Organic & You

by Kayla Castleman, 2min read In recent years, the terms organic, non-GMO, and sustainable have been used to inform consumers of the farming practices used to produce their products. But these are not just trendy buzz words. Seeing these words on labels are important deciding factors when choosing products, and rightfully so. If given the choice when shopping for what …

Lavender Blackberry Salad

Serves 2, prep time 10min Ingredients3 handfuls of herbed, mixed greens6oz blackberries½ c organic almonds, crushed¼ c crumbled goat cheeseSea salt & fresh ground black pepper, to taste Dressing Ingredients¼ c extra virgin olive oil (43 Ranch Helen’s blend would be great in this!)juice from ½ meyer lemon (these ones were pretty big, so maybe only ¼)½ champagne or white …

The Best Radish Salad

Serves 2, prep time 20min Ingredients1 head salanova lettuce, I used half green, half purple½ bulb Refarmery’s ringmaster onion, plus its full stem, finely sliced  5 radishes, thinly sliced Dressing Ingredientsjuice from ​½ orangejuice from ½ lemon2½ t​bs extra virgin olive oil1 ​tsp honey ​(Bruthas Honey was incredible in this!)​​1½ tsp thyme (dried or fresh)​ Instructions1. ​Remove leaves from head of lettuce and w​ash. Use your …

Simple Roasted Root Veggies

serves 2, prep time 15min Ingredients2 Terra Firma golden beets, cut into ¾” cubesLarge handful Full Belly Farm All Blue Potatoes, cut to approx ¾”3-7 cloves of garlic, whole with skin5 sprigs Refarmery thyme1 tbs extra virgin olive oilSea salt & fresh ground pepper to taste  Instructions1. Heat oven to 400 degrees.2. Coat beets and garlic in olive oil. Spread evenly on …

The City Salad

Serves 2, prep time 20min Ingredients2 heads salanova lettuce, choppedSmall handful baby mustard greens, chopped into bite sized pieces 2 sprigs of each spearmint and Vietnamese coriander, sliced into thin strips3 green onions, white party chopped finely, green part sliced to ¼” pieces diagonally Dressing Ingredients2 tbs Canola or grapeseed oil1½ tsp ponzu, amino acids or soy sauce1 lime, juiced1 squirt …

Spring’s Best Herbed Mushroom Pasta

serves 2, prep time 20min Ingredients3 tbs (grassfed) butter3-5 garlic cloves, smashed2 oz blue oyster mushrooms, destemmed and sliced into ½” strips1 tbs or more (sea) salt for cooking spaghetti 1 tbs olive oil for cooking spaghetti5 oz fresh Bigoli Chitarra spaghetti½ sprig rosemary, destemmed and finely chopped2-5 sprigs thyme (depending on your taste, I love thyme!), destemmed and finely choppedSalt and pepper …

Arugula Red-Orange Spring Salad

serves 2, prep time 20min Ingredients 6 oz arugulaLarge handful cilantro, destemmed1 red spring onion, thinly sliced from root up 4″ of stem1 orange, 1 peeled and cubed into ½” pieces (pith removed if you’d like)Large handful walnuts, choppedSalt & pepper to taste Dressing Ingredients ½ orange, juiced1 tsp champagne, rice or white (wine) vinegar3 tbs extra virgin olive oil½ …

Goodful Savory Buttery Springtime Hash

serves 2, prep time 30min Ingredients 5 oz oyster mushrooms, destemmed & cut to 1/4″ slices 10 oz desiree potatoes, halved then quartered 1 large handful baby red chard, roughly chopped2-4 garlic cloves (or 6-8 if you’re like me!) 2 sprigs oregano, destemmed & finely chopped4 tbs fat (butter, extra virgin olive oil, bacon fat or all three) Salt & pepper to taste (Big Sur Salt …