Weekly Seasonal Recipe: Broccoli Rabe

Also known as “rapini,” broccoli rabe (pronounced "rob") has a lot in common with—you guessed it—broccoli!  While the two veggies don’t look exactly alike (broccoli rabe is much leafier), their nutritional profiles are similar.  One cup of raw chopped broccoli rabe is excellent source of vitamins A and K, and a good source of vitamin [...]

2017-05-08T22:53:33-04:00March 4th, 2013|Weekly Seasonal Recipe|

Weekly Seasonal Recipe: Yellow Onion

YELLOW ONION The onion is not often the star of the show.  It’s usually the supporting character that helps makes the dish delicious but gets no credit.  Let’s Yellow onions are great sources of vitamin C and add lots of flavor to any dish. (foodsubs.com) change that!  Onions have more nutritional value than [...]

2017-05-08T23:00:42-04:00February 18th, 2013|Weekly Seasonal Recipe|

Moms’ Burning Questions: Immunity Boosters

Flu season has been particularly bad this year—what should I be feeding my kids to help boost their immune systems? Cold and flu season means it’s time to load up the antioxidant vitamins A, C and E!  Here are some food recommendations that are natural immune boosters and popular with kids: Whole Grains such as [...]

2017-05-08T23:02:01-04:00February 14th, 2013|Moms' Burning Questions|

Weekly Seasonal Recipe: Turnips

Boost your immune system with turnips! (vegancoach.com) TURNIPS Turnips are part of the same club as many winter veggies: under-used and under-appreciated.  But at the Barn we love our turnips!  They look similar to radishes or rutabagas, and have the same bitter flavor.  Turnips tend to be mostly white with just a splash [...]

2017-05-07T17:10:10-04:00January 7th, 2013|Weekly Seasonal Recipe|
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