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Local Bounty Just In Time For The Holiday…

December 19, 2012

Our farmers are harvesting – here are all the wonderful local produce items we’re  planning* for this weekend’s co-op style produce shares…there are a few more items in your share; this is just the local ones.  Have a wonderful holiday!

*Please remember that when working with fresh produce, availability can sometimes change last-minute.  We do our best to let you know what’s coming ahead of time, sometimes there are slight variations in the shares that we can’t predict at the time this is posted.  Thanks for your understanding!

Here are some recipe ideas for ya…

Chili Garlic Mustard Greens

mustard greens

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Most often found in Asian grocery stores, the Daikon radish looks like a large, white carrot, though it has the flavor of a radish. It is used as a food herb in Asian herbal medicine. Both the tuber and the seeds are used medicinally.

Its uses are many, treating such problems as cough and asthma, low energy, and yeast infections. Daikon also treats many digestive issues, including nausea, irritable bowel syndrome, indigestion, and heartburn.

Easy Daikon Salad

daikon salad

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Green Garlic Soup

greengarlic

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Kale, Mushroom, and Chickpea Stuffed Sweet Potatoes (try with regular potato!)

Image: afarmerinthedell.com

Photo credit: afarmerinthedell.com

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Creamy Kale Salad with Beets

Creamy Kale Salad | Image: wholeliving.com

Photo credit: wholeliving.com

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Arugula Salad with Beets and Goat Cheese

arugula-beet-salad

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The Pioneer Woman’s Roasted Carrots

Photo credit: thepioneerwoman.com

Photo credit: thepioneerwoman.com

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Beetza (uses beets and kale)

Photo: afarmerinthedell.com

Photo credit: afarmerinthedell.com

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Straight from the Texas valley, Texas Red Grapefruit are sweet, juicy and tree-ripened, literally stored on the tree to peak of perfection.  The Rio Star grapefruit combines the two reddest varieties – Rio Red and Star Ruby grapefruit. It has an overall blush on the exterior peel with a deep red interior color which is 7 to 10 times redder than the Ruby Red.

Spinach and Grapefruit Salad

riostargrapefruit

pinterest button Or get lots of recipe ideas on our Pinterest page!

Thank you for being a part of Urban Acres and supporting Texas farmers and local, organic produce!  We ♥ our farmers, and we ♥ you!

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