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SEEDlings Grow, Cook & Share Spinach!

SEEDlings Grow, Cook & Share Spinach!

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017

Each week, we’re growing, cooking, and sharing food – and last week was all about spinach!

On Tuesday, the SEEDlings harvested bunches of the nutritious green. On Wednesday, they cooked it into saag and prepared fresh naan with read more

Sweet Kids Grow Sweet Potatoes!

Sweet Kids Grow Sweet Potatoes!

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017

 

It’s fall in the garden and kitchen!

This week, our SEEDlings harvested sweet potatoes from the garden and cooked up this delicious and nutritious recipe in the kitchen, using both the root and the greens from the … read more

Lentil Soup Recipe

Lentil Soup Recipe

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016

Lentil Soup Recipe

 

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 (14 1/2-ounce) can diced tomatoes
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Vera’s Mock Rice

Vera’s Mock Rice

Monday, Oct 31, 2016

Autumn is brassica season!  Collards, kale, turnips, broccoli, cauliflower, radishes – these are all in the brassica plant family.  For those who are trying to cut back on eating simply carbs (such as white rice), this recipe is … read more

3 Sistahs Succotash

3 Sistahs Succotash

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016

Native American tribes have survived and thrived by growing and eating the 3 sisters: corn, pole beans, and squash.  YOU can thrive on the 3 sisters, too.  These sisters support each other and help each other thrive.  The … read more

Shaker Lemon Tart

Shaker Lemon Tart

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

We love pies, here at SEEDS. Y’all know that at this point. One of our fabulous pie donors for this year’s Pie Social shared her homemade recipe with us. Thanks Vera Cecelski!

Shaker Lemon Tart
Pie Crust
1.5 … read more
Cukey Citrus Water

Cukey Citrus Water

Monday, May 30, 2016

You’ve been working outside in the garden pulling weeds, putting up fencing, lifting bags of mulch and large rocks.  Now you’re thirsty!  Prior to going outside to work, make up a large pitcher of homemade “vitamin water” and … read more

Rainbow Slaw Recipe

Rainbow Slaw Recipe

Thursday, Apr 21, 2016

Did you know that SEEDS  intentionally plants outside the fenced garden areas for free public harvesting?  If you live in the area and aren’t sure what to fix for dinner, stop by SEEDS to see what’s growing.  Also, … read more

DIG’s Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

DIG’s Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

Thursday, Feb 18, 2016

Sweet Potato Pie

Original recipe makes  1 – 9 inch pie

  •     1 (1 pound) sweet potato
  •     1/2 cup butter, softened
  •     1 cup white sugar                                                                                                             
  •     1/2 cup milk
  •     2 eggs
  •     1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  •     1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  •     1
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Turkey Day SEEDling’s Recipes

Turkey Day SEEDling’s Recipes

Thursday, Nov 5, 2015

In 2014, the After School SEEDlings spent a week preparing a delicious meal to share with their parents. We want to share those recipes again with everyone, as we know they are kid tested and approved! Fun to … read more

Garlic and Herb Garden Vinaigrette

Garlic and Herb Garden Vinaigrette

Monday, May 11, 2015


Ingredients:
1 clove garlic
about 4 tbs. of chopped fresh herbs of your choice (rosemary, tarragon, parsley, green onion, etc.)
salt and pepper to taste
1/2 tsp. Dijon mustard (optional, acts as a binding agent to help oil … read more
Gratitude Tastes Like Warm Pumpkin Pie

Gratitude Tastes Like Warm Pumpkin Pie

Monday, Nov 24, 2014

Gratitude Tastes Like Warm Pumpkin Pie

The fresh roasted pumpkin pie cooled on the racks as the squash and turkey lasagna warmed up in the oven. Children scampered all around the kitchen, proud of a week’s worth of … read more