😉 My true market excursions these days are limited to once-a-month. As the days grow shorter and colder, I eagerly await the first Saturday of each month as it brings a plethora of fresh treats from local farmers. With any farmers’ market it’s always fun to see what produce they will […]
Read More 1 trip to the Farmers’ Market… 6 meals?!
My treats this week are a combo of markets… My local farmers’ market is sadly over for the season, so my produce, and thus my weekly food prep, must come from different places. Luckily, a neighboring community offers a monthly market indoors and I visited it last weekend. It’s always nice to visit new markets; […]
Read More Sunday Funday = Food Prep!
Many people tell me that they would LOVE to food prep, but they just don’t have the time. Many. People. This weekend I left town bright and early on Sunday at 6:15 and was gone the entire day for a Kettlebell training, so I knew that I would have to do my prep on Saturday […]
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Sometimes finding my fit from the market means playing around and experimenting with the produce that week. It also means taking advantage of the season’s freshest finds. With all that plus a bit of “outside the plate” creativity you can come up with tasty new treats to add to your table!
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This recipe came to me once my favorite farmer told me that the bag of Microgreens that I just picked up was a “spicy Vietnamese one!” I knew I had to make a stir-fry. Literally everything came from the market that day except the celery, mushrooms, and chicken. I had already roasted chicken legs last weekend […]
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This summer I discovered a new kind of green at my local market – MICROgreens. No, it’s not clover. Or grass. My favorite farmer sells little bags of a variety of microgreens for a few dollars each. Baby red cabbage, baby kale, peas, radishes, turnips… it’s always a nice surprise to see which ones will […]
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