Weekly Seasonal Recipe: Parsley

Parsley growing in the garden (vegetable-gardening-online.com) PARSLEY Parsley is often thought of as a garnish, and it does make food look pretty, but it’s so much more than that!  It adds flavor to all kinds of dishes, from veggie salads to herb dips to veggie broths.  And it’s nutritious to boot!  One half [...]

2017-05-08T21:09:57+00:00 July 29th, 2013|Weekly Seasonal Recipe|

Weekly Seasonal Recipe: Cilantro

CILANTRO A bunch of fresh, delicious cilantro! (www.countryliving.com) Cilantro, also known as coriander, is a fabulous herb that adds tons of flavor wherever it goes.  It’s often found in Mexican food, but it is used in all kinds of cuisines from Indian to Chinese.  Cilantro has a very distinct flavor, which can be [...]

2017-05-08T21:17:34+00:00 July 22nd, 2013|Weekly Seasonal Recipe|

Weekly Seasonal Recipe: Mint

MINT Fresh mint leaves (liveandfeel.com) We all know mint as the wonderfully refreshing herb that makes our mouths feel nice and clean and settles our stomachs after a big meal.  But did you know that mint is good for more than just freshening your breath?  Just a few tablespoons of fresh mint leaves [...]

2017-05-08T21:26:33+00:00 July 15th, 2013|Weekly Seasonal Recipe|

Weekly Seasonal Recipe: Basil

BASIL A full and beautiful basil plant! (hort.purdue.edu) Summer is a great time for growing herbs.  We’ve got them growing every which way we look!  One of our favorite summertime herbs is basil.  It has a very distinct taste—a little like licorice, or anise, and sometimes lemon, depending on the variety.  It goes [...]

2017-05-08T21:28:32+00:00 July 8th, 2013|Weekly Seasonal Recipe|

Weekly Seasonal Recipe: Zucchini

ZUCCHINI Zucchinis and their blossoms! (www.yumsugar.com Summer time means summer squash, and zucchini is one of our favorite summer squashes at HealthBarn USA.  It may look like a cucumber, but zucchini is much sweeter and has a creamier, less watery texture.  We love its sweet, summery, flavor and, of course, we love its [...]

2017-05-08T21:44:05+00:00 July 1st, 2013|Weekly Seasonal Recipe|

Weekly Seasonal Recipe: Garlic Scapes

GARLIC SCAPES Curly-q scapes at the market. Garlic scapes are one of those wonderful foods that somehow many people don’t know about at all!  They’re sort of a happy side effect of growing garlic.  Garlic plants have long, skinny leaves that shoot out above ground, as well as thick, curling stems called scapes. [...]

2017-05-08T21:55:22+00:00 June 24th, 2013|Weekly Seasonal Recipe|