I hope everyone enjoyed the Memorial Day weekend and all the fresh goodies from the farm!
Don't forget about the upcoming Farm Tour on June 13!
In shares this week...
|Item||How to store it||How long will it last?|
|kale||washed & thoroughly dried or unwashed, in fridge, sealed in container or plastic bag||1-2 weeks|
|salad greens||washed & thoroughly dried or unwashed, in fridge, sealed in container or plastic bag||1-2 weeks|
|strawberries||unwashed in fridge||2-5 days|
|salsa||store in fridge after opening||1-2 weeks|
I think this week screams "Green Smoothie!" ...so here's a recipe I found and liked that uses the kale and strawberries as well as coconut oil.
Strawberry Kale Green SmoothieAuthor: Skinny Mom's Kitchen
2 cups frozen strawberries
2 cups fresh kale
½ cup plain greek yogurt
1 cup almond milk
2 tablespoons coconut oil
1 banana, optional for sweetness
1 – 2 teaspoons pure maple syrup, optional for sweetness
water to reach consistency like.
Place all ingredients into blender and blend until smooth. If needed add water till you get the consistency you want.
Make Ahead Instructions
You can make a smoothie freezer kit by putting the strawberries, kale, and yogurt into a freezer bag. Take out the night before and let thaw slightly in the refrigerator. Put in blender with rest of the ingredients and blend till smooth.
Serving size: 1 smoothie (makes about 3 cups) Calories: 441 Fat: 32 Carbohydrates: 41 Fiber: 10 Protein: 6
Ford's Famous Kale Chips (photo below)Utilize everything in your share in one fun dish! You'll want to save the strawberries though for the dessert recipe found below that Amanda said is AMAZING! :-)
Strawberry Cream Cheese Cobblerhttp://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Strawberry-Cream-Cheese-Cobbler/
Submitted By: Nauntie; Photo By: Ruizaid; Prep Time: 15 Minutes; Cook Time: 30 Minutes; Ready In: 45 Minutes; Servings: 12;
"Fresh strawberries and cream cheese are a naturally delicious combination in this cobbler-like dessert."
1/2 cup butter, melted
1 cup milk
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup white sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups fresh strawberry halves
1 (4 ounce) package cream cheese, cut
into small pieces
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
2. Pour melted butter into the bottom of a 9x13-inch glass baking dish.
3. Mix milk, flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt together in a small bowl; pour over the butter in the baking dish. Arrange strawberry halves in a layer into the baking dish. Dot the strawberries with the cream cheese pieces.
4. Bake in preheated oven until top is golden brown and edges are bubbling, 30 to 45 minutes.
If you have any recipes and photos you'd like to share from the week's bounty, feel free to send them to me and I'll include them in the blog! firstname.lastname@example.org