Tag: veggies

Loam Collaboration: Chef Fest Houston Delivers Big Flavors with a Small Farm Vibe

Loam Collaboration: Chef Fest Houston Delivers Big Flavors with a Small Farm Vibe

The sun may have been hiding, but the veggies were shining at Chef Fest Houston 2018! It was a perfect recipe for a breezy March afternoon of fun and local food discovery at Harvest Green, a 12-acre affiliate farm of Loam Agronomics. Both farms donated…

Test Kitchen: Many Greens Soup

Test Kitchen: Many Greens Soup

Many Greens Soup garnished with fresh watermelon radish and sunflower greens   I’ve seen this bright green soup, originally from Superfood Soups by Julie Morris, on a ton of different blogs and health sites. I ran across it again in the January/February 2018 edition of…

Big Batch Beets

Big Batch Beets

I avoided cooking with beets for a long time because of the work involved in prepping them. Between the long roasting time and my beet-stained hands, they just did not seem worth it. Also, I didn’t LOVE their flavor (mostly because I hadn’t found the…

Test Kitchen: Creamy Thai Carrot Soup with Basil

Test Kitchen: Creamy Thai Carrot Soup with Basil

As I continue to learn more about plant-based cooking, Minimalist Baker has helped me make the transition to simpler, veggie-rich recipes that are also a cinch to make. I especially like their recipe for Creamy Thai Carrot Soup with Basil because there’s no potato filler…

Becoming an MVP (More Vegetable-ly Person)

Becoming an MVP (More Vegetable-ly Person)

My quest to eat more vegetables did not begin out of healthful enlightenment and power of self-control — at least, not at first. Last year, after weeks of GI issues, three doctors and many sleepless, painful nights, it was concluded that I just had a…

Why I Decided to Join a Local Farm

Why I Decided to Join a Local Farm

Whether you call it a resolution, a revelation or a goal, I have decided to eat more vegetables. I know, not very groundbreaking. But increasing my veg intake is only part of a larger vision for improving my health, and it’s a tangible goal that…