One of the best perks of having a Door to Door Organics box delivered to your doorstep is sampling each season’s tastiest fruits, veggies, and herbs. Whether it’s a bushel of nutrient-packed leafy greens in May or juicy, plump peaches in August or bittersweet Brussels sprouts in December, the fresh-picked organic bounty always delights—and invigorates all kinds of culinary creations.
Need inspiration for how to showcase seasonal beauts? We’ve got you covered. Just surf our extensive recipe collection for meals, apps, desserts, and drinks that tantalize your taste buds.
And to help you keep track of which produce is peaking, download our free Good Food Calendar to your desktop each month. Along with the dates, each brightly colored calendar displays a beautiful image of the season’s gems and a long list of fruits, veggies, and herbs ready to rock that month.
Just click on the ideal version for your screen and then choose save/download.
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Not sure how to change your desktop background?
On a PC: Once you’ve saved the image, right-click on the file and select “Set as desktop background.”
On a Mac: Download and save the calendar to your “Pictures” folder. Hold down control, and click on your desktop, then select “Change desktop background.” Next, in the “Desktop & Screen Saver” menu, expand the folders option and click on the saved calendar. Enjoy!
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Whether watching your calories to maintain a healthy weight or trying to cut sugar or carbs to get more energy, try subbing better-for-you foods to help you reach your goals in the New Year. Cutting back on processed foods, carb-heavy items, and sugar bombs will leave you feeling great. We promise. Find more healthy recipes that make it easy to eat better in 2017. Download this infographic.Embed Our Infographic On Your Site!Image Width%px<img src="https://blog.doortodoororganics.com/colorado/files/2016/12/Smart-Swaps_DTDO.jpg" alt="6 Smart Food Swaps to Make Now – An Infographic from Door to Door Organics Colorado" width="100%" class="infographic_embedder" /><p class="infographic_attr">Embedded from <a href="https://blog.doortodoororganics.com/colorado/6-smart-food-swaps-make-now/" target="_blank">Door to Door Organics Colorado</a></p><img src="https://blog.doortodoororganics.com/colorado/files/2016/12/Smart-Swaps_DTDO.jpg" alt="6 Smart Food Swaps to Make Now – An Infographic from Door to Door Organics Colorado" width="100%" […]
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Carrot ends, onion skins, kale stems, celery nibs, and leek tops—to you, that may sound like a list of items to send straight to the trash or compost bin. To us, though, they’re the start of something magical. Too many people overlook the power of broth and stock to enhance and elevate a dish. Don’t believe us? Cook tonight’s rice in broth. The once-bland, obligatory side dish will become a savored favorite. So start saving your vegetable scraps and making your own vegetable broth. Here’s how: We’ve created an easy vegetable broth recipe that can be the base of soups, stews, risottos, and pilafs. Feel free to deviate from the recipe and use the vegetable trimmings and scraps you have on hand. […]