Tomatillo Carrot Basil Juice

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Tomatillos are a delicious seasonal relative of the tomato, but instead of being orange, yellow or red, they’re green and slightly less sweet; they’re typically used to make salsa verde (a spicy green sauce). This week’s community shared agriculture (CSA) box included these seasonal tomatillos, and instead of using them to make a salsa verde, […]

Baked Zucchini & Herbs – Recipe Of The Week


One of my all-time favorite Reboot recipes is the “Baked Zucchini with Tomatoes and Herbs”. I think it’s a perfect summer dish, when zucchinis and fresh herbs are abundant and at the peak of their season. So when zucchini and tomatoes showed up in my CSA box, I decided to revisit this old favorite. Fresh […]

Perfect Summer Salad – Recipe of the Week

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Citrus-Radish-Garlic Scape-Avocado Salad Another week… Another CSA box! I always get excited to try new recipes when I pick up the latest batch of local, organic veggies from my CSA. CSA = Community Supported Agriculture, a system in which consumers receive food directly from the farmers who produce it. This week has been quite hot […]

On Buying Local

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There’s been a lot of press lately about the environmental impact of purchasing locally grown foods. Logically, buying locally grown fruits and vegetables would seem more environmentally conscious than purchasing a basket of strawberries from halfway across the world. According to journalist Stephen Dubner of Freakonomics Radio, and a handful of economists including Tyler Cowan, […]

The Best of Spring’s Super Greens


In most cultures and spiritual traditions, spring is a time of rebirth, renewal and purification; it’s no surprise that farmers markets across the country are suddenly bursting with artichokes, asparagus, arugula, watercress and spring onions. All these vegetables cleanse and prepare our bodies for warmer temperatures. If you are curious about seasonal eating, visit your […]

What’s In Season – Braising Greens


With the winter months behind us, and beautiful early spring leafy greens in full bloom on farms and in gardens across the country, it is high time we praise a relatively new addition to modern healthy cooking, the braising greens. Found in produce sections and at farm stands, braising greens are a mix of the […]