We’re back with another round of our favorite summer veggies. Check out our staff’s favorite summer vegetables and how they like to prepare them for summertime meal ideas that are fresh, easy, and delicious! Continue reading
Does it get any better than summertime produce? Vegetables at peak freshness and flavor? Picked straight from the farm or backyard garden?
Well… no, not for us! Since we tend to be both foodies and veggie-lovers here at Project Angel Heart, we asked some of our staff to share their favorite summer vegetables and how they prepare them. Read on for a few ideas of what to do with your next farmers market haul. Continue reading →
When it comes to salads, most people have a love-hate relationship with the bundle of greens. They love salads because they’re healthy, guilt-free, and packed with vegetables. They hate salads because they’re boring, too difficult to make, and packed with vegetables.
It’s time to break free of the sad, stereotypical side salad and bring forth the main salad! Once you stop treating salad as an afterthought and begin thinking of it as a main dish, you can truly begin to have a love-love relationship with salad.
One of my favorite things to make at this time of year is Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho. Living in Colorado, we are subject to a bit of a later growing season. As a result, the end of August and beginning of September ends up being the best time of the “summer” to get local heirloom tomatoes!
I recommend making this gazpacho a day ahead of time to allow the flavors to really develop. With this particular recipe, I like to add the avocado for texture, and the smoky crème fraiche really adds a fun, non-traditional flavor profile. Continue reading →
We polled our staff to find out everyone’s favorite vegetable. Alex, Leslie, and Meghan can’t get enough of the green stuff. Check out their favorite ways to eat snap peas (sweet and salty!), spinach (undetectable in a smoothie!), and kale (chips!).
I love snap peas right now, and I love to eat them raw with a little salt and balsamic vinegar!
I just give them a quick wash and toss them in a little sea salt, then dip them in my favorite flavored balsamic. They are just the right amount of salty and sweet! Continue reading →