Enter: The Spaghetti Squash Vegducken. Of course you don't HAVE to be vegetarian to enjoy this meta plant-based creation. Everyone will appreciate the complexities and deliciousness that result from your own homegrown ingredients, and it wont take much to love it.
The holiday season approaching can leave you stuck in a cooking rut-- the pressure's on if you're the host! Here's our best advice: keep it simple. Good quality ingredients will speak for themselves, and your guests will take notice. It's as easy as using the most flavorful, garden fresh herbs to brighten palette-cleansing appetizers.
Pesto typically steals the spotlight as far as herby-condiments go, but have you ever used garden-fresh parsley, basil and cilantro to make chimichurri? With a surge of herbs in the garden, try swapping the OG nutty Italian pesto with it's Argentine cousin.
The green leaves and colorful stems of rainbow chard plants add flare to any salad or stir-fry, but did you know the entirestalk of each leaf is edible? That’s right, you don’t have to waste all of the beautiful chard stems after chopping up the greens-- these are prime candidates for pickling!
To drink green smoothies for your health, the best way to include the freshest ingredients, is to grow and harvest them yourself. Salad greens grow back every few days, so planting your own fresh supply is an easy way to save money on greens and have the most nutrient-dense kale around.
Tartines are by definition, a slice of bread with a sweet or savory topping exposed right on the surface. In other words, there's no second slice of crusty bread to hide the quality of the contents. With a dish like this, the ingredients must be top-notch, after all, these receive all the attention.
Combine fragrant cuttings of Thai Basil with a host of fresh tropical elements for our take on an herbal-tequila cocktail. This one is low in sugar, with no added artificial sweeteners or flavors. Fresh fruit and fresh herbs take this summer drink to next-level botanical bartending.
Celery greens add the most refreshing essence to this bright, summer cocktail. It's basically like an herbal, effervescent lemonade, low in sugar and topped with bubbles. This Celery Daisy is surely a day-sipper.
For a superfood-take on a gimlet with delicate floral notes from Tulsi blossoms, try our Sacred Gimlet recipe below. This garden-fresh drink, is a nice break from sugary cocktails, not to mention the important health benefits that come from the prized tulsi leaves and flowers!
With a container garden bursting with fresh herbs, all you need are a few staple ingredients to throw this simple, creamy dip together. The 3-Herb Tzatziki is a real crowd-pleaser, especially heightened by the flavor from your homegrown harvests.
Everyone loves flatbread pizza, but have you ever grown your own fresh toppings? It's no secret that homegrown tomatoes & basil are the sweetest ingredients you can find! Make your garden your one-stop-shop to compliment that cheesy, savory bite.
Don't let salads be boring and plain. By growing your own fresh ingredients, even the greens have their own complex flavors! Make your lunch-al-desko healthy & delicious with the freshest, homegrown harvests from the *easy-to-grow* Salads Seedsheet.
No one likes wilted basil from the produce isle, or brown, preservative-laden pesto pre-made from the store. Everyone knows pesto is the best when you make it yourself, but have you ever grown your own organic herbs to go in it?
We nod to the legendary grilled cheese: the warm, molten sandwich oozing between buttery slices of grilled bread-- why mess with perfection? The olive oil-massaged greens combined with sweet spring strawberries undoubtedly take this melty sandwich to the next level.
We all love a fresh, homemade batch of pesto, but have you ever grown your own herbs to blend up? Not only is the taste different, but you'll also save money not buying large quantities of basil at the grocery store.
Take your Taco Tuesdays to a whole new locavore-level and rival your favorite farm-to-table restaurants. Grow your own Tacos Seedsheet for the freshest ingredients, as well as tasty recipes to make things a bit more interesting. You thought farm-to-plate was "local", why not employ your porch and make tacos, porch-to-plate.
Are you feeling sluggish, with a cold or flu coming on? Fresh fruit and vegetable juice high in vitamin C will boost the immune system! The components in this Kickin' Carrot Juice will be medicine to bring you back to 100%. The fresher the better, so here is your chance to grow the ingredients and make the antidote yourself.
Did you know you could make your own refreshing cocktails, complete with homegrown edible flowers? The muddling of the borage foliage gives off a cucumber flavor to the drink, and you can top the glasses with blue blossoms, both light and delicious.
Be on your best behavior and make garden-to-glass cocktails with nothing fresher than your homegrown ingredients! Make this Mind Your P's and Q's recipe and your drinks will be literally handcrafted & invigorating.
What if you could grow your own fresh, organic ingredients to create the perfect caprese salad anytime you wish? By growing your own tomatoes and basil, this dream becomes an achievable reality. It doesn't get any more fresh and local than this.
By growing your own salad ingredients, not only are your greens fresher than store-bought supplies, but you also are guaranteed to have herbicide & pesticide-free food. Salad isn't only about lettuce. See what we add to our favorite Seedsheet Salad!