Soup really is Good Food, as the classic slogan says. You fill a stockpot with any or all veggies in your crisper and some healthy protein, then let it all simmer on the stove or even all day in a crockpot. How easy is that? We’ve rounded up our favorite Simple Soup recipes, from classic Chicken Soup that has flu-fighting superpowers and veggie-packed Italian Minestrone to an easy Black Bean Soup and a quick Moqueca (Brazilian Fish Stew). Find your new favorite soup recipe in our recipe collection, and warm up with a big bowl sometime soon.
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Looking Back at 2015 & Forward to 2016 What a wonderful—and action-packed—2015! We were reminded yet again that Mother Nature is always in charge. She brought heavy spring rains that kept our local farmers from planting their fields and delayed the growing season by several weeks. Meanwhile, our West Coast friends were having the opposite problem, thanks to a record-breaking drought. So here in Colorado, we enjoyed delicious spinach and fresh rhubarb from local farms while waiting patiently for the rest of our local season’s bounty. But we had plenty of events to keep us busy, including the Local Food Summit, Healthy Living Expo, Earth Day, VegFest, and Lafayette Peach Festival. We fueled our high-altitude athletes with organic bananas at […]
When the weather outside is frightful—and germs are making the rounds at school and in the office—one of the most enduring pleasures is hunkering down and getting cozy at home. We’ve gathered some ideas we hope will inspire more warmth in your life—and your family’s bellies—during the most wintery months. Check out our Winter Warmers recipe roundup, and read on for more inspiration to raise the temperature! 1. Go savory to satisfy on cold mornings. Eating refined carbs at breakfast, especially those with added sugar like cereal or muffins, causes metabolic swings that can mess with you all day. Oatmeal’s complex carbs are a better foundation, especially if you ditch the usual sweet toppings for savory ones like an over-easy egg […]
“Do you ever see those pictures of gorgeous farm-to-table dinners and think how fun it would be to have been there?” We couldn’t agree more with Sweet Phi, a Milwaukee-based blogger who begins her #myfarm2table blog with this question. You don’t need to be a celebrated chef or a farmer to host your own DIY farm-to-table dinner. To show how fun and feasible it is to bring farm-fresh, local artisanal foods directly to your table, we partnered with our favorite food bloggers to launch the #myfarm2table challenge. We asked them to create luscious spreads for friends and family with seasonal, local ingredients found at our Shop. From recipes to decor ideas, you’ll find all the essential ingredients for the perfect farm-to-table […]
Meet our favorite food mavens! They’ll be the first to alert you to hidden ingredients in foods with a “health halo” & clue you in to cool, new products before they hit the shelves. They’ll dish up only the best, proven recipes so you never disappoint at a dinner party. And they’ll definitely cure your case of the food blahs with exotic culinary inspiration from their world travels! Follow these 5 food hubs & you’ll be cooking better, smarter & healthier in no time! This daily online food magazine offers loads of pragmatic wisdom on healthy eating & cooking. Why follow: Get easy weeknight recipes, how-to articles & money-saving kitchen strategies. Get a taste: A Quick Guide To Ingredient Substitutions Where […]