Category Archives: Recipes

A sampling of some of our favorite veggie-inspired recipes.

5 Veggie-Based Food Trends for 2016

Y’all I must have read 20 different food trend lists in compiling my own list and some of them vastly contradicted one another. On one list was the predicted trend “Vegetables Will Steal the Show” on restaurant plates and literally one slide over was the fact that “Fried Chicken Will be Everywhere” (Pure Wow, 2016).…
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Canning: the Not-So-Lost Art

A couple days ago Katie invited me to go canning with the Hamilton ladies – Mrs. Pam, Courtney, and Kaylee – and, with a vision of the four of us in a small kitchen preserving fresh vegetables like my grandmother did, I readily accepted. I would be helping preserve not only veggies but the long-lost art…
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Healthy, Easy, Delicious Spaghetti Squash

If you haven’t heard about it yet, spaghetti squash is all the rage these days. For the carb lovers out there, this vegetable is touted to be your answer to prayer. I, myself, am not a pasta-kind-of-a-girl, but if I were, I’d be hitting up the spaghetti squash aisle at my local grocer. Since I…
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Convenient Cucumbers

Convenience is the name of the game in grocery shopping these days and with the launch of this new product, Southern Valley will be stepping up to play that game. We are so excited to announce our latest product – Salad Cucumbers – which will be available in retail stores in 1 lb and 2…
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Zucchini Chips

Zucchini. Chips. Two words I NEVER thought I would be using in the same sentence. Potato chips? Yep, all day long. Zucchini chips? Eh, not so sure about that. I’ve never really been a big fan of zucchini mainly because I didn’t really know how to prepare and eat it. That is until I came…
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Butternut Believer

It’s honestly pretty hit or miss around this house with me and the veggies. Like if a vegetable hits me upside the head and then falls onto my plate I will eat it, but if not I would not be missing it. Fruit I can do. Vegetables, they’re a struggle for me. Which, yes I…
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