DATE: CATEGORY: Recipes

Nopales “De Colores” Salad

Nopales (Cactus Pads) Cactus pads, or nopales in Spanish, are the flat, green leaves of the cactus plant which are shaped like a beaver tail. They must be harvested with thick gloves to avoid being pricked by the spines, but are easily peeled with a vegetable peeler or paring knife. High in fiber, nopales can … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Gluten-Free

Gluten-Free Cheese Crackers with Lemon-Parsley Hummus

A healthy gluten-free alternative to processed crackers like CHEEZ-ITs®, these crackers are great as an appetizer served with hummus. The chickpeas in the hummus are soaked overnight and then simmered with kombu, a sea vegetable, which diminishes gastrointestinal irritability and adds minerals to the beans.   Gluten-Free Cheese Crackers With Lemon-Parsley Hummus   Save Print … Read More

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Endive Spoons With Olive + Walnut Tapenade

Appetizer Class In the Farm to Table module of our Natural Chef Training Program, our students learn about the varieties of appetizers, how they can be used, and how to plate an appetizer to highlight different ingredients and create visual interest. Endive Spoons with Olive + Walnut Tapenade The students made an Eastern Mediterranean version … Read More

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Prickly Pear Chia Fresca

Cactus Pears The cactus pear or prickly pear is the fruit of the Opuntia cactus and can be used in salsas, smoothies, or this delicious agua fresca recipe from Decolonize Your Diet. Low in calories and fat and high in vitamin C and magnesium, cactus pears can be found at the Yerena Farms stand at the … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Gluten-Free

Purslane Salad With Baked Beets

Purslane is a crunchy and tart weed that packs a nutritional punch. It is high in vitamin E, vitamin C, beta-carotene, and omega-3 fatty acids (ALA). Beets provide important minerals like phosphorous, potassium, magnesium, and calcium. Purslane Salad With Baked Beets   Save Print Author: Aegean Flavors Serves: 6 servings Ingredients 5 medium beets 1 cup … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Gluten-Free

Raw Spring Fruit Cobbler With Cherry Coulis

This raw cobbler is still as comforting as the baked version. Nut crusts are a staple in raw desserts, so learning how to make a basic, go-to nut crust will be useful in many applications. High in healthy fats, vitamins, and phytonutrients, this raw dessert is a nutritious way to top off a meal. Raw … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Gluten-Free

Spring Pea + Mint Soup

The perfect puréed soup for spring, when peas are at their peak of freshness. The cashew cream is a non-dairy replacement for milk or cream, which is classically used in pea soup. Spring Pea + Mint Soup   Save Print Author: Bauman College Serves: 12 servings Ingredients 5 lbs English peas in pods 1 cup … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Gluten-Free

Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

Easier than pie but just as satisfying, crisps are quickly assembled desserts. It’s best to make this crisp with strawberries that are at the peak of ripeness. Not only will this make the dish more flavorful, but you won’t have to add as much sugar. If you are using strawberries that are a little on … Read More

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Vegetarian Phở with Bok Choy + Rice Noodles

Vietnamese Phở Phở is a popular Vietnamese street food that consists of stock, noodles, herbs, vegetables, and beef or chicken. This veganized variation from Rouxbe Cooking School draws deep flavor from the combination of spices, herbs, alliums, citrus, and shiitake mushrooms; and features seasonal bok choy, snap peas, and bean sprouts. Kombu could also be added, contributing … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Gluten-Free

Kumquat Marmalade

Kumquats, unlike many citrus, are eaten whole. The rind contains powerful essential oils, such as cancer-fighting limonene. These tart little fruits are also a great source of immune-boosting vitamin C, as well as other antioxidants, B vitamins, and fiber. Kumquat Marmalade   Save Print Author: Adapted from Marc Matsumoto of norecipes.com Serves: 1 pint Ingredients … Read More

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