Recipes from the Garden – Carrot Top Pesto

Carrots and greens are some of the first crops ready for harvesting in spring because they can be planted before the growing season’s last frost. After you eat your carrots, don’t let those carrot tops go to waste! Americans waste about 40% of their food and food sent to the landfill releases potent greenhouse gasesContinue reading “Recipes from the Garden – Carrot Top Pesto”

Recipes from the Garden- Strawberry Rhubarb Galettes

Spring is here! For those living in Colorado, that could either mean hot and sunny days, thunderstorms, or one final blizzard. Embrace the duality of spring in Colorado with Strawberry Rhubarb Galettes. This sweet treat balances the coziness that baking brings while incorporating the bright flavors of strawberry and rhubarb that remind us of theContinue reading “Recipes from the Garden- Strawberry Rhubarb Galettes”

Recipes from the Garden – Lilac Simple Syrup

What is more quintessentially spring than the early blooms of lilac flowers? Lilacs are some of the first spring flowers to bloom which provide essential nectar for our pollinators and fill the air with their sweet fragrance. Lilac shrubs are often used as ornamental privacy barriers in the urban landscape and sport both purple andContinue reading “Recipes from the Garden – Lilac Simple Syrup”

Recipes from the Garden – Roasted Acorn Squash Farro Risotto

As we get deeper into the fall months and snow (hopefully!) begins to fall across the state, we can’t help but have our minds turn to one dish and one dish only using our final winter squash harvests – soup! However, making soup from winter squash seemed a little too predictable, so we decided toContinue reading “Recipes from the Garden – Roasted Acorn Squash Farro Risotto”

Recipes from the Garden – Green Tomato & Red Chili Salsa

One of our least favorite parts of today’s modern food system is the amount of food waste we create each year. In an attempt to lessen the tonnage of food that gets thrown away, we try to utilize every last edible parcel that comes out of our garden. This year, our tomatoes and peppers wereContinue reading “Recipes from the Garden – Green Tomato & Red Chili Salsa”

Recipes from the Garden – Butternut Squash & Goat Cheese Ravioli

As the colder weather starts to roll in and the leaves continue to change, what we eat seasonally is also changing! Our true summer veggies are well past their last harvest, leaving only the hardy winter crops to choose from. “Winter crops” refers to veggies that can withstand much lower soil and air temperatures withoutContinue reading “Recipes from the Garden – Butternut Squash & Goat Cheese Ravioli”

Recipes from the Garden – Pumpkin Spice Carrot Cake Muffins with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

It’s officially fall!  If your garden is anything like ours, you’ve now got more carrots than you know what to do with. Luckily, we’ve got the perfect recipe for you. This carrot cake is absolutely delicious, not only because carrots straight from the ground are always better, but because it’s combined with our favorite fallContinue reading “Recipes from the Garden – Pumpkin Spice Carrot Cake Muffins with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting”

Recipes from the Garden – Spaghetti Squash Lasagna

With the recent fall equinox, it’s officially time for us all to admit that summer is coming to an end. With colder temperatures already creeping into the forecast, it’s important to have some delicious comfort food ready for those cold nights! Luckily, our garden has continued to produce some delicious winter squash late into theContinue reading “Recipes from the Garden – Spaghetti Squash Lasagna”

Recipes from the Garden – Garden Fresh Potato Salad

With colder temperatures and shorter days on the horizon, we’ve found ourselves desperately nostalgic for that mid-summer feeling. Luckily, we are just in time for potato harvest season, which can only mean one thing – potato salad! Potato salad is one of my all-time favorite summer dishes. It’s what I like to call the perfectContinue reading “Recipes from the Garden – Garden Fresh Potato Salad”

Recipes from the Garden – Roasted Beet and Tomato Bruschetta

If we’re being honest, when it comes to beets, we know they aren’t everyone’s favorite summer veggie. Give us a chance to change your mind!  Beets are a complete summer treat from the garden. Their rich, sweet and earthy taste makes them a perfect addition to any savory salad, roasted veggie medley, or in thisContinue reading “Recipes from the Garden – Roasted Beet and Tomato Bruschetta”