Use Your Bushel: Week of February 12


February 12: Large Bushel

Beets (1 bunch/1 lb avg), Butternut Squash (1 each), Broccoli (1 lb avg) or Cauliflower (1 head), Carrots (1 bunch), Green Onions (1 bunch), Kale (1 bunch) or Collard Greens (1 bunch), Lettuce (1 head), Oranges (5 count), Rainbow Chard (1 bunch) or Spinach (1 bunch), Turnips (1 bunch/1 lb avg)

 

February 12: Medium Bushel

Beets (1 bunch/1 lb avg), Broccoli (1 lb avg), Carrots (1 bunch/1 lb avg), Kale (1 bunch) or Collard Greens (1 bunch), Lettuce (1 head), Oranges (3 count), Spring Onions (1 bunch)

Each week, we take the time to list out all of the possible produce items that you get in your delivery and translate them into recipe ideas for your meal planning inspiration. If you ever find yourself with too many apples, or no idea what to do with radishes, you can always message us on Facebook or Instagram to chat with a Farmhouse employee! We will get back to you with recipe ideas, meal prep guidance, or just a friendly hello!


Warm and Cozy Dishes: 
Braised Collard Greens and Butternut Squash

Bushel Vegetables: Butternut squash, collards, green onions

“The secret ingredient in this low-calorie, low-fat side is the ginger, which adds warmth and depth of flavor to the vegetables. We saved the butter for the very end-a smart way to maximize its flavor without using too much.” Recipe Credit: Food Network


Olive You!: Roasted Cauliflower and Carrots with Olive Drizzle

Bushel Vegetables: cauliflower, carrots, beets

Puree pitted mixed olives with fresh rosemary and olive oil to jazz up any roasted vegetable recipe! This drizzle is great for anything from chicken cutlets to a simple salad. To use up more bushel vegetables, add sliced beets to the sheet pan! Recipe Credit: The Mom100


Slow and Low Salmon: Slow-Cooked Salmon with Turnips and Swiss Chard

Bushel Vegetables: rainbow chard, turnips

Gather a bowl of delicately cooked turnips, a quick saute of tender swiss chard, and decadently soft salmon. The bright cilantro, parsley and lime juice topping brings the whole meal together in nutrient-packed harmony. Recipe Credit: Bon Appetit

 


Good ‘n’ Green: Orange and Green Detox Smoothie

Bushel Vegetables: Spinach, kale, spinach

Is anybody else over this never ending Texas winter? If the weather has you down, opt for this bright and fresh green smoothie to cheer up your day. A whole peeled orange goes straight into the blender with soft spinach and torn kale leaves. Recipe Credit: Garlic and Zest


How are are you working through your bushel? You can always message us on Instagram with photos, questions, or just to say hi!

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