Saturday, December 3, 2011
Local Box December 1!
I immediately made a salad for dinner!
Bell Peppers - these were very pale yellow/green i almost didnt recognize them! Photo above
So i made a salad with the lettuce, leftover radishes from last box (they seem to hold up well!) and the pale "albino" bell peppers. They were good, not sweet, definitely more like dark green ones, maybe more sharp. I may saute them with tofu scramble or something later in the week
I used some spinach this morning in a green smoothie as a birthday breakfast for my brother who should read this blog more and copy me - coconut water, banana, frozen pinaple, spinach, ginger & peanut butter.
Butternut Squash & Apples - i want to make Fall Harvest Fruit butter in my slow cooker from the cookbook The Vegan Slow Cooker by Kathy Hester. It doesn't look too hard except for the dreaded peeling & chopping of an uncooked Butternut - i think there should be men hirable for this task.
There is also a butternut squash corn chowder from my holiday cookbook i want to try, we shall see.
The Kale will be cooked in my new fave way to cook greens - Vegan Lazy Smurf's Nice Ass Greens - from the Sunny Days Zine (which you should all buy, a good cause and nice ass recipes)
I have some mushrooms left over so i'm thinking an easy saute of spinach, mushrooms & the tomatoes over some pasta for a quick dinner. Oh the onions can be used here too
I'm not really a fan of just eating oranges, seeds and peeling bug me - i'm going to make Orange-Sesame Vinaigrette from Appetite for Reduction by Isa Chandra Moskowitz for my salads.
trying to eat "clean" as much as possible in between holiday parties & christmas feasts