Sprouted Hummus in 3 Delicious Flavors

Sprouted Hummus in 3 Delicious Flavors | Hummus is one of my favorite snacks -- and it makes great lunch box food, too! We love to eat it with veggies or crackers, spread on a sandwich, or even right off the spoon! I prefer to sprout my garbanzo beans to improve their digestibility. Here's our delicious, basic, creamy, sprouted hummus recipe, plus 3 of our favorite hummus flavor variations. | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

Hummus is one of my favorite snacks — and it makes great lunch box food, too! We love to eat it with veggies or crackers, spread on a sandwich, or even right off the spoon! I prefer to sprout my garbanzo beans to improve their digestibility. Here’s our delicious, basic, creamy, sprouted hummus recipe, plus 3 of our favorite hummus flavor variations. [by Andrea Sabean]

37 Ferments for Spring

37 Ferments for Spring | I dare you. Scroll though these 37 beautiful ferments crafted from spring produce and tell me your mouth doesn't start watering even just a little bit. Beautiful color, a crunch you can practically feel, and I bet your lips are even puckering (with delight). As if that wasn't enough, fermentation causes an explosion of enzymes, beneficial acids, and probiotics -- all good for the gut and the immune system. | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

I dare you. Scroll though these 37 beautiful ferments crafted from spring produce and tell me your mouth doesn’t start watering even just a little bit. Beautiful color, a crunch you can practically feel, and I bet your lips are even puckering (with delight). As if that wasn’t enough, fermentation causes an explosion of enzymes, beneficial acids, and probiotics — all good for the gut and the immune system. [by Wardee Harmon]

Anatomy of a Blended Soup

Anatomy of a Blended Soup | The sky's the limit when it comes to deciding what to put in your blended soups. Use up any stray produce: an extra potato that didn't get baked, bits of broccoli or red pepper from a party tray, zucchini that's gone soft, wilty herbs that might be thrown out anyway... Anything is fair game. And delicious! | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

The sky’s the limit when it comes to deciding what to put in your blended soups. Use up any stray produce: an extra potato that didn’t get baked, bits of broccoli or red pepper from a party tray, zucchini that’s gone soft, wilty herbs that might be thrown out anyway… Anything is fair game. And delicious! [by Lindsey Dietz]

Crispy Deep-Fried Parsnip Strings

Crispy Deep-Fried Parsnip Strings | Enter: the lowly parsnip. I just happened to have one last quart of home-rendered, grass-fed beef tallow and several pounds of parsnips on my hands, so I knew just what to do: deep fry them! Serve instead of French fries, add to salads for extra crunch, or eat them alone as a snack. | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

Enter: the lowly parsnip. I just happened to have one last quart of home-rendered, grass-fed beef tallow and several pounds of parsnips on my hands, so I knew just what to do: deep fry them! Serve instead of French fries, add to salads for extra crunch, or eat them alone as a snack. [by Lindsey Dietz]

Root Vegetable Tartiflette

Root Veggie Tartiflette | This happy accident started when I was trying to use up a few extra root vegetables. It's not a stew. It's sort of a casserole. But it is comfort food: homey and rustic. This tartiflette (a traditional French dish) includes root vegetables, which are high in antioxidants, fiber, and essential minerals. | GNOWFGLINS.com

This happy accident came to be when I was trying to use up a few extra root vegetables. It’s not a stew. It’s sort of a casserole. But it is comfort food: homey and rustic. This tartiflette (a traditional French dish) includes root vegetables, which are high in antioxidants, fiber, and essential minerals. [by Lindsey Dietz]

Cottage Radish Salad

Cottage Radish Salad | The garden was producing baby greens, green onions, radishes, and herbs. I had cherry tomatoes and cucumbers from elsewhere. That's how this salad was born. :) By topping the greens with the vegetable mixture, you get a lovely presentation and greens that stay crisp until they hit your mouth. For the most flavor, texture, and fun, be sure to get both toppings and greens in each bite! | GNOWFGLINS.com

The garden was producing baby greens, green onions, radishes, and herbs. I had cherry tomatoes and cucumbers from elsewhere. That’s how this salad was born. :) By topping the greens with the vegetable mixture, you get a lovely presentation and greens that stay crisp until they hit your mouth. For the most flavor, texture, and fun, be sure to get both toppings and greens in each bite! [by Wardee Harmon]

Pickled Radish Pods

Pickled Radish Pods | Radishes are a favorite crop in our homestead garden. They are easy to grow and we enjoy the many heirloom varieties available. Occasionally I plant more than we can eat or harvest to preserve for later, so I allow them to go to seed. The radishes produce beautiful little flowers and seed pods perfect for a garden snack! | GNOWFGLINS.com

Radishes are a favorite crop in our homestead garden. They are easy to grow and we enjoy the many heirloom varieties available. Occasionally I plant more than we can eat or harvest to preserve for later, so I allow them to go to seed. The radishes produce beautiful little flowers and seed pods perfect for a garden snack! [by Jenny Cazzola]

Dehydrate Your Way to Green Powder

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Sometimes, the growing mound of greens going unused in the crisper drawer of my fridge can get overwhelming. I know I can freeze them for smoothies down the road, but I have an even better way of preserving the them — I turn them into nutritious green powder which I can then add to countless dishes (even on the sly). [by Jane Baldwin]