We get many questions about our farm fresh eggs. More and more consumers are shopping outside of the grocery store and instead, choosing to buy right from the source. Let’s be honest, farm fresh eggs aren’t always the same as grocery store eggs (they are better!). Here are some common questions we get: How [...]
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Shamrock Smoothies If you’re jonesing for a creamy green drink this year you don’t have to go through the drive thru! This smoothie is easy, dairy free, and 100% natural. 1 cup coconut milk½ cup orange juice2 frozen bananas4 leaves kale (stems removed and chopped (should equal about 2 cups chopped))½ lemon (optional) Layer [...]
Cumin Scented Kale 1 head of kale½ tbsp cumin seeds1 tbsp olive oil½ limesalt to taste Prep the kale. Wash kale, remove the stems, and chop into bite size pieces.Place the cumin seeds in a dry skillet and toast over medium heat for a minute or two until they become fragrant. Remove the seeds from the [...]
Baked Pork Chops with Swiss Chard 4 pork chops1 bunch Swiss Chard (washed and cut crosswise into 1 inch pieces)3 tbsp olive oil½ tsp saltfresh-ground black pepper1½ tbsp fresh parmesan (grated)½ cup fontina cheese Heat the oven to 400F degrees and oil a baking dish. In a medium bowl, toss the Swiss chard with [...]
Kale Greek Salad 6-8 kale leaves (stems removed, thinly sliced)1 tomato (sliced into wedges)1 red or yellow bell pepper (sliced into strips)½ cup feta cheese (crumbled)⅓ cup kalamata olives (sliced)For the Kale½ tsp salt1 tbsp olive oil1 tsp red wine vinegarDressing¼ cup olive oil1 tbsp red wine vinegar1 clove garlic (grated or minced)½ tsp [...]
Kale is a leafy green of the brassica family, that has gotten quite a bit of attention for it’s health value. Kale can be baked into “chips” added to smoothies, juiced, eaten raw as salad, or simply steamed. Kale comes in several varieties curly green kale, Red Russian kale with deep purple stems, and [...]
Swiss chard is a dark leafy green, with stalks that appear similar to celery, but taste much sweeter. The stalks range in colors from vivid pinks to oranges to white. Some cooks remove the stems, but when chopped finely they add a great flavor to sautéed greens and can be grilled or roasted on [...]
Stir-fry is the perfect dish to throw together with any extra vegetable you may have from market or your CSA. Greens, roots, radishes, peppers, eggplants, cabbage just about anything will work even thinly sliced winter squash. Start by cutting everything into uniform pieces. The key is cooking everything quickly on high heat, so thin [...]
Fresh greens are abundant here at Highland Heights Farm. Throughout the year we usually have lettuce, and a great variety of other greens like kale, mizuna, arugula, mustard greens, bok choy, swiss chard, and dandelion greens. All of the greens can be enjoyed raw and cooked. Simple sautéd greens are a great side at [...]
The Bok Choy Wedge 1 large head Bok Choy ((or several small heads of bok choy))4 slices bacon¼ cup blue cheese (crumbled) Cook the bacon until crispy, and reserve 1/4 cup of bacon fat for the dressing. Drain bacon on a paper towel-lined plate or wire rack and set aside.Separate the bok choy leaves [...]