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Pierogies

This is a huge recipe (makes ~60-72 pierogies!), adapted from Leanne Brown’s Good and Cheap cookbook. It’s a fun cooking activity to do with your family or friends. It takes time and effort, but the results are worth it. You can serve them fresh for dinner...

Quick Energy Bites

These energy bites can serve as a protein-packed breakfast or healthy snack! They’re quick, easy to make, easy to carry around, and a nutritious alternative to many store-bought granola bars. Makes approx. 12 bites Ingredients: ⅔ cup nut butter of choice (peanut...

Beet Chocolate Cake

This delicious sweet treat by Martha Stewart is a perfect way to use up any beets you may have in your fridge. You can’t taste the beets, but they add a nice pink-red hue to the cake.  Ingredients: 4 medium beets, peeled, trimmed, and cut into chunks 2 cups...

Strawberry Spinach Salad

Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 4 cups of spinach 1 pint strawberries 1 handful mint (chocolate mint works very well, but any mind works for the salad) 1 cup goat cheese (optional) ½ cup sunflower seeds, almonds, or pumpkin seeds (optional) For the dressing ¼ cup lemon...

Pesto

Traditionally, the pesto is made with basil, pine nuts, olive oil, parmesan cheese, garlic, salt and pepper. However, there are many delicious alternatives that you can make with other greens and cheese you have in your fridge. It’s good on pasta, on top of...

Rainbow Salad

This colorful salad is a delicious, hearty meal with a delightful blend of flavors. Ingredients: 2  bunches of kale, torn ½ cup sunflower seeds or pepitas ½ c dried fruit (raisins, blueberries, cranberries, etc.) 1 pint blueberries 1 cup strawberries, quartered 1 cup...