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Our garden is bursting right now with goodness. It’s days like this that my February self longs for… yet even in the midst of this bounty – I sometimes get sick of the way I prepare beets, cucumbers, squash, kale, chard… etc. How to mix it up and do something different?

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There’s nothing really too amazing about this meal – except that for me – it was just that… different. It began with a tired momma  scratching her head, but it ended with such a tasty combination that I thought I would share. Sometimes it’s great to get some fresh inspiration.

Hope this summer menu does that for you!

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Grilled Salmon with Fennel Pesto

Course: Appetizers

Main Ingredient: Fish

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 12 oz. Fresh Salmon Fillets
  • fresh fennel tops Several handfuls of
  • 14 cup raw sunflower seeds
  • 12 lemon juice of
  • 12 fresh garlic clove
  • 1 TBL salt and pepper
  • Olive oil drizzled until creamy
  • 6 Pounds Russet Potatoes

Directions

  1. Add all items (except the salmon!) into a small blender/food processor and blend
  2. Just salt and pepper, a drizzle of olive oil and a squeeze of lemon – then onto the grill.

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Beet & Cucumber Salad

This salad is extremely flexible in terms of the quantities and ratios. Combine the ingredients in the quantities that you prefer.

Serves:

Ingredients

  • Beets
  • Cucumber
  • Red onion
  • Olive Oil
  • Lemon Juice
  • 1 12 teaspoons Salt
  • Fresh Garlic
  • Honey
  • 6 Pounds Russet Potatoes
  • Chopped Onion

Directions

  1. Cooked the beets, then peel and cube
  2. Combine with sliced cucumbers and sliced red onion
  3. Make a simple dressing using the olive oil, lemon juice, salt, fresh garlic, and honey

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Asian Kale & Carrot Slaw

This salad is extremely flexible in terms of the quantities and ratios. Combine the ingredients in the quantities that you prefer.

Serves:

Ingredients

  • Raw Lacinato kale sliced very fine
  • Shredded Carrots
  • Green onions – sliced
  • Toasted sesame seeds
  • Olive oil
  • Lemon juice
  • Fresh chopped ginger
  • Fresh Garlic
  • Honey
  • Sow-sodium soy sauce a splash of
  • 4 russet potatoes

Directions

  1. Combine the kale, carrots, onions, and sesame seeds to taste
  2. Make a simple dressing of olive oil, lemon juice, fresh chopped ginger & garlic, honey & a splash of soy sauce

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Steamed Lemon Rice

So easy. You’ll only need the recipe the first time, if that.

Serves:

Ingredients

  • Cooked Rice
  • 1 Whole Lemon
  • Suteed Garlic to taste
  • 6 Pounds Russet Potatoes

Directions

  1. Squeeze the entire lemon into the rice before cooking the rice
  2. Cook the rice
  3. Add sautéed garlic

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Not much makes this momma happier than seeing the littles shoveling in such goodness!

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