Thursday, April 22, 2010

Earth Day Eating: Great Green Recipes


Vine Fresh Veggie Queso
Even hybrid-driving, bottle-recycling enviro-mamas need to get their cheese on! (Of course, those of us who simply lug the recycling to the curb each week will also dig this fresh take on queso dip.)


Serves: 6
Prep Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 15 mins
  Vine Fresh Veggie Queso  
Community Garden Soup Pots   Community Garden Soup Pots
Your kids will love the novelty of slurping up veggie soup from individual mini flower pots – just make sure they don't have a drainage hole at the bottom! The soup is almost as tasty in cereal bowls or mugs too. Almost.


Serves: 6
Prep Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 45 mins
 
Earth-Friendly Edamame Dip
Kids feeling a little ho-hummus lately? Why not swap out the garbanzo beans in your usual hummus for smashed edamame!


Serves: 4
Prep Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 10 mins
  Earth-Friendly Edamame Dip  
Roasted Chicken and Peaches   Roasted Chicken and Peaches
We’re all about making dinner easier—and this all-in-one main course/side dish is right up our alley. What makes it green? Delicious, in-season peaches!


Serves: 6
Prep Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 90 mins
 
Summer Fruit Soup
Win over your hot-soup-hating kid with this chilled treat. When she realizes it tastes sweeter than a fruit snack (but is made only with whole fruits), you just might have a new soup-y devotee.


Serves: 6
Prep Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
  Summer Fruit Soup  
Herb Garden Angel Food Cake   Herb Garden Angel Food Cake
Serve your kids this cake of greeny goodness, and we swear a halo will appear over their little heads (oh wait, that was just the glow from your CFL bulbs, sorry).


Serves: 8
Prep Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 45 mins
 
Green Princess Cookbook
Simply Organic Cookbook



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