Garden: Recipes

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Apple Carrot Cabbage Coleslaw

Apples, carrots and cabbage what is not to like about this coleslaw.

Apple Zucchini Muffins


Arugula Pesto Pasta


Asian Chicken Salad with Wonton Crisps


Asian Chicken Wrap

Really quick to make using that fresh cabbage from the garden and good for lunch or dinner.

Asparagus, Crabmeat or Chicken, & Grapefruit Salad


Balsamic Tomato and Mozzarella Salad

One James's of my favorites!

Basil Pesto


Beet Carpaccio Salad


Black Bean Burritos with Chipotle Salsa

Loaded with bean protein, this is a quick, tasty and nutritious meal in a tortilla!

Brown Rice Salad with Jalapeno


Buffalo Chicken Salad


Caribbean Baked Chicken with Mango

You can use your fresh cilantro and jalapeno for this low calorie dish, while mangos are in season and plentiful at the market.

Caramelized Onion Sauce Pasta


Cauliflower Cheese Pie with Potato Crust

This is a seasonal recipe when cauliflower is in abundance.  Source: The New Moosewood Cookbook

Cauliflower Cheese Soup


Cauliflower with Pumpkin seeds, Brown Butter & Lime


Celery Radish Herb Salad


Chayote Salad

This October recipe was chosen as Jicama, Chayote and Serrano peppers are available this time of year.

Chicken with Baby Bok Choy & Soy_Ginger Vinaigrette

Substitute 4 grouper filets for the chicken if desired. You can use your fresh bok choy from the garden for this tasty dish.

Chicken with Lime Dressing


Citrus Juice


Creamy Chocolate Pudding


Dilly Cucumber Salad

Very quick summer salad and great made with Armenian cucumbers. Add a little extra dried dill to garnish.


Eggplant-Almond Enchiladas with Red and Green Sauce


Michael Yoder - "Restaurant good!"

Five Spice Chicken


Flourless Chocolate Cake w_Almonds


Fried Okra Salad

Tis the okra season and even if you do not like okra, try this recipe as I think you will like it. I am not an okra fan, but I like this salad.

Glazed Bell Peppers and Snow Peas


Grilled Raspberry Chicken


Herbed Farro Salad


Herb Popcorn


Holiday Wraps with Marinated Tofu Cubes

This is an easy vegetarian, cool summer meal for either lunch or dinner. Substitute chicken cubes, instead of tofu, if you prefer.

Indian Tomato Soup


Italian Style Spaghetti Squash


Mediterranean Vegetable Risotto with Brown Rice

This is one of my favorite vegetarian dishes, that is quick and easy to make. Sorry no picture for this recipe.

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad


Minty Rice with Feta and Pomegranate Relish

This is a festive December seasonal dish when pomegranates are in season.

Source: Bon Appetite December 2015

Mondo Bizarro Pesto Sauce


Japanese Stir-fry Vegetables

This can be a main meal or side dish with Mongolian BB Sauce

Source: Canyon Ranch Cooks - Other recipes can be found here.

Jicama Salad

A unique side salad.

Jicama, Orange & Fennel Salad.pdf

All of the ingredients are available in the market now, if you are not growing them yourself.

Kale Salad with Oranges


Marinated Zucchini Salad.pdf


Meatballs with Tomato & Zucchini Medley

Long time favorite recipe of ours that I like to serve over penne or bow-tie pasta.

Onion Soup

It is time to harvest those home grown onions and this is a lovely way to use some of them.

Oriental Cabbage Salad


Orzo Garden Pilaf


Oven Fried Chicken with Almonds


Roasted Red Pepper Hummus


Pesto and Sun Dried Tomato pinwheels


Pork with Green Chilies


Potato - Fennel Soup


Roasted Red Pepper Hummus


Sage and Rosemary Pork

Inspired by the renewed growth of all the herbs needed for this recipe.

Smoked Chicken Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette


Spanish Spiced Rubbed Chicken


Spicy Tomato Soup


Spiced Rubbed Chicken Fingers with Cilantro Sauce


Stellar Quinoa Burger


Sweet Potato Bites with  Garlic Dipping Sauce


Swiss Cheese & Onion Soup


Tabbouleh Salad

This is very seasonal with tomatoes, parsley, mint and green onions all readily available in the garden in April/May.

Tuscan Kale Salad


Vegetable (Chinese long bean) Salad with Feta


Vegetarian Chili with Tempeh.pdf

Tempeh is a fermented whole bean soy product (higher in protein, fiber & vitamins). You can find it in the refrigerated or frozen section of your market. This is a great warm meal for the winter months. Canned Anasazi beans are hard to find, but you can find dry beans and cook as directed, or just substitute with another black or red canned bean.

Winter Bok Choy Slaw


Zucchini Pasta Primavera

This was a great find in a time of need. I had so much zucchini from the garden and this recipe turned out to be a winner for us. Tasty and timely!

Zucchini-Herb Fritters with Garlic Yogurt



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