Recipes

Apple Crumble / Manzanas Crujientes

Apple Crumble / Manzanas Crujientes

Ingredients 2-3 apples 3 soft quaker bars 1/2 stick butter 1/2 lemon 1/2 cup sugar (any type) 1/2 Tbsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp nutmeg Directions Wash hands! Soften 1/2 stick of butter in a saucer (microwave for 10-15 seconds). Set aside. Chop 2-3 apples into slim slivers,...

Carrot Raisin Salad / Ensalada de Pasas y Zanahorias

Carrot Raisin Salad / Ensalada de Pasas y Zanahorias

Recipe adapted from / Receta adaptada de: Serious Eats  Ingredients 6 medium carrots, peeled and grated (about 4 cups) 1 or 2 apples, peeled and diced into small pieces 1-2 packs sunflower seeds 1/2-1 box raisins 1/2 cup yogurt 2 Tbsp orange juice 1 Tbsp fresh orange...

Carrot Ginger Soup / Sopa de Zanahoria y Jengibre

Carrot Ginger Soup / Sopa de Zanahoria y Jengibre

Recipe courtesy of Chef Mataio Gillis, Food Services Culinary Program Supervisor / Receta cortesía de Chef Mataio Gillis, Supervisor del Programa Culinario de Servicios Alimentarios Ingredients:  1 small sweet onion, diced 1 Tbsp butter 1 lb carrots, bagged mini...

Orange Smoothie / Licuado de Naranja

Orange Smoothie / Licuado de Naranja

Ingredients:  1 orange 1 large carrot, or 3 little carrots 1/2 cup yogurt (plain or vanilla) 1/2 cup coconut milk 1/2 cup milk (can be replaced with alternative milk product) 2 Tbsp WOWBUTTER or sunflower seeds (optional) 1 banana (optional) Directions:  Wash hands...

Naan

Naan

This recipe requires a heat source Recommended materials: Grill or electric griddle or skillet, large bowl, mixing spoon, tablespoon and teaspoon (or one big spoon and one small spoon), measuring cups, cloth towel (big enough to cover bowl). Ingredients: 1 ½ cups warm...

Jack-O-Lantern Stuffed Bell Peppers

Jack-O-Lantern Stuffed Bell Peppers

Serving size: 4-6 Ingredients:  4-6 bell peppers (color optional) 2-3 tablespoons of oil (preferably olive oil) 1-1.5 cups of water 2 cups (seeded, peeled and cut into cubes) of one of the following: 1/2 of a butternut squash, 1 acorn squash, 1 delicata squash, 1...

Vegan Banana Ice Cream

Vegan Banana Ice Cream

This recipe requires a blender or food processor Recommended materials: Blender or food processor, knife, cutting board, bowl, tablespoon (or one big spoon), measuring cups. Ingredients: 2-3 frozen bananas (sliced) 2 ½ TBSP cocoa powder 1 TBSP honey (or any sweetener)...

Cauliflower Tacos

Cauliflower Tacos

This recipe requires a heat source Recommended materials: 2 skillets, knife, cutting board, measuring spoons (or one big spoon and one small spoon), one half measuring cup. Ingredients: 8 corn tortillas 1 head cauliflower (cut into 1’’-2’’ florets) 1 onion (diced) 1...

Quick Pickles

Quick Pickles

Materials Medium saucepan Funnel 2 quart sized mason jars with lids (or other airtight GLASS container) Wooden spoon Cutting board Knife Measuring cups and spoons Pickling Liquid 2 Cups vinegar- white, red wine, rice wine, apple cider (any of these, or a combination)...

Chickpea Curry/Curry de Garbanzos: WINTER COOKING 2019-2020

Chickpea Curry/Curry de Garbanzos: WINTER COOKING 2019-2020

Serves/ Sirve 4- Ingredients: 1 x 16 oz cans coconut milk 1 x 16 oz cans chickpeas, drained 1 x 16 oz can diced tomatoes 1⁄2 onion, diced 1-2 c. mixed vegetables, diced 2 cloves garlic 1-2 TBSP olive oil 1 tsp cumin 2 tsp turmeric 1⁄2 tsp salt 1 TBSP curry powder 1⁄2...

Confetti Slaw/Ensalada de Col (WINTER COOKING 2019-2020)

Confetti Slaw/Ensalada de Col (WINTER COOKING 2019-2020)

Serves/ Sirve 4-5 Ingredients: ¼  of a red cabbage  ¼ of a green cabbage 6 leaves kale or chard 2 carrots 6 Tbsp olive oil 3 Tbsp rice vinegar 1 Tbsp lemon juice 1 Tbsp soy sauce/tamari 1 ½  tsp ginger powder ¾  tsp garlic powder ¾  tsp curry powder Ingredientes: ¼ de...

Pasta Primavera

Pasta Primavera

This recipe requires a heat source Recommended materials: Saucepan, Skillet, knife, cutting board, large bowl, spatula, tablespoon (or one big spoon), measuring spoons. Ingredients:  1 12 oz box of whole grain pasta  2 cups of chopped vegetables (bell peppers,...

Veggie Quesadilla

Veggie Quesadilla

Serves: 4 Ingredients:  2 2/3 cups of cheese that melts well, shredded (cheddar, mozzarella) 1/2  medium onion 3-4 cloves of garlic 1 diced bell pepper 14 oz can black beans 1 cup of corn ⅓  cup cilantro ½ tsp cumin Pinch of salt 1 TBSP olive oil Tortillas (optional...

Veggie Soup

Serves: 6 Ingredients:  Vegetables of choice such as: carrots, onions, garlic, celery, potatoes, swiss chard, or anything else you have on hand4 cups vegetable broth½ tsp dried rosemary½ tsp dried thyme½ tsp ground black pepper 2 tbsp olive oil Directions:  Wash...

Butter in a Jar/Mantequilla en una jarra

Makes ½ cup of Butter Ingredients and Materials: 1 pint or 16 oz mason jar 1 cup heavy cream Cold water Directions: Pour heavy cream into the mason jar, filling it half-way full. Screw the lid on. Shake mason jar for approximately 5-7 minutes. After the first 2...

French Toast

French Toast

Ingredients: 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla extract ½ tsp cinnamon ¼ cup milk 4 slices whole wheat toast Directions: Wash hands.  Add butter or oil to skillet on medium heat Beat egg, vanilla cinnamon in shallow bowl, stir in milk Dip bread in egg mixture, turning to coat both...

Chana Masala

Chana Masala

This recipe requires a heat source Recommended materials: 2 skillets, knife, cutting board, measuring spoons (or one big spoon and one small spoon), measuring cups. Ingredients:  2 16 oz cans coconut milk 1 16 oz can chickpeas, drained 1 16 oz can diced tomatoes About...

Veggie Frittata

Ingredients: 1 TBL olive oil2-3 cups of veggies, chopped (onions, peppers, potatoes, squash, spinach, etc.)10 eggs½ cup whole milk½ cup cheese, grated Directions: Wash hands.Preheat oven to 350 FSauté vegetables with olive oil in a panIn a bowl, whisk together eggs,...

Huevos Rancheros

Huevos Rancheros

This recipe requires a heat source Recommended materials: Blender (optional), two small pans, large skillet, spatula, grater, knife, cutting board, tablespoon (or one big spoon), measuring cups. Ingredients: 3 cans diced tomatoes 1-2 onions (finely chopped) 3 cans...

Oatmeal Granola

Oatmeal Granola

Ingredients: 3 cups oats 1.5 cups sunflower seeds 2 TBSP cinnamon 6 TBSP honey 1/4 cup oil (melted coconut or vegetable) Fruit and yogurt or milk (for serving) Directions: Wash hands.  Preheat oven to 350 F.  In a large bowl, mix together all dry ingredients.  Add...

Southwest Bean Burgers

Ingredients: 6 hamburger buns 6 cups pinto beans (cooked or canned)3 eggs1 1/2 cups whole grain bread crumbs3/4 cup chopped cilantro1 cup onion, diced2 cups corn (fresh, canned, or frozen)1 1/2 tsp cumin3/4 tsp pepper1 1/2 tsp salt2 tbsp olive oil (for cooking)½ cup...

Lasagna Rolls

Ingredients: 8 oz lasagna noodles, cooked 2 zucchini, peeled into long strips1 ½ cups cheese (ricotta, mozzarella, parmesan, homemade) 2 cups of marinara sauceSalt and pepper to taste1 tablespoon olive oil Directions: Cook lasagna noodles. Drain and coat in...

Easy Cheesey

Makes: 2-3 cups Ingredients: 1 gallon whole milk8 Tbsp lemon juiceSalt to tasteFresh herbs (chives, mint, oregano, etc.) Directions: Heat milk in a pot until it reaches 180 degrees fahrenheit.Turn off heat. Stirring slowly, add lemon juice a tablespoon at a time until...

Mediterranean Orzo Salad

Mediterranean Orzo Salad

Ingredients: Dressing:  ⅓ cup olive oil 3 Tbsp lemon juice, or juice of 2 lemons 1 clove garlic, minced Salt and pepper to taste Salad: 12 oz orzo pasta, cooked 1, 15 oz can chickpeas or another bean, drained 3 cups grape or cherry tomatoes, halved  1 1/2 cups pitted...

Scrambled Eggs with Veggies

Scrambled Eggs with Veggies

Ingredients: 12 eggs Salt Pepper 2 Zucchini 1 bunch kale Directions: Wash hands. Crack eggs into large bowl Add salt and pepper Chop zucchini and rip kale, add to separate bowl Add eggs to frying pan and let cook a minute Add chopped zucchini and kale and cook a few...

Outback Veggie Stir Fry

Ingredients: 1 bundle of kale4 large carrots3 cloves garlic½ cup of Sugar snap peas½ teaspoon of salt/ pepperNutritional yeast1 teaspoon coconut oil Directions: Wash handsRip kale into bowlChop carrots and garlicAdd oil to pan, then add carrots and kaleAdd garlic,...

Garden Tacos

Serves 4-5 Ingredients: 5-7 leaves of lettuce or kale1 can garbanzo beans3 radishes½ cup of Sugar snap peas½ teaspoon of salt/ pepperOil and vinegar Nutritional yeast Directions: Wash handsOpen and drain can of garbanzo beansChop radishesUse lettuce or kale leaves as...

Popcorn with a Twist

Serves 4-5 Ingredients: 1/2 cup coconut oil½ cup popcorn kernels1 teaspoon salt1 tablespoon olive oil1 teaspoon rosemary1 tablespoon nutritional yeast Directions: Wash hands.Heat coconut oil in a panAdd one kernel to the pan. When it pops, add more kernelsCover and...

Zoodles with Marinara

Serves 4-5 Ingredients: 4-5 Zucchini2 20 oz cans of diced tomatoes2 onions3 garlic cloves1 teaspoon oregano/ basil/ salt1 tablespoon olive oilNutritional yeast, for taste (optional) Directions: Wash hands.Use a spiralizer to create zoodles from zucchiniChop onions and...

Sunbutter Snails

Serves: 6 Ingredients:  3 tbsp sunflower butter1 apple3 celery stalks6 chives Directions:  Wash handsSlice apple into 6 even slicesSlice celery stalks in halfSpread about ½ tbsp of sunbutter on each piece of celeryPlace an apple slice skin side up on top of the...

Whole Wheat Pancakes

Serves 7 Ingredients: 2 cups whole wheat flour4 ½ tsp baking powder½ tsp salt2 cups +2 tbsp milk2 large eggs2 tbsp vanilla extract Directions: Wash handsIn a bowl whisk flour, baking powder, and saltIn another bowl whisk egg, milk, and vanilla extractWhisk the wet and...

Whole Wheat Berry Muffins

Whole Wheat Berry Muffins

Makes 12 muffins Ingredients: 1 ¾ cups whole wheat flour 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon fine sea salt ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon  ⅓ cup melted coconut oil or olive oil ½ cup honey or maple syrup 2 eggs 1 cup plain Greek yogurt 2 teaspoons...

Southwest Pasta Salad

Serves 4-6 people Ingredients: 1 box of whole grain pasta2 cups of black beans1 cup of corn1 can of diced tomatoes½ medium onion, diced2 cups of chopped greensOlive oil, cilantro, salt, pepper, cumin, or oregano, to taste. Directions: Cook pasta Add rinsed beans,...

Root Vegetable Latkes

Root Vegetable Latkes

This recipe requires a heat source Recommended materials: Skillet, large bowl, grater (or knife), cutting board, measuring spoons (or one big spoon and one small spoon), measuring cups, paper towels. This recipe makes roughly 6-8 latkes Ingredients: 3 cups grated (or...

Breakfast Burritos/Burritos de Desayuno

Breakfast Burritos/Burritos de Desayuno

Serves 4 Ingredients: 8 eggs, scrambled (tofu or beans optional) 1/2  medium onion 3-4 cloves of garlic 2-3 cups of diced potatoes 1 cup salsa and or yogurt Greens (spinach, kale, chard, lettuce) ½ tsp cumin ½ tsp chili powder 1 TBSP olive oil Tortillas (optional make...

Veggie Spaceships

Serves up to 8 preschoolers Ingredients: CrackersCucumberCherry tomatoesBlack sesame seeds Hummus Directions: Wash hands.Slice cucumbers, and cut the cherry tomatoes in halfSpread hummus on crackerStack the cucumber on top of the hummusStack the halved tomato cherry...

Pickled Onions & Onion Dip

Pickled Onions Ingredients: (from Bon Appetit) 1/2 cups apple cider vinegar1 tablespoon sugar1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt1 red onion, thinly sliced Pickled Onions Directions: Whisk first 3 ingredients and 1 cup water in a small bowl until sugar and salt dissolve. Place...

Taco Salad

Taco Salad

Serves 4-5 Ingredients: 20 leaves of Kale, Cabbage, or Lettuce Olive oil 1 medium onion, diced 1/2 bell pepper, diced 4 cloves garlic 1/2 tsp Oregano 1/2 tsp Cumin 1 tsp salt 1/4 tsp black pepper 1/2 cup black beans 1 cup tomato sauce 1 cup grated cheese (optional) 1...

Hummus Adventure Boats

Ingredients: Hummus (store-bought or homemade)CarrotMini bell peppers Directions: Wash handsCut mini pepper in half and remove the pepper seedsCut carrot into triangles to look like a sail on a boatSpoon the hummus into the inside of the mini pepperPlace the carrot in...

Tomato & Olive Cracker Bugs

Serves 4-5 Ingredients: 1 box of whole wheat crackers 1 cups cherry tomatoes¼ cup olives ½ cup hummus (store-bought or homemade)2 Tbsp chives1 Tbsp sesame seeds Directions: Wash hands.Cut tomatoes in halfCut olives in halfTake cracker, spread hummus on itPlace 2...

Tea Time Sandwiches

Tea Time Sandwiches

Serves 4-5 Ingredients: 6 slices of whole wheat bread 1 medium cucumber ½ cup hummus (store-bought or homemade) Directions: Wash hands. Cut bread slices  in 4 Slice cucumbers into thin ¼ inch circles Take a spoonful of hummus on one side of bread Place cucumbers on...

Three Sisters Stew / Estofado de las tres hermanas

Three Sisters Stew / Estofado de las tres hermanas

This recipe requires a heat source Recommended materials: Large saucepan, knife, cutting board, peeler (or knife), measuring spoons (or one big spoon and one small spoon), measuring cups.   INGREDIENTS: ½  medium squash (peeled and cut into cubes) 1 14.5 oz can...

Borscht/Sopa de repollo y remolacha

Borscht/Sopa de repollo y remolacha

Serves 4-5/Sirve 4-5 Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil ½  medium yellow onion, minced 4-5 garlic cloves, minced 2 cups finely chopped green cabbage (about ¼ of a head) 1 cup grated carrot (about 1 medium carrot) 1 medium beet, chopped into small pieces 1 TBSP + 1 tsp...

Kale Salad

Kale Salad

Recommended materials: Large bowl, small bowl, knife, cutting board, whisk (or fork), measuring spoons (or one big spoon and one small spoon), measuring cups. Ingredients: 15 chard or kale leaves (or other leafy greens) 2 tsp olive oil 2 tsp dijon mustard 2 tsp honey...

Noodle Bowl

Noodle Bowl

This recipe requires a heat source Recommended materials: Skillet, cutting board, knife, peeler or grater (knife also works), spatula, tablespoon and teaspoon (or one big spoon and one small spoon), one cup measuring cup. Ingredients: 8 ounces of cooked rice noodles 3...

Tomato Marinara Sauce

Ingredients 1 (28-ounce) can peeled plum tomatoes, no salt or herbs added 5 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 small white onion, peeled and cut in half Kosher salt Directions Wash your hands. Put a 3-quart saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the tomatoes, butter, onion...

Veggie Tacos

Serves 10 preschoolers for snack Ingredients: Pack of six-inch corn tortillas (12+) Carrots (3) Sugar snap peas (20) Purple cabbage (2 cups) Yogurt (1 cup) Herbs (chives, dill) Garlic powder (two-three pinches, or ¼ tsp) Lemon juice (1 tsp) Salt (¼ tsp) Directions:...

Fruit and Veggie Insects

Serves up to 10 preschoolers for snack Ingredients: Strawberries (3) Clementines/tangerines (3-5) Apples (2) Sugar snap peas (20 peas, at least) Kale (10 leaves) Beets (2-3) Purple cabbage (1 cup, shredded) 2 cups each sunflower seeds and pumpkin seeds (also for...

Sunny Hummus

Sunny Hummus

Serves 10 preschoolers for snack Ingredients: 1 can garbanzos (15 oz) ⅓ cup sunbutter ¼ cup lemon juice 1 tsp salt 2 tsp garlic, minced (or ¼ tsp powdered ginger) 1 TBSP olive oil Carrots (10 large) Celery (5 stems) -- or other veggies! Directions: Wash hands. In a...

Crispy Chickpea Salad

Crispy Chickpea Salad

This recipe requires a heat source Recommended materials: Skillet, two large bowls, cutting board, knife, grater (knife also works), spatula, measuring spoons (or one big spoon and one small spoon), measuring cups, paper or cloth towel. Ingredients: 4 TBSP olive oil...

Black Bean Soup/Sopa de Frijoles Negros

Black Bean Soup/Sopa de Frijoles Negros

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 cans black beans, drained and rinsed ¾ cup onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 TBSP olive oil ¾ cup shredded carrots 1 can diced tomatoes 3 cups vegetable broth 1 tsp dried cumin 1 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp salt ½ tsp pepper Toppings: shredded...

Veggie Spring Rolls

This recipe requires a heat source Recommended materials: Skillet, knife, grater (can also use knife), cutting board, measuring spoons (or one big spoon and one small spoon), one cup measuring cup. Ingredients: 8 rice paper spring roll wraps 2 cups of kale, shredded...

Veggie Bean Soup

Ingredients 1 15 oz can cannellini, garbanzo, or kidney beans 1 15 oz can diced tomatoes 1 onion 1-2 stalks celery 2 cloves garlic 1 medium sized potato 4 leaves kale 4 cups vegetable broth 1 medium sized carrot Olive oil Salt & pepper to taste Directions Wash...

Beans and Greens Burritos/Burritos de Frijol Y Verduras

Ingredients 15 oz can of black beans ½  medium onion 1 clove garlic 2 oz, ½ cup grated cheese 4-6 leaves kale 1 carrot ¼ cup salsa ½ tsp cumin ¼ tsp salt ¼ tsp pepper 1 TBSP olive oil Tortillas (optional make your own with 2 cups corn masa Directions Wash hands....

Stove Top Berry Crisp

Ingredients: 3 TBSP butter 1 cup rolled oats 2 TBSP brown sugar ⅛ tsp cinnamon 3 cups frozen berries 1 TBSP (or less) cane sugar ½ tsp cornstarch Directions: Wash hands. To make the crisp topping, melt the 2 tablespoons of butter in a skillet over medium-high heat....

Potato Kale Cakes

Potato Kale Cakes

This recipe requires a heat source Recommended materials: Large saucepan, large bowl, skillet, knife, cutting board, measuring spoons (or one big spoon and one small spoon), one fourth measuring cup, masher (or fork). This recipe makes roughly 10 3-inch sized cakes....

Vegan Crepes

Vegan Crepes

This recipe requires a heat source Recommended materials: Skillet, large bowl, spatula, butter knife, measuring spoons (or one big spoon and one small spoon), measuring cups. Ingredients: 1 ½ cups whole wheat flour 3 TBSP brown sugar 1 tsp baking powder 1 ½ - 2 cups...

Black Bean Dip/Salsa De Frijol Negro

Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 can black beans 1/2 cup mild salsa 1/4 cup cilantro, minced 1 TBSP lime juice 1/2 tsp garlic, minced 1/2 tsp cumin 1/8 tsp salt Directions: Wash hands. Use a knife to chop up cilantro and garlic. Combine all ingredients together in a...

Trail Mix

Ingredients: 1 cup craisins 1 cup raisins 1.5 cups sunflower seeds 1 cup pumpkin seeds 1.5 cups oats 1 Tbsp olive oil a couple pinches of salt optional: edible flowers or fresh herbs from the garden   Directions: Wash hands. Heat olive oil in a skillet on a...

Ants in a Blanket

Serves 4 Ingredients: 8 leaves of swiss chard, collards, or raisins Nut butter of choice 1 cup raisins Directions: Wash hands. Lay out leaf and spread with nut butter down the center Line raisins along the centerline, on top of the nut butter Roll leaf up like a...

Garden Stir-Fry

Garden Stir-Fry

This recipe requires a heat source Recommended materials: Large skillet, knife, cutting board, grater (or knife), measuring spoons (or one big spoon and one small spoon), measuring cups. This recipe was prepared during the 2017-18 winter cooking series. Read about the...

Potato Curry

Potato Curry

As prepared in the classroom during the 2017-2018 winter cooking series! Read all about it here, and download recipe cards below. Serves 4-5 Ingredients: 5-6 medium potatoes 1 bunch leafy greens (chard or kale work well) 1 TBSP olive oil 4-5 garlic cloves, minced 1...

Lentil Salad

As prepared in the classroom during the 2017-2018 winter cooking series! Ingredients: 2 cups green lentils, rinsed 6-8 leafy greens (chard or kale work well) 1 carrot 4 scallions 1 TBSP olive oil 1 TBSP + 1 tsp lemon juice ½ tsp of salt, pepper, paprika, and thyme...

Plant Part Salad

As prepared in the classroom during the 2017-2018 Winter cooking series! Ingredients: 15 chard or kale leaves, ripped 2 tsp olive oil 2 tsp lemon juice 1 carrot 4 chive stems 4 broccoli florets ½ cup dried cranberries 2 TBSP sunflower seeds Salt and pepper to taste...

Tomato Marinara

Ingredients 1 (28-ounce) can peeled plum tomatoes, no salt or herbs added 5 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 small white onion, peeled and cut in half Kosher salt Directions Wash your hands. Put a 3-quart saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the tomatoes, butter, onion...

Pasta Snack

Ingredients: Gluten-free pasta Can tomato paste Can diced tomatoes Basil 4 Tbsp Olive Oil Salt Pepper Directions: Boil gluten-free pasta Add can of tomato paste and diced tomatoes Glean and chop chives or basil, stir in Add in 4 tbsp of olive oil, salt and...

Soil Salad

Ingredients 1 can kidney beans, drained and rinsed 1 cup cooked rice (preferably brown) ¼ teaspoon salt 1-2 carrots, washed, peeled, and shredded ½ can corn, drained ½ pint-sized container cherry tomatoes, washed and cut in half ½ green pepper, washed and chopped ⅓...

Nettle Pesto

Ingredients 3 cups fresh nettle leaves 4 garlic cloves ¼ cups olive oil ½ tsp sea salt 1 Tbs lemon juice ¾ cups pine nuts or sunflower seeds ¾ cups hard cheese, shredded (optional) Directions Wash your hands. Put a pot of water on and when its boiling dump the fresh...

Egg Salad

Ingredients: 4 hardboiled eggs 1 TBSP yogurt Lemon juice Salt and pepper Instructions: Mash eggs with yogurt and lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper according to taste. Enjoy with sliced carrots, cucumbers, or crackers!

Seed Snack

Ingredients: ½ Cup popcorn ½ Cup sunflower seeds ½ Cup pumpkin seeds ½ Cup dried cranberries Instructions: Pop popcorn on the stove top. Mix with seeds and cranberries. Enjoy!

Ants on a Log/Hormigas en un tronco

Ingredients: 5-7 celery sticks Nut butter of choice (we used sunflower seed butter) Raisins Instructions: Cut celery to your desired length Spread nut butter along celery stick Top with raisins Enjoy! Ingredientes: 5-7 tallos de apio Mantequita de maní (O cualquiera...

Fruit & Sunbutter Roll-ups

Ingredients Two whole wheat tortillas OR rice paper salad rolls ½ cup sunflower seeds* 2 – 3 tbs coconut oil, melted* 1 banana, thinly sliced 1 apple, thinly sliced ½ cup blueberries 1 tbs honey Directions 1. Wash your hands. 2.Add blueberries and honey to skillet...

Butternut Squoodles/Fideos de Calabaza Butternut

Butternut Squoodles/Fideos de Calabaza Butternut

This month, classes are making our last recipe in our 2016-2017 cooking season - Butternut Squash Noodles tossed in a sweet curry sauce! Students have been learning to use peelers to make noodles out of the squash as well as exploring where food comes from around the...

Applesauce / Puré de manzana

Applesauce / Puré de manzana

This recipe requires a heat source Recommended materials: Large skillet, bowl, knife, cutting board, masher (or fork), measuring spoons (or one big spoon and one small spoon), measuring cups. This recipe makes roughly 2 cups of applesauce. Esta receta hace...

Beet & Chickpea Hummus

Beet & Chickpea Hummus

Recommended materials: Large bowl, grater (or knife), cutting board, masher (or fork), tablespoon (or one big spoon), measuring cups. This recipe makes roughly 2 cups of hummus. Ingredients: 1 can chickpeas (garbanzo beans) 1 small beet (grated or finely chopped) 4...

Rice and Kale Salad

Rice and Kale Salad

One of the recipes used with our cooking in the classroom series! Ingredients: 10 leaves kale, rinsed 2 cups cooked rice (any variety) 1 apple, chopped 1/2 cup onions, chopped (optional) 2 Tbsp olive oil 2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar 4 Tbsp lemon juice 1/8 tsp salt...

Carrot Bliss Balls

Carrot Bliss Balls

(makes 10-14 bliss balls) Ingredients 1 1/2 cups rolled oats 3/4 cups finely shredded carrots 1/2 cup raisins 7 medjool dates (pitted) 1/4 cup water 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice shredded coconut Directions Add the rolled oats, pumpkin...

Dirt Cups

Serves 4-5 Ingredients: 2 ripe avocados 1⁄2 cup dates 1⁄4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 tsp vanilla extract 1⁄8 tsp salt 1⁄4 cup water or milk of choice Shredded coconut, optional Fresh mint, optional Note: If possible, soak dates in hot water for at least 30 minutes...

Vegetarian Spring Rolls

Makes 4 spring rolls Ingredients: 4 spring roll wrappers 2 cups of washed and sliced or shredded vegetables (e.g. any combination of kale, carrots, cabbage) 2 chopped green onions 1 clove garlic, minced olive oil or coconut oil salt and pepper to taste soy sauce 1...

Pinto Bean Quesadillas

Pinto Bean Quesadillas

Ingredients: Large tortillas Cooked pinto beans (1 1/2 cups or 1 can) Shredded cheese Oil or butter, for cooking What to do: Lay out tortillas and sprinkle cheese over one half of each tortilla. Spread beans on top of cheese. Fold tortillas in half. Melt butter or...

Popcorn & Homemade Butter

For the butter: Fill a mason jar half-full with heavy whipping cream Shake until it turns into a butter ball For the popcorn: Heat oil in a pan Add one kernel to the pan. When it pops, add more kernels Cover and gently shake the pan until all the kernels have popped....

Bumblebee Salad / Ensalada de Abejita (Abejorro) 

Bumblebee Salad / Ensalada de Abejita (Abejorro) 

Ingredients for salad: 1 1/2 cups (or 1 can) of cooked black beans 2 cups cooked corn 1 cup sweet red pepper, chopped 1/2 cup red or green onion, chopped 1 large clove garlic 2 Tbsp fresh cilantro Ingredients for dressing: 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 1/2 Tbsp lemon juice 1/4...

Veggie Sushi

Veggie Sushi

Recommended materials: Large bowl, small bowl, knife, peeler/grater (can also use knife), cutting board, tablespoon (or one big spoon), measuring cups. This recipe makes roughly 6 sushi rolls. Ingredients: Toasted Nori wraps 2 cups dry short grain brown or white rice...

Apple Cabbage Crunch/Crujido(Ensalada) De Manzana y Repollo

Apple Cabbage Crunch/Crujido(Ensalada) De Manzana y Repollo

Our third recipe of the 2015-2016 Winter Cooking session at local schools has been very popular! Let us know if you try it at home, we love to hear stories of families trying the recipes. Ingredients: 1/8 head purple cabbage 1 small carrot 1/2 tart apple small pinch...

Rainbow Roots

Rainbow Roots

Here is the second recipe of the 2015-2016 Winter Cooking session at local schools! It has been a hit with kids, and many have taken the recipe home to make with their families. Note that you can mix it up a bit and use different colored beets (e.g. red, golden),...

Harvest Dinner Recipes

Harvest Dinner Recipes

Looking for information about the upcoming Harvest Dinner?  Find it here!   A number of people have asked for the recipes from Harvest Dinner in the past, and they are all available here on our website. Have a look: Sweet Kale Salad Butternut Squash and Beet Soup...

Roasted Root Vegetables

As tasted at the 2017 Harvest Dinner! Ingredients: 2 lbs root vegetables 5 Tbsp oil salt rosemary or garlic What to do: Preheat oven to 450 F Wash vegetables well Cut vegetables into wedges using apple corer or knife; place in large mixing bowl Cover potatoes with...

Butternut Squash and Beet Soup

Butternut Squash and Beet Soup

As tasted at the 2017 Harvest Dinner! Ingredients: Beets 4 medium sized beets 2 Tbsp olive oil sea salt 4-6 oz. chicken or vegetable stock 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar 1 tsp fresh rosemary Squash 2 Tbsp coconut oil 1 onion, minced 2-2.5 lbs butternut squash 2 cups...

Pasta Festa

Ingredients: 1 cup whole wheat cavatappi or rotini pasta, cooked 1/2 cup small broccoli florets 1/2 cup roma tomatoes, diced 1/4 cup chickpeas, drained 1/4 cup cucumber, chopped 1/4 cup black olives, sliced 1/4 cup carrots, shredded 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp apple cider...

Cabbage Slaw

Ingredients: 1 ripe California avocado 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1/2 cup orange juice (I used fresh squeezed, about 1 large, juicy orange) Chives, chopped 1 clove garlic 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 3 cups chopped green cabbage 2 cups...

Zucchini Patties

Ingredients: 2 cups zucchini, chopped 2 eggs ¼ cup chopped onion ½ cup all-purpose flour ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese (optional) ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese (optional) ¼ teaspoon black pepper 2 tablespoons vegetable oil Materials: Knives Graters Cutting boards...

Pasta/Pizza Sauce

A versatile sauce! Can be used in both pizza and pasta recipes. Ingredients: 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 clove garlic 1 3/4 lbs tomatoes 1 carrot and/or zucchini 2 kale leaves 2 Tablespoons parsley, minced 2 Tablespoons basil, minced Salt and...

Flatbread

Ingredients: 2 cups bread flour 1 tsp salt 2 Tbsp vegetable oil 2/3 cups water Materials: Large bowl Fork Cast iron pan or an electric skillet What to do: Mix together flour & salt in a large bowl Add oil and mix in with a fork until crumbly Add water and mix...

Pita Pockets with Falafel

Pita Pockets with Falafel

Ingredients: 2—15 oz. cans of chickpeas 1/2 large onion, roughly chopped (about 1 cup) 4-5 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley 4-5 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro 1 teaspoon salt 2-4 cloves of garlic 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon baking powder 4-6...

Zucchini Linguini with Pesto

Ingredients: Zucchini Herbs (basil, cilantro, parsley and/or mint) Toasted sunflower seeds 1 clove fresh garlic 1/4 cup olive oil salt & pepper to taste Materials: Colander Vegetable peeler Blender What to Do: Wash Zucchini and herbs in colander and pat dry To...

Veggie or Fruit Salad Rolls

Ingredients: Rice paper Fresh fruit of your choice Cucumber Carrot Honey Mint (You can also put just fruit or just veggies or any combination of fresh fruits and veggies inside these rolls...have fun experimenting!) Materials: Large bowl of warm water Colander Cutting...

Honey Seed Balls

Recipe adapted from: Life Lab Ingredients for variation 1: 1/2 cup of sesame seeds 1/2 cup of sunflower seeds 1/2 cup of oats (use gluten-free certified if necessary) 1/2 cup of cocoa powder 1/2 cup of honey Berries Ingredients for variation 2: ½ cup sunbutter ½  cup...

Hummus Salad Wraps

Makes about 12 wraps (varies depending on how many leaves of kale you use) Ingredients: 2 cans low-sodium chickpeas (or other beans) 1-2 Tbsp olive oil 2 Tbsp lemon juice 1-2 cloves garlic 1 tsp salt 1 tsp cumin 1/4 cup water Large lettuce, kale, or collard leaves any...

Green Smoothie

Green Smoothie

This recipe requires the use of a blender or food processor Recommended materials: Blender or food processor, large bowl, knife, cutting board, measuring cups. Ingredients: 6 large kale leaves or 1 handful of spinach (or any other leafy green) 1 cup plain or greek...

Tzatziki Sauce

Tzatziki Sauce

Ingredients: 1 cup Greek whole milk plain yogurt 2 cloves garlic, finely minced 1 teaspoon lemon zest plus 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill Salt and pepper to taste Materials: Medium bowl Spoon What to Do: In a medium bowl, mix together...

Cucumber Salad

Ingredients: 2 English cucumbers 1 small red onion 1 1/2 tablespoon salt 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon white/red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon sugar 2 teaspoons dried dill or 2 tablespoons fresh dill Materials: Knife Spoon Colander Medium bowl What to Do: Slice the...

Lemon Mint Sorbet

Ingredients: 5 cups sugar 4 cups chopped fresh mint Zest of 4 lemons, grated 4 cups water 2 cups lemon juice (6-8 lemons) Materials: Ice cream scoop Graters (2-3) Juicer (2) Scissors Small bowls (3) Salad spinner Measuring cups Electric skillet (2) Ice chest Ice cream...

Pizza

Dough Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups warm water or whey 3 Tablespoons honey 3 Tablespoons yeast 1/2 teaspoon salt 5 cups flour (approximately) Oil Materials: Mixing bowl Mixing spoon Grain grinder *optional Measuring cups Measuring spoons What to Do: In a bowl, mix water,...

Queso Blanco (White Cheese)

Ingredients: Whole milk Herbs for seasoning Lemon Juice (about 1/4 cup per gallon of milk) Salt to taste Materials: Skillet or pot Wooden spoon Colander Cheesecloth or pillowcase Thermometer Large bowl Knives Cutting boards What to Do: Heat milk to between 180° and...

Salsa

Ingredients: 1 lb tomatoes 1/2 onion 1 large bell pepper 1/4 cup cilantro 2 cloves garlic 2 Tablespoons lime juice 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper Materials: Knives Cutting boards Bowl Measuring spoons Measuring cups Mixing spoon Garlic press (if...

Super Kale Salad

Super Kale Salad

As tasted at the 2017 Harvest Dinner and the recipe used in Lesson 1 of our 2015-2016 Winter Cooking in Schools series! Salad ingredients 3-4 leaves of kale 1/2 Tablespoon olive oil 1/2 Tablespoon lemon juice 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup sunflower seeds 1/4 cup dried...

Crunchy Bean Burritos

Ingredients (Makes 4 tortillas): 1/2 cup corn masa flour 1/3 cup water Pinch of salt 1 can black beans, drained 1/2 cup cheese, grated Assorted chopped/grated garden veggies Salsa Ranch dressing Materials: Measuring cups Mixing bowl Rolling pin or tortilla press Wax...

Strawberry Smoothie

Strawberry Smoothie

Ingredients: (include as much of each as you like!) Strawberries Coconut milk Orange juice Materials: Blender --ask your kid about the hand-crank blender we used 😉 What to Do: Rinse the strawberries and add to blender Add coconut milk and orange juice Blend and...

Rainbow Salad

Ingredients: Lettuce Carrots Beets Radish Purple cabbage Kohlrabi Calendula petals/nasturtium Dressing option #1: 3 Tablespoon olive oil 2 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 Tablespoon Agave nectar 1 teaspoon soy sauce Dressing option #2: 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 Tbsp apple...

Veggie Fried Rice

Ingredients: ● 1 tablespoon olive oil ● 1-2 cloves garlic ● 2-2 1/2 cups mixed vegetables (chopped broccoli, shredded carrots, shredded kale, peas, etc.) ● 3 cups cooked brown rice ● 2-3 eggs ● 3 Tbsp soy sauce or tamari (add up to 1 Tbsp more if you use tofu) ● Green...

ABC Salad/Ensalada ABC

Time: Prep time 15 minute Serves: 4-6 Ingredients: Apples Beets Carrots 1 Tablespoon olive oil 1 Tablespoon red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon salt Materials: Graters Cutting boards Mixing bowl Mixing spoon Measuring spoons Knife What to Do: Grate apples, beets, and carrots...

Apple Crisp

As tasted at the 2017 Harvest Dinner! Time: Prep time 30 minute Serves: 4-6 Ingredients: Filling 5-6 apples 2/3 cups sugar 2/3 tsp cinnamon 2 Tablespoons flour 1 Tbsp lemon juice Topping ½ cup flour ½ cup brown sugar 4 Tablespoons butter, cold ½ teaspoon ground ginger...

Apple Juice Vinaigrette

Time: Prep time 5 minute Serves: 4-6, makes ¾ cup Ingredients: 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil 2 Tablespoons cider vinegar ½ cup apple juice ½ teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder Materials: Measuring spoons Liquid measuring cup Blender and spray bottle or jar What to...

Beet Hummus

As tasted at the 2017 Harvest Dinner! Time: Prep time 15 minutes Serves:4 -6 Ingredients: 3 medium beets 2 Tablespoons tahini (sesame seed paste) ¼ cup lemon juice 1 clove garlic ¼ cup olive oil Salt to taste Materials: Cutting boards Mixing bowl Mixing spoon...

Plant Part Sandwiches

Time: Prep time 15 minutes Serves: 4-6 Ingredients: 1 Root (carrot, beet, radish, etc.) 1 Stem (celery, beet stem, chard stem, etc.) 1 Leaf (lettuce, beet green, chard, spinach, etc.) 1 Flower (broccoli, calendula, nasturtium, cauliflower, etc.) 1 Fruit (tomato,...

Edible Flower Salad

Time: Prep time 10 minute Serves: 4 Ingredients: 4 Leaves (spinach, lettuce, Swiss chard, beet green, etc.) 4 Edible flowers (calendula, nasturtiums, borage, pansies, violas, etc.) *optional: Herbs (cilantro, oregano, thyme, basil, etc.) *optional: a grated root...

Yogurt Parfait

Time: Prep time 10 minute Serves: 4 Ingredients: 2 cups plain yogurt 2 cups berries and/or chopped fruit (peach, banana, etc.) 1 cup granola Materials: Colander Knife Cutting board 4 bowls Measuring cups What to Do: Wash and chop fruit. Layer ¼ cup yogurt, ¼ cup...