Category Archives: Spinach

Pasta with Cannellini-Spinach Pesto

SERVINGS:4 1/2 pound fresh spinach, large stems discarded and leaves rinsed 1 1/2 cups cooked cannellini beans, drained and any liquid reserved 2 large garlic cloves, minced 1 medium scallion 3/4 cup packed coarsely chopped fresh basil leaves 1 tablespoon … Continue reading

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Super V-8 Vegetable Juice

Teacher BMG submitted this juice recipe which he calls “a bit complicated but super deliciousiosorama.”  This juice is one of his personal favorites. From SPIRITLAND bistro in Santa Barbara Place the following ingredients in a juicer: 6 medium-sized carrots 1 … Continue reading

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How to Steam Vegetables

Steaming is a moist-heat cooking method in which foods are cooked on a rack or in a steamer basket in a covered pan over, (NOT IN) simmering or boiling water (usually about an inch in depth).  Steaming provides a gentle … Continue reading

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Spinach and Cheese Strata

This strata is the best breakfast casserole I have ever had.  Ivy G. introduced me to this dish.  It’s an amazing recipe that is sure to be a hit. Note: This brunch dish is delicious with spinach, but feel free … Continue reading

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Lentil Soup With Leafy Greens

Submitted by Julie H. of the nursery school. This soup is one of Julie’s new go-to recipes.  This satisfying dish is a complete, healthy meal. Prep Time: 30 min Cook Time: 45 min Serves: 6 to 8 servings Ingredients: 2 … Continue reading

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Green Eggs

From Julie H. of the nursery school. This recipe is a new favorite in Julie’s house.  It’s a great way to get some greens and good nutrition into the morning meal. Loosely based on Jessica Seinfeld’s Green Egg Recipe (she … Continue reading

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Cheese Spinach Quesadillas

Cheese Spinach Quesadillas By Sharon123 on April 18, 2003, Servings: 2 Prep Time: 10 mins Total Time: 17 mins 4 flour tortillas (( like whole grain) 1 tablespoon butter 2 green onions, chopped 1 1/4 cups monterey jack cheese (or … Continue reading

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Spinach Pizza

Spinach Pizza 1 large garlic clove, crushed or finely chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 bag fresh spinach, steamed, or 1 box (10 ounces) frozen spinach, thawed and well drained 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 recipe Pizza … Continue reading

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Eggs with Pasta and Veggies

I used thin, egg noodles here, but spaghetti, angel hair, or fettuccine would all work as well. 8 ounces / 225 g cooked, leftover pasta 2 eggs fine grain sea salt 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 3 … Continue reading

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Indian-Style Mustard Greens

Indian-Style Mustard Greens Contributed by Sanjeev Kapoor TOTAL TIME: 35 MIN SERVINGS: 4 to 6 Ingredients 1 1/4 pounds mustard greens, stemmed, or broccoli rabe, trimmed and chopped 1/2 pound cleaned spinach 2 tablespoons cornmeal 6 garlic cloves, chopped … Continue reading

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