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Tomatillo Salsa Verde

Tomatillo Salsa Verde

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019

Tomatillos or “tomato verde” in Mexico, are bright, juicy. and fresh. In their freshest season in October, these amazing, pectin-filled veggies bring delicious flavor to tacos, enchiladas, rice, or as a salsa! Students at SEEDS recently made their … read more

Vegan Chili & Etouffee

Vegan Chili & Etouffee

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019

On rainy days, there is nothing better than a bowl of something healthy and warm to feed your body and soul (even in the summer!). Campers at SEEDS this week made two dishes together that did just that … read more

What We’re Cookin: BBQ Tofu

What We’re Cookin: BBQ Tofu

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019

Each day of camp, students are hard at work preparing a healthy and delicious lunch to share! One recent favorite from summer camp was delicious crispy tofu with homemade barbeque sauce! Try this at home for a delicious … read more

Watermelon & Mulberry Salad

Watermelon & Mulberry Salad

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

We all know that school is coming to an end and summer is on the way when the mulberries start to ripen and can be harvested in abundance for many uses in the SEEDS kitchen. This year, we … read more

White Bean Dip with Herbs

White Bean Dip with Herbs

Monday, Apr 29, 2019

If you like hummus, you will love this savory white bean dip! Full of protein and healthy fat, this dip is creamy smooth and the perfect complement to crackers, celery, carrots or any other crunchy vegetable! DIG students … read more

Kale & Collard Greens Chips

Kale & Collard Greens Chips

Friday, Mar 29, 2019

Easy to pack in a lunch, take on a picnic, or stash at your desk, greens chips are a nutrient-dense, vitamin-packed and tasty alternative to starchy chips and are SO easy to make at home! This month, SEEDlings … read more

3 Ingredient Healthy Breakfast Cookies

3 Ingredient Healthy Breakfast Cookies

Thursday, Feb 28, 2019

Running to school, headed to work, spending time volunteering – a lot of us have busy mornings and it can be easy to skip breakfast if we don’t have the time or have a healthy meal ready to … read more

Sourdough Pizza

Sourdough Pizza

Monday, Jan 21, 2019

Sourdough is one of the oldest ways of making bread, and there are so many reasons why it’s good for you! Naturally leavened, it contains amazing wild yeast and lactobacillus that make it easier to digest. Sourdough is … read more

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 cups … 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